12th Feb 2012

Shake, Rattle & Roll: The MMA8453Q & Arduino

So we finally finished putting the polish on our latest Arduino library designed for use with the MMA8453Q Accelerometer and its siblings the MMA8451 and MMA8452.  This library gets you...

29th Jan 2012

How to: LED as a Light Sensor

LEDs LEDs LEDs, is there anything they can’t do?  Besides adding that special crunchiness to smooth peanut butter, they also make awesome light level sensors.  Here’s one way to do...

28th Jan 2012

ADC Battery Voltage: Divide, Match and Measure…

While the stock Arduino isn’t particularly well geared to running from a battery source, there are times it will be useful to know the status of our battery voltage. Using...

21st Dec 2011

Inline Assembly: A Fast Quadrature Decoder…

Inline assembly is a great tool to have in your programming arsenal. It gets things done as fast as a kitten chasing a hummingbird, yet retains the usability and portability...

30th Nov 2011

Capturing: Fuji S2000HD IR Codes…

Sometimes all the searching in the world won’t find you what your looking for.  This being the case with the shutter IR trigger codes for the Fuji S2000HD digital camera. ...

09th Nov 2011

Arduino Serial Graph

Here is a simple bit of Arduino code that is handy for testing analog sensors. It will fill the screen with a scrolling graphic representation of the sensor value. In...

14th Jul 2011

Arduino capacitive touch sensing with the AT42QT10XX

Capacitive touch sensing has never been easier with the Atmel AT42QT1070. Out of the box it self calibrates and requires little to no setup. As well, it re-calibrates upon timeout...

01st Jul 2011

New Developments: Trigger Trap

The Trigger Trap is an Arduino compatible universal camera trigger. Supporting out of the box laser, light, sound and time lapse triggering, the Trigger Trap brings the ease and simplicity...

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