How to Set Up and Program an LCD Display on an Arduino

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to set up an LCD on an Arduino and show you all the different ways you can program it. I’ll show you how to print text, scroll text, make custom characters, blink text, and position text. They’re great for any project that outputs data, and they can make your project a lot more interesting and interactive. The display I’m using is a 16×2 LCD display that I bought for about ...

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Alarm System Powered By Arduino

Dejan Nedelkovski had built an Arduino security and alarm system project that uses an ultrasonic sensor for detecting objects and a buzzer for notification. Components needed to build this simple system are: Arduino board, LCD display, 4×4 keypad, ultrasonic sensor and buzzer. The circuit can be connected as shown in the schematics below. In order to build the project, you have to connect the buzzer with a ...

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How to Set Up the DHT11 Humidity Sensor on an Arduino

The DHT11 humidity and temperature sensor makes it really easy to add humidity and temperature data to your DIY electronics projects. It’s perfect for remote weather stations, home environmental control systems, and farm or garden monitoring systems. In this tutorial, I’ll first go into a little background about humidity, then I’ll explain how the DHT11 measures humidity. After that, I’ll show you how to co ...

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How to Set Up and Program an LCD Display on an Arduino

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to set up an LCD on an Arduino and show you all the different ways you can program it. I’ll show you how to print text, scroll text, make custom characters, blink text, and position text. They’re great for any project that outputs data, and they can make your project a lot more interesting and interactive. The display I’m using is a 16×2 LCD display that I bought for about ...

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Choose The Best Display For Your Arduino Project

Have you ever been unsure which display you should be using in your next project? This tutorial from educ8s.tv will come in handy for choosing the best display for your each and every Arduino project! There are lots of choices, so let’s talk about each one of them. Basically, you have three types of displays: LCD displays, OLED displays, and E-paper displays. LCD displays: LCD (liquid crystal display) is th ...

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Arduino Touch Screen Music Player and Alarm Clock Project

In this project I will show you how you can make an Arduino Touch Screen MP3 Music Player and Alarm Clock. You can watch the following video or read the written tutorial below. If we enter the Music Player we can start playing the music by pressing the big “Play” button in the middle of the screen. Right beside it, there are two more buttons, for playing the previous or the next song. Above these buttons th ...

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PuzzleBox

Protect your valuables with a puzzle! Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR IoT Bundle × 1 Software apps and online services Blynk Story Keeping your valuable items away from prying eyes can be hard sometimes, unless you put it in a big safe or something similar... but who has room for that? Instead, create your own puzzlebox using the components from the MKR IoT Bundle and some cardbo ...

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One Button to Rule Them All

Learn how to connect a simple web app written in JavaScript to Arduino Cloud. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 SparkFun big dome red button × 1 Software apps and online services Arduino Web Editor Arduino Cloud Story Following this tutorial you are going to learn how to make your Arduino or Genuino MKR1000 or WiFi Shield 101 interact with a simple webpage hosted in a brows ...

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Arduino with ESP8266 – Reading Data from Internet

The ESP8266-01 has been a great module to quench all our thirsts for IOT projects. Since its release, it has developed a strong community and evolved into an easy to use, cheap and powerful Wi-Fi module. Another open-source platform which is much more popular is the Arduino, it already has tons of projects built around it. Combining these two platforms will open up doors for many innovative projects, so in ...

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Basic Switching Voltage Regulator Tutorial

A switching voltage regulator is one of my favorite circuits. In school, they were the first circuits I built where I understood how transistors worked. In fact, they were the first circuit I saw an inductor being useful! Switching regulators are incredibly efficient when designed properly. Of course, this detail about design is important. They are not as simple as a linear regulator, which is basically an ...

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Arduino MKR1000 Getting Started

An unofficial tutorial for getting started with the MKR1000 board as there are no official one yet. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Story Motivation When i received the new Arduino MKR1000, i was surprised that there is no official getting started, tutorial, or support in the IDE. I decided to write a short getting started guide to avoid others to spend a lot of time sear ...

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Playing Melodies using Arduino Tone() Function

Arduino is an excellent way to simplify and speed up your microcontroller projects, thanks to its community of developers who have made almost everything look simple. There are lots of Arduino Projects out here for you to try and have fun. Some of your projects might need some sounds action to notify about something or just to impress the viewers. What if I told you that almost any theme songs that could be ...

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