Month: February 2014

How to control LCD Display with ATtiny85

Required Hardware ATtiny85 LCD Display with I2C Connection This is a useful example for controlling a LCD Display with ATtiny85. To connect them you need a LCD Display with I2C interface connection. Wiring Instructions To wire your Lcd I2C Display

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IR Remote Example

Required Hardware IR Receiver Diode IR Remote Control Arduino Uno Some Jumper Cables Breadboard 830 USB Cable A-B   Infrared (IR) is a cheap and (as you’ll soon discover) easy way to add wireless control to your project. Wiring To wire

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Exploring the Arduino/Intel Galileo

The list of official Arduino boards continues to grow, and, continuing with the famous-Italian-person trend, now includes the Galileo. The Galileo is Intel’s toe-dip into the Arduino waters. It features theirQuark SoC X1000 – a 32-bit, x86 system-on-a-chip that can run at up to

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NeoPixel Tiara

You can make a crown of light for prom or your birthday this year! A few free-wired NeoPixels make you the cyber-pageant queen. Learn more…  

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Neopixels

Adding colorful LEDs to your project used to require a lot of pins on your microcontroller and complex code. With the Adafruit NeoPixels, those problems are a thing of the past. You only need one pin on any microcontroller to

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Bluefruit EZ-Link – Bluetooth Serial Link

The Bluefruit EZ-Link is a regular ‘SPP’ serial link client device, that can pair with any computer or tablet and appear as a serial/COM port. Bluefruit EZ-Link Shield available in our shop.  

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Adafruit CC3000 WiFi Breakout

The CC3000 hits that sweet spot of usability, price and capability. It uses SPI for communication (not UART!) so you can push data as fast as you want or as slow as you want. It has a proper interrupt system

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Adafruit Ultimate GPS

The breakout is built around the MTK3339 chipset, a no-nonsense, high-quality GPS module that can track up to 22 satellites on 66 channels, has an excellent high-sensitivity receiver (-165 dB tracking!), and a built in antenna. You can buy it

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Introducing the Adafruit TRINKET

Introducing the Adafruit TRINKET

Trinket may be small, but do not be fooled by its size! It’s a tiny microcontroller board, built around the Atmel ATtiny85, a little chip with a lot of power. You can buy it from our online shop.  

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