Episode 14

December 25, 2011

Tutorial 14 for Arduino: Holiday Lights and Sounds

This is one that I’ve been excited about for a long time. When element14 asked me to put together a holiday special, I knew just what to do. This episode is the most technically complex so far; it covers non-inverting … Continue reading

Episode 13

July 31, 2011

Tutorial 13 for Arduino: Liquid Crystal Displays

I had initially planned to do an LCD tutorial a little further down the line, but there was very high demand for it, and I already had a circuit assembled for testing the new LCD that element14 sent me to … Continue reading

Episode 12

July 8, 2011

Tutorial 12 for Arduino: RFID Card Reading

Finally! It’s been about 3 months since my last arduino tutorial – I’ve been keeping busy as usual. I’ve been working on this one for some time. I got the parts months ago, made an outline a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

Episode 11

April 5, 2011

Tutorial 11 for Arduino: SD Cards and Datalogging

This is my first in a series of more advanced Arduino tutorials. Now that we’ve covered the basics in tutorials 1-10 (you have watched them all right!?), it’s time to start pursuing some more complex projects! In this episode, we’ll … Continue reading

Episode 10

March 7, 2011

Tutorial 10 for Arduino: Interrupts + Debouncing

This video was featured on on 3/8/2011 This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 InterruptsĀ are an extremely useful, yet often feared element of microprocessors. Interrupts allow you to run a program, while still being able … Continue reading

Episode 9

February 27, 2011

Tutorial 9 for Arduino: Wireless Communication

This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 This week, we go wireless! We’ll be using a set of arduino Unos, XBee shields, and XBee Transceivers that will create a Personal Area Network (PAN) for wireless serial … Continue reading

Episode 08

February 20, 2011

Tutorial 8 for Arduino: SPI Interfaces

This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 In this week’s arduino tutorial, we’ll be taking a look at SPI device control using the arduino.  Specifically, we’re going to be using the Analog Devices 5204 Digital Potentiometer … Continue reading

Contest Results

February 18, 2011
1 Comment

Arduino Contest Results!

The recent arduino contest that I ran with element14 has come to a close, and I’m very excited to announce the winners. Every last one of the submissions was extremely impressive, and I would highly recommend that you go check … Continue reading

Tutorial 7

February 13, 2011

Tutorial 7 for Arduino: I2C and Processing

This tutorial was featured on the official Arduino blog on 3/9/2011 As promised, this week brings another communications tutorial! In this video, we’ll use both the serial and processing knowledge that we gained last week, plus an I2C enabled temperature-sensing … Continue reading