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A new SBC that aims to become a cheaper but more powerful alternative to the Raspberry Pi
Some weeks ago, I received an invitation to become a beta tester for a new single board computer. A few days later, I received a box containing the Guitar, a new … Read more
Saves your fingers from nasty burns
When you are using components that are new to you, or you don´t really know how to wire, if you plug them into your circuit first thing to do: DON¨T TOUCH THAT … Read more
Plug in up to 4 servos - the servo wires will be extended through a single CAT6 cable
Now there is a clean and simple way to extend servo wires using a CAT6 cable. These CAT6 extension boards allow the user to plug up to four servos into the row pins … Read more
mBot distance measure shows on LED matrix with digital filter and sound
Measuring in a digital system is always tricky. Values dance between some values just because noise in the environment, lack of accurracy of the sensor or maybe … Read more
little background first... i wanted to try the NXT robot to follow line, BUT: - the smart brick only has 4 sensor ports - i only have 1 light sensor (able to detect … Read more
Standard ultrasound sensor connection to a Red Back Spider robot controller
Using a
Hello everyone! This is my very first tutorial on LMR. I have spent a lot of time trying to connect a SRF05 to a Red Back Spider robot controller but in vain. But … Read more
Walking around via remote control or autonomous
Hello In this post I want to talk about Hexbug Spider programming, electric/electronic components and various findings related to this robot. 1. Motors - geared … Read more
command an actuator through wifi
Using a
This describes how to use the GPIO on a wireless router as binary outputs and how to control your electronics from the linux commandline. Software I started out … Read more
Helps newbies to learn how to program
“Hey, Chapter numbers are in binary!” could you say. And, yes, they are! And they are bytes. And we can have maximum number of 255. Will we go so far? Who … Read more
RCArduinoFastLib in action in an off road RC Car
Another post in the RC Arduino series relating to Reading RC Signals and controlling RC Vehicles. This one uses the RCArduinoFastLib to read a PPM Stream from a … Read more
Implements speech recognition and synthesis using an Arduino DUE
In my previous post, I showed how to control a few LEDs using an Arduino board and BitVoicer Server. In this post, I am going to make things a little more … Read more
Anyway guys I was looking at other people's projects here on the site and I ended up clicking a link a link to trossenrobotics.com. After clicking around for a bit … Read more
Talk with Arduino via Speech / Voice Recognition Module
How to: Arduino Voice / Speech Recognition  with Geeetech Module [Tutorial].  This video will show you how to talk with your Arduino with the (cheap) Geeetech … Read more
A free building material that's easy to work with and sturdy
A little video tip on using wire hangers as a construction material.  Just remember; Don't cut hangers with your dikesRemove the coating before soldering.  Even … Read more
Pro: sticks well cheap? easy to use   Cons: kinda dangerous...got burned several times... some are very flimsy, so be careful may be frustrating Read more