Category Archives: Atmel

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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Laser cut wall lamp with ws2812b and arduino nano

5.6mm plywood cut using a 40w laser cutter. The ws2812b led strip is hooked up an an arduino nano using the neopixel library from adafruit : https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_NeoPixel . The program running in the video is one of the example sketches … Continue reading

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Matchbox Car v2 (fail)

PCB and schematic: Pictures of the built board: This PCB is pretty rough around the edges, I made it a few weeks ago with the intention of etching it at home but then decided to give OSHpark a go just … Continue reading

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