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As it's Arduino Day tomorrow I thought I'd write a quick summary of all my Arduino projects over the years. Prior to using Arduino I had ventured into Microcontrollers using the PIC series of chips. However, these required assembly level language coding and my last project although it worked fine on the emulator could not be made to work in real life. This got me disheartened and I did not do any such projects for some years.   Electronic Rotary Table After a long break from electronics I g ...
Disclaimer: I’m an engineer, not a pro film maker. Be advised. Disclaimer: I’m an engineer, not a pro film maker. Be advised.   It’s Arduino’s birthday on May 12th. Our favorite development board is now in its rebellious years, and having it’s Quinceañera ─ 15 years old! For the special day, I wanted to put together an intermediate project featuring the staple of birthdays, candles. I wanted digital candles that you could also blow out like their anal ...
Disclaimer: I’m an engineer, not a pro film maker. Be advised. Disclaimer: I’m an engineer, not a pro film maker. Be advised.   Ever get that feeling someone is sneaking up on you? Tired of looking over your shoulder in your cube? This project solves that problem in a quiet, simple way – with a motion sensor and some lights.    The project by sections: A Passive Infrared Sensor (PIR Sensor) is some old technology. It dates back to Herbert Berman in 1970! ...