Fun with micro-controllers!

Fun with micro-controllers!

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MAKE Flickr photo pool member Steven and Sarah write – “Exploring micro-controllers with the Arduino NG development system. Seen here running in standalone mode with a 9V battery. Arduino makes embedded programming fun and easy by bringing together a clean and simple hardware and software development environment.

Here, I’m messing with reading analog input from a 10k potentiometer and PWM (pulse width modulation) of leds to produce variable brightness.”Link.

From the pages of MAKE:

  • Arduino Fever – The tale of a cute, blue microcontroller that fits nicely in the palm of your hand, and the expanding community of developers who love and support it. MAKE 07Page 52 (log in here).
  • Arduino Fever – PDF preview MAKE 07 – Link.


  • Arduino, the Basic Stamp killer? – Link.
  • GSM / GPS modules & Arduino boards @ Spark Fun – Link.
  • HOW TO – Arduino breadboard shield – $10 & 10 mins – Link.
  • PC to real world interfacing USB board – Link.
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