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

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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 water drops Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 […]

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

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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. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build […]

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Electronics Basics – How do RGB LEDs work?

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With an RGB LED you can produce almost any color. How is this possible with just one single LED? 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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Security Access using MFRC522 RFID Reader with Arduino

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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. 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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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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Android App that Sends a Message to Your Arduino

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In this project I’m going to show an Android app that sends a message to your Arduino via bluetooth. And that message will be displayed in a Doted Matrix display. 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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Home Automation Server – Project Example Tutorial

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In order to complete this tutorial you need to create your free account at HomeAutomationServer.com. 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. Arduino Step-by-Step […]

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Teensy/Arduino – Memory Game

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This project is all about creating a simple game to test your memory. I’ll be using a Teensy 3.0 board. If you want to know more about this board please click here to read a Getting Started Guide I’ve created a few days ago. This project is also 100% compatible with the Arduino. Recommended Resources […]

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Arduino – Datalogger with Temperature Sensor and Photoresistor

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In this project I’m going to create a simple Datalogger with my Arduino and an Ethernet shield. 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 – Webserver with an Arduino + Ethernet Shield

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This project is all about using an Arduino with an Ethernet shield. I’ll be controlling one LED and a servo, but you can apply this method to control any electronic device you want. (such as DC motors, buzzers, relays, stepper motors, etc..) Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets […]

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How To Use App Inventor With Arduino

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Note: This post is outdated. For a recent version see Getting Started with MIT App Inventor 2 and Arduino. This project’s source file for the android app is outdated, because it was built using the old MIT APP Inventor Classic software, that is no longer supported. However, this project still works if you convert the files […]

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