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Wine-O-Meter – Carnival-Style Breathalyzer

Expecting plenty of drunken revelry, Substatica’s member Phil constructed the Arduino Wine-o-Meter – a carnival “Test your strength” style breathalyzer.  The 25 Shiftbrite modules are lined up in a column, which is connected to an Arduino tucked away in a cardboard box and are powered by a 4.5volt 500mA adapter. The Arduino takes readings from an […]

512 RGB pixels based LED panel

Adafruit brings out 512 bright RGB LEDs based panels arranged in a 16X32 grids fashion.  This product is superb product to be used to display animations or short video clips. These displays are designed to be driven by FPGA, CPLD, Propeller, XMOS or other high speed multi-processor controller. The good news is that the display […]

DIY Arduino-powered Ambilight

You can build a simple “Ambilight” clone, similar as one posted by the Admin at Electronics-lab. You can watch the above video for more detailed features.  ” Ambilight is a feature of some Philips televisions that projects colored light onto the wall behind the display, synchronized with the content on the screen to create an immersive effect.”   […]

Voltage-controlled RGB generator

Enide member shared an amazing project of designing one simple RGB color generator. With the power of PIC12F675 microcontroller you too can build your own circuit that generates many colors using a RGB LED. The basic concept of the project can be viewed here. The working principle that governs this project is : “Two independent […]

Motion triggered LED matrix display

If you are planning to implement any electronic moving display system that is activated by movements in its surroundings then just have a look on the project posted by Jer from Volts and Bytes, where an Atmega8 is used to activate a Sure Electronics 0832 LED matrix display when motion is detected by the attached PIR sensor. Check the link […]

Scrolling LED display for SMS via an Android app and Arduino

Hey do you want to send SMS to your friend? Try this!!! Now you can send SMS text messages to a cheap scrolling LED display via an Android app and arduino with USB host shield. To build this you will require: an Android Phone (2.3.3+), Scrolling LED Belt Buckle, Arduino and USB Host Shield  Necessary software […]