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Guide for WS2812B Addressable RGB LED Strip with Arduino

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This post is about the WS2812B LED strip, which is an addressable RGB LED strip. The information in this post also works with other similar LED strips, such as strips of the WS28XX family, Neopixel strip and others.

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Guide for DS18B20 Temperature Sensor with Arduino

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects In this guide I’ll show you how to read the temperature with the DS18B20 temperature sensor with the Arduino board. The DS18B20 Temperature Sensor The DS18B20 temperature sensor is a 1-wire digital temperature sensor. This means that you can read the temperature with a very simple circuit setup. It […]

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Guide for 8×8 Dot Matrix MAX7219 with Arduino + Pong Game

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects The dot matrix that we’re going to use in this guide is a 8×8 matrix which means that it has 8 columns and 8 rows, so it contains a total of 64 LEDs. The MAX7219 chip makes it easier to control the dot matrix, by just using 3 […]

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Guide for Rain Sensor FC-37 or YL-83 with Arduino

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects The rain sensor is used to detect water and it can detect beyond of what a humidity sensor do. The FC-37 rain sensor (or other versions like YL-83) is set up by two pieces: the electronic board (at the left) and the collector board (at the right) that collects the […]

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Guide for Soil Moisture Sensor YL-69 or HL-69 with Arduino

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects The soil moisture sensor or the hygrometer is usually used to detect the humidity of the soil. So, it is perfect to build an automatic watering system or to monitor the soil moisture of your plants.

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Electronics Basics – How do RGB LEDs work?

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects With an RGB LED you can produce almost any color you would like. How is this possible with just one single LED?

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Security Access using MFRC522 RFID Reader with Arduino

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects This blog post shows a simple example on how to use the MFRC522 RFID reader. I’ll do a quick overview of the specifications and demonstrate a project example using an Arduino.

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Sending Data From an Arduino to the ESP8266 via Serial

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Getting Started with ESPlorer IDE and ESP8266 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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Arduino – Display the LED Brightness on a LCD 16×2

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DOWNLOAD FREE PDF: Arduino eBook with 18+ Projects In this project we’re going to display the LED brightness on a LCD 16×2 with a progress bar.

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