Category: Lights, Motors, & More

Wireless Disco Ball Controller

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Are you having a party? Would you like to be able to wirelessly control your disco ball’s revolution speed from afar? Then your solution is here! This project uses a set of XBees and an Arduino to control a disco …

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Wireless Scoreboard

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Would you like to be able to keep tally of a score on a portable LCD screen with wireless pushbuttons? Then this is the project for you! This project uses an Arduino microcontroller, Mbed microcontroller, and a couple of Digi …

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XBee Rock, Paper, Scissors

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Would you like to be able to play automated Rock, Paper, Scissors electronically and wirelessly? Then this is the project for you! This project uses two Mbed microcontroller and a couple of Digi XBee radios to enable two people to …

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Quadcopter Wireless Navigation and Simulation

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Do you plan on flying a quad copter? Well what if you could stream in data wirelessly?! Then you could replay your quadcopter in 3D motion and track its battery data over the course of your flight. This will mainly …

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Cymbal Monkey

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Need your alerts noticed? How about a crash of cymbals followed by the insistent screeching of an agitated ape? It will certainly catch attention faster than a softly blinking light. Here’s how to make an incomparable wireless alarm by triggering a clamorous cymbal monkey via an XBee radio.

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7-Segment Number Display

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Number communicate clearly. With a simple 7-segment numeric display you can show how many, how much, which one or when with precision. It’s a snap to display numbers wirelessly with an XBee radio.

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XBee Scent Generator

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What does information smell like? Now you can savor the bouquet of your data with an XBee Scent Generator. We show how to connect easily connect a battery-powered air freshener to the wireless web, using an XBee radio.

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LCD Text Display

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Words are how humans communicate. An inexpensive LCD text display can be the most economical way to make your project talk to people, and it’s easy to make a wireless one with an XBee radio.

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Wireless Control of AC Devices with a PowerSwitch Tail

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Wirelessly control high voltage AC devices with an XBee 802.15.4 connected to a PowerSwitch Tail relay.

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Wireless Panel Meter

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Watch the needle go back and forth as you satisfy your nostalgia for analog outputs with this tutorial on making a wireless panel meter.

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