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Print, assemble and program your own Simon Says game. How much of the randomly generated colour pattern can you memorise and repeat back? Not sure, then why not make one and find out. With an Arduino Nano at its core this project also incorporates an OLED screen, passive buzzer and some big bright buttons.
Sometimes when we go away from home for a few days or are really busy the house plants (unfairly) suffer.
This is my solution a Smart Plant Pot which includes integrated water tank, soil moisture sensor, water level sensor, pump and status LED all controlled by an Arduino Nano.
I've always wanted a YouTube counter for my channel but they often cost more than I wanted to pay and required a YouTube API key. This design is buildable for under £15/$18, does not need an API key and sits on top of a monitor, stands on a surface or can wall mounted.
This Arduino powered machine separates coins of different dominations and then tallies up their total value. This is shown on an 8 digit 7 segment display.
Reflected infrared sensors (TCRT5000s) are used to detect the coins.
I decided to remove the chore of opening and closing curtains. This means running into every room in the house 730 fewer times a year! (Not to mention it's super cool). Once setup you can also add routines in Alexa to have your curtains work in tandem with other devices in your house.
I needed a hot wire cutter to slice up some Styrofoam for my BB8 project. I looked at buying one but they were not as cheap so I decided to make one of my own and I was so pleased with it I decided to share it with anyone else who wants to make one.
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Have your clock tell you the time in full written sentences by lighting up hidden words in a grid of random letters. The face can also be easily swapped once complete to give it almost any style or look you like.