Microcontrollers

A microcontroller (MCU for microcontroller unit) is a small computer on a single metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) integrated circuit (IC) chip. A microcontroller contains one or more CPUs (processor cores) along with memory and programmable input/output peripherals.

Elegoo Arduino Uno R3 - Spaceship Interface Project

Elegoo Arduino Uno R3 – Spaceship Interface Project

The Spaceship Interface Project is a simple task from Arduino, which you can do on an Elegoo Arduino Uno.
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Here is a Model of What the Final Product of This Engineering Design

Arduino UNO-Based Smartphone Charging Controller

The concept of an Arduino UNO-based smartphone charging controller is simple, the power of the charger is based on the Arduino UNO and this is turned on with the power of relay (an electrical device, typically...

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An Arduino Uno - Source: The official Arduino website (arduino.cc)

My Summer Break during Covid-19

Arduino Camp. The most fun you can have programming using C language to send 0.7v to a light-emitting diode (LED) making it blink. The only time my parental units tolerated me being a C student.
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Photo of an automatic bubble machine

#BUBBLES – Completion Instructions

As of January 23rd, 2020, our project is about three fourths of the way completed. We are building a motion activated bubble machine. Here are the complete instructions to complete the project.  (Project...

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Photo of an automatic bubble machine

#BUBBLES- Soldering, Coding

Today s0cceRcat23 continued to write the code for our Arduino. Also, we both researched more on how to code for our project. I soldered together our disk motor and propeller motor. After we finish our...

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Frame of a vehicle made from white foam.

APS Post #12

Today, I made the frame for my vehicle out of foam (for floating) and stuck them together using a glue gun. I included holes on the sides for the motors and included an indent in the vehicle for the arduino...

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Photo of an automatic bubble machine

#BUBBLES- Cutting and Gluing

Today s0cceRcat23 and I cut some things and glued most of our bubble machine pieces. After testing it out, we found that the slot we had made in our trough was too small for the disk, so we took an X-Acto...

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Photo of an automatic bubble machine

#BUBBLES- Gluing and Testing

Today s0cceRcat23 and I glued our bottle cap to the CD and then our motor to the bottle cap. We used hot glue because it makes a strong bond, and dries quickly. We chose to glue our motor to the cap because...

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Photo of an automatic bubble machine

#BUBBLES- Part Delivery

Today, s0cceRcat23 and I received three of our ordered parts. We now have our Arduino PIR motion sensor,  DC motor, and the propeller. We are yet to get our gear motor and rechargeable battery, so we...

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A dc motor with no wires is in a crevice in a block of white foam.

APS Post #9

Today, I continued to cut the frame and started integrating it with the arduino parts (the two dc motors). I made indents for the breadboard and the motors. I also soldered some wires with the ir remote...

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Photo of an automatic bubble machine

#BUBBLES- Planning

Today s0cceRcat and I planned out exactly where all of our wood pieces will go. We did not glue the pieces yet because without the motors, we can't be absolutely sure of their measurements. We also discussed...

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Tribbles with Kirk from Star Trek

#TRIBBLE – Breakout Boards

I have researched further into the topic of breakout boards, and I came across the term 'arduino shield.' I don't quite understand the concept of these, but they seem important so I will come back to...

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