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Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85

Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Im here to show you how to use a HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Range Finder with an ATtiny85 as well as programming the ATtiny85 using the wonderful shield that...
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I picked up a Ping ultrasonic sensor and Arduino board at the local Radio Shack and the kids have been measuring the inside spaces of all of the shelves in the house. I may never get my boards back...
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CAPM PRO V3 ,CHINA version of the APM - DIY Drones

CAPM PRO V3 ,CHINA version of the APM - DIY Drones | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
What is the CAPM?
ArduPilot Mega 2560 + IMU board + magnetometer = CAPM PRO
Of course, CAPM and APM is the same as open source,anyone can go to create it.
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I’ll see your Launchpad controlled arm and raise you Arduino controlled autonomy

I’ll see your Launchpad controlled arm and raise you Arduino controlled autonomy | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
This OWI robot arm has been hacked to add position sensors and Arduino control. [Chris Anderson] took one look at the Launchpad controlled OWI from yesterday and said "wait a minute, I've already posted my own version of that project".
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New in the Maker Shed: TFT Touch Shield

New in the Maker Shed: TFT Touch Shield | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
This big, gorgeous 2.8″ TFT touchscreen display from the Maker Shed is sure to add some flare to your next Arduino project. It’s capable of displaying 262,000 different colors with 240 x 320 pixels so pictures will be nice and sharp.
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Arduino controls cheap RC car transmitter

Arduino controls cheap RC car transmitter | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
OBJECTIVE Cheap Chines RC toy cars can be had for about 5 Euros in the local market. I bought one a while ago and used the Arduino with an IR sensor ...
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RFID and Arduino to help you remember your wallet

RFID and Arduino to help you remember your wallet | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Engadget (Doh uses RFID and Arduino to help you remember your wallet, continues search for the 'Any Key' http://t.co/0KyGku7T...)...
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This Arduino-Equipped Lego Robot Will Rip Your DVD Collection for You

This Arduino-Equipped Lego Robot Will Rip Your DVD Collection for You | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Paul Rea builds an Arduino and Lego-based robot to pick up his piles of old burned CDs and DVDs, rip them, and throw them away.
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Piotr Gościniak's curator insight, January 20, 5:02 PM

Robotyka przy użyciu klocków lego.

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Microwave hack uses Arduino and TouchPad to play perfectly-timed YouTube videos while you cook

Microwave hack uses Arduino and TouchPad to play perfectly-timed YouTube videos while you cook | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
The μWave is a hack involving an Arduino and a TouchPad taped to a microwave door, which plays YouTube clips perfectly matched to your cooking...
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#STEMulate #Learning uses #Arduino to grid #Tweet power use. http ...

#STEMulate #Learning uses #Arduino to grid #Tweet power use. http ... | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
October 31, 2011 · #STEMulate #Learning uses #Arduino to grid #Tweet power use. http://t.co/ZkcUARaW #STEM #education · Edit · Delete · Tags · Autopost. from http://twitter.com/KKHausman ...
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Arduino Powered Tree-Climbing Robot

This is a robot I built which is designed to climb trees. It is controlled by an Arduino Uno microcontroller, but I built the rest of the electronics and har...
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DIY Fiber Optic Fabric using RGB LEDs

DIY Fiber Optic Fabric using RGB LEDs | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
By weaving fiber optic strands as if they were yarn, this team of DIYers created a fiber optic fabric of sorts which features a few dozen RGB LEDs and...
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How to: Build a Giant POV Light Tube

How to: Build a Giant POV Light Tube | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
With this POV light painter, you can paint the town red or any other color that suits your fancy. The LightScythe is a 2-meter long POV tube made up of multi-color LED strips.
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Random Robot Roundup

Random Robot Roundup | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Time to empty out the editor's mailbox again. Jeremie sent a link to a blog post that will help you build your own Tankbot. Karim sent news of Google's robot overlords, which turn out to be algorithmically managed humans.
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Generating music using Arduino

Generating music using Arduino | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it

"Generating music using Arduino - delirious thoughts http://t.co/nZEJdaAL..."

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The Googly Eye Shield For Arduino - Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

The Googly Eye Shield For Arduino - Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
RT @ossington: If not the most important Arduino shield yet, at least the most adorable.
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Tracking satellites with an Arduino

Tracking satellites with an Arduino | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
The guys over at brainwagon just finished up ANGST, the Arduino n' Gameduinio Satellite Tracker, a build that displays 160 different satellites in Earth orbit on any SVGA monitor. The build is of course based off an Arduino and Gameduino shield.
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Basic Arduino Tutorials : 01 Blinking LED

Basic Arduino Tutorials : 01 Blinking LED | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
In this instructable, I'm going to show you how to make a simple circuit/code with an arduino, which will make an LED connected to it flash from off t...
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Not all Arduino uses are created equal: Context and gender

Not all Arduino uses are created equal: Context and gender | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
The below article ran in the IEEE Spectrum Tech-Alert under the awful title, "With the Arduino, Now Even Your Mom Can Program."  The IEEE Spectrum editor immediately sent out an email retraction o...
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3D-printed tail hooks up with Arduino, wags the dog (video)

3D-printed tail hooks up with Arduino, wags the dog (video) | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Engadget (RT @engadget: 3D-printed tail hooks up with Arduino, wags the dog (video) http://t.co/CgwOWukn...)...
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XBoard-A bridge between home and internet (Arduino Compatible) DFR0133

XBoard-A bridge between home and internet (Arduino Compatible) DFR0133 | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Introduction The XBoard is a unique Arduino board which features a WIZnet ethernet port, an XBee socket, and an ATMega328. This board will add wireless XBee control as well as...
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Piotr Gościniak's curator insight, January 20, 5:04 PM

Mała płytka prototypowa z procesorem ATMega328 SMD. Na płytce znajduje sie również moduł ethernetowy enc28j60 oraz gniazdo na moduły XBee.

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Microcontrollers for newbies

Microcontrollers for newbies | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it

If you're at that stage as a beginner where you wonder what's going on behind the scenes on an Arduino board you should check out jumperone's tutorial on using microcontrollers.
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Arduino GPS Roboat

Robotic boat which navigates autonomously, following a path uploaded from GoogleEarth, by means of an Arduino microcontroller, an XBee radio modem, a GPS and...
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Incredible Light Painting with an Arduino

Incredible Light Painting with an Arduino | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it
Long exposure shots can create some pretty interesting effects. Light painting takes this idea and morphs it into innovative examples of ‘illuminated’ art. If you experiment with different light sources and treat them as ‘brushes’, the results can be awesome.
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How to: Wifi Signal Strength Light Painting | Hack N Mod

How to: Wifi Signal Strength Light Painting | Hack N Mod | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it

Wireless networks are everywhere these days, creating invisible layers that we cannot see.  This unique light painting project seeks to change that by...

Mapping the electronic landscape (at least the WiFi part) using a signal-strength display and a long-exposure camera. Very cool visualization technique. 

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ArduCopter Quad Carbon Frame DIY Build - DIY Drones

ArduCopter Quad Carbon Frame DIY Build - DIY Drones | Arduino Focus | Scoop.it

Want to construct your own Quadcopter? This guy's doing just that - an Arduino-controlled carbon-fiber platform  with GPS and Magnetometer and all the cool gear. If this was a car, it would have spinners and a ground-effects kit.

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