Monthly Archives: January 2016

Scara Arm forward kinematic equation simulator

Source code : App made using processing version 3 for windows. Look at this diagram to get an idea of what the S and E angles are: Forward Kinematic Equations: Diagram and equations source : https://roboted.wordpress.com/fundamentals/

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Connecting sensors to the internet using an arduino and a raspberry pi

As part of the PlantBot project, I wanted a way to look at sensor data over the internet. These sensors are moisture, light and pressure. The main one is moisture, the other two were just added in because I had … Continue reading

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atmega16u2 virtual serial example using LUFA Library

Sending data from a microcontroller is a pretty common requirement in a lot of the projects I work on. One way of doing it is sending serial data out from the uC to a serial to usb converter chip to … Continue reading

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Making a USB Powered LED Bird Lamp

Drawings: Download svg file here Download code here Extra Info: LED strip used is ws2812b. Adafruit neopixel library ‘buttoncycler’ program lightly modified to work with a potentiometer. The peacock image was found via google images. link to the pinterest page … Continue reading

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