• Remote Controlling Home Appliance Using Your TV Remote

      Let’s learn to control our home appliance using the TV or DVD player remotes or smartphones phones like Xiaomi which is having an inbuilt IR transmitter. We are using a Relay channel with an Arduino and IR receiver...

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  • A DIY digital readout for your wood lathe

      Small wood lathes don’t typically come with an RPM readout, so after obtaining such a machine several months ago, engineer Zach — also known as ‘byte sized’ — decided to build his own custom display. The device...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • AAScan is an open source, Arduino-powered 3D scanner that uses your phone

      3D scanners are amazing tools that literally let you turn everyday things into three-dimensional computer models. As seen on Reddit, if you want to make one yourself — using little more than a spare Android phone, Arduino,...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • A wireless monitoring solution for solar power systems in remote locations

    Researchers in Thailand have developed a ZigBee-based wireless monitoring solution for off-grid PV installations capable of tracking the sun across the sky, tilting the panel hourly. The elevation for the setup is adjusted manually once per month for...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • An Arduino-enabled observatory dome door opener

      The South Florida Science Center recently commissioned a beautiful new 10” aperture refactor telescope. Its dome, however, was opened by hand; so in an effort to modernize this part of the setup, Andres Paris and his brother...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Mechanical 7-segment display made with micro servos and an Arduino Mega

    Flip displays are an interesting piece of technology, physically moving segments into place that stay put until other information is needed. Michael Klements has been especially fascinated by these devices, and after inspiration from another project, he...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • The ZT-2020 is a portable SunVox synth

    SunVox synth software allows you to create electronic music on a wide variety of platforms. Now, with his ZT-2020 project — which resembles a miniature arcade game — YouTuber “fascinating earthbound objects” has a dedicated input scheme....

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • This joystick-controlled machine draws light trails using a laser

    Lasers are awesome. Glow-in-the-dark surfaces are, too. As seen here, Justin and Brett were able to combine the two into an excellent drawing machine made from scrap materials and discarded wood. Their device uses a pair of...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Carve 2.5D shapes out of foam with this Arduino-controlled hot wire cutter

    You may have a 3D printer or other “digital” tools like a laser engraver or CNC router, but what if you want to work with Styrofoam? As How To Mechatronics demonstrates in his latest project, many of...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • GPS Location Finder

    The Global Positioning System (GPS), originally NAVSTAR GPS, is a satellite-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force. It is a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) that provides...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • 194 Led Ball Is Free-Form Soldering On Another Level

      We’ve all seen plenty of impressive free-form soldering in these pages, maybe some of us have even had a go ourselves. Using nothing but bare conductors, electronic components, and solder, complex and beautiful electronic sculptures can...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Meet Aster, the 3D-printed humanoid robot

        If you’d like to build your own vaguely humanoid robot, but don’t care about it getting around, then look no further than Aster. The 3D-printed bot is controlled by an Arduino Uno, with a servo shield to...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The Sketches

      In the previous episode, we have described the library and the functions made available by it. Now we will introduce a series of sketches through which you will see in practice how the library works and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The GSM library for Arduino

      Let’s discover a useful library to manage various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules, in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. Second part. In the previous episode, we introduced the shield hardware and exposed the technical...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The hardware

      It supports various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. First part.   Given the growing demand for electronic equipment with connection to the GSM/GPRS network, we decided to develop...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • OpenStore: UNO board with ATmega328P and ATmega16U2

        Available in our store the UNO board with ATmega328P and ATmega16U2. It features the ATmega16U2 programmed as a USB-to-serial converter to communicate with the IDE. This allows for faster transfer rates and more memory. This...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • New IDE for all Arduino boards, the family reunites!

    The Christmas announcement we all were waiting for: the new ide can now manage the CC and ORG boards! Following the announcement at this year’s World Maker Faire, we’re excited to reveal the release of Arduino IDE...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Genuino (Arduino) Human Machine Interface at Maker Faire Rome

    Makers and engineers now have a ridiculously easy way to add a high quality touchscreen display to the Genuino UNO without a lot of fuss. It’s called the CleO35 and seems ideal for projects that need a simple yet...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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