Create a tracking device with an HC-12 transceiver, a GPS module, an Arduino, and Google Maps.
November 10, 2016 by Mark Hughes
This object detection toy will keep your cat's head spinning for hours!
November 07, 2016 by Ryan Jones
We’ll discuss some important layout and manufacturing concepts as we look at the PCB for the Robot Control Board.
October 25, 2016 by Robert Keim
In the final installment, we build our light-blade and assemble the electronics into the hilt.
October 21, 2016 by Jeremy Lee
In part 3, we compile the firmware and build the controller at the heart of the Saber, then do initial testing and diagnostics.
October 20, 2016 by Jeremy Lee
We’ll continue our discussion of the C-BISCUIT demo bot by looking at portions of the RCB schematic that weren’t covered in the previous article.
October 07, 2016 by Robert Keim
In this article we’ll take a close look at two sections of the custom-designed control board for the C-BISCUIT demo bot.
September 21, 2016 by Robert Keim
Use an Arduino/Genuino 101 with iAQ-Core air quality and HIH-6131 temperature/humidity sensors to make an Indoor Air Quality Monitor with Bluetooth low energy (BLE) connectivity.
September 16, 2016 by Raymond Genovese
In this short project article series, we will implement a simple PID controller using LabVIEW with a hobby DC servo motor and NI myRIO.
September 12, 2016 by Mark Narvidas
The C-BISCUIT saga continues as we combine the various system components into a demo bot.
September 08, 2016 by Robert Keim
Here's a rain gauge that empties itself and that you can read from your easy chair. Best of all, you can build it, yourself.
August 19, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton
A tipping bucket rain gauge is a clever way to measure rainfall. Learn how to add wireless capability, a PICAXE microcontroller, and an LCD display to your weather station.
August 16, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton
A tipping bucket rain gauge, an RF transmitter and receiver, a PICAXE microcontroller, and an LCD can make a great addition to your weather station.
August 09, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton
In this article, we are going to learn some basics about RFID technology and use an Arduino MEGA to a play around with a popular RFID module, the ID12LA.
July 20, 2016 by Joseph Corleto
Learn how to build a system that can turn DC loads on and off using a mobile application. You'll also learn how to perform this task via immediate actions or via timers set in advance.
June 15, 2016 by Yahya Tawil
Continuing the C-BISCUIT series, this article outlines how to populate and test the surface mount PCBs designed in a previous article using a hot air rework station and other various electronics tools.
May 31, 2016 by Patrick Lloyd
This project covers integrating servo control and object detection.
May 10, 2016 by Michael Stock
In this project, the reader will learn how to build and program a desktop industrial automation trainer for experimentation in robotics, motor, and process control system concepts on their workbench.
April 21, 2016 by Don Wilcher
In this article, we will use a simple, proven tuning procedure to find effective values for proportional, integral, and derivative gain.
March 07, 2016 by Robert Keim
We will explore how P, I, and D gain influences system performance, and in the process we will find a gain configuration that works well for our temperature controller.
February 29, 2016 by Robert Keim
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