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Arduino RGB LED Strip using the APA102

This tutorial takes you through all the steps to connecting the APA102 RGB LED strip to the Arduino. We also guide you through the process of writing some code to be able to control the LED strip. It’s an excellent project if you love playing with lights.

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Arduino UV Sensor using the VEML6075

In this tutorial, we take you through how to set up the Adafruit VEML6075 UV Sensor with the Arduino. This sensor is super affordable and perfect for checking the UV index. You can build on this tutorial to have other sensors to work alongside it.

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Arduino Force Sensing Resistor (FSR)

In this tutorial, I will be taking a look a connecting a force sensing resistor (FSR) to the Arduino Uno. Using an FSR is a great way to detect pressure on a surface. At the end of the tutorial, I have some suggestions on how this can be implemented in a full project.

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Getting Started with Arduino Cayenne

This tutorial goes through all the steps to getting started with Arduino Cayenne. It’s an easy way to enable a powerful IoT software for the Arduino. You will find using Cayenne it is a great way to integrate sensors and more with your board quickly. It will also drastically reduce the amount of coding you […]

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Basic Arduino Web Server

This tutorial goes through the steps to making your own Arduino web server. It’s a straightforward process that covers the process of getting it up and running. I will also cover some core concepts such as using Ajax to update rather than refreshing the page over and over.

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Arduino LCD using a 16×2 Liquid Crystal Display

In this Arduino LCD tutorial, I will take you through the steps to connecting a simple 16×2 LCD up to the Arduino. There is a ton that you’re able to do with an LCD (liquid crystal display), so it’s a useful little device to learn how to connect and communicate with. You will find that […]

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Arduino DS18b20 Temperature Sensor Tutorial

In this tutorial, I will be looking at how to set up the Arduino DS18b20 temperature sensor and anything else you need to know about it. This project is pretty cool if you want to set up a data logger or just something to monitor the temperatures of a certain room. You could combine this […]

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Arduino Light Sensor using a Photoresistor

In this Arduino light sensor tutorial, I will go through the basics of setting up a photoresistor, so you’re able to detect changes in light easily. This little device can be extremely handy in a lot of projects where measuring the amount of light is important. This tutorial is incredibly simple but will hopefully explain […]

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Arduino Serial Monitor Tutorial

In this tutorial, I will be going through the steps on how to set up the Arduino serial monitor so you can debug and interact with a program running on the Arduino. This tutorial is pretty simple, but it can be a bit confusing at first especially if you’re new to programming and the Arduino. […]

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A Simple Arduino Battery Tester

The Arduino battery tester is a pretty cool nifty tool that you can use to check how charged a battery is. This is perfect for anyone who wants to know roughly how long a battery has left before it runs out of charge. This battery tester is a pretty barebones beginner Arduino project but it […]

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