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Micro:bit Soil Moisture Sensor

The Micro:bit is great for small portable projects like a soil moisture sensor. In this tutorial, we will walk through how to program a Micro:bit to make a reliable and consistent soil moisture sensor that will give consistent readings. The goal of t...

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21 Dec 2018

Data Logging with the Micro:bit and OpenLog

The Micro:bit by BBC is a great data collection tool, it just needs a little help remembering what it has measured! This tutorial is made for those Micro:bit projects where transmitting your sensor data over radio or Bluetooth to a computer just won&...

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11 Jul 2018

Arduino Projects with Motion (Using Sparkfun RedBoard)

Arduino Projects with Motion (Using Sparkfun RedBoard) Welcome to the Third Project Set from the Sparkfun Inventors Kit V4.0 Guide! In this tutorial, we will explore the operation of a Servo Motor and an UltraSonic Sensor in combination with some ot...

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22 Apr 2018

Arduino Projects with Sound (Using Sparkfun RedBoard)

Project Set 2 – Sound  Welcome to the second Project Set from the Sparkfun Inventors Kit V4.0 Guide! In our last Project Set, we explored the basics of the Arduino IDE, some electrical and electronic concepts and looked at various electri...

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21 Apr 2018

Arduino Projects with Robotics Using the Sparkfun RedBoard

Welcome to the final Project Set of the Sparkfun Inventors Kit! This Project Set focuses on Robotics with the final Circuit being an Autonomously Driving Vehicle! New components introduced in this tutorial are:  DC Motor/Gearbox Motor Driver...

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18 Apr 2018

Arduino Projects with an LCD (Using Sparkfun RedBoard)

Arduino Projects with an LCD (Using Sparkfun RedBoard) Welcome to Project Set 4 in the Sparkfun Inventors Kit Guide! In this tutorial, we will look into using Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD's) to print data. This ability allows us to remotely set up a...

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6 Apr 2018

Getting Started with Arduino Using the Sparkfun RedBoard

Welcome to the Sparkfun Inventors Kit (SIK) Ver 4.0 tutorial page. In this beginner’s tutorial, we will explore the basics of microcontroller programming and circuit electronics through a series of projects that are provided in the Sparkfu...

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28 Mar 2018

Arduino Projects with Light (Using Sparkfun RedBoard)

Now that your RedBoard is set up on its baseplate and the Arduino IDE is installed on your computer, we can begin our first Arduino-based Project Set! The First Project Set explores light and the type of electrical component we will be using is a Lig...

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28 Mar 2018

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