Tag Archives: Arduino

Use .NET with a microcontroller

Use .NET with a microcontroller

Posted on13. May, 2010 by .

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This new Fez Domino lets you write code for your project using the .NET framework. Perfect if you’re already familiar with .NET from programming on Windows!

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Tutorial: Servos and Pots with the Arduino

Tutorial: Servos and Pots with the Arduino

Posted on28. Apr, 2009 by .

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This great video shows you how easy it is to wire-up a potentiometer to an Arduino microcontroller board, read the resistance value, and then control a standard hobby servo in unison. The simple software reads the analog to digital converter to read the pot value and then does a simple calculation to arrive at the […]

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Project: Arduino + Twitter = fresh baked goods

Project: Arduino + Twitter = fresh baked goods

Posted on11. Apr, 2009 by .

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Here’s an interesting example of what you can do with interfacing the inexpensive, easy-to-use Arduino open-source microcontroller platform and the hottest social media platform right now. Everyone loves hot, fresh baked goods. Knowing this, a bakery in the UK went to their marketing firm looking for a way to build traffic to their business. Poke, […]

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Tutorial: Using an accelerometer with the Arduino

Tutorial: Using an accelerometer with the Arduino

Posted on08. Apr, 2009 by .

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This video tutorial shows you how easy it is to use the Memsic 2125 accelerometer module with an Arduino. The Memsic module is a very easy to use six pin, cost effective module that measures acceleration in both an X and Y direction. Each signal is output as a series of pulses on a dedicated […]

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Arduino Mega gives more powah!

Arduino Mega gives more powah!

Posted on01. Apr, 2009 by .

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The Arduino platform has become a big player in the hobbyist electronics community. It is affordable, capable, and the compiler is free and simple to use. The first Arduino came with an ATmega16, then people began changing over to the beefy ATmega168 which offers more memory for more complicated project. Like any computing resource, though, […]

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