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11 Clever Uses for Your Raspberry Pi

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Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized development board and it is the perfect tool for students, artists, hobbyists and hackers. It is a very versatile board with application in several areas. Here are some awesome uses for your Raspberry Pi.

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9 Tools That All Electronics Labs Must Have

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I put together a list of 9 essential tools that I think all electronics lab must have. Either if you are just start building your own lab or want to improve yours, here’s the must have tools.

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Monitor Your Door Using Magnetic Reed Switch and Arduino

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This tutorial demonstrates how to use a magnetic reed switch. I’ll do a quick overview on how it works and show a project example using an Arduino.

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25 Useful Arduino Shields That You Might Need to Get

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Arduino shields are boards that will expand the functionalities of your Arduino. You just need to plug them over the top of the Arduino board. There are countless types of shields to do countless tasks. Here’s a collection of 25 Arduino Shields. 

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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

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Top 7 Gifts for Makers and Electronics Hobbyists – 2015

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It’s that time of year when you usually buy or receive gifts. It’s not very hard to buy a gift for a maker. There are always new tools or boards being released every single month that we would like to get.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ESP8266 Remote Controlled Sockets

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In this project your’re going to build a web server with an ESP8266 that can control remotely any sockets (safely!).

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How to Install the ESP8266 Board in Arduino IDE

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There are a variety of development environments that can be used to program the ESP8266. The ESP8266 community created an add-on for the Arduino IDE that allows you to program the ESP8266 using the Arduino IDE and its programming language.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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