You are surrounded by dozens of them every day: they are embedded in timers, thermostats, toys, remote controls, microwave ovens, even some toothbrushes. They just do one specific task, and if you hardly notice them – which is often the case – it’s because they are doing it well. They have been programmed to sense and control activity using sensors and actuators.
ArduinoPlatform Tutorials helps makers, hobbyists, and engineers build electronics projects. Arduinoplatform is a free Arduino resource site for beginners. The main goal of this site is to provide tutorials, tricks, tips, reviews, and other Arduino resources that allow Arduino programmers to improve their projects.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to read the values from a soil moisture sensor. So, soil moisture sensors basically measure the content of water present in the soil. If you are building a smart garden that waters plant this sensor is ideal for reading the wetness of the…
In this tutorial, you will learn how to use a relay in your Arduino Project. A relay is very suitable for a low voltage project such as Arduino Projects. They are very simple electronic components and in essence, relays are switches. There is two metal contact inside the relay which…
In this project tutorial, you will create an Arduino Proximity / Touch Lockbox with NeoPixels inside. I came up with this project for a Christmas present. The box contains a present for someone that can be opened after unlocking the code. The code of this lockbox consists of touching the…
Whether you are a completely new Arduino user or an experienced user, you’ll still need to master the basics. The goal of these tutorials is to help you understand the basic coding components with some examples.
Serial communications provides an easy and flexible way for your Arduino board to interact with your computer and other devices. This chapter explains how to send and receive information using this capability.
Teaching you by example how digital and analog input works. The Digital / Analog input tutorials will combine lessons learned from the first three chapters. In addition, we will use a button and potentiometer to explain everything.
Visual output lets the Arduino show off, and toward that end, the Arduino supports a broad range of LED devices. This introduction will be a good starting point if you are not yet familiar with using digital and analog outputs (digitalWrite and analogWrite).
Sensors are objects whose purpose is to detect events or changes in its environment, and then provide an output. Therefore, detailed information about various sensors is giving in these tutorials. Every week a new sensor tutorial will be published.