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Blogs about Arduino

Blogs about Arduino

  • Arduino + Ultrasonic sensors for Automatic Tap Control


    When talking about proper water management, we humans underestimate some of the following facts: • Running the tap while brushing your teeth can waste 4 gallons of water. • Leaky faucets that drip at the rate of one drop per second can waste up to 2,700 gallons of water each year. • Showering and bathing are the largest indoor uses (27%) of water domestically. • About 95% of the water entering our homes goes down the drain.


    • Learn 3D Printing with ultimaker


      '3D printer' a term relatively unknown until recent time. It is a widely used generic term for Rapid prototyping. 3D printing is an Additive manufacturing technique through which an object can be made with a single computer file. The process consists of building layer over layer to get the final object. In order to start 3D CAD model of object is built in computer and then it is fed to the printer. The format of file is generally .stl which stands for Standard Tessellation Language. FDM, SLA, SLS and EBM are some of the types of 3d printing. FDM is the most common of them. In light of this the most prevalent 3D printers are Ultimmaker and reprep.


      • Raspberry PI and Arduino in industrial environments


        Raspberry PI and Arduino boards are the most famous devices for rapid electronic prototyping and DIY home applications. However, their capabilities and flexibility are still largely under estimated in the industrial environment.


        • Arduino Powered Useless Machine


          The idea is simple enough. It is a kind of modern day jack-in-a-box. It just sits there tempting the user to switch it “on”. When you do, the lid opens and a mischievous little leaver emerges and switches itself back “off” again. Each time you activate the switch you get a slightly different pattern of behaviour but it just keeps switching itself off, whatever you do.


          • ZX Spectrum v Raspberry Pi – The view of an 80’s kid


            At the risk of showing my age, my very first personal computer was the Sinclair ZX81, in the early 1980’s, back in the last century! I can still remember my excitement at getting my hands on this new electronic gadget and being able to play some basic games, and to create some really simple programs such as printing my name over and over again on the my small 12” portable black and white TV screen.


            • How to build an Arduino Micro LCD Game Console


              I have always wanted to build a hand-held game console which I could use to program my own games, and this was the inspiration for my latest project the Arduino Micro LCD Game Console. If you are interested in the Arduino and like to play games, then you might want to create something similar by following the ideas in this blog.


              • Batman’s Raspberry Pi Hack, true Internet of Things?


                Ok so you got this far, kudos. We all get a bit of a tizzy on when batman flashes tech across the big screen, or your hand held device, and start thinking “could that happen, how do you make one of those?” and start to lose the plot. And we have all spent time with a Pi or Arduino ( other boards are available) trying to change some basics, but maybe we are looking through the wrong end of the telescope app.