Arduino Electronics Blueprints

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  • Add SD and wave-file libraries to your Arduino code
  • Get to grips with SD card SPI communications
  • Interface an IR detection circuit to Arduino
  • Wire an OLED LCD to Arduino
  • Install the Nordic nRF8001 Bluetooth Low Energy code to Arduino
  • Build an HMI (Human Machine Interface) from a web page using JavaScript
  • Connect Arduino to a virtual server (Breakout.js)
  • Wire a small DC motor driver to Arduino with a transistor and diode circuit

Arduino is an open source electronics prototyping platform for building a multitude of smart devices and gadgets. Developers can benefit from using Arduino in their projects because of the ease of coding, allowing you to build cool and amazing devices supported by numerous hardware resources such as shields in no time at all.

Whether you're a seasoned developer or brand new to Arduino, this book will provide you with the knowledge and skill to build amazing smart electronic devices and gadgets. First, you will learn how to build a sound effects generator using recorded audio-wave files you've made or obtained from the Internet. Next, you will build DC motor controllers operated by a web page, a slide switch, or a touch sensor. Finally, the book will explain how to build an electronic operating status display for an FM radio circuit using Arduino.

  • Build interactive electronic devices using the Arduino
  • Learn about web page, touch sensor, Bluetooth, and infrared controls
  • A project-based guide to create smartly interactive electronic devices with the Arduino
Page Count 252
Course Length 7 hours 33 minutes
ISBN 9781784393601
Date Of Publication 23 Jul 2015


Don Wilcher

Don Wilcher is a passionate educator of electronics and robotics technology and an electrical engineer with 26 years of experience. He has authored several books on Lego Robotics and Arduinos. His latest book published by Maker Media, titled Make: Basic Arduino Projects, has been approved by the Alabama State Department of Education to be on their reading list. He's also a Certified Electronics Technician (CETa) and Exam Administrator (CA) with ETA International as well as State Certified Teacher for Career Technical Education (CTE) as a Level 2 Specialist in electronics technology. He has worked on industrial robotic systems, automotive electronic modules/systems, and embedded wireless controls for small consumer appliances. While at the Chrysler Corporation, Don developed a weekend enrichment pre-engineering program for inner city kids. He's a contributing writer and webinar lecturer for Design News Magazine. He is also an electronics and robotics technologist who has developed 21st century educational products and training materials for Makers, hardware start-up entrepreneurs, and educators.

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