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Pulsating LED

int ledPin = 11;
float sinVal;
int ledVal;

void setup(){
  pinMode(ledPin, OUTPUT);

void loop(){

  for (int x = 0; x < 180; x++){
    sinVal = (sin(x * (3.1414/180)));
    ledVal = int(sinVal * 255);
    analogWrite(ledPin, ledVal);

Where are my LEDs?

I haven’t done any work on the old Light Show for a while because I’ve been waiting for some WS2812B LED modules from an eBay seller in China. 289 more words


TMP36 Temperature Sensor and Arduino

The TMP36 is an analogue sensor, that needs to be read using the Arduino’s analogue input. The sensor outputs a voltage that is proportional to the temperature and is packaged in a transistor like TO92 format. 381 more words


This turntable lets you create animated GIFs of your DIY projects

Build a motorized turntable that captures videos of your DIY projects over time, then shares them to your online friends. 

If you’ve ever watched a pre-awards show on the E! 298 more words

Makers Movement

Nuimo is a universal interface for the IoT

Nuimo is an intuitive and natural way to control your smart lights, locks, thermostats and other apps.

With the number of connected gizmos and gadgets entering the market on the rise, there will undoubtedly be a need for a universal smart controller that commands them all from one place. 372 more words


Take your essential appliances off the grid with this solar power controller

This system allows you to ‘UNplug’ from the grid during the day and re-plug at night.

In today’s ‘always on’ era, there are over 100 million refrigerators, Internet modems and laptops running on fossil fuels in the United States alone, all of which adds roughly 33 billion pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere annually. 626 more words

Makers Movement

Who is a maker?

The truth is it can be anyone.A tinkerer, a hacker, an entrepreneur, an observer, a creator, a manufacturer ,a teacher or a writer.

The great industrial revolution made the world what it is today.The “make-culture” has been there in the history through all ages, and it is the same industrial revolution which is now being followed by the IT movements that led the way to what it is now referred to as the maker revolution or  maker movement. 162 more words