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UltrasonicSensor Better library: NewPing The example below is a simple implementation that is easy to understand and great for simple testing. However, it is slow, is not meant to be run from interrupt code, and does not bound the pulseIn call by adding ", 38000" or whatever the appropriate maximum timeout (in microseconds) is for your sensor. In other words this code can introduce up to a 1 second delay as the worst case timeout to pulseIn. If you need more efficient code that can be run from interrupts and can be used to talk to multiple sensors at the same time, look at NewPing from

Arduino I have finally taken the plunge and released Servo Tools For Maya to the world! Servo Tools For Maya is a Python Plugin that sends rotational values over USB the the Arduino Micro Controller. These values are then converted in to Pulse Width Modulation which is used to control multiple Hobby RC Servo Motors. Applications for the plugin are only limited to your imagination. Arduino 5 Minute Tutorials: Lesson 5 - Servo Motors Lessons Menu: Lesson 5 Hardware: Computer / Laptop or Netbook Arduino MicrocontrollerUSB to Serial Adapter (if your microcontroller does not have a USB port)Appropriate USB cable (Arduino boards draw power from the USB port – no batteries yet) Standard servo motor (current consumption <50mA)Pin headers / cables TutorialList Listing of all Arduino Tutorials Navigation Comprehensive Guides

Finding Parts - Hobbyist / Surplus Sites The data on the "Finding Parts" pages is actually all in a Wiki (a webpage that anyone, even you, can edit!) If you have suggestions or ideas for other companies or sources you can post it in the forum but it might be faster and easier to just edit the wiki page yourself! (You'll have to make an account arduino meets processing - PUSHBUTTON The Arduino meets Processing project intends to make it as easy as possible for anyone to explore the world of physical computing. All you need is an Arduino board as well as the Arduino and Processing software, which you can download on their project websites. On this website we explain how to: set up electronic circuits with various kinds of sensors, control and measure the sensors with the Arduino board, send the data to the computer,

How to Use a Breadboard Favorited Favorite 13 Introduction Breadboards are one of the most fundamental pieces when learning how to build circuits. In this tutorial, you will learn a little bit about what breadboards are, why they are called breadboards, and how to use one. Once you are done you should have a basic understanding of how breadboards work and be able to build a basic circuit on a breadboard. Suggested Reading Arduino LDR Sensor: Best Tutorial for Beginners Arduino Beginners LDR Project Wouldn’t it be cool if we could eliminate darkness? In this beginner arduino project, I have posted a very simple project that focuses on eliminating darkness. What it does is that- whenever a room gets dark due to a fused bulb or any other factors, a light bulb automatically turns ON. This can be used even as an emergency lighting system. It can be used to automatically turn a light ON whenever there isn’t sufficient light in a room.