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How to Connect, Set Up & Control a Joystick with Arduino

How to Connect, Set Up & Control a Joystick with Arduino

When most individuals hear about Joystick, they think about game controllers. When it comes to electronics, there are several useful applications of a joystick. In most cases, joysticks are used along with Arduino for DIY projects as well as robotic applications.  Furthermore, it offers an analog output, which allows it to be used in feeding […]

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How to Connect a Raspberry Pi with Arduino?

How to Connect a Raspberry Pi with Arduino?

Sometimes you might want to connect a Raspberry Pi with an Arduino. Despite being two different products, Arduino and Raspberry Pi, both cater to eager makers and hackers. What if you connect a Raspberry Pi with an Arduino and then use it like a slave device that reacts to input and sends an output to […]

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How to Connect a Motor Driver To an Arduino Uno?

How to Connect a Motor Driver To an Arduino Uno?

Connecting the motor driver to an Arduino Uno is relatively easy. To understand the whole process much better, we shall be using L298 bridge IC to connect to an Arduino Uno, allowing you to control your DC motor. Usually, DC motor or direct current motor is considered as the most commonly used type of motor. […]

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How to Install a Fan on a Raspberry Pi 4

How to Install a Fan on a Raspberry Pi 4

Are you worried about your Raspberry Pi 4 overheating? Well, don’t worry anymore since you can fix this problem by installing a fan. Installing a fan in your Raspberry Pi 4 is vital since it does not come equipped with one. However, the best part is that the installation process is relatively easy and can […]

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How Do I Access My Raspberry Pi Remotely?

How Do I Access My Raspberry Pi Remotely?

Have you ever wished to access your Raspberry Pi remotely while on the road? Maybe you have home security set up, using Raspberry Pi for some amazing internet applications or operating a private Minecraft server. Irrespective of your reason, connecting and operating your Raspberry Pi remotely is relatively easy. If you want to access your […]

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Can I Use My Laptop Monitor for My Raspberry Pi?

Can I Use My Laptop Monitor for My Raspberry Pi?

Working with your Raspberry Pi can be relatively challenging, especially when you don’t have AV/HDMI displays. As you might know that Raspberry Pi is referred to as a Pocket Size PC; however, for debugging as well as project purposes, a Pi is relatively cumbersome when carrying an additional display for that.  In addition to that, most […]

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What is an Arduino Uno R3 Board?

What is an Arduino Uno R3 Board?

Arduino board is a single board microcontroller as well as it is open-source hardware that works on IDE (integrated development environment). On the other hand, the Arduino Uno is by far the most used as well as a documented board across all Arduino models.  As a novice, you might be facing some difficulties when it […]

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What is Arduino and Why is it Used?

What is Arduino and Why is it Used?

As a newbie, you might be wondering what Arduino is and why it is used. Well, in this article, we shall help you answer that question. Arduino is an open-source platform which is used in creating various electronic projects.  This open-source platform is made up of microcontroller or physical programmable circuit board and software commonly […]

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How to Interface a Servo Motor with Arduino?

How to Interface a Servo Motor with Arduino

Servo motor is an electric device that is used for precise angular rotation control. This motor is often used in projects that need precise control over motion, such as when controlling a robot arm. Usually, the servo motor’s rotation angle is often controlled by applying the MWN signal. When you vary the width of a […]

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How to Connect a PIR Sensor to an Arduino Uno

How to Connect a PIR Sensor to an Arduino Uno

Ever wanted to come up with a project that will detect when an individual is in your room? You can achieve this with utmost ease while using PIR (passive infrared) motion sensor and come up with projects like a burglar alarm as well as automated appliances. In this article, we shall be discussing how to […]

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