Category Archives: Arduino

Self Calibrating Potentiometer

Update: Code edited for clarity and make sure you read pbrook’s comment So I have a dial connected to an Arduino, a potentiometer (pot), it’s the typical item you might use for volume or brightness control, turning it all the … Continue reading

Posted in Arduino, Projects | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Arduino and the Minimus 32

We recently bought a big pile of very cheap AVR Minimus 32 USB dev boards via Manchester Hackspace. These ship with a DFU bootloader.  This works fine when building regular C code, but that involves a fair learning curve for … Continue reading

Posted in Arduino, Bought Kit | 7 Comments

Video – Playing Axel F through a HDD

We have a couple of videos from last night’s hack evening showing what a few of us have created. Our resident laser expert was experimenting with controlling a hard drive needle via an Arduino (combine a couple of these with … Continue reading

Posted in Arduino | Leave a comment

Project: Bot 1

Nav was busy face-down in code and components this weekend crafting the first of many Leeds Hack Space robots. Check out the progress! The robot uses an Arduino to process input from the strip of phototransistors across the front to … Continue reading

Posted in Arduino, Robots | Leave a comment