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Tutorial: Serial Connection between Java Application and Arduino Uno

In this tutorial, I demonstrate how to build up a serial connection between a Java Application and an Arduino Uno. The tutorial is divided...

DIY: Y-Adapter Jumper Wire

In a lot of situations, it would be useful to have a Y-shaped jumper wire to split signals. For example, many variants of the...

Example Application: GY-521 module (MPU-6050 breakout board) and Arduino Uno

Wiring scheme and source code of an GY-521 (MPU6050) example application.

Arduino Tutorial: HX711 Load Cell Amplifier (Weight Sensor Module) + LCM1602 IIC V1 LCD

In this tutorial, it is shown how to utilize an Arduino Uno, a HX711 breakout board, and a load cell in order to measure...

Arduino Tutorial: IR Distance / Line Tracing / Line Tracking Sensor (MH Sensor Series/KY-033/TCRT5000)

In this tutorial, it is shown how to use an IR distance sensor with an Arduino Uno. The todays sensor comes in many names:...

Seven Ways To Supply Power to a Breadboard

When doing prototype work with breadboards for a project, the question comes up "how to power the breadboard?" at the very start. Therefore, a...

Tutorial: How to crimp DuPont/Mini-PV connectors [Engineer PA-09 connector pliers]

This tutorial is about crimping Mini-PV connectors with a generic crimp tool (Engineer PA-09). Mini-PV connectors are also known as DuPont connectors, especially in...

[Tutorial] How to repair broken USB cables (Micro USB including data transfer)

In this tutorial, I want to show how to repair broken USB cables. In particular, it is shown how to repair a Micro USB...

Augmented Arduino Car

Last Christmas I received the Elegoo car (Version 1) which is small car based on the Arduino platform. The car comes with an Arduino...

Tutorial: How to use the GY-521 module (MPU-6050 breakout board) with the Arduino Uno

This tutorial teaches how to use the GY-521 Module (MPU-6050 MEMS). The tutorial covers wiring as well as programming of the GY-521 module.

Tutorial: How to control a servo motor (SG90) with the Arduino Uno

Typically, servo motors are a combination of four things: a conventional DC motor, a set of gearings, a potentiometer, and a control circuit. Among...

Tutorial: How to drive the 28BYJ-48 stepper motor with a ULN2003A driver board and an Arduino Uno

A stepper motor divides a full rotation in multiple steps. As a result, a stepper motor can be driven much more precisely than a...

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