Saturday, April 23, 2011

Check out this little thing called Arduino!

This is going to be a small post about a little gadget I have grown to love called Arduino! As you can see, this is not a comic book hahaha BUT still just as great! It is a prototyping, microprocessing piece of hardware that you can use to make pretty much anything from robots to alarm clocks ANYTHING you can put your mind to.

Yup, that's all I had to say really... I'll be posting more comics and things like this that catch my interest.

41 comments:

  1. I got one of these in college. The port is serial though, kind of wish I got the USB version.

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  2. One of my friends is an engineering major and I think he showed me this chip once. He did this crazy thing with a laser!

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  3. Wow that cool, i've read alot about them. Really versitle peice of electronics.

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  4. Are you making anything out of this? :o

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  5. Not too long ago I made a simple object avoiding robot. It basically just used a ultrasonic sensor to measure distance ahead and turned away if it moved to close to something. :P I know, it sounds pretty lame BUT I had loooooaaaads of fun making it! Since then I have lost most of my components due to a move ): I might start up something new when I get the chance

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  6. so... how much do one of these things cost?

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  7. Yeah, I agree, if there was a USB version of this thing you'd be invincible. Work on that!! Keep up the tech posts, lovin' em! <3

    http://www.bananaconda.net/

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  8. That looks cool. Oh the possibilities!

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  9. Oh yeah i worked with one of those in my classes! Really easy to program. My class and other class did a box which detected where the sun was, the time it was and then predicted if it was good to turn the sprinklers on the grass.

    Awesome little thing!

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  10. That. is. pretty damn hard core!

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  11. That is really cool sounding!

    +1 Follower

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  12. great blog, that piece is awesome. following

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  13. Wonderful devices indeed...

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  14. So..."electronically" speaking..do you know what parts does it have? circuits, chips, etc

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  15. Seems interesting, will looking into this. Cheers mate

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  16. So what are you using it as? LOoks neato!

    Following and supporting!

    Yorkie Love

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  17. looks pretty cool. interesting blog you have here.
    +followed

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  18. solid state capacitors r07 dielectrics looks fucking nerdy to me i want one maybe i can use it to rule the world one day

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  19. @Rems, well the main chip used in this model (uno) is an ATmega 328 : )

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  20. I was adviced to buy this, I was gonna make my 10 year old answering machine to be able to send midi signals to the pc:)

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  21. Cool stuff. I hear you can use them to make midi instruments. Might invest at some point...

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  22. YES! I saw some dude making a midi synth with some basic wave controls with one of these not too long ago :D I definitely want to get in on that

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  23. i wonder how i could use this in my car . . . for security or something :)

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  24. I remember hearing about these a while ago, when I took a mini "Intro to Computer Engineering" course. Taking the real deal this fall...hope it's as fun as the class was. hahah

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  25. Yeah man i've used one of these to make a balancing robot :)

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  26. Can it make me a sandwich? I assure you, NOTHING is amazing unless it can make me a sandwich.

    ...

    My name is Eeshie, and I love being a geek!

    (Just read your profile)

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  27. first step in the machines taking over...

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  28. too bad i cannot do anything with this thing :D

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