Meet Sparkfun’s Qwiic Pro Micro with USB Type-C
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Meet Sparkfun’s Qwiic Pro Micro with USB Type-C

The saying that “everything old is actually new again” finally became a reality for the Pro Micro board, as the popular Arduino compatible board gets revised with few additional features. The board that has been a favorite for about half a decade now received something of a great...

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Arduino Pro IDE
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Arduino Pro IDE

From its lack of simple things like code IntelliSense to more complex requirements like a debugger, quite a number of articles and comments have been written in the past about the inadequacies of the Arduino IDE. Many have pointed out how the IDEs’ attempt at simplifying things makes...

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Introduction to LoRa – Send data between two Arduino using LoRa
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Introduction to LoRa – Send data between two Arduino using LoRa

Selecting the right communication protocol is an important part of any IoT project as not being able to communicate with the server/device cloud quickly takes away the “I” in IoT and could lead to the ultimate failure of the project. Several communication protocols exist, from WiFi...

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Inkplate 6 is a programmable Kindle e-paper display
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Inkplate 6 is a programmable Kindle e-paper display

If you have ever wondered if there could be a better use for old Kindle screens, then you have to check out the new e-paper display made by e-radionica. The Inkplate 6 is made from recycled Amazon kindle screens. E-paper or electronic paper is an invention which has provided a solution...

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Arduino library to draw text and graphics on BLE Thermal Printers
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Arduino library to draw text and graphics on BLE Thermal Printers

BitBank Software, Inc., written by Larry Bank, bitbank@pobox.com This Arduino library allows you to easily generate text and graphics and send them to a BLE thermal printer. Since there are many different BLE APIs depending on the board manufacturer, I decided to support the more...

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Piksey Atto: An incredibly tiny, Arduino compatible board with USB!
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Piksey Atto: An incredibly tiny, Arduino compatible board with USB!

This cost-effective, yet tiny USB dev. board is designed for makers. It can be soldered onto PCBs, used with a breadboard or by itself. The author recently started creating DIY projects on their YouTube channel and they ran into a similar issue, time and again. Most of the sensors and...

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Arduino RFID Reader using the ArduiTouch MKR Enclosure
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Arduino RFID Reader using the ArduiTouch MKR Enclosure

RFID based projects are one of the most popular Arduino projects out there and we have also built a couple of them here too, but I recently came across an RFID access control project by hwhardsoft that was built using the ArduiTouch MKR enclosures. The ready-made nature of the...

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Seeeduino XIAO is an Arduino Microcontroller based on SAMD21 Cortex M0+
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Seeeduino XIAO is an Arduino Microcontroller based on SAMD21 Cortex M0+

Take a look at Seeeduino XIAO. What a small size and cute looking! It is the smallest member of the Seeeduino family. Seeeduino XIAO still carries the powerful CPU-ARM® Cortex®-M0+(SAMD21G18) which is a low-power Arduino microcontroller. On the other hand, this little board has good...

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