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 I recently read two great tutorials from gadget gangster on how to write to and read from SD card. Now this is great if you want to write pre-set text. But … Read more
Controls various Arduino robot projects you may have
This guide will show you a way to make your own arduino friendly robot controller. you can control any arduino robot wirelessly with this controller.  Parts List: Read more
Cheap and easy USB interface for programming and communicating with microcontrollers
My work with ATmega microcontrollers was based mostly on ATmega168 and ATmega328 with Arduino bootloader on custom boards. For programming and communication through … Read more
This is a nice little hack I discovered that allows you to use LEDs on your Picaxe-28 robot without taking up any other pins.   Read more
communicate data to your microcontroller unit via your pc
Hello guys, this is a simple walkthrough that lets you understand how to do BASIC communication between your PC and your MCU (for now it's only from PC to MCU, … Read more
Generates sound effects, music, drum track, gun shots anything, its a full wavetable synth
Hi, As there is a current forum topic asking for tips on adding sound to robots Its a good opportunity to introduce the Illutron B four voice wavetable … Read more
Prototyping board for PICAXE 28 AXE020
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As a user of both PICAXE and Arduino micros, one of the things I like about the Arduino system is the "shields". T Shields are stackable add-on boards for the … Read more
Teaches an old clock a new trick
Anyone ever try to modify one of those cheap battery operated analog clock mechanisms as gear train?  It would make an extremely lightweight gearbox for small bot. … Read more
We all know that a robot is supposed to move. Without movement, a robot is just dull. The same goes for pictures of robots. We wanna see them move! Here are a few … Read more
char values sent via serial port in real time - Arduino code
Often it is needed to chart in real time the values coming from the serial port (RS-232). In Arduino environment it is a common need. If you have some values, only … Read more
Make your Picaxe x-series chips sing!
So, want to add a little tune to your drumming machine? Want something more than just a beeping noise for your robot to produce? Then you have an easy … Read more
How to calibrate Arduino Project with RC Equipment, Control a tracked robot with proportional Car RC
Hi,    I have just posted a new topic to the RC Arduino blog, this one deals with something rarely covered - calibrating your Arduino project to RC Signals. Its … Read more
When I started out with electronics I didn't really know where to look for information. Most books I stumbled upon were much too heavy on the theory of electronics … Read more

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attach components to supports like pvc, acrylic, wood, cardboard, polymorph
During the development of Farrusco, we tried a lot of different ways to attach components to PVC supports, from hot-glue, to screws and double side-tape. Because … Read more