Posts Tagged ‘tutorials’

How to configure I2C sensors with Arduino

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Edward Mallon writes: I’ve spent the last year in the ‘uncanny valley’ of the Arduino. That’s the point where you understand the tutorials at, but still don’t get much from the material on gitHub because trained programmers would never stoop to using the wire.h library when they could just...

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chipKIT Project 5: Digital stopwatch on seven segment LED display

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Raj of Embedded Lab has a series of chipKIT tutorials.  This 5th project will show you how to build a digital stopwatch  on seven segment LED display with the chipKIT Uno32: In this project, we will use the chipKIT Uno32 board to build a digital stopwatch capable of timing minutes, seconds, and 1/10th...

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WORKSHOP VIDEO #43: How we edit video

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

[embed][/embed] Shooting in the workshop and away is done with JVC Everios in 1080P. They're nothing more than a lens and CCD, so  OK but the codec is not very good. Recently we've been recording the audio with a separate Zoom H1N recoding device, and a cheap Shure lapel mic. Footage...

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ChipKIT Uno32 review and lots of tutorials

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Raj made a in-depth tutorial series on the chipKIT Uno32, PIC32 based Arduino compatible boards. I have started this new tutorial series on chipKIT, and I believe they will be helpful for beginners to start using this platform for their own embedded projects and designs. Because I am also new...

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HOW-TO: Build 3D models from Eagle files

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Overview Over the last few weeks we've been building 3D models of our projects in Google SketchUp using the EagleUp script. This script makes a 3D model of the board from Cadsoft Eagle board (.brd) files, and populates it with pre-existing models of components. Once you have a 3D model...

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Parallax KickStart tutorials

Sunday, November 27th, 2011

Anticipating an increase in interest in their products now carried at Radio Shack and other retailers, Parallax has posted a number of useful tutorials on their Getting Started with Parallax Wiki Google code site. Designed to bring beginners up to speed with coding and interfacing peripherals with the Propeller multi-core...

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Tutorials: The Signal Path EE vlog

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Kelvin writes to inform us of a tutorial site: Would like to recommend this blog site, The Signal Path. The videos there provide very good explanation about the topics covered. The most recent one is using op-amp to generate PWM signal. The previous one on oscillator was also very informative....

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CMU robotics academy materials

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has a number of free online materials from their Robotics Academy. The programs, designed to spark interest in robotics among younger students, are known as FIRE, for Fostering Innovation through Robotics Exploration. The program's mission is to "use the motivational effects of robotics to excite students...

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