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Month: December 2012

Arduino & Android Integration

I’m working on a project for a friend of mine, which requires a Arduino to be connected to an Android device. The Android is the display and control interface for the Arduino, displaying data from the Arduino, pin status, and sending control

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Breadboard and Protoboard Combo Pack

A prototyper’s dream combination, I can’t recommend this inexpensive ($7) package enough. After working out the bugs in your design on the solderless breadboard, transfer it to the permanent PCB for posterity. Perfect for embedded DIY Arduino designs where shield compatibility is

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Arduino PID Control

PID you say. What’s that? According to Wikipedia: A proportional–integral–derivative controller (PID controller) is a generic control loop feedback mechanism (controller) widely used in industrial control systems – a PID is the most commonly used feedback controller. A PID controller

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Arduino & Model Railroading: Io:duino

From http://railstars.com/hardware/io/io-duino/   The Io:duino is designed for DIY model railroading, combining the power of NMRAnet and open-source tools. Fully Arduino-compatible, Io:duino makes it easy to design your own digital controls, for layout automation, lighting effects, even controlling your trains via DC or DCC.*

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