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Microcontrollers: The Arduino Nano

Introduction The Arduino Nano is a powerful microcontroller board known for its compact size and versatility. In this blog post, we will explore the various aspects of the Arduino Nano,…

Microcontrollers: The Arduino Mega 2560

Introduction The Arduino Mega is a powerful microcontroller board that is designed to be used for more complex projects. It is based on the ATmega2560 microcontroller, which is a high-performance…

Microcontrollers The Arduino Pro Micro

Introduction The Arduino Pro Micro is a small microcontroller board that is designed to be used for projects where space is at a premium. It is based on the ATmega32U4…

Microcontrollers: The Arduino Uno R3

Introduction This is part of our multipart rundown of microcontrollers for hobbyists and tinkerers. See here for our microcontroller board comparison table of all of the microcontroller boards covered thus…

Add USB Support to ATmega328 with V-USB

Introduction The Arduino Uno is without a doubt one of the most popular microcontrollers for hobbyists of all time. One drawback to the Uno is that it lacks native USB…

Is a PIC Microcontroller a Viable Arduino Alternative?

Introduction With the ongoing chip shortage, and retailers price gouging anything with a microchip on board I figured it was time to look at a some less popular — hopefully…

New 32-bit Arduino Uno R4

Announcement For the first time since 2010 when the Arduino Uno R3 made its debut we have an announcement about another addition to the venerable Arduino Uno family of microcontrollers!…

DIY Joystick: Using the Arduino Joystick Library 2.0

Introduction This is mainly taken from the Arduino Joystick Library GitHub page and lightly edited by myself. To see the original as well as additional help and support visit the…

Homemade Game Controller using an Arduino Leonardo

Gamers are always looking for new ways to enhance their gaming experience, and what better way to do that than to construct your very own homemade game controller? The Arduino…

Getting Acquainted with the Magical Arduino Leonardo

The Arduino Leonardo was the first Arduino to use Atmel’s ATmegaXU4 series chip with built-in USB. This change is big, and it has big benefits. In addition to the built-in…