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Fancy electronics can make taking great photos easier, but no all of us have the cash to purchase everything we need. However, if you have some time on your hands and a knack for building, you can master “splash” shots, like the one above, with a DIY rig comprised of wood, a solenoid and an Arduino Uno.
Anyone can hang a poster from the wall. If you’re willing to put a little more effort into your home decorations, this Arduino-powered LED wall art reacts to music playing in the room with different colour and effect patterns. You’ll need some space to build it, but it will look amazing.
Need to take some secret spy photos? Make shows off a simple way to build a spy camera inside a coffee cup using an Arduino.
We’ve seen a lot of DIY home automation projects over the years, but Instructables user electronichamsters shows off one of the most complete systems we’ve seen yet. You’ll be able to use it to monitor just about everything in your house.
Arduino is best known for its micro-controller of the same name and we’ve covered countless projects featuring the little electronic wonder over the years. With the 3D printing industry making massive inroads in the do-it-yourself market, it’s not that surprising that the company behind one of the ultimate bits of hobbyist gear is releasing its own 3D printer.
Universal remotes are great but often rather pricey. If you want to make your own, Make shows you how to use an Arduino Yun to make a smart remote control you can control from any web browser.