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Arduino Tools

Basic Electronics Arduino ShieldIf you work with plants, you may have tools like spades, rakes, and trimmers.  If you work with Arduino, you’ll have a different set of tools ranging from hardware (like an Arduino Shield) to software (like the Arduino IDE –Integrated Development Environment).

The lessons that follow highlight different tools that are used with Arduino, I hope you’ll find them helpful!

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An Easy Way to Learn I2C, SPI, RTC, ADCs and More with this Awesome Arduino Education Shield

In this video we talk about an Arduino shield designed to teach you about shift registers, I2C, SPI, temperature sensors, real time clocks, analog to digital convertors and flash memory chips – all this on one awesome Arduino shield!

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Assembling an Arduino Shield

6 Tips on Assembling an Arduino Shield (Or any Electronics Kit)

In this video we will be talking about some key points to keep in mind when assembling an Arduino shield from a kit. Many of these tips will apply equally well to any type of electronics kit you are assembling. So you just bought an awesome Arduino shield – it’s going fly you to the…

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Dr. Duino Shield review

Throw out your breadboard! Dr. Duino: An Arduino Shield for debugging and developing Arduino projects

In the last couple of episodes we have talked about Arduino shields and breakout boards. In this video, we will review a specific Arduino shield that makes developing projects and debugging sketches on the Arduino extremely easy – it’s called Dr. Duino.

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What is a breakout board

What is a Breakout Board for Arduino?

If you have been learning about Arduino for any amount of time, than you have probably come across the term Breakout Board.  Now, you might think, as I did when I first heard about breakout boards, that they were some fixture for practicing your Kung Fu fighting. In this lesson, we will discuss what breakout…

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What is an Arduino Shield?

If you are learning about Arduino, you have no doubt come across the term Arduino Shield.  This tutorial will explain what Arduino Shields are, why they are awesome, and several things to consider when buying shields.

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Cloud Based Arduino IDE with Code Bender – take your sketches with you anywhere

Have you ever wondered if there was a cloud based solution for using the Arduino IDE that would allow you access to your Arduino Sketches regardless of what computer you happen to be using? The answer is yes, thanks to Code Bender – a very awesome, and super easy to use web browser plugin.

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DF robot pirate assembly 4WD

How to Assemble the DFRobot Pirate 4WD Mobile Platform

This video walks through assembling the popular DFRobot Pirate. It focuses mostly on what the instruction manual leaves out, which I hope will save you some time!

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Review of DF Robot pirate 4wd platform

DFRobot Pirate 4WD Mobile Platform Reveiw for Arduino

If you want to build a mobile robot and not spend all your time designing and creating the locomotion portion of the robot, then the DFRobot Pirate mobile platform maybe one route to take. This video is a brief review of the platform. Jameco (of whom I am an affiliate) carries the DF Robot Pirate here,…

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How not to buy a fake arduino

The MOST guaranteed way to NOT buy a Fake Arduino (The Story of Pizza-Duino)

Let’s not be duped by people trying to sell us authentic Arduino’s that are counterfeit.  This video will show you the one way to be sure you get the real deal, and five methods of telling if you bought a counterfeit or not.

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TinyDuino Arduino GPS project

Tiny Arduino GPS Car Tracker with SD Card :: James Bond Wanna Be

Isn’t it hard to finish watching a spy movie and not want to do something…spy-like?  You know, like having 40 video cameras in your house, dancing the tango with some ambassador, or jumping off a helicopter onto a wild cheetah? Well, what about secretly logging the GPS coordinates of a car on an SD card?

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