An Arduino Workshop
[/i]Are you puzzled about the Arduino but
finding it difficult to get all the pieces in one place?
The Arduino, designed for the novice, has become so popular that there is now an embarrassment of riches when it comes to amount of information and hardware available. So much stuff is out there that some folks have trouble puzzling out what they need to just to get started.
This text, An Arduino Workshop, and the associated hardware projects kit bring all the pieces of the puzzle together in one place. The author, Joe Pardue, writes the monthly Smiley's Workshop series in Nuts&Volts magazine and is known for his breezy writing style and lucid illustrations that help folks understand complex technical topics.
With this text and parts kit you will learn to: - Blink 8 LEDs (Cylon Eyes) - Read a pushbutton and 8-bit DIP switch - Sense Voltage, Light, and Temperature - Make Music on a piezo element - Sense edges and gray levels - Optically isolate voltages - Fade LED with PWM - Control Motor Speed - And more
Learn more at http://www.smileymicros.com
If you want to see the first three chapters, you can find them in the 'Excerpts of chapters 1, 2, and 3' hyperlink on http://www.smileymicros.com/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=82&MMN_position=136:136
P.S. I understand that some folks may find this spammy, but I started a thread at: http://www.arduino.cc/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1269807740/11#11
to see if this was okay and didn't get an negatives.