• How to build a Coin-Operated timer with a display interface

      This circuit provides timed access to pay services such as games, showers, blows dryers and various types of vending machines, thanks to a coin counter and a display interface.   In the applications involving the paid...

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  • Alphabot, THE OPEN SOURCE ROBOT

      A robotics development platform based on a two-wheel mechanics plus pivoting wheel on which you can prototype applications, controllable with popular Arduino Uno, Raspberry Pi 3 boards or both.  Robotics is one of the most engaging...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Python on ESP32: easy for beginners, powerful for professionals

    The ESP32 from Espressif is one of the most popular low-power microcontrollers with integrated WiFi and Bluetooth on the market. That is why we have decided to share a tutorial with you on how to get started...

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  • Piranha: a new Arduino like board with a 32bit core, wifi, battery and more

        Just over a year ago we have introduced our first Arduino-like 32-bit board, called Fishino32 which was characterized by the format of the widespread Arduino UNO (but also of the Fishino UNO), although equipped with a...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Energy Meter module to analyze the electrical grid parameters and consumption: the software (part 2)

      In the first installment, you had the opportunity of learning about our energy meter, and of learning about its details, with special attention the technical ones. Our energy meter is based on the coupling – by...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Energy Meter module to analyze the electrical grid parameters and consumption (part 1)

      Thanks to an innovative module, it analyses the electrical grid parameters and the consumption, by supplying them – via USB – to a computer, on which a dedicated software enables to display, collect and use the...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • How to make earthquake alarm

      Let’s test the D7S by Omron, the world’s smallest seismic transducer, and create a seismograph capable of a sensitivity and an accuracy that are comparable to the ones found in professional tools.   Each day, thousands...

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  • FISH&GO! A WiFi Rover controlled by Blynk APP

      Based on the Fishino UNO board, a simple and funny project to join practicality and fun together. We are going to build a robot on wheels controlled from the “Blynk” app and we are going to...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • LoRa remote control

      Palmtop transmitter to couple with the LoRa Shield to execute longer-range radio commands. Among the longer distance radio transmission technologies with low energy consumption, there was one in particular on which we have focused our attention,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • WiFi Audio Broadcaster

      In this article, we want to propose you what can be considered as the natural evolution of project Ethernet Broadcaster; the goal is still the same, i.e. allowing broadcasting of music or customizable audio messages. Besides...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Ethernet Relay board

      LAN interface with 4 relays, 8 programmable  I/Os and 4 analog inputs, IoT-ready. How many times have you read or heard about the Internet of things (Iot)? The Internet of things is an expression that is...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Lightning detector

      Is a storm on its way? Let’s find out using a circuit based on a sensor to detect electrical shock in the atmosphere capable of letting us know how near and how strong it is. Meteorological...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • The Tactigon Meets GPS

      We test with the wearable application and three-dimensional gesture detection prototype device, by making the GPS receiver interact with the onboard IMU in order to improve position detection process. The Tactigon, as explained in the dedicated...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Arduino and ADC (part3)

      Let’s get practical with some examples of combinations of sensors working at different voltages and references for the A/D converter of Arduino. Third and final part. After getting to know and having studied in details the...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Bring your creations to life

      A kit for experimenting with electronics at any age by taking advantage of Arduino’s versatility and a well-equipped hardware section. More and more, electronics and programming are approaching school and students, even younger students in these...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Arduino and ADC (part2)

      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...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • 3D4040: printing big!

      It is no longer a problem, nor it is expensive, to print big size items and terrain models: we showed you that by means of our new creation, the FDM 3D printer that our well-equipped readers...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Create your robot with Micro:bit

      It is a newborn board, but it is rapidly growing in popularity thanks to the potential we are going to show you through the project of a robot on wheel that can be controlled by a...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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