Arduino Ideas for Christmas

Under the tree: color-coordinated Arduino boards…

Festive Arduinos for the Holidays

Intel’s Galileo Goes Inside DIY Universe

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*Here at Maker Faire Rome, I got my hands on one of the newly released Arduino Intel Galileo control boards —  hardware specifically designed for technology artists.

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What can you do with a Cubesat?

What can you do with a Cubesat?

‘Yeasty Pete’ – an Arduino Brewing Controller –

DIYing a custom ‘duino version 1.0

Maybe it’s more a beta than a true 1.0… But it works! 

Our first stab at creating a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) from scratch was a thrill, especially because it DOES something. It does anything an Arduino Due can do, to be more precise, since the board’s a close clone. Up at Haythem Elawary’s excellent Zahn Center incubator lab @ CCNY, Manhattan maker Jonathan Hirschman led a small group of PCB designer newbs. It was soup-to-nuts across two (very long) classes: from building the schematic based on a raw Bill of Materials to doing the copper pour via DipTrace, with final design layout shipped off to Osh Park for milling.

The PCBs came back all squeaky and ready for solder. Despite the loss of a few diodes after an ill-timed sneeze, we got everything pasted and baked. The ultimate test? Does it really work, starting with that “Hello World”-ish chestnut, the LED blink? And…

It blinked! 

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Hudsonhardwear “HudsonDuino” PCB v1.0

So it’s now a reality: bona fide DIY PCB and a working Arduino clone for just a few bucks. Next stop: smaller, leaner version designed with only required components for our wireless, rugged webcam.

Udoo mini computer combines best of Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Udoo mini computer combines best of Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Your robot army, controlled by Arduino and Bluetooth

Your robot army, controlled by Arduino and Bluetooth