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Shelf light AVR with pulse width modulation PWM

As you read, I’m making a shelf light controlled by an Atmega 168 on a circuit board I’ve laid out fairly simple.

The requirements for the board is to… 634 more words


Lab1 Material : Microcontroller Basics

Microcontroller Block Diagram by Ralf Fickert

The high level Microcontroller Block Diagram above hopefully makes it easy for the children to understand the basic components common to any Microcontroller. 928 more words

Why I chose the Atmel AVR series microcontrollers for my Labs over Arduinos

I decided that the best Labs to start with are the Microcontroller Labs and therefore got myself a couple of microcontroller ebooks . I’ll use the Atmel AVR series microcontrollers as hardware for my Labs. 173 more words

Inventors:Force Lab – What exactly is it?

The Inventors:Force Labs provide an environment in which knowledge is shared between all participants. The Labs start with providing the basics of the subject, just enough knowledge that the children can start tinkering, collaborating, experimenting, researching, playing and inventing. 144 more words

Lab Sessions Subject List

For the Inventors:Force Lab Sessions I’m aiming to touch the following subjects

  • Microcontrollers AVR ATmega168A-PU, Arduino, Raspberry PI
  • Sensors and sensors networks
  • PCBs with Eagle…
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What was my motivation for the Inventors:Force initiative?

This is an idea which was popping up in my head multiple times over the last couple of years. I always excused myself with reasons like I don’t have the knowledge, I don’t have the time, etc. 335 more words

Drawing on a 7x5 LED matrix with Arduino in C

In my component drawers I have a LTP-7357AG, which is a matrix of 35 green LEDs conveniently packaged in a 12-pin display. I wanted to play with it so I began to hook it with my… 947 more words