• Arduino and ADC

      Let’s go deeper into enhancing techniques for ADC reading and let’s take a look at the first practical examples of analog data reading coming from sensors. Part two.   In the first part of this tutorial...

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered Phonograph MP3 Player

    “The problem with high tech music players is they don’t have any flash! They non conspicuously just produce music from a drab dull lifeless box. In the times of early music the mechanisms to reproduce sound were fantastic....

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered 3D Printed Weather Station

    In this project, the maker RobWLakes has designed every part of the weather station in OpernSCAD, printed out, and combined with simple reed switches and magnets to turn them into functional pieces of hardware. For example, the...

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  • Traktorino: the Open Source DIY Dj Midi Controller

    Traktorino is a fully open source DIY MIDI controller based on the Arduino platform. Created by Músico Nerd, the DIY MIDI controller is equipped with a wide variety of different sliders and knobs as well as LEDs...

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered CardBoard Spider

    If you thinks that a 3d printer or CNC equipment  is absolutely necessary to build a quadruped robot…maybe you should carefully check out this project. Instructables user Raz85 has built a quadruped using a structure comprised entirely...

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  • HairIO: The Interactive Hair Extension

      The Hybrid Ecologies Lab at UC Berkeley have created interactive hair extensions capable of changing shape and color, sensing touch, and communicating over Bluetooth. Hair is a unique and little-explored material for new wearable technologies. Its long history of cultural...

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  • Arduino Has Launched the New Board Yún Rev 2

    Arduino Yún board launched in 2013 was the first official Arduino combining Arduino  and Linux thanks to respectively an  Atmel ATMega32u4 microcontroller, and Atheros AR9331 MIPS WiFi SoC running Linino, a fork of OpenWrt maintained by Arduino....

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  • Discovering Arduino capabilities in Analog/Digital Conversion

      Let’s step into the word of analog-digital conversion for Arduino, by discovering how the dedicated pins work and how to use them for acquisitions. Part one.   In the ADC of Arduino, an analog signal ranging...

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  • 6 Axis Open Source Robot: AR2 Hits Kickstarter

    The AR2 6-axis robot is an open source robot platform powered by an Arduino microcontroller. It can currently be 3D printed and build from low cost off the shelf components from online stores such as Amazon, McMaster...

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  • PartitionsDuino: the Arduino-Powered Musician’s Assistant

    If you are a musician and if you lose your concentration when you have to flip through sheet music while playing, PartitionsDuino might be just the thing for you. The maker Maxime Boudreau has created a 3D-printed...

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  • Programming the Pi Using Arduino Sketches

    Massimo Banzi, the co-founder of the Arduino Project, last week announced that if you know how to write programs to control hardware using Arduino boards you can now use the same language to control hardware attached to...

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  • Leguino Educational Hacker Kit on Kickstarter

    A Belfast based startup called Leguino has launched a Kickstarter project for a Leguino robotics and hacking kit designed to integrate with existing Lego parts. The kit provides a variety of add-on sensors, motors, and other gizmos...

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  • An Open Source Solid State Current measurement device

      A solid-state amperometric sensor, capable of measuring up to 5 A providing a voltage that is directly proportional to the current. There are many practical situations where we need to know the current absorption of a...

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  • Arduino-Powered Color Locking System

    This particular (un)locking system, created by Rudec Technologies, is still in the prototyping stage. Actually it is hosted on an Arduino Uno, but the maker is planning to migrate the system on one ESP32 board to develop...

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  • Developing a Chocolate Hydro 3D printer

    Students at Lund University have faced an exciting technological challenge: developing proof-of-concept 3D printers that could print in chocolate fast. Only after the first chocolate layer solidification the next layer can be printed on top of the...

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  • Raspad: the Raspberry Pi Tablet for Developing Purpose

    Promising to lower the barrier to entry for creating customized projects, Raspad is a simple tablet computer that gives you access to all the Raspberry Pi ports you need, along with a simple tablet interface so you...

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

    How many of you have a Roomba Vacuum Cleaner at home? I always wanted one of these, but I never bought it. Maybe now I have another option…I can build it! The maker theking3737 created his own...

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  • Opencat: the Cute Little Programmable Cat

    OpenCat is a project to build a robot cat and is an interesting project that demonstrates how much you can do with not a great deal. This project has been created to provide a robot suitable for...

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