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How to Connect Arduino to an LCD

How to Connect Arduino to an LCD

Interfacing a character Liquid Crystal Display commonly referred to as LCD to an Arduino, helps in adding a nice element of readability to any particular project. Some of the best Arduino works across the globe, such as in sports, are equipped with LCD screens. You can use an LCD screen in displaying information from a […]

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How to Read RS485 Data using Arduino

How to Read RS485 Data using Arduino

RS485 is a physical connection for the transfer of serial data. The RS485 is a type of asynchronous serial communication protocol since it does not feature a synchronizing clock signal that is being transmitted along with data. You can use it between two Arduinos or more as well as to numerous I/O devices that have […]

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How to Connect Mach3 to Arduino

How to Connect Mach3 to Arduino

In this article, we shall be discussing how to connect Mach3 to Arduino without having to use additional hardware. While connecting your Mach3 to Arduino using the tips discussed in this article, you will not have to use Modbus library. Your Mach3 will have the ability to read an input pin on an Arduino. However, […]

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How to Create a Function in Arduino

How to Create a Function in Arduino

When you segment code into a function, it allows you as a programmer to design modular pieces of code that are meant to perform particular tasks and return to the area of code where the function was called. Usually, functions are often created when an individual would like to perform the same type of action […]

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How to Use a Relay with an Arduino

How to Use a Relay with an Arduino

Relay is a switch which is electrically operated and can be switched on and off allowing current to flow through or not. Relays can be controlled with low voltage as well. One of the vital things you might consider doing with your Arduino is controlling high voltage devices with volts of approximately 120 to 240 […]

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How to Connect an LDR to Arduino

How to Connect an LDR to Arduino

Light Dependent Resistor or LDR is also referred to as a Photoresistor. This simple device features an incredible characteristic whereby it changes its resistance in accordance with the light intensity, which hits it. When light is shone on it, the LDR’s resistance becomes lower; on the other hand, the resistance becomes more significant when the […]

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How to Use L298n with Arduino

How to Use L298n with Arduino

In this article, we shall be discussing how to use L298n with Arduino. We shall be learning how to control DC motors using an Arduino.  Furthermore, we shall be looking at some of the basic techniques used in controlling DC motors, and you will learn how you can control the L298n driver using an Arduino […]

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How to Connect a Push Button Switch to Arduino

How to Connect a Push Button Switch to Arduino

A pushbutton is highly essential when it comes to connecting two points in your circuit once pressed. For instance, you can use it to turn on the LED once you press your push button. This means that a pushbutton is a vital component in most projects. Therefore, mastering how to connect your push button switch […]

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How to Interface an Accelerometer with Arduino

How to Interface an Accelerometer with Arduino

There is no doubt that measuring acceleration is highly essential when it comes to carrying out several interesting projects. Usually, in an embedded system, this task is often carried out by an accelerometer. In addition to giving you the speed of an object, an accelerometer works as an indicator as well when a natural event […]

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How to Connect Arduino to MySQL Database

How to Connect Arduino to MySQL Database

If you have ever wished to use a local database server in storing your data from an Arduino project or would like to send queries directly to MySQL Database from an Arduino sketch, then you are in the right place.  Connecting Arduino to MySQL database is relatively easy. In addition to that, you can achieve […]

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