Tag Archive: Arduino

June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $29

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $29

Expires October 09, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 90% off

Make an Arduino Robot

KEY FEATURES

This Arduino project course is designed as an opportunity for you to get deep into the messy details of understanding, designing, and constructing a simple yet infinitely extensible wheeled robot. From figuring out what the robot is supposed to do, to selecting the right parts, configuring them, assembling and testing them, all the way to producing a refined outcome, this project emphasizes the iterative process of problem-solving.

  • Access 57 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Create an Arduino wheeled robot that can navigate towards a light source & avoid obstacles along the way
  • Integrate simple mechanical parts w/ motors, batteries, sensors, & other electronics
  • Gain experience in analyzing problems & designing solutions

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Arduino Robotics with the mBot

KEY FEATURES

This course will introduce you to the mBot, the world’s friendliest educational robotics platform. The mBot is an Arduino-based, two-wheel robot that comes with built-in sensors and actuators, and that you can program using the graphical programming language, Scratch. You’ll learn how to assemble the mBot, discuss the additional hardware options, and discover how to program it on your tablet or computer.

  • Access 39 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Assemble an mBot
  • Program the mBot to follow an arbitrary black line on the floor
  • Combine robot’s sensors & actuators efficiently

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
  • mBot robot
  • Windows or Mac computer

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Advanced Arduino Boards and Tools

KEY FEATURES

The Arduino Uno is exceptional, but eventually you will learn that it is not enough for more advanced projects. However, there are more powerful alternatives to Uno, and in this course you’ll be introduced to some of the best currently available advanced Arduino boards. You’ll discuss what is special about each one, how you can use them in your projects, and what to look out for when you migrate from the Arduino Uno.

  • Access 72 lectures & 9.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn about advanced debugging & editing tools, cloud-based automation, & Arduino-PC collaboration
  • Cover Arduino Mega 2560, Arduino Due, Arduino 101, Arduino Zero, & Arduino Galileo Gen 2
  • Discuss Atmel Studio, Atmega Atmel-ICE, Temboo, & Processing

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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June 21, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Pay What You Want: 2018 Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle for $1

Pay What You Want: 2018 Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle for $1

Expires March 19, 2023 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 99% off

Arduino Wearable Projects

KEY FEATURES

If you’re interested in designing and building your own wearables, the Arduino platform is perfect for you. With this e-book, you’ll learn to create your own wearable projects by mastering different electronic components–such as LEDs and sensors–then applying your learnings through practical projects. You’ll consolidate your new skills in your final project, utilizing all the concepts you’ve learned to create a smartwatch complete with fitness tracking, Internet-based notifications, GPS, and time-telling.

  • Develop a basic understanding of wearable computing w/ 218 pages of content
  • Learn about Arduino & compatible prototyping platforms suitable for creating wearables
  • Understand the design process surrounding the creation of wearable objects
  • Gain insight into materials suitable for developing wearable projects
  • Design & create projects w/ various kinds of electronic components: interactive bike gloves, GPRS locator watch, etc.
  • Dive into programming for interactivity
  • Learn how to connect & interface wearables w/ Bluetooth & Wi-Fi
  • Get your hands dirty w/ your own personalized designs

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino programming recommended

THE EXPERT

Tony Olsson is an Arduino enthusiast and author of this e-book. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

Internet of Things with Arduino Blueprints

KEY FEATURES

Arduino is the ideal platform with which to experiment on Internet of Things projects, and this e-book the ideal medium through which to learn. You’ll work through eight projects that will teach you how to assemble devices that communicate with one another, access data over the Internet, store and retrieve data, and interact with users. These projects also serve as blueprints for any other IoT projects you hope to tackle in the future.

  • Build Internet-based Arduino devices to secure your home w/ 210 pages of content
  • Connect sensors and actuators to the Arduino & access Internet data
  • Make a powerful Internet-controlled relay w/ an embedded web server to monitor & control home appliances
  • Build a portable Wi-Fi signal strength sensor to give haptic feedback about signal strength to the user
  • Measure water flow speed & volume w/ liquid flow sensors and record real-time readings
  • Set up motion-activated Arduino security cameras & upload images to the cloud
  • Implement real-time data logging of a solar panel voltage w/ Arduino cloud connectors
  • Track locations w/ GPS & upload location data to the cloud
  • Control a garage door light w/ your Twitter feed
  • Control infrared enabled devices w/ IR remote & Arduino

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required
  • Basic knowledge of electronics recommended

THE EXPERT

Pradeeka Seneviratne is a software engineer with over 10 years of experience in computer programming and systems designing. He loves programming embedded systems such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi, and is currently a full-time software engineer who works with highly scalable technologies. Previously, he worked as a software engineer for several IT infrastructure and technology servicing companies, and was also a teacher for information technology and Arduino development. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

Arduino Robotic Projects

KEY FEATURES

This e-book starts with the fundamentals of turning on the basic Arduino hardware, then provides complete, step-by-step instructions on how to maximize its potential. You’ll learn by doing–building projects that can move using DC motors, walk using servo motors, and avoid barriers using its sensors. On top of that, you’ll also learn how to add more complex navigational techniques (such as GPRS) so that your robot won’t get lost.

  • Develop a series of exciting robots that can sail, go under water, and fly w/ 240 pages of content
  • Effectively control the movements of all types of motors using Arduino
  • Use sensors, GPS & a magnetic compass to give your robot direction and make it lifelike
  • Acquaint yourself with many different kinds of Arduinos to choose the right one for your app
  • Unbox, power up & configure your Arduino
  • Tweak Arduino to make wheels or legs move so your robot can be mobile
  • Add GPS to your projects so your robots can know where they are
  • Use RF signals to control your robot remotely
  • Connect your robot to a display so you can see what it is thinking
  • Build more complex robots that can move, swim, or fly

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Some programming knowledge recommended

THE EXPERT

Richard Grimmett continues to have more fun than he should be allowed working on robotics projects while teaching computer science and electrical engineering at Brigham Young University-Idaho. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in leadership studies. This is the latest book, in a long series of books detailing how to use Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and BeagleBone Black for robotics projects, written by him.

Arduino Development Cookbook

KEY FEATURES

Dive into over 50 step-by-step recipes to build virtually any Arduino project, whether simple or advanced. Topics encompass Arduino development essentials ranging from programming buttons to operating motors, managing sensors, and controlling displays. You’ll also find tips and tricks for troubleshooting any development problems and pushing your project to the next level.

  • Master all principle aspects of integration using the Arduino w/ 246 pages of content
  • Learn tools & components needed to build engaging electronics
  • Make the most of your board w/ practical tips and tricks
  • Read data from sensors & take action based on the environment
  • Use the Arduino to turn on lights, write to screens, or play light shows
  • Manipulate motors & other actuators to control different objects’ movement
  • Set up electronic circuits on a breadboard to interact w/ the Arduino
  • Explore hacks to push your project to the next level
  • Make your projects wireless & have them communicate with the computer

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)

THE EXPERT

Cornel Amariei is a Romanian inventor and entrepreneur in the fields of Robotics and 3D printing. He has been working with the Arduino platform since 2007, and has built hundreds of Arduino projects ranging from quadcopters to levitating magnets and underwater robots. Currently, he splits his time between his undergraduate studies in electric engineering and computer science at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, and his startups and R&D job.

Arduino Electronics Blueprints

KEY FEATURES

Whether you’re a seasoned developer or an Arduino newbie, you’ll find this book useful for building amazing smart electronic devices. Start by building a sound effects generator using recorded audio-wave files you’ve made or obtained from the Internet. You’ll then build DC motor controllers operated by a web page, slide switch, or touch sensor, and end by constructing an electronic operating status display for an FM radio circuit using Arduino.

  • Build interactive electronic devices using the Arduino w/ 252 pages of content
  • Learn about web page, touch sensor, Bluetooth & infrared controls
  • Add SD & wave-file libraries to your Arduino code
  • Get to grips w/ SD card SPI communications
  • Interface an IR detection circuit to Arduino
  • Wire an OLED LCD to Arduino
  • Install the Nordic nRF8001 Bluetooth Low Energy code to Arduino
  • Build an HMI (Human Machine Interface) from a web page using JavaScript
  • Connect Arduino to a virtual server (Breakout.js)
  • Wire a small DC motor driver to Arduino w/ a transistor & diode circuit

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)

THE EXPERT

Don Wilcher is an electrical engineer who also moonlights as an author, instructor, and entrepreneur. He has experience working in various fields, including the automotive, industrial, and consumer industries, and teaches electrical engineering courses at ITT Tech. Don also spends his time developing Arduino and Raspberry Pi projects, writing DIY electronics books, and blogging for Design News Magazine.

Arduino by Example

KEY FEATURES

Arduino by Example is a project-oriented guide to help you fully utilize the power of one of the world’s most powerful open source platforms, Arduino. This book demonstrates three projects ranging from a home automation project involving your lighting system to a simple robotic project to a touch sensor project. You will first learn the basic concepts such as how to get started with the Arduino, then develop the practical skills needed to successfully build Arduino-powered projects with real-life impact.

  • Master use of the Arduino inside & out w/ 242 pages of content
  • Integrate sensors to gather & effectively display environmental data
  • Add Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & other modules to allow the Arduino to communicate & send data between devices
  • Build automated projects to learn complex algorithms that mimic biological locomotion
  • Create simple servers to facilitate communication
  • Maximize the Arduino’s capabilities w/ Python, Processing & other programming tools
  • Practice & learn basic programming etiquette

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Working Arduino system required
  • Some programming background required (ideally in C/C++)
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino recommended

THE EXPERT

Adith Jagadish Boloor is a mechanical engineering student at Purdue University. He is passionate about robotics, computer-aided design, rapid prototyping, and the Internet of Things, and seeks to pass on his knowledge through his Arduino e-book.

Learning C for Arduino

KEY FEATURES

This book begins with the fundamentals of C programming such as data types, functions, decision making, program loops, and more with the help of an Arduino board. Later, you’ll get acquainted with Arduino interactions with sensors, LEDs, and autonomous systems while setting up the Arduino environment. By the end of the book, you’ll be able to make basic projects like an LED cube and smart weather system that leverages C.

  • Play w/ mathematical operations using C
  • Use logical operations & loops to play w/ LEDs and the Arduino board
  • Create custom functions using C & connect an SD card to the Arduino
  • Use Object-oriented Programming to connect a GSM module to the Arduino board
  • Play w/ an LCD board & Servo using standard Arduino libraries
  • Build projects using Arduino such as a LED cube, a smart weather system & home security
  • Identify & fix common errors on an Arduino board

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino programming recommended

THE EXPERT

Packt’s mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals. Working towards that vision, it has published over 4,000 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done–whether that’s specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

Arduino Computer Vision Programming

KEY FEATURES

Computer vision is a futuristic technology that is now upon us. In this course, you’ll learn how to develop Arduino-supported computer vision systems that can interact with real-life by seeing it. Each component of this book will present you with real-life practical examples to illustrate how the combination of OpenCV and Arduino boosts the quality and level of computer vision applications. By the end of the book, you’ll be able to solve many real-life vision problems.

  • Load & run the applications in Arduino to develop intelligent systems
  • Understand the design blocks & the generic architecture of computer vision systems by learning an efficient approach to modeling
  • Build up your skill set of computer vision system design using OpenCV
  • Learn the wired & wireless communication capabilities of Arduino and comprehensive best practices to connect it to the OpenCV environment
  • Discover how to use Arduino to elegantly interact w/ real life via physical actions
  • Solidify everything you’ve learned by designing & building a computer vision-enabled practical robot from scratch

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino programming recommended

THE EXPERT

Packt’s mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals. Working towards that vision, it has published over 4,000 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done–whether that’s specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

Arduino for Secret Agents

KEY FEATURES

In this course, you’ll find out how the Arduino microcomputer can be used to build a range of secret agent projects that would make James Bond’s Q proud. Each chapter will show you how to construct a different gadget, helping you to unlock the full potential of your Arduino. From alarm systems to fingerprint sensors, each of these projects will help you uncover new ground with your Arduino.

  • Get to know the full range of Arduino features so you can be creative with practical projects
  • Discover how to create a simple alarm system & a fingerprint sensor
  • Find out how to transform your Arduino into a GPS tracker
  • Use the Arduino to monitor top secret data
  • Build a complete spy robot, a Cloud Camera & Microphone System

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino programming recommended

THE EXPERT

Packt’s mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals. Working towards that vision, it has published over 4,000 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done–whether that’s specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

Internet of Things with Arduino Cookbook

KEY FEATURES

Arduino is a powerful and versatile platform for creating DIY electronics projects. This book takes a recipe-based approach, giving you precise examples of how to build Internet of Things projects of all types using the Arduino platform. From robotics to home automation to social media interactions, you’ll learn how to build quick and easy projects that broaden your horizons in the world of IoT and Arduino.

  • Monitor several Arduino boards simultaneously
  • Tweet sensor data directly from your Arduino board
  • Post updates on your Facebook wall directly from your Arduino board
  • Create an automated access control w/ a fingerprint sensor
  • Control your entire home from a single dashboard
  • Make a GPS tracker that you can track in Google Maps
  • Build a live camera that streams directly from your robot

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic knowledge of electronics recommended

THE EXPERT

Pradeeka Seneviratne is a software engineer with over 10 years of experience in computer programming and systems designing. He loves programming embedded systems such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi and is currently a full-time software engineer who works with highly scalable technologies. Previously, he worked as a software engineer for several IT infrastructure and technology servicing companies and was also a teacher for information technology and Arduino development.

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January 20, 2018   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $19

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $19

Get Familiar with the World’s Top Robotics Platform, Arduino, In 3 Courses (22+ Hours)
Expires October 09, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 93% off

Make an Arduino Robot

KEY FEATURES

This Arduino project course is designed as an opportunity for you to get deep into the messy details of understanding, designing, and constructing a simple yet infinitely extensible wheeled robot. From figuring out what the robot is supposed to do, to selecting the right parts, configuring them, assembling and testing them, all the way to producing a refined outcome, this project emphasizes the iterative process of problem-solving.

  • Access 57 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Create an Arduino wheeled robot that can navigate towards a light source & avoid obstacles along the way
  • Integrate simple mechanical parts w/ motors, batteries, sensors, & other electronics
  • Gain experience in analyzing problems & designing solutions

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Arduino Robotics with the mBot

KEY FEATURES

This course will introduce you to the mBot, the world’s friendliest educational robotics platform. The mBot is an Arduino-based, two-wheel robot that comes with built-in sensors and actuators, and that you can program using the graphical programming language, Scratch. You’ll learn how to assemble the mBot, discuss the additional hardware options, and discover how to program it on your tablet or computer.

  • Access 39 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Assemble an mBot
  • Program the mBot to follow an arbitrary black line on the floor
  • Combine robot’s sensors & actuators efficiently

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
  • mBot robot
  • Windows or Mac computer

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Advanced Arduino Boards and Tools

KEY FEATURES

The Arduino Uno is exceptional, but eventually you will learn that it is not enough for more advanced projects. However, there are more powerful alternatives to Uno, and in this course you’ll be introduced to some of the best currently available advanced Arduino boards. You’ll discuss what is special about each one, how you can use them in your projects, and what to look out for when you migrate from the Arduino Uno.

  • Access 72 lectures & 9.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn about advanced debugging & editing tools, cloud-based automation, & Arduino-PC collaboration
  • Cover Arduino Mega 2560, Arduino Due, Arduino 101, Arduino Zero, & Arduino Galileo Gen 2
  • Discuss Atmel Studio, Atmega Atmel-ICE, Temboo, & Processing

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $29

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November 14, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $21

Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle for $21

Get Familiar with the World’s Top Robotics Platform, Arduino, In 3 Courses (22+ Hours)
Expires October 09, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 93% off

Make an Arduino Robot

KEY FEATURES

This Arduino project course is designed as an opportunity for you to get deep into the messy details of understanding, designing, and constructing a simple yet infinitely extensible wheeled robot. From figuring out what the robot is supposed to do, to selecting the right parts, configuring them, assembling and testing them, all the way to producing a refined outcome, this project emphasizes the iterative process of problem-solving.

  • Access 57 lectures & 8 hours of content 24/7
  • Create an Arduino wheeled robot that can navigate towards a light source & avoid obstacles along the way
  • Integrate simple mechanical parts w/ motors, batteries, sensors, & other electronics
  • Gain experience in analyzing problems & designing solutions

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Arduino Robotics with the mBot

KEY FEATURES

This course will introduce you to the mBot, the world’s friendliest educational robotics platform. The mBot is an Arduino-based, two-wheel robot that comes with built-in sensors and actuators, and that you can program using the graphical programming language, Scratch. You’ll learn how to assemble the mBot, discuss the additional hardware options, and discover how to program it on your tablet or computer.

  • Access 39 lectures & 5 hours of content 24/7
  • Assemble an mBot
  • Program the mBot to follow an arbitrary black line on the floor
  • Combine robot’s sensors & actuators efficiently

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels
  • mBot robot
  • Windows or Mac computer

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

Advanced Arduino Boards and Tools

KEY FEATURES

The Arduino Uno is exceptional, but eventually you will learn that it is not enough for more advanced projects. However, there are more powerful alternatives to Uno, and in this course you’ll be introduced to some of the best currently available advanced Arduino boards. You’ll discuss what is special about each one, how you can use them in your projects, and what to look out for when you migrate from the Arduino Uno.

  • Access 72 lectures & 9.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Learn about advanced debugging & editing tools, cloud-based automation, & Arduino-PC collaboration
  • Cover Arduino Mega 2560, Arduino Due, Arduino 101, Arduino Zero, & Arduino Galileo Gen 2
  • Discuss Atmego Studio, Atmega Atmel-ICE, Temboo, & Processing

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required

THE EXPERT

Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

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June 23, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle for $10

Arduino Enthusiast E-Book Bundle for $10

Master This Popular Open-Source Electronics Platform with 8 E-Books (1,900+ Pages) of Project-Based Instruction
Expires November 11, 2017 22:59 PST
Buy now and get 96% off

Arduino Wearable Projects

KEY FEATURES

If you’re interested in designing and building your own wearables, the Arduino platform is perfect for you. With this e-book, you’ll learn to create your own wearable projects by mastering different electronic components–such as LEDs and sensors–then applying your learnings through practical projects. You’ll consolidate your new skills in your final project, utilizing all the concepts you’ve learned to create a smartwatch complete with fitness tracking, Internet-based notifications, GPS, and time-telling.

  • Develop a basic understanding of wearable computing w/ 218 pages of content
  • Learn about Arduino & compatible prototyping platforms suitable for creating wearables
  • Understand the design process surrounding the creation of wearable objects
  • Gain insight into materials suitable for developing wearable projects
  • Design & create projects w/ various kinds of electronic components: interactive bike gloves, GPRS locator watch, etc.
  • Dive into programming for interactivity
  • Learn how to connect & interface wearables w/ Bluetooth & Wi-Fi
  • Get your hands dirty w/ your own personalized designs

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino programming recommended

THE EXPERT

Tony Olsson is an Arduino enthusiast and author of this e-book. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

This e-book is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

Arduino Electronics Blueprints

KEY FEATURES

Whether you’re a seasoned developer or an Arduino newbie, you’ll find this book useful for building amazing smart electronic devices. Start by building a sound effects generator using recorded audio-wave files you’ve made or obtained from the Internet. You’ll then build DC motor controllers operated by a web page, slide switch, or touch sensor, and end by constructing an electronic operating status display for an FM radio circuit using Arduino.

  • Build interactive electronic devices using the Arduino w/ 252 pages of content
  • Learn about web page, touch sensor, Bluetooth & infrared controls
  • Add SD & wave-file libraries to your Arduino code
  • Get to grips w/ SD card SPI communications
  • Interface an IR detection circuit to Arduino
  • Wire an OLED LCD to Arduino
  • Install the Nordic nRF8001 Bluetooth Low Energy code to Arduino
  • Build an HMI (Human Machine Interface) from a web page using JavaScript
  • Connect Arduino to a virtual server (Breakout.js)
  • Wire a small DC motor driver to Arduino w/ a transistor & diode circuit

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)

THE EXPERT

Don Wilcher is an electrical engineer who also moonlights as an author, instructor, and entrepreneur. He has experience working in various fields, including the automotive, industrial, and consumer industries, and teaches electrical engineering courses at ITT Tech. Don also spends his time developing Arduino and Raspberry Pi projects, writing DIY electronics books, and blogging for Design News Magazine. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

This e-book is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

Arduino Development Cookbook

KEY FEATURES

Dive into over 50 step-by-step recipes to build virtually any Arduino project, whether simple or advanced. Topics encompass Arduino development essentials ranging from programming buttons to operating motors, managing sensors, and controlling displays. You’ll also find tips and tricks for troubleshooting any development problems and pushing your project to the next level.

  • Master all principle aspects of integration using the Arduino w/ 246 pages of content
  • Learn tools & components needed to build engaging electronics
  • Make the most of your board w/ practical tips and tricks
  • Read data from sensors & take action based on the environment
  • Use the Arduino to turn on lights, write to screens, or play light shows
  • Manipulate motors & other actuators to control different objects’ movement
  • Set up electronic circuits on a breadboard to interact w/ the Arduino
  • Explore hacks to push your project to the next level
  • Make your projects wireless & have them communicate with the computer

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)

THE EXPERT

Cornel Amariei is a Romanian inventor and entrepreneur in the fields of Robotics and 3D printing. He has been working with the Arduino platform since 2007, and has built hundreds of Arduino projects ranging from quadcopters to levitating magnets and underwater robots. Currently, he splits his time between his undergraduate studies in electric engineering and computer science at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, and his startups and R&D job. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

This e-book is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

Internet of Things with Arduino Blueprints

KEY FEATURES

Arduino is the ideal platform with which to experiment on Internet of Things projects, and this e-book the ideal medium through which to learn. You’ll work through eight projects that will teach you how to assemble devices that communicate with one another, access data over the Internet, store and retrieve data, and interact with users. These projects also serve as blueprints for any other IoT projects you hope to tackle in the future.

  • Build Internet-based Arduino devices to secure your home w/ 210 pages of content
  • Connect sensors and actuators to the Arduino & access Internet data
  • Make a powerful Internet-controlled relay w/ an embedded web server to monitor & control home appliances
  • Build a portable Wi-Fi signal strength sensor to give haptic feedback about signal strength to the user
  • Measure water flow speed & volume w/ liquid flow sensors and record real-time readings
  • Set up motion-activated Arduino security cameras & upload images to the cloud
  • Implement real-time data logging of a solar panel voltage w/ Arduino cloud connectors
  • Track locations w/ GPS & upload location data to the cloud
  • Control a garage door light w/ your Twitter feed
  • Control infrared enabled devices w/ IR remote & Arduino

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic knowledge of electronics recommended

THE EXPERT

Pradeeka Seneviratne is a software engineer with over 10 years of experience in computer programming and systems designing. He loves programming embedded systems such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi, and is currently a full-time software engineer who works with highly scalable technologies. Previously, he worked as a software engineer for several IT infrastructure and technology servicing companies, and was also a teacher for information technology and Arduino development. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

This e-book is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

Arduino by Example

KEY FEATURES

Arduino by Example is a project-oriented guide to help you fully utilize the power of one of the world’s most powerful open source platforms, Arduino. This book demonstrates three projects ranging from a home automation project involving your lighting system to a simple robotic project to a touch sensor project. You will first learn the basic concepts such as how to get started with the Arduino, then develop the practical skills needed to successfully build Arduino-powered projects with real-life impact.

  • Master use of the Arduino inside & out w/ 242 pages of content
  • Integrate sensors to gather & effectively display environmental data
  • Add Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & other modules to allow the Arduino to communicate & send data between devices
  • Build automated projects to learn complex algorithms that mimic biological locomotion
  • Create simple servers to facilitate communication
  • Maximize the Arduino’s capabilities w/ Python, Processing & other programming tools
  • Practice & learn basic programming etiquette

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Working Arduino system required
  • Some programming background required (ideally in C/C++)
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino recommended

THE EXPERT

Adith Jagadish Boloor is a mechanical engineering student at Purdue University. He is passionate about robotics, computer-aided design, rapid prototyping, and the Internet of Things, and seeks to pass on his knowledge through his Arduino e-book. For more details on the e-book and instructor, click here.

This course is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

Arduino iOS Blueprints

KEY FEATURES

Arduino has become a widely adopted platform for its easy usability and flexibility, and iOS devices are nothing if not ubiquitous. Dive into this comprehensive project-based book, master the art of integrating the two, and learn how to build devices that are highly useful in everyday life. You’ll learn how to control Arduino using an iPhone or iPad, understand the different components that interact with the Arduino–digital and analog I/O, Wi-Fi shields, and more–and master iOS development essentials in the process.

  • Design circuits w/ Arduino using sensors & actuators w/ 240 pages of content
  • Write code to handle analog & digital sensors w/ commonly used protocols: OneWire, I2C, SPI & more
  • Store data on SD Card & in EEPROM
  • Build iOS applications using the MCV pattern & the UIKit components
  • Allow your applications to control Arduino and its hooked-up devices
  • Manage TCP/IP, UDP, and Bluetooth BLE communication between Arduino & iOS devices
  • Make your iOS application utilize the sensors available in iOS devices, including the accelerometer, gyroscope & compass
  • Develop iOS applications that use iBeacons

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic knowledge of Arduino & iOS development required

THE EXPERT

Fabrizio Boco started learning about electronics when he was a teen, and began programming in 1980. He holds a degree in electronic engineering and is currently a freelance IT manager and architect with over 20 years of experience consulting for private and public companies in Italy. He has been an iOS developer since 2009, and has designed and developed Arduino Manager–an iOS, Mac OS X, and Android application that can be used to control Arduino (and Arduino-compatible) boards. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

This course is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

Arduino Robotic Projects

KEY FEATURES

This e-book starts with the fundamentals of turning on the basic Arduino hardware, then provides complete, step-by-step instructions on how to maximize its potential. You’ll learn by doing–building projects that can move using DC motors, walk using servo motors, and avoid barriers using its sensors. On top of that, you’ll also learn how to add more complex navigational techniques (such as GPRS) so that your robot won’t get lost.

  • Develop a series of exciting robots that can sail, go under water, and fly w/ 240 pages of content
  • Effectively control the movements of all types of motors using Arduino
  • Use sensors, GPS & a magnetic compass to give your robot direction and make it lifelike
  • Acquaint yourself with many different kinds of Arduinos to choose the right one for your app
  • Unbox, power up & configure your Arduino
  • Tweak Arduino to make wheels or legs move so your robot can be mobile
  • Add GPS to your projects so your robots can know where they are
  • Use RF signals to control your robot remotely
  • Connect your robot to a display so you can see what it is thinking
  • Build more complex robots that can move, swim, or fly

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Some programming knowledge recommended

THE EXPERT

Richard Grimmett continues to have more fun than he should be allowed working on robotics projects while teaching computer science and electrical engineering at Brigham Young University-Idaho. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in leadership studies. This is the latest book, in a long series of books detailing how to use Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and BeagleBone Black for robotics projects, written by him. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

This e-book is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

Arduino Android Blueprints

KEY FEATURES

Learn to build interactive electronic devices controllable from any Android device by working through a series of projects. Each project is explained in a step-by-step fashion, starting with the required components and hardware assembly instructions, meaning following along is easy even for beginners. Whether you’re configuring an app to display tweets or controlling basic functions of the Arduino board, you’ll consolidate your knowledge of all things Arduino and get up to speed in no time.

  • Build Wi-Fi or Bluetooth-controlled Arduino systems w/ 250 pages of content
  • Make a weather measurement station that can be monitored from Android
  • Build a smart power switch that can be controlled via Wi-Fi from Android
  • Monitor your home remotely with a wireless security camera
  • Control a servo motor w/ Bluetooth Low Energy using your phone’s gyroscope
  • Open or close a door using voice controls or NFC
  • Control a mobile robot using Bluetooth Low Energy

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
  • Access options: download for offline access
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate

Compatibility

  • Internet required (for download)
  • Basic electronics & programming experience required

THE EXPERT

Marco Schwartz is an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, and blogger. His interests gravitate around electronics, home automation, the Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms, open source hardware projects, and 3D printing. Meanwhile, Stefan Buttigieg is a medical doctor, mobile developer, and entrepreneur. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in health informatics and is the founder of MD Geeks, an online community at the intersection of healthcare and information technology. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

This e-book is hosted by StackSkills, the premier eLearning destination for discovering top-shelf courses on everything from coding—to business—to fitness, and beyond!

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May 16, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

SainSmart UNO for Arduino for $53

SainSmart UNO for Arduino for $53

Explore the Hardware Development Potential of Arduino with This Powerful Microcontroller Board
Expires May 15, 2022 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 19% off

KEY FEATURES

Create interactive electronic objects with Arduino using the SainSmart UNO microcontroller board based on the ATmega328. Arduino, the open-source hardware and software community, is on the forefront of bringing electronics prototyping into the home, letting you build complex communication systems between physical, electronic devices. Perfect for novices and experts alike, the SainSmart UNO offers virtually infinite opportunity for experimentation.

  • XBee board allows wireless communication over a modified ZigBee protocol using the XBee module from Maxstream
  • Ethernet shield based on Wiznet W5100, providing a network stack capable of both TCP & UDP
  • SainSmart XBee shield is a compliant solution designed to meet low-cost, low-power wireless sensor networks
  • Sensor shield can connect to various modules like sensors, servos, relays, buttons, potentiometers
  • Features the ATmega8U2 programmed as a USB-to-serial converter & has a resistor pulling the 8U2 HWB line to ground, making it easier to put into DFU mode

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

  • 14 digital input/output pins (6 of which can be used as PWM outputs)
  • 6 analog inputs
  • 16 MHz crystal oscialltor
  • USB connection
  • Power jack
  • ICSP header
  • In order to get your Arduino up and running, you must download free software first from www.arduino.cc

Compatibility

  • Arduino Uno
  • Mega
  • Duemilanove

Includes

  • SainSmart Uno board
  • SainSmart sensor shield V4.0
  • SainSmart LCD keypad shield
  • SainSmart XBee shield
  • SainSmart ethernet shield
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February 1, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

The 2017 Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle for $75

The 2017 Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle for $75

Take a Beginner’s Arduino Toolkit & Master It with 8 E-Books & 15 Hours of Instruction
Expires July 31, 2017 23:59 PST
Buy now and get 84% off

The ARDX Arduino Starter Kit

KEY FEATURES

The ARDX Arduino Starter Kit pairs a detailed, illustrated guide with all the parts you need to build your own circuits. Perfect for beginners, this kit requires no experience and teaches you to use Arduino to control lights, buzzers, and more. Once you master the basics of Arduino, you can control motors on any device you dream up–from robots, to mood lights, to self-playing instruments, and beyond.

  • No soldering or electronics background required
  • Straight forward instructions, including diagrams & troubleshooting tips
  • Additional instructions for taking your projects to the next level
  • 13 circuits included, each with a breadboard layout
  • Arduino Uno

See all included parts under “Product Specs”

PRODUCT SPECS

Details & Requirements

Includes:

  • 1 Arduino UNO R3
  • 75 premium jumper wires
  • 1 type B USB cable
  • 1 9V battery clip
  • 1 5mm diffused RGB LED
  • 1 Piezo sensor – minisensor 100
  • 10 5mm red LEDs
  • 10 5mm green LEDs
  • 1 10mm blue LED
  • 1 Toy DC motor
  • 1 9g high sensitive mini sensor
  • 1 74HC595
  • 1 buzzer x1
  • 1 1M resistor
  • 2 pushbuttons
  • 1 potentiometer (10K)
  • 1 light sensor (5528)
  • TMP36 x1
  • 1 relay (5v,3A/120VAC)
  • 2 P2N2222A
  • 25 560 Ohm resistors
  • 3 2.2k Ohm resistors
  • 3 10k Ohm resistors
  • 1 220uf capacitor
  • 2 1N4001
  • 1 breadboard
  • 1 male pin header
  • 4 plastic rivets
  • 1 acrylic holder
  • 4 rubber bumpers
  • 13 color breadboard layout sheets
  • Full color printed Experimenter’s Guide
  • Arduino Step by Step 2017: Getting Started

    KEY FEATURES

    Starting out with Arduino can be tough, especially considering the sheer breadth of what you can do with it. In this comprehensive course, you’ll start with the absolute basics of the Arduino Uno, and develop a mastery of its many capabilities. Ultimately, this course aims to afford you the freedom to start programming and creating with Arduino, and learning as you experiment.

    • Become comfortable w/ basic prototyping tools & their usage
    • Understand the basics of the Arduino programming environment, language, & programming
    • Use a variety of components from simple buttons & LEDs, to visible color & other environment sensors
    • Learn how to read datasheets, use libraries on your own, & how to create gadgets

    PRODUCT SPECS

    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
    • Access options: web streaming
    • Certification of completion included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all level

    Compatibility

    • Internet required

    THE EXPERT

    Peter Dalmaris is Chief Explorer at Tech Explorations. He is fascinated by technology because of its ability to make amazing things happen, and science because of its ability to make nature transparent. He is an Electrical and Computer Engineer, has a PhD (most of which was spent reading philosophy of knowledge) and a couple of Masters in Information Systems. He has been a lecturer for over 13 years in a variety of IT (and occasionally management) subjects. During this time, he has developed a hands-on teaching style, whereby he invites and challenges his students to learn by doing. He has taught thousands of students in dozens of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

    Peter is also a software developer at Futureshock Enterprises, making applications using Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and iOS. Peter has been an electronics enthusiast since he remembers himself when he wrecked his sister’s digital watch and his parents VCR. He replaced the watch but managed to fix the VCR. Now, he is particularly fascinated by the rapid prototyping opportunities that the Arduino and similar platforms has brought about. He lives in Sydney, Australia.

    Arduino Robotic Projects

    KEY FEATURES

    This e-book starts with the fundamentals of turning on the basic Arduino hardware, then provides complete, step-by-step instructions on how to maximize its potential. You’ll learn by doing–building projects that can move using DC motors, walk using servo motors, and avoid barriers using its sensors. On top of that, you’ll also learn how to add more complex navigational techniques (such as GPRS) so that your robot won’t get lost.

    • Develop a series of exciting robots that can sail, go under water, and fly w/ 240 pages of content
    • Effectively control the movements of all types of motors using Arduino
    • Use sensors, GPS & a magnetic compass to give your robot direction and make it lifelike
    • Acquaint yourself with many different kinds of Arduinos to choose the right one for your app
    • Unbox, power up & configure your Arduino
    • Tweak Arduino to make wheels or legs move so your robot can be mobile
    • Add GPS to your projects so your robots can know where they are
    • Use RF signals to control your robot remotely
    • Connect your robot to a display so you can see what it is thinking
    • Build more complex robots that can move, swim, or fly

    PRODUCT SPECS

    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)
    • Some programming knowledge recommended

    THE EXPERT

    Richard Grimmett continues to have more fun than he should be allowed working on robotics projects while teaching computer science and electrical engineering at Brigham Young University-Idaho. He has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in electrical engineering and a PhD in leadership studies. This is the latest book, in a long series of books detailing how to use Raspberry Pi, Arduino, and BeagleBone Black for robotics projects, written by him. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

    Arduino iOS Blueprints

    KEY FEATURES

    Arduino has become a widely adopted platform for its easy usability and flexibility, and iOS devices are nothing if not ubiquitous. Dive into this comprehensive project-based book, master the art of integrating the two, and learn how to build devices that are highly useful in everyday life. You’ll learn how to control Arduino using an iPhone or iPad, understand the different components that interact with the Arduino–digital and analog I/O, Wi-Fi shields, and more–and master iOS development essentials in the process.

    • Design circuits w/ Arduino using sensors & actuators w/ 240 pages of content
    • Write code to handle analog & digital sensors w/ commonly used protocols: OneWire, I2C, SPI & more
    • Store data on SD Card & in EEPROM
    • Build iOS applications using the MCV pattern & the UIKit components
    • Allow your applications to control Arduino and its hooked-up devices
    • Manage TCP/IP, UDP, and Bluetooth BLE communication between Arduino & iOS devices
    • Make your iOS application utilize the sensors available in iOS devices, including the accelerometer, gyroscope & compass
    • Develop iOS applications that use iBeacons

    PRODUCT SPECS

    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)
    • Basic knowledge of Arduino & iOS development required

    THE EXPERT

    Fabrizio Boco started learning about electronics when he was a teen, and began programming in 1980. He holds a degree in electronic engineering and is currently a freelance IT manager and architect with over 20 years of experience consulting for private and public companies in Italy. He has been an iOS developer since 2009, and has designed and developed Arduino Manager–an iOS, Mac OS X, and Android application that can be used to control Arduino (and Arduino-compatible) boards. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

    Internet of Things with Arduino Blueprints

    KEY FEATURES

    Arduino is the ideal platform with which to experiment on Internet of Things projects, and this e-book the ideal medium through which to learn. You’ll work through eight projects that will teach you how to assemble devices that communicate with one another, access data over the Internet, store and retrieve data, and interact with users. These projects also serve as blueprints for any other IoT projects you hope to tackle in the future.

    • Build Internet-based Arduino devices to secure your home w/ 210 pages of content
    • Connect sensors and actuators to the Arduino & access Internet data
    • Make a powerful Internet-controlled relay w/ an embedded web server to monitor & control home appliances
    • Build a portable Wi-Fi signal strength sensor to give haptic feedback about signal strength to the user
    • Measure water flow speed & volume w/ liquid flow sensors and record real-time readings
    • Set up motion-activated Arduino security cameras & upload images to the cloud
    • Implement real-time data logging of a solar panel voltage w/ Arduino cloud connectors
    • Track locations w/ GPS & upload location data to the cloud
    • Control a garage door light w/ your Twitter feed
    • Control infrared enabled devices w/ IR remote & Arduino

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    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)
    • Basic knowledge of electronics recommended

    THE EXPERT

    Pradeeka Seneviratne is a software engineer with over 10 years of experience in computer programming and systems designing. He loves programming embedded systems such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi, and is currently a full-time software engineer who works with highly scalable technologies. Previously, he worked as a software engineer for several IT infrastructure and technology servicing companies, and was also a teacher for information technology and Arduino development. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

    Arduino Android Blueprints

    KEY FEATURES

    Learn to build interactive electronic devices controllable from any Android device by working through a series of projects. Each project is explained in a step-by-step fashion, starting with the required components and hardware assembly instructions, meaning following along is easy even for beginners. Whether you’re configuring an app to display tweets or controlling basic functions of the Arduino board, you’ll consolidate your knowledge of all things Arduino and get up to speed in no time.

    • Build Wi-Fi or Bluetooth-controlled Arduino systems w/ 250 pages of content
    • Make a weather measurement station that can be monitored from Android
    • Build a smart power switch that can be controlled via Wi-Fi from Android
    • Monitor your home remotely with a wireless security camera
    • Control a servo motor w/ Bluetooth Low Energy using your phone’s gyroscope
    • Open or close a door using voice controls or NFC
    • Control a mobile robot using Bluetooth Low Energy

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    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: intermediate

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)
    • Basic electronics & programming experience required

    THE EXPERT

    Marco Schwartz is an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, and blogger. His interests gravitate around electronics, home automation, the Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms, open source hardware projects, and 3D printing. Meanwhile, Stefan Buttigieg is a medical doctor, mobile developer, and entrepreneur. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in health informatics and is the founder of MD Geeks, an online community at the intersection of healthcare and information technology. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

    Arduino Development Cookbook

    KEY FEATURES

    Dive into over 50 step-by-step recipes to build virtually any Arduino project, whether simple or advanced. Topics encompass Arduino development essentials ranging from programming buttons to operating motors, managing sensors, and controlling displays. You’ll also find tips and tricks for troubleshooting any development problems and pushing your project to the next level.

    • Master all principle aspects of integration using the Arduino w/ 246 pages of content
    • Learn tools & components needed to build engaging electronics
    • Make the most of your board w/ practical tips and tricks
    • Read data from sensors & take action based on the environment
    • Use the Arduino to turn on lights, write to screens, or play light shows
    • Manipulate motors & other actuators to control different objects’ movement
    • Set up electronic circuits on a breadboard to interact w/ the Arduino
    • Explore hacks to push your project to the next level
    • Make your projects wireless & have them communicate with the computer

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    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)

    THE EXPERT

    Cornel Amariei is a Romanian inventor and entrepreneur in the fields of Robotics and 3D printing. He has been working with the Arduino platform since 2007, and has built hundreds of Arduino projects ranging from quadcopters to levitating magnets and underwater robots. Currently, he splits his time between his undergraduate studies in electric engineering and computer science at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany, and his startups and R&D job. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

    Arduino Electronics Blueprints

    KEY FEATURES

    Whether you’re a seasoned developer or an Arduino newbie, you’ll find this book useful for building amazing smart electronic devices. Start by building a sound effects generator using recorded audio-wave files you’ve made or obtained from the Internet. You’ll then build DC motor controllers operated by a web page, slide switch, or touch sensor, and end by constructing an electronic operating status display for an FM radio circuit using Arduino.

    • Build interactive electronic devices using the Arduino w/ 252 pages of content
    • Learn about web page, touch sensor, Bluetooth & infrared controls
    • Add SD & wave-file libraries to your Arduino code
    • Get to grips w/ SD card SPI communications
    • Interface an IR detection circuit to Arduino
    • Wire an OLED LCD to Arduino
    • Install the Nordic nRF8001 Bluetooth Low Energy code to Arduino
    • Build an HMI (Human Machine Interface) from a web page using JavaScript
    • Connect Arduino to a virtual server (Breakout.js)
    • Wire a small DC motor driver to Arduino w/ a transistor & diode circuit

    PRODUCT SPECS

    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)

    THE EXPERT

    Don Wilcher is an electrical engineer who also moonlights as an author, instructor, and entrepreneur. He has experience working in various fields, including the automotive, industrial, and consumer industries, and teaches electrical engineering courses at ITT Tech. Don also spends his time developing Arduino and Raspberry Pi projects, writing DIY electronics books, and blogging for Design News Magazine. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

    Arduino Wearable Projects

    KEY FEATURES

    If you’re interested in designing and building your own wearables, the Arduino platform is perfect for you. With this e-book, you’ll learn to create your own wearable projects by mastering different electronic components–such as LEDs and sensors–then applying your learnings through practical projects. You’ll consolidate your new skills in your final project, utilizing all the concepts you’ve learned to create a smartwatch complete with fitness tracking, Internet-based notifications, GPS, and time-telling.

    • Develop a basic understanding of wearable computing w/ 218 pages of content
    • Learn about Arduino & compatible prototyping platforms suitable for creating wearables
    • Understand the design process surrounding the creation of wearable objects
    • Gain insight into materials suitable for developing wearable projects
    • Design & create projects w/ various kinds of electronic components: interactive bike gloves, GPRS locator watch, etc.
    • Dive into programming for interactivity
    • Learn how to connect & interface wearables w/ Bluetooth & Wi-Fi
    • Get your hands dirty w/ your own personalized designs

    PRODUCT SPECS

    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this e-book: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: all levels

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)
    • Basic knowledge of Arduino programming recommended

    THE EXPERT

    Tony Olsson is an Arduino enthusiast and author of this e-book. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.

    Arduino by Example

    KEY FEATURES

    Arduino by Example is a project-oriented guide to help you fully utilize the power of one of the world’s most powerful open source platforms, Arduino. This book demonstrates three projects ranging from a home automation project involving your lighting system to a simple robotic project to a touch sensor project. You will first learn the basic concepts such as how to get started with the Arduino, then develop the practical skills needed to successfully build Arduino-powered projects with real-life impact.

    • Master use of the Arduino inside & out w/ 242 pages of content
    • Integrate sensors to gather & effectively display environmental data
    • Add Bluetooth, Wi-Fi & other modules to allow the Arduino to communicate & send data between devices
    • Build automated projects to learn complex algorithms that mimic biological locomotion
    • Create simple servers to facilitate communication
    • Maximize the Arduino’s capabilities w/ Python, Processing & other programming tools
    • Practice & learn basic programming etiquette

    PRODUCT SPECS

    Details & Requirements

    • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
    • Access options: download for offline access
    • Certification of completion not included
    • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
    • Experience level required: intermediate

    Compatibility

    • Internet required (for download)
    • Working Arduino system required
    • Some programming background required (ideally in C/C++)
    • Basic knowledge of Arduino recommended

    THE EXPERT

    Adith Jagadish Boloor is a mechanical engineering student at Purdue University. He is passionate about robotics, computer-aided design, rapid prototyping, and the Internet of Things, and seeks to pass on his knowledge through his Arduino e-book. For more details on the e-book and instructor, click here.

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