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17 Apr 2014

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Do you need a quick and easy way to program AVR chips. Did you know you can use your Arduino and the Arduino IDE? This Arduino shield makes the process much easier.

Arduino AVR Progamming Shield - [Link]

11 Apr 2014

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This project turns the Arduino UNO into a computer running the BASIC programming. languagedan14 @ instructable.com writes:

Hi all, this is my first instructable documenting the creation of my project, the Arduino UNO BASIC shield which turns the Arduino UNO into a computer running the BASIC programming language.

As microcontrollers are essentially low performance computers on a chip (they have a processor, RAM and ROM) they can be used to create small computer systems. The aim of this project was to use AVR microcontrollers to create a computer capable of running the BASIC programming language.

Arduino BASIC Shield - [Link]

23 Mar 2014

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The “EasyPlug Shield” for Arduino makes it super easy to connect sensors to your Arduino. The EasyPlug shield provides an incredibly simple, clean, and quick way to connect sensors to your Arduino board. They have sensors for just about anything.

All of our sensors are designed to be easy to use, right out of the box. Plug in a cable (provided) and the sensor is ready to go. We’ve picked the most useful and fun sensors for you. But we’re adding more all the time, so you should be able to find a sensor to fit your needs.

EasyPlug: The Sensor Shield for Arduinos - [Link]

30 Jan 2014

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In this article read about how to build an AVR ISP Shield for Arduino. phenoptix writes:

This Instructable is for the build instructions for our new AVR ISP Shield Kit for Arduino. Its development owes a great deal to Instructables and our own community (particularly Nick!) and I hope to explain some of that along the way.

Let me start by saying to program an AVR chip with an Arduino you don’t need a shield or even a crystal if you’re programming Arduino bootloaders. But if you plan on doing it more than once a shield is going to save you some headaches as setting up a breadboard each time and then worrying about debugging is a pain…

Building an ISP Shield for Arduino - [Link]


29 Jan 2014

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randofo @ instructables writes:

The 8-Pin Programming Shield allows you to program ATtiny series chips using the Arduino itself as the programmer. In other words, you plug this into your Arduino and then you can easily program 8-pin chips. These small microcontrollers can then be incorporated into any project that you want. Follows are instructions for assembling your own 8-Piin Programming Shield.

8-Pin Arduino Programming Shield - [Link]

6 Aug 2013

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The Arduino OBDCAN Shield connects Arduino board to CAN OBD-II compliant car, light truck, or motorcycle.

  • ISO15765-4 (CAN) protocol
  • Arduino R3 form factor
  • Stacking headers for expansion and connection to LCD
  • Joystick control for menu navigation
  • Provides operating voltage for the Arduino board from OBD connector
  • Serial port operating voltage either 3.3V or 5V, driven by IOREF pin
  • Standard DB-9 subconnector for use with OBD-II cable.

OBDCAN Shield for Arduino - [Link]

1 May 2013

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Olympia, WA, April 29, 2013, Olympia Circuits introduces the Arno Shield to expand their line of products for new Arduino users.  The Arno Shield contains all the components necessary to learn Arduino programming when plugged into an Arduino compatible board without any messy wires.  The original Arno Learning Kit was introduced last year and received a great response as an innovative approach to learning the basics of electronics and Arduino.  The shield provides another way for new users to dive into the world of Arduino and breaks down barriers to learning about microcontrollers.

The Arno Shield will be available for purchase at olympiacircuits.com on May 2nd.

The Arno Shield shares the same features of the Arno, but in a familiar shield form factor.  Bring your own Arduino compatible board, drop in the shield and start learning to write sketches.

The Arno Shield comes with the well regarded book “Learn Arduino with the Arno” which gives step-by-step instructions for more than forty projects.  All the components for the projects are built into the Arno Shield, so no wiring is necessary, just plug and play.  The Arno shield, like the original Arno, is fully compatible with the Arduino programming language and integrated development environment.

To allow for a wide range of learning projects, the shield includes the following devices:

  • Four green LEDs
  • One RGB LED
  • One infrared LED
  • Two momentary pushbutton switches for digital inputs
  • One thumbwheel potentiometer to introduce analog measurements and controls
  • One piezo element to create tones and measure vibrations
  • One phototransistor to detect infrared and visible light
  • An I2C digital temperature sensor to introduce between-device digital communication

Users of the Arno have enjoyed the ability to dive right in to programming without messing with wires and small parts.  Like the original Arno, the Arno Shield and an Arduino compatible board make a good travel kit that wonʼt get you hung up in security. For more information see the product page at http://www.olympiacircuits.com/arno-shield.html and contact info@olympiacircuits.com.

Olympia Circuits announces the Arno Shield - [Link]

3 Feb 2013

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This Voice shield can be useful to integrate voice messages in alarm systems, to implement generic I/O controls in home automation or even in home security applications: something like playing an alert when a person or a vehicle approaches any given protected area. The use cases are many and limited only by your imagination!

While this shield can operate stand-alone, it can be better managed through and SPI interface: by connecting this with Arduino it can take control of the speech synthesis.

A Voice Shield for Arduino – Give Voice to your Ideas! - [Link]

6 Sep 2012

Arduino Lab by HobbyLab – [via]

Multi-functional logic analyzer and signal generator on Arduino-compatible shield. Simply place it on your Arduino and see all digital signals on the computer screen.

Arduino Lab by HobbyLab - [Link]

31 Jul 2012

The idea behind this post is to bring together some robot designs and transform them in a new device with new hardware and standard software (arduino of course) and so easier to use.  These robots have three things in common: a mechanical structure, the hardware and the software. While the mechanical part is necessarily different, we wanted to understand if there was a hardware board that could be common, with a unique development system. The choice, quite obviously, has the Arduino board, which with its development environment is perfect to create similar projects.

Robot shield for Arduino - [Link]



 
 
 

 

 

 

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