October 25, 2020

How to Control a Light with a Dimmer

A dimmer is just another type of potentiometer. We’ve already explored how to use one to control a servo, but this guide will show how to […]
October 22, 2020

How to Control a Light with an Ambient Light Sensor

When the sun goes down, and it starts to get dark in your house, you might need to turn on a few lights to see. But […]
September 15, 2020

Controlling Robot Arm with Dials

We’ve already explored how to build a robot arm and control it using an ultrasonic sensor. If you want a bit more control (and to learn […]
August 27, 2020

How to Build a Motion Activated Light

Hardware stores often sell motion-activated floodlights that you can mount outside your house to turn on whenever someone walks through your yard. However, with an inexpensive […]
August 26, 2020
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USB Volume Control with Arduino

Having a quick dial to turn down your computer’s volume is a handy tool that many multimedia keyboards have built in. But if you don’t have […]
August 26, 2020
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Build A Robot with Arduino

Few things you can build with an Arduino are cooler than custom robotics. With just a few servos you can build devices that automate basic mechanical […]
June 26, 2020

Using Sensors with the Arduino: Create a Simple Device to Detect Movement and React

The ultrasonic sensor is a neat, versatile sensor that you can add to your Arduino projects. It uses—as its name implies—ultrasonic sounds to detect when an […]
June 23, 2020

Create Your First Sketch and Learn More About the Programming Language

In a previous guide, we introduced the Arduino Uno and the line of programmable boards and shields based on the platform. But the hardware is nothing […]
June 23, 2020

How did it begin? The history of Arduino

In the early 2000s, prototyping electronics was either expensive, complex, or both. That presented a problem for Massimo Banzi and his students at the Ivrea Interaction […]
March 30, 2020

How to Measure Distance using Arduino

Introduction Ever wondered how parking sensors work, how your car knows how far you are from colliding with the wall? Ever seen robots avoiding the obstructions […]
March 29, 2020

The Basics of Arduino Electronics: Controlling the Motor

This article was translated to English, and was originally published for deviceplus.jp. On Device Plus, a wide variety of applications for Arduino and examples of pieces […]
March 27, 2020
ESP Wroom and LED

Let’s Play with ESP-WROOM-32 on Arduino (Environment Construction Setup – LED Blinking)

This article was translated to English, and was originally published for deviceplus.jp. ESP-WROOM-02, which we have already covered several times in past articles, is an Arduino-compatible […]