Arduino Leonardo and Micro

Arduino Leonardo is a pretty new microcontroller board based on the ATmega32u4. It has 20 digital input/output pins (of which 7 can be used as PWM outputs and 12 as analog inputs), a 16 MHz crystal oscillator, a micro USB connection, a power jack, an ICSP header, and a reset button. It contains everything needed


Netduino is an interesting dev board built around the .NET Micro framework with the goal of being compatible with Arduino shields. Netduino is an open source hardware platform that can run .NET Micro Framework 4.2 code. The Netduino is a dev board built around the .NET Micro framework with the goal of being compatible with

H-Bridge Motor Driver Module

H-bridge circuit is a very useful in electrical motor controlling. You can drive a DC motor easily at both directions with H-bridge, and if you add some PWM to driver circuit you can even control the motor speed on both directions. There are very many simple H-bridge circuit designs in Internet. Nowadays there are many

Very minimal Arduino-compatible circuit

I saw some days ago a pointer to The ultimate low-cost dev board. Or at least looks pretty close to it. The shrimp is a very, very minimal Arduino-compatible circuit meant to control all the pins on an ATMega328. The components only cost about £1.40 ($2.25 USD) when bought in volume, making it perfect for


OpenPLC, for industrial automation to Halloween displays article factories have programmable logic controllers to take care of their automation tasks and they are also good devices to control your Halloween effects. open-plc project is an open hardware design to build your own programmable logic controller. Included in the OpenPLC are four 24V inputs, four 24V

PCBs without any substrate

PCBs without any substrate article tells that Kimio Kosaka is taking the concept of free-formed circuits to the next level with O’Baka Project No.7. Arduino Skeleton “0′baka Project” means a stupid project. This project is to make things which is not art and which is not usable. It’s a fully functioning Arduino board, without the

Arduino and Raspberry Pi together

Raspberry Pi and Arduino seems to be the most interesting small single board platforms at the moment for the hobbyists. It is a bit sad to see some people who are very passionate about the Arduino community coming down quite hard on the Raspberry Pi project as the Big Bad, suggesting that we’re trying to

Arduino Ethernet Shields

The Arduino Ethernet Shield connects your Arduino to the internet. Just plug Arduino Ethernet Shield module onto your Arduino board, connect it to your network with an RJ45 cable and follow a few simple instructions to start controlling your world through the internet. The original Arduino Ethernet Shield is based on the Wiznet W5100 ethernet