Project 2 – the Nintendo DS Screen

I said, in the last post, that the second project was actually going to be soldering the breadboard for the distance tracker... I decided to get some help from some EEs to get that done instead of try to figure it all out on my own.  Since the Nintendo DS screen is right here...Parts needed:1) …

First Summer Project — Distance to LCD

The first project for the summer is a quick prototype to plug in an LCD screen and a PING))) from parallax to interface with an Arduino [the second project will be to write the code for the AVR and then solder some connectors to a breadboard, plug in the AVR, LCD, PING, and 9V power …

New electronics

I was warned that once I entered the realm of the Arduino (I have the Arduino Mega 2560) that I would be addicted... They were wrong!  [not really, but I don't want them to think me weak] -- the truth is that they are very addicting.  Once I followed the tutorials by newbiehack.com microcontrollers were …

Electronics for printer – RAMPS 1.4

I was out looking for more information on the Arduino MEGA and the RAMPS 1.4 system. I thought, at first, they were two separate systems. As it turns out they are the same system: RepRap Arduino MEGA Pololu Shield (RAMPS) PCB - this is good news; even better than before. As it also turns out …

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