April 19, 2013

Sensor Comparison

Analog Inputs Our senses take our environment in and capture its nuances as signals our brains can interpret. We can feel variations in heat and see changes in lighting, these signals allow us to respond
April 18, 2013

Intro to Stepper Motors

What is it? A stepper motor rotates in small precise increments named steps or phases. They theoretically move at a constant pace and as the speed increases the torque decreases. They are the most powerful
April 18, 2013

Intro to Servo Motors

What is it? A servo motor is really a three-in-one deal. It is either an AC or DC motor, reduction gearing and miniaturised control electronics rolled into one solid, compact and versatile motor. Its
April 18, 2013

Intro to DC Motors

What is it? DC Motors (DC standing for Direct Current) create electromagnetic force from current which spins an output shaft. In spins according to the polarity of the voltage, so switching the polarity
February 28, 2013

Musical Instrument Shield

A cool polyphony demo video from Sparkfun.com Arduino Uno Musical Instrument Shield So you want to add sound to your project without too much headache? Perfect! The Arduino
September 29, 2008

Sensor Lab Submission Guide

Here are some guidelines for when you add information to the Sensor Lab website. These guidelines are not set in stone. So, if you feel you know a better way, leave a comment or two. TITLES Titles