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Nikodem Bartnik created a powerful robotic chassis using T-Motor AK series actuators and Arduino

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 28th, 2021 After attempting to incorporate a few AK80-9 actuators from T-Motor into a robotic arm project, YouTuber Nikodem Bartnik was forced to pivot to a different kind of project: a universal robotic chassis/platform. By using these high-power and high-precision motors, his robot could be both fast and accurate while moving along the floor. Once […]

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This Arduino device knows how a bike is being ridden using tinyML

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 28th, 2021 Fabio Antonini loves to ride his bike, and while nearly all bike computers offer information such as cadence, distance, speed, and elevation, they lack the ability to tell if the cyclist is sitting or standing at any given time. So, after doing some research, he came across an example project […]

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This 3D-printed, Arduino-controlled kit makes microfluidic pumps more accessible

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 27th, 2021 In circumstances where extreme precision is required when dealing with the movement of microscopic amounts of liquids, such as lab-on-a-chip (LoC) and organs-on-a-chip (OoC) systems, obtaining a pump that is both cheap and accurate is nearly impossible since they often cost several thousands of dollars to procure or are […]

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A DIY digital clock with a twist

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 27th, 2021 The digital clock has existed in its current form for decades at this point, so it’s quite exciting to see when a new take on the classic design comes along. The Time Twister 5, created by Hans Andersson, is a fully 3D-printed electromechanical clock that twists certain blocks into place, which […]

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Becky Stern’s machine brings the NYC hot dog experience to you

Reading Time: 2 minutes Becky Stern’s machine brings the NYC hot dog experience to you Arduino Team — December 24th, 2021 For her gift to Colin Furze as a participant in this year’s YouTube Makers Secret Santa event, Becky Stern opted to bring the street food of New York City in the form of a mostly automatic hot dog dressing machine. It was designed […]

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Retrofit your light switch with this remote-controlled device

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 23rd, 2021 It can be extremely annoying and frustrating to finally get comfortable somewhere only to realize that you forgot to turn off a light, thus requiring a short journey to and from the wall switch. Mechanical engineering student and Instructables user alanmerritt ran into the same problem in his dorm room, so […]

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Arduino IoT Cloud Scheduler Brings Enhanced Automation to Your Projects

Reading Time: 3 minutes Cloud Scheduler is a brand new feature that’s now live as part of your Arduino Cloud platform. It’s a powerful addition that adds a whole new dimension of automation and control to your projects. Triggering Schedule Variables The Cloud Scheduler is a new type of variable. It’s pretty simple, consisting of a couple of elements […]

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Turing-ring is a DIY Turing machine consisting of an Arduino and an RGB LED ring

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 21st, 2021 With just an infinite tape, a head that can read or write, a state, and some rules, Turing machines (TMs) are capable of running any computer program. So, after winning a NeoPixel ring in a competition, Mark Wilson wanted to implement his own Turning machine using just a few RGB LEDs and […]

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Making music with a Nano 33 IoT-based MIDI keyboard

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 21st, 2021 As part of an assigned project in his class, Peter Ashmore and a partner were tasked with making some kind of interactive object, so they decided to go with a MIDI keyboard due to their shared enjoyment of music production. Modeled somewhat after the typical Launchpad, the team’s system incorporated a […]

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Small-scale autonomous boat made out of recycled water bottles and a Tupperware container

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 16th, 2021 As part of their city’s beach restoration project, Instructables users Kousheek Chalraborty and Satya Schiavvina, who go by the team name Technovation, needed to construct a small and cheap boat that could assist in mapping the depth of the sea floor at various locations. The design they were able to come […]

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This maker designed an interactive LED-lit dress inspired by Katniss Everdeen’s

Reading Time: 2 minutes This maker designed an interactive LED-lit dress inspired by Katniss Everdeen’s Arduino Team — December 16th, 2021 Inspired by Katniss Everdeen’s burning dress from the Hunger Games series, Cindy Li set out to create her own version that uses fabric-attached LEDs to both simulate fire when movement is detected and illuminate in other ways when a certain button is pressed. […]

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Produce pretty patterns with this Arduino-powered project

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 15th, 2021 Oftentimes, even the simplest of machines can produce intricate results, and that is perhaps best demonstrated by Instructables user Dee et Ko and their pattern making device. Reminiscent of a Spirograph, it consists of just a few parts — two stepper motors, an Arduino Uno, a motor shield, and a marker — […]

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This automated diorama shows a sailboat at sea

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 14th, 2021 At the intersection of embedded electronics and art lies a balance in which works of creativity can be brought to life through the use of motors, lighting, and much more. This concept is especially apparent in Lincoln Stein’s animated diorama, which utilizes a combination of microcontrollers, LEDs, and a DC […]

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PneuMod is a wearable haptic device that produce pressure and thermal feedback

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 13th, 2021 When trying to imagine a new way of interacting with either a video game or even another person remotely, being able to feel both temperature and touch sensations isn’t what most people would have in mind. However, thanks to some very interesting research being done by University of California, […]