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Installing the ESP32 Board in Arduino IDE (Mac and Linux instructions)

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The ESP32 is currently being integrated with the Arduino IDE just like it was done for the ESP8266, but not everything is working at the moment (see here). This add-on for the Arduino IDE allows you to program the ESP32 using the Arduino IDE and its programming language. If you like the ESP32, you might also enjoy reading all my ESP8266 […]

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Installing the ESP32 Board in Arduino IDE (Windows instructions)

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The ESP32 is currently being integrated with the Arduino IDE just like it was done for the ESP8266, but not everything is working at the moment (see here). This add-on for the Arduino IDE allows you to program the ESP32 using the Arduino IDE and its programming language. If you like the ESP32, you might also enjoy reading all my ESP8266 […]

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20 Free Guides for Arduino Modules and Sensors

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The Arduino community has created a wide variety of modules and sensors that can enhance your projects. Here’s the ultimate collection of 20 free guides for Arduino Modules and Sensors that can help you get started with them. Let’s start!

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Guide for Relay Module with Arduino

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This post shows how to use a relay module with your Arduino. It starts by demonstrating how to connect the relay to mains voltage and to the arduino. Then, you’ll have an example on how to control a lamp with a relay module and a PIR motion sensor.

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Reprogram Sonoff Smart Switch with Web Server

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In this post, you’re going to learn how to flash custom firmware in the Sonoff device, so that you can control it with your own web server. I recommend that you read my previous post to get familiar with the Sonoff.

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How to Flash a Custom Firmware to Sonoff

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In this post, you’re going to learn how to flash custom firmware to the Sonoff device. I recommend that you read my previous post to get familiar with the Sonoff.

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Guide for the Tilt Sensor (inclinometer) with Arduino

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This post shows how to use the tilt sensor module with the Arduino. The tilt sensor is many times referred to as inclinometer, tilt switch or rolling ball sensor. Using a tilt sensor is a simple way to detect orientation or inclination.

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Guide for Microphone Sound Sensor with Arduino

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This post shows how to use the microphone sound sensor with the Arduino board.

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Sonoff – $5 WiFi Wireless Smart Switch Introduction

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In this post, you’re going to learn how to control an outlet from anywhere in the world using the Sonoff device. The Sonoff is a device that you put in series with your power lines allowing you to turn any device on and off.

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9 Arduino Compatible Temperature Sensors for Your Electronics Projects

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Reading the temperature with the Arduino is a very useful task. It is commonly used in a weather station project or in a home thermostat, for example. There are several ways of measuring the temperature.

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Guide for BMP180 Barometric Sensor with Arduino

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This post is about how to use the BMP180 barometric sensor with the Arduino. It is also applicable for other similar barometric sensors.

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Guide for Real Time Clock (RTC) Module with Arduino (DS1307 and DS3231)

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This post is about how to use the DS1307 Real Time Clock (RTC) module with the Arduino. You can also follow this guide for other similar modules like the DS3231 RTC.

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ESP8266 0.96 inch OLED Display with Arduino IDE

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This post shows how to use the 0.96 inch OLED display with the ESP8266 using the Arduino IDE.

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Guide for 0.96 inch OLED Display with Arduino

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This post shows how to use the small 0.96 inch OLED display with the Arduino board.

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