Category Archives: Microcontrollers

Using the HC-06/HC-05 Bluetooth Adapter For Serial Communication With Linux

For many applications, sending serial data from a microcontroller to a computer is easily achieved using one of these serial to USB adapters: For a recent project the microcontroller in question was mounted on a rotating arm so using a … Continue reading

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Bare bones programming of the TM4c123G ARM Cortex m4 microcontroller

This post will document one possible way of getting an LED blinking with the tm4c123g microcontroller. I’ll be using the TIVA C Launchpad for this example: A toolchain is needed to compile and link our code. I used this one: … Continue reading

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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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