Dan Jakubczak

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Adding an optical mouse sensor to an autonomous vehicle

[Tim] is getting his drone ready for SparkFun’s 2013 Autonomous Vehicle Competition on June 8th. He has a pretty good start, but was having some …

MAKE Presents: The Capacitor

Once again Collin Cunningham comes through! This time he provides an elegant description of capacitors, including early capacitors called Leyden jars.<p>Simple yet effective, they come in a dizzying array of forms and materials. Vital to so many circuits for storage, timing, and filtration – the …

Arduino misconceptions 6: a 9V battery is a good power source

This one has come up a lot recently on the Arduino subreddit and Electronics stackexchange – can I power my Arduino with a 9V battery?<p>The quick …

Interfacing Leap Motion with Arduino thanks to Node.js

What about controlling physical things by waving your hands?<p>Thanks to the Leap Motion, Arduino and a bit of Node.js magic it's pretty simple!<p>Let's …

Control Lights With the Pebble Smartwatch and the Arduino

Introduction: Control Lights With the Pebble Smartwatch and the Arduino<p>The Pebble smartwatch is ... well, smart! Recent updates on a third party iOS …

Passive Bluetooth keyless entry system

Modern smart keys allow you to keep the key fob in your pocket or purse while you simply grab the handle and tug the door open. [Phil] decided he …

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Learn How to Use a Multimeter for All Your DIY Electronics Projects

Multimeters are a vital part of any electronics project, but learning how to use one isn't as simple as it looks. Thankfully, the above video from …

Reactive LED Coffee Table - Arduino 2

Enhancing Lego Mindstorms with Arduino

Lego Mindstorms NXT is a sophisticated and fun educational robotics set that teaches kids and adults engineering and programming skills. As versatile …

Connect an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to Arduino with the Redpark Serial Cable

You'll learn how to use the Redpark serial cable to connect an iOS device to Arduino, and send messages back and forth between them.<p>The Redpark Serial Cable, which is part of the Redpark Breakout Pack for Arduino and iOS available from the Maker Shed, lets you connect the iPhone to Arduino without …

A 12-Year-Old's Quest To Remake Education, One Arduino At A Time

Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher.<p>Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in Pasadena, California. He adjusts his laptop on the workbench, then looks up and addresses the class. …

Android and Arduino RF Outlet Selector

Cyber Monday may be behind us, but there are always some hackable, inexpensive electronics to be had. [Stephen’s] wireless Android/Arduino outlet …