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Using the MakerShield – Button

The MakerShield is a great prototyping shield but the button can be a little confusing to use. Since it connects to ground when pressed, it takes a little extra wiring and one change in the code to get to work with with the Arduino example sketch. Follow along! Read more »

Instant Nature: Quick & Peaceful

I can’t stand listening to the hum of computer fans all day! Too bad we couldn’t just press a few keys and be teleported into a rainforest… Well, the teleportation part might be tricky, but let’s make something so that at the press of some keys, we can have different... Read more »

Arduino Morse-Maker

This is a fun and educational project. With this project you can learn the basics of Arduino serial coding, which enables your computer to interact with your Arduino via USB. Plus, you can Morse out a distress signal, which may save you sometime. Read more »

Luminch One

Luminch One is an interactive lamp controlled by the movements of your hand. Wave your hand over it to turn it on or off, or move your hand up or down above it to change its brightness. Inside the lamp, an Arduino hooked to an infrared distance sensor tracks your... Read more »