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Sensors, Actuators, and Robotics

NerdKits » Forums » Sensors, Actuators, and Robotics (103 threads, 986 posts)
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by Ralphxyz
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by xodin
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by BStory
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by JimFrederickson
sample code for digital temperature sensor, DS18B20 3 3636 December 30, 2012
by BobaMosfet
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by Ralphxyz
"Touchless" Sensor 5 3568 August 19, 2012
by bluestang
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by BobaMosfet
PWM Not Working 5 3436 August 01, 2012
by pcbolt
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by Ralphxyz
ME NEED HELP 1 2505 July 24, 2012
by mikeduff76
Input help 2 2717 July 23, 2012
by Rick_S
Sensor interdependence 19 3654 July 12, 2012
by wisc4ever
Water pump mentioned in the servo-squirter tutorial 1 2823 July 12, 2012
by Hexorg
Codewheel and RPM 17 3796 July 11, 2012
by Ralphxyz
Milling feed rate 6 4022 July 04, 2012
by sask55
Using PuTTY to see outgoing data 9 4456 July 02, 2012
by mcgroover
Do I need a separate supply for running a motor? 6 3355 June 20, 2012
by mongo
Operating a Xenon Flash Tube 4 4139 June 09, 2012
by mongo
Varying Solenoid Force 19 5790 June 04, 2012
by mcgroover
alarm clock 3 3219 May 15, 2012
by Ralphxyz
I2C/TWI wii nunchuck help 69 43516 May 03, 2012
by theomalon
Photoresistor reading on LCD 10 3493 April 28, 2012
by mongo
Servo reverse rotation/ positioning problem. 4 3281 April 26, 2012
by rmore
Robotic arm with constant force 4 3524 April 16, 2012
by pcbolt
HC-SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor with NerdKits 64 12882 April 08, 2012
by Ralphxyz
Using two different sensors on single chip 4 2920 April 07, 2012
by Ralphxyz
HMC5883L compass interface 20 6938 April 01, 2012
by Ralphxyz
robot with 2 Continuous rotation servos help 27 5836 April 01, 2012
by Ralphxyz
PIR motion sensor and Camera trigger problem 2 4050 March 24, 2012
by lukel
Analog to Digitial Conversion anamolies 10 2960 March 10, 2012
by Ralphxyz
External ADC with serial interface - Need help tweaking 7 3487 February 27, 2012
by pcbolt
Talking to your mouse 9 5250 February 18, 2012
by pcbolt
open drain output hall sensor 2 3667 February 03, 2012
by hevans
Photo Cell 7 3507 January 25, 2012
by BobaMosfet
First Robot - Avoids Collisions 10 3578 January 25, 2012
by treymd
MS5607 Pressure Sensor interface 2 3873 December 04, 2011
by Rick_S
Capacitance Output Humidity Sensor and LM34 Temperature - Breadboard and Data Processing Differences 8 4248 November 14, 2011
by Ralphxyz
2-Wire Automotive Sensors 13 5102 October 18, 2011
by BobaMosfet
Use digital signal to control motor through analogue circuit 5 3527 October 12, 2011
by hevans
Sampling from several different analog inputs? 22 14366 September 14, 2011
by BobaMosfet
Memsic 2125 Dual-Axis Accelerometer (#28017) 18 6180 August 08, 2011
by nightfall
Thermometer Experiment Wiring Help 7 3308 July 24, 2011
by Rick_S
Push Button 5 4149 July 19, 2011
by bretm
ADC ignores Pin DC5 and all pins pull high/low together 6 3056 June 08, 2011
by KilbySeale
Servo Control 13 6087 May 26, 2011
by Rachid
Wireless Temperature Sensor 4 4136 May 10, 2011
by Ralphxyz
Robot Car 28 4604 May 09, 2011
by Ralphxyz
Slow sample rate down (prescaler?) 15 3348 May 06, 2011
by bretm
Position Sensor 36 9152 April 06, 2011
by Ralphxyz
Cheaper Alternative Servos? 24 5122 April 04, 2011
by missle3944
sound recording module 2 3890 April 04, 2011
by Hexorg
Radio Shack Motion sensor - how do I connect this to the 168? 7 4704 March 10, 2011
by Ralphxyz
If I Have to Separate You Two, I Will! 12 10568 February 17, 2011
by devinsbusiness
Servo Makefile??? 3 3109 February 09, 2011
by missle3944
Controlling big loads 13 4054 February 01, 2011
by mongo
Dispensing Water 8 4379 January 31, 2011
by Twarter369
Cap charging measurment 4 3122 January 12, 2011
by Jalex
Making a pH Sensor 9 8764 December 24, 2010
by kemil
LCD display with LED backlight 12 7008 December 14, 2010
by hevans
My weird personal fan motor 2 3837 December 10, 2010
by mongo
Understanding Registers 1 4455 November 19, 2010
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How to use the microcontroller to trigger an event on my pc 3 4106 October 21, 2010
by giantclam
Programming in C to control a Submarine... 34 5393 August 07, 2010
by BobaMosfet
Dennis Hong: My 7 species of robot 2 3636 July 23, 2010
by treymd
H-bridge 2 3663 July 21, 2010
by mongo
Temp probe needed for BBQ draft control 3 4890 June 26, 2010
by Solorbob
Servo control - PWM_MIN and PWM_MAX 4 4720 June 20, 2010
by mongo
ADC reading 807411 5 4046 May 04, 2010
by 59zoocat
Driving a DC Motor in Making or Buying an H-Bridge 10 14785 April 20, 2010
by Rick_S
Turn your PC into an Osciloscope!! 3 5521 April 08, 2010
by ese
Inexpensive optical sensors: how to use? 7 6861 April 02, 2010
by bretm
Controlling more than one servo 18 5400 March 31, 2010
by mongo
"custom" interface on ADC questions 4 3209 March 28, 2010
by 6ofhalfdozen
i2c bus distance extender 1 4254 March 19, 2010
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Scale question 9 5923 March 14, 2010
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Ethernet 2 4481 February 12, 2010
by treymd
Game Show Style Buzzer 2 3726 February 10, 2010
by mrobbins
Strange Problem with Servo 7 3722 February 01, 2010
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Radio Control Interface - a PPM decoder 4 6558 January 31, 2010
by icarus
2 Servos, 1 Analog Joystick 15 5282 January 30, 2010
by Phrank916
PT6958 and NerdKits 2 4217 January 26, 2010
by mrobbins
Temp sensor LM34 7 6107 January 18, 2010
by NK_EK
Photoresistors 8 6270 December 24, 2009
by BobaMosfet
Model Rockets 6 7351 November 24, 2009
by n3ueaEMTP
digital humidity sensor 3 5620 November 21, 2009
by tech20
Servo or something else? 4 3749 November 11, 2009
by mikedoug
Remote Temperature Sensor 5 4617 November 07, 2009
by Hugh
Proximity Sensor Project 13 8195 October 26, 2009
by timk
How to read data sheet 3 5412 September 18, 2009
by apurcell
The Long Arm of the Nerdkit 2 5077 July 06, 2009
by sgmaniac1255
Basic hall effect sensor question 4 4444 June 18, 2009
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Real speakers 15 6604 May 26, 2009
by wayward
Good communities for mechanical projects? 3 4906 May 07, 2009
by MacGyver
How to trigger a gravity fed liquid dispenser 3 6804 May 01, 2009
by Pheryllt
Basic motor interface? 4 4893 April 14, 2009
by mikeyw

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