Arduino

You’ll find the source code used for the projects in this series below. For further instructions on how to use the code see the relevant issue of APC Magazine. Project 01: LED dieDownload source code here Project 02: Weather StationDownload source code here Project 03: TV Weather Station Download source code here  Project 04: Mini Robot Download source…

Arduino project: USB foot-operated mouse switch

Darren Yates answers a reader request to design a foot-operated mouse switch to avoid RSI injuries using less than $20 worth of parts …

How to tweet with your Arduino

An Arduino sending tweets? Absolutely! Darren Yates shows you how to get your Arduino its own Twitter account and tweeting automatically …

Arduino Project 9: Stompy the robot (part 2)

Stompy is one of the simpler and more compact four-legged walking robots you can build which makes him a great low-cost learning tool for understanding a little of the vast world of robotics. In part 1 of this project we covered the major pieces – how to put together the chassis and how to assemble…

Arduino Project 8: Stompy the robot (part 1)

Stompy the walking robot. Isn’t he cute? Our first Arduino robot called Rolly in our February issue proved to be a popular project. Powered by an Arduino Uno board it was easy to put together and cost very little. In this project we upped the ante again with our first walking robot appropriately called Stompy.…

Arduino Project 7: Build a Retro Gamebox

Our Retro Gamebox is built into a see-through container. The games market may well dwarf the music and movie industries combined in global revenue and new-release games offer lighting effects and texture detail that make you forget you’re in a game and not a movie. But there’s always something that tugs us back to retro…