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Build Your Own Cheap Arduino Clone

The Arduino isn't an expensive device, but there is a way to make your own simpler version. Electronics blog Hardware Startup shows off how to build …

How-To: Daisy Chain Arduinos via Serial

If you have a project that uses a bunch of Arduinos, how can you get them to communicate together? Scott Lawrence from The Geodesic Sphere shows us how to daisy chain multiple Arduinos together via their serial ports. He used this technique for his long-term Animatronic Avian project inspired by …

CuteUino: Only use the parts of the Arduino that you need for each project

[Fran’s] been working on her own version of the Arduino. She calls it CuteUino for obvious reasons. The size of the thing is pretty remarkable, …

Script makes custom pinout labels for your chips

After years of prototyping hobby electronics we’ve learned (several times actually) that when something’s not working it’s a problem with the …

DIY Arduino Powered RFID Electromagnetic Door Lock

I Heart Robotics posted a build log for their custom Arduino powered RFID door lock system. Often times an office finds the struggle of granting …

Selecting an Arduino!

Selecting an Arduino!. There are many different Arduino and Arduino Compatible microcontroller boards. Which one is right for your needs? This guide …

NEW PRODUCT – Arduino Micro without Headers – 5V 16MHz ATmega32u4 – Assembled

Arduino MEGA and Leonardo Pinout Diagrams

Check out these inspiring Arduino pin-out diagrams from “pighixxx” member of our community in the Adafruit Forums, the MEGA (above) and Leonardo …

Goldilocks: an Arduino Clone

Ever battled SRAM limitations with your sketch on the Arduino Uno? Decided reluctantly to break out an Arduino Mega, and suffer with the resulting shield incompatibilities? Yup, me too…<p>Philip Stevens and Jonathan Oxer decided to do something about it. They’re currently running a crowd funding …

Setting Up the pcDuino

My friend Mike Hord of Sparkfun has shot this quick video showing how to set up a pcDuino. If you’re not hip to this microcontroller, it’s a system-on-a-board running linux, and you program it by plugging the board into your TV via HDMI and simply plugging in a USB keyboard and mouse. It has the …

Arduino FIO LCD Oscilloscope

It has been 7 years (!) since I posted my PIC18F2550 KS0108 Graphical LCD Oscilloscope code and schematics. I have long since taken the circuit …

Giving toys an electronic voice

Whether it’s a Furby or Buzz Lightyear’s button that plays, ‘To infinity and beyond’, most digital audio applications inside toys are actually simple …

Onion Pi Pack w/Small Antenna – Make a Raspberry Pi Tor Proxy #raspberrypi

Learn About LED Matrices

Collin Cunningham’s videos remain golden! In Circuit Skills: LED Matrix he talks about LED matrices and how to control the LEDs with a multiplexing IC. He uses it to make a mini game machine!<p>Many an experimenter, hacker, tinkerer, & maker have heeded the call of the mighty matrix – and it’s no …

Controlling LEDs with Charlieplexing

MAKE contributor Andy has created a great tutorial to introduce you to the utility of “Charlieplexing,” a method for controlling multiple LEDs without the use of multiple microcontroller pins. With Charlieplexing you can turn on or off one LED at a time. To light more than one LED at a time, you …

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