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Why You Shouldn’t Always Use the Arduino Delay Function

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The very first time you used an Arduino board, you probably did something like this: Connected an LED to your Arduino Uploaded the default blink sketch that would turn on and off your LED every second Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » […]

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Arduino Serial Plotter – New Tool

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The latest release of the Arduino IDE 1.6.6 comes with a new tool called Serial Plotter. This tools gives you the ability to visualize your data in a plot that is updated in real time. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn […]

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Sending Data From an Arduino to the ESP8266 via Serial

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In this tutorial you’re going to learn how to send data from an Arduino to the ESP8266 via serial communication. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation system using open-source hardware and software […]

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Complete Guide for Nokia 5110 LCD with Arduino

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This post aims to be a complete guide for Nokia 5110 LCD with Arduino. I’ll explain what it does, show its specs and share an Arduino project example that you can take and apply to your own projects. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build […]

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Complete Guide for nRF24L01 – 2.4GHz RF Transceiver Module With Arduino

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This post aims to be a complete guide for nRF24L01 – 2.4GHz RF Transceiver module. I’ll explain what it does, show its specs and share an Arduino project example that you can take and apply to your own projects. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi […]

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Arduino Membrane Keypad Tutorial

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A keypad allows you to interact with a microcontroller. You can salvage these keypads from old telephones or you can purchase them from most electronics store for less than $2. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a […]

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Complete Guide for RF 433MHz Transmitter/Receiver Module With Arduino

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This post aims to be a complete guide for the popular RF 433MHz Transmitter/Receiver module. I’ll explain how it works, show some features and share an Arduino project example that you can take and apply to your own projects. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 […]

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Complete Guide for DHT11/DHT22 Humidity and Temperature Sensor With Arduino

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This post aims to be a complete guide for the popular DHT11/DHT22. I’ll explain how it works, show some features and share an Arduino Project example that you can take and apply to your own projects. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build […]

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Modifying Cheap PIR Motion Sensor to Work at 3.3V

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This PIR motion sensor is a $2 sensor that is used to detect movement from humans or pets. You can read my previous tutorial on how to use this sensor with an Arduino. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how […]

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Getting Started with ESP8266 WiFi Transceiver (Review)

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This is a getting started guide for the ESP8266 WiFi Transceiver module. Make sure you watch the video below. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation system using open-source hardware and software from scratch. […]

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Arduino with PIR Motion Sensor

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In this project you’re going to create a simple circuit with an Arduino and PIR motion sensor that can detect movement. An LED will light up when movement is detected. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to […]

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Arduino – Display the LED Brightness on a LCD 16×2

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In this project we’re going to display the LED brightness on a LCD 16×2 with a progress bar. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation system using open-source hardware and software from […]

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Control your Arduino with Voice Commands [Android App]

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Hi, In this project we’re going to control an Arduino with Voice commands with a Simple android App that I’ve create with MIT App Inventor. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation […]

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Arduino – Control 220V Lamps from Anywhere in the World

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Hi, If you’re following my email/facebook updates you know I promised more tutorials related to Home Automation. In this tutorial we’re going to control 2 lamps with an Arduino and an Ethernet Shield. If you have an Internet connection you can control those lamps from anywhere in the world. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 […]

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