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How to Burn an Arduino Bootloader on an Atmega328

If you’ve landed on this post, there is a high chance you’ve already used an Arduino board. Research shows that the Atmega328 microcontroller in an Arduino has a higher possibility of failing after a certain period or if the connection is not well set up. Therefore, if you decide to reuse the Arduino board, it […]

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How to Effectively Receive Arduino Sensor Data on an Android Smartphone

The Arduino is an excellent device but unfortunately it doesn’t feature an LCD display to help you see the sensor data. Therefore, in case you want to see temperature data or the pressure of your Sensor, you need something else to do that. If you have data that you want to see, it is recommended […]

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How to Install Home Assistant on a Raspberry Pi

In this guide, you’ll learn how to install and fully set up the Home Assistant on the Raspberry Pi. The Home Assistant is an open-source software made for home automation and was designed with certain devices in mind, including the Raspberry Pi. Once on your hand, you can ascertain that the Home Assistant was primarily […]

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How to Install Mongodb on a Raspberry Pi 3

The Raspberry Pi is an amazing piece of software that was launched in 2012. Since then, the brand has been working on upgrades and has now come up with newer models of the software. Now, the newer versions of the Raspberry Pi feature built-in Wi-Fi and can be used as prototyping computers for the Internet […]

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How to Use a Timer in an Arduino Uno

In 2005, the Arduino Development Platform was originally launched as a user-friendly programmable device for art and design projects. The main objective of this launch was to help those without engineering skills to work with micro-controllers and basic electronics without the need of having so much programmable knowledge. However, due to its user-friendly capabilities, soon […]

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How to Connect L293D Motor Driver with Arduino

Connecting an L293D motor driver with Arduino is one of the easiest things. However, it is crucial to consider doing it in the right way. Our DIY tips are focused on providing you with the right information to do things properly and avoid regrets later on. In this post/tutorial, we will look at how you […]

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How to Program an Arduino Pro Mini 5v

If you are looking to add intelligence to most electronic projects, Arduino is a valid enough inclusion. The Arduino boards are affordable, flexible, and can be diversified based on the type of project you are designing. Such and many more capabilities of this platform is among the reasons why it has grown in popularity. And […]

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How To Use a Raspberry Pi as a Thin Client

As you may know, it’s impossible for Windows to run on a Raspberry. However, you can configure the Raspberry Pi as a thin client and access a remote desktop. So, if you want to know how to use Raspberry Pi as a thin client then you are at the right. The process isn’t that immediate […]

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How Much Power Does an Arduino Use?

As you may know, an Arduino is an open-source platform that’s based on user-friendly electronic hardware and software. It consists of software and a physical circuit board that’s programmable, and is mostly referred to as a microcontroller. Additionally, and Arduino also has an IDE, an Integrated Development Environment that lights up your computer. The IDE […]

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How to Make a Bluetooth Car with Arduino

Have you ever been fascinated by a remote controlled car, or better yet, wondered how it was made? Well, such has been the case with many people who’ve grown around electronically controlled devices. The element of control has been with us since our childhood and most of us have fantasized about controlling cars, airplanes, ships, […]

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