Arduino

A DIY stroboscope is a bright idea!

Stroboscopes produce carefully timed pulses of light in order to make a rotating object appear still. While this may seem like something of an exotic …

Gear & Gadgets

3D-printed “orbament” lights up with movement

What would you get if you crossed a gigantic Christmas tree ornament with an LED strip and Arduino/IMU control? Perhaps you’d come up with something …

Christmas Trees

Easy Motion and Gesture Detection by PIR Sensor & Arduino

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Arduino Nano R3<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from www.newark.com<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from CPC<p>TPA81 Devantech 8 Pixel …

Gear & Gadgets

Learn Oscilloscope Functions and Menus Using Arduino

Those of you new to electronics or the functions and menus of an oscilloscope may be interested in a new tutorial which has been published by James …

Tutorials

Now at Mouser: Arduino MKR VIDOR 4000 Packs Intel Cyclone FPGA and Microchip SAM D21 MCU in Small Form Factor Board

September 14, 2018 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, is now stocking theMKR VIDOR 4000 …

Customer Service

First requests are not answered when using Arduino with esp-8266

All programs and hardware are running perfectly, but every time I restart my device I have to send 2 requests before it works properly. Before 2 …

Codes of Conduct

Tkinter application becoming less responsive over time

I am having problems with my TKinter application when run for long periods of time. The application is simple it receives serial data through usb and …

Gear & Gadgets

Control your camera with this Arduino intervalometer

When you need a high-quality image, it’s hard to beat the resolution and lens options of a DSLR. But what if you want to take a photo over and over …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino Fingerprint Door Lock Project

Electronic and Arduino enthusiasts searching for an Arduino project to keep them busy this weekend may be interested in a new Arduino Mega …

Blackbox

Get gateway address in Arduino using ESP8266

I need the default gateway IP address for my ESP8266. I know that in LUA you can retrieve it with this code:<p>But how using Arduino/C++?<p>arduino esp8266 …

Lua

Let this Arduino robotic bartender mix you a drink

We’ve seen different versions of robotic bartenders over the last few years, but this one by DIY Machines looks quite clean, and because of its …

Gear & Gadgets

4-Axis CNC Hot-wire Foam Cutter (Arduino+Ramps1.4)

A CNC Hot-wire cutter is an awesome tool to have when you are building aeroplanes out of foam. It allows the ability to cut out any aerofoil shape …

Gear & Gadgets

Control Your DSLR Camera with an Arduino Intervalometer

DSLR cameras capture incredible photos, and they can store thousands of images on a micro SD card no bigger than a fingernail. Modern smartphone …

Gear & Gadgets

Build an Arduino Mega fingerprint door lock

If you don’t want to carry keycard or memorize a passcode, this build from Electronoobs might be just the thing.<p>The system uses a fingerprint reader …

Electromagnetism

Arduino MKR Vidor 4000 | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

At Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, the Arduino team announced the MKR Vidor 4000 board, a big new step for the Arduino team. The Arduino team got its start making microcontrollers easier to use by simplifying the hardware and software in the hope that anyone could get started using them. …

Microcontroller

Beginner’s Guide to Display Text, Image & Animation on OLEDs

Things used in this project<p>Hardware components<p>Arduino Uno Rev3<p>×<p>1<p>0.96 inch OLED 64x128 Display Module<p>×<p>1<p>21cm 40P Male/Female Jumper Wire<p>×<p>1<p>Software apps …

Gear & Gadgets

A simple method to measure rotation speed

A couple of days ago I watched a YouTube video where a guy pointed a device at a spinning disk. The disk's rotation speed was displayed on the …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino LEGO Pneumatic Compressor Project

YouTube member AlmightyArjen has published details and a video of an awesome LEGO pneumatic compressor which has been automated using a little …

Gear & Gadgets

R

This project shows how to program an Arduino Mega 2560 using Simulink to receive the signals from an R/C receiver.<p>Introduction<p>One common question …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino runs BASIC with colour output

I flagged this one in the “Tweets of the Week” section of <i>Electronics Weekly</i> magazine, but it’s worth highlighting in a bit more detail.<p>It’s described …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino Robotic Bartender - 3D Printable & Bluetooth

Build yourself a low-cost easy to assemble bluetooth controllable robotic bartender using an Arduino Uno. This easy Arduino based project can be 3D …

Gear & Gadgets

10 Best Single-Board Computers for 2018

ThinkForge’s Red Brick is another exciting board that functions similarly to an Arduino and has the ability to add shields to further its …

Raspberry Pi

Better Than Original Pong Using Arduino

Games like Pong are legendary, not only in the sense that they are classic hours fun but also that they have a great potential for makers in …

Gear & Gadgets

Electronics Design & Components Tech News

The TC78H651FNG delivers performance at a low voltage (down to 1.8V) and high current (up to 1.6A) that is essential for equipment powered by …

Electronics

How to Use a Multimeter | The Family Handyman

Using your multimeter<p>Photo 1: How to test batteries<p>Test battery life using a multimeter or volt-ohm meter (VOM). Analog-type multimeters use a needle …

Gear & Gadgets

The Beginner’s Guide to Control Motors by Arduino & L293D

In this article, you will learn how to control DC, Stepper, and servo motors by Arduino and L293D. At the end of this tutorial, you should be able to …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Rewire a 110V Motor to 220V

Large AC electric motors.<p>Step 1<p>Turn off the motor branch circuit's circuit breaker. Lock the circuit breaker panel to prevent someone from …

Gear & Gadgets

Improve your classic by upgrading your alternator

You’ll be glad you did.

Gear & Gadgets

DU-INO Programmable Digital-Analog Arduino Shield

Aaron Mavrinac has designed and created a new compact programmable digital-analog function platform called the DU-INO. Offering 14 configurable I/O, …

Gear & Gadgets

Sphero’s new robot has a programmable LED display and infrared sensors

Sphero has announced another rolling ball robot called the Sphero Bolt. The Sphero Bolt follows in the company’s ethos of having a commitment to education-based products, but it comes with some upgrades that give it more capabilities than the original Sphero and Sphero Spark+.<p>The biggest and most …

Robotics