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ISPnub – Stand-alone AVR In-System-Programmer Module

Posted March 1, 2016 by Chris

"ISPnub is a simple to use stand alone programmer intended for flashing AVR controllers in the field directly in the target system or during production. The module has only one button and two leds as user interface."

How To Write A Library For Arduino

Posted February 21, 2016 by Chris

"Libraries are files written in C or C++ which provide sketches with extra functionality, for example the ability to control an LED matrix, read an encoder, connect to a sensor, display, or module, etc. They are very useful to lower the barriers for creating amazing interactive projects and use a wide range of components. Libraries can be created by everyone and shared with the open source community!"

Microcontroller Clapper Switch

Posted December 20, 2015 by Chris

"I always thought the clapper was so cool. For those who are lazy like me, turn on or off the bedroom light without getting out of bed, simple clap your hands is amazing. Thinking about it I projected one for me. Several projects of clappers can be found on the Internet, and most of them do not use microcontroller. I chose to use a micro planning future updates, such as turn on or off the light with 2 claps, the TV with 3 claps, DVD player with 4 and so on. Another update can be a time to turn off the device automatically."

ATMega32A Dev Board V2.0

Posted November 28, 2015 by Chris

"It was found whilst using the original ATMega32A Development Board that there was a couple of things missing that would make life much easier. So here is is the updated version of the ATMega32A Development Board V2.0."

Digital Tic-Tac-Toe Using ATtiny85

Posted October 30, 2015 by Chris

"This project is an attempt to recreate the classic game in a digital format. To spice things up a bit, instead of using the regular 2 player setup it uses an inbuilt AI mechanism to compete against the player."

Arduino Radar Tutorial: Fading an LED With My Breath

Posted October 7, 2015 by Chris

"I built this Arduino radar project, where I control the brightness of an LED with my breath. In this tutorial, I will show you exactly how to do it. It was an experiment to get the XeThru radar to work with Arduino. I plan to expand on this later, and build more useful applications. And I will share with you how to connect the hardware, and how to create the Arduino code."

DIY – gForce 1.0

Posted September 23, 2015 by Chris

"Basically, the system uses an accelerometer to measure g-force and a SD card to store the data. An Arduino UNO is used to process the data coming from the accelerometer and save it on to a SD card. The system was originally developed for setup tuning and performance optimization in RC cars."

Arduino + Bluetooth Keyless Entry System

Posted September 13, 2015 by Chris

"Ditch the key FOB and use your mobile phone as a passive key to access and authorize your car. There are many challenges with such a system but I believe this development is unavoidable. Whilst my prototype is certainly not the most elegant, it does proof a basic point, which is that dedicated physical car keys are a thing of the past."

Mind-Controlled Nerf Gun

Posted August 28, 2015 by Chris

"Hardware setup is pretty easy for this, it’s nothing compared to what you’ve just done for the Nerf gun. Grab your breadboard, plug in your Bluetooth module (assuming you’ve soldered some headers onto the six-pin interface), and connect some wires…"

An AVR ATmega Configurable Production Line Counter

Posted August 21, 2015 by Chris

"It has 4 digit seven segment display. It can count from 1 to 9999 pieces. (01b) Input can be delayed, so that every input received will block the counter for an amount of time, to prevent double reading on too sensitive item sensors. User can program it to emit an alarm when a number of items is reached."