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Month: December 2015

Arduino Nintendo DS Touch Screen

Today I hope to add some clarification to a popular project, based on a Nintendo DS Touch Screen, with breakout board from Sparkfun ($10). The concept is simple. Print out a picture of your buttons, sliders, etc., slide it under

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SN754410 H-Bridge Motor Controller

One of our upcoming projects is a wireless controller for model railroading. A tiny Arduino installed in the engine with a wireless receiver and a H Bridge motor controller chip will allow us to go forward, reverse, coast, brake, and

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A few posts ago we discussed building your own I2C display to reduce the pin count from 6 to two. We have also added 5 inputs to this project, a video of the commercial version, and posted the instructable that

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Building a IoT Server

The “Internet of Things” is one of the most exciting topics around these days. Millions of internet enabled gadgets sending data to a data storage & reporting server, and retrieving data back for local control or display. Our last post

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Sending sensor data to a web server

Build your own IOT service! Collect sensor data and send it to a web/database server. Today’s project uses an Arduino equipped with a Ethernet shield, and a DHT-11 temperature / humidity sensor. Arduino UNO Arduino Ethernet Shield DHT-11 Module (ESP8266

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