How To’s

July 6, 2017
smart garden

Smart Garden System using Arduino Create + ROHM Sensor Evaluation Kit

Today we’ll be making a smart garden system using the ROHM Sensor Evaluation Kit. In this project, we’ll be combining the proximity/ambient light sensor (ALS) with […]
July 5, 2017
fpga tutorial

FPGA Tutorial: Intro to FPGAs with the Mojo – Part 1

Introduction So far, our embedded systems tutorials and projects have featured microcontroller boards such as different models from Arduino.  To use the microcontroller, the user connects […]
June 23, 2017
arduino jpeg

JPEG Decoding on Arduino Tutorial

When most people hear the term “JPEG decoding,” they will usually assume that it’s something really difficult, something that requires lots of processing power and complicated […]
June 20, 2017
sense hat

The Sense HAT Add-On Board For Raspberry Pi – 6 Types of Sensors

  Today we’re going to test six onboard sensors on Sense HAT! If you are not familiar with the Sense HAT, please feel free to check […]
June 16, 2017
robotic arm

Smart Robotic Arm – Part 1: Mechanics and Wiring

Have you ever wanted a device that could help you with your daily needs? Not just any ordinary tool, this device has the ability to distinguish […]
June 12, 2017
raspbian jessie with pixel

Beginner’s Guide to Raspbian Jessie with PIXEL

Today we’ll cover the basics of Raspbian Jessie with PIXEL. That’s right, the name is no longer Raspbian Jessie. It’s now Raspbian Jessie with PIXEL! You […]
June 6, 2017
arduino preprocessor

Arduino Preprocessor Directives Tutorial

In Lightweight Arduino Library for ROHM Sensor Evaluation Kit, I introduced RohmMultiSensor – Arduino library that allows you to easily interface with multiple sensors in the […]
May 10, 2017
arduino library

Lightweight Arduino Library for ROHM Sensor Evaluation Kit

  ROHM Sensor Evaluation Kit is an Arduino-compatible expansion board (shield) equipped with 8 sensors: accelerometer, barometric pressure sensor, geomagnetic sensor, ambient-light/proximity sensor, color sensor, hall-effect […]
May 9, 2017
reprap 3d printer

DIY RepRap 3D Printer for Beginners – Part 3: Code

If you’re new to this project, please refer back to Part 1 and Part 2 of the project before proceeding further: DIY RepRap 3D Printer for […]
May 8, 2017
reprap 3d printer

DIY RepRap 3D Printer for Beginners – Part 2: Wire

Click here to read Part 3: Code > If you’ve been following along with Part 1 of this tutorial, you now have a mechanical shell of […]
May 5, 2017
reprap 3d printer

DIY RepRap 3D Printer for Beginners – Part 1: Build

Table of Contents Intro & Step 1: Build Top Plates Step 2: Build Linear Sleds Step 3: Build Extruder Sled Step 4: Build Extruder Step 5: Build […]
April 13, 2017

nRF24L01+ RF Module Tutorial

Previously, we covered a tutorial on ESP8266-01 (ESP8266 Setup Tutorial), a small-footprint WiFi module designed to allow users to easily add WiFi functionality to their projects. […]