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Month: August 2010

What is Hackspace?

Hackspace is a local geek club for playing with electronics and computers. Ok, could I get more condescending? Hey, I’m a linux / microprocessor geek myself. Anyway, a local club develops with a facility and tools that are shared with

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How to Install the Lithium Backpack to your Arduino

The Lithium Backpack is a Arduino accessory that will power the Arduino when it is away from a computer or a wall power. These products are sold at Liquidware (no longer available) for under $34 each. http://antipastohw.blogspot.com/2008/06/how-to-install-lithium-backpack-to-your.html Other options – http://timewitharduino.blogspot.sg/2011/09/rechargeable-battery-shields-for.html

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Make | Getting Started with Arduino

This valuable little book offers a thorough introduction to the open-source electronics prototyping platform that’s taking the design and hobbyist world by storm. Getting Started with Arduino gives you lots of ideas for Arduino projects and helps you get going

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GPS + Arduino

Kevin Darrah explains in this video how to interface a GPS chip to the Arduino. Make your own lojack, navigation aid, autonomous vehicle and more. Become the Maker you were born to be. Try Arduino Academy for FREE!  

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Soldering Sheild Headers

From http://www.freetronics.com/pages/soldering-shield-headers Many Arduino shields are shipped with headers packed loose, leaving it up to you to solder them in place. Sounds easy, right? Actually, it’s more fiddly and annoying than it sounds. Arduino headers consist of four separate headers,

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Arduino Robot Goes WiFi

From http://www.embedds.com/arduino-robot-goes-wifi/ Arduino is very rich in its shields so there is another fast and great project – WiFi controlled Arduino robot. The platform is pretty simple – mainly made of wood. Interesting part is that Arduino is equipped with

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