What is PWM or Pulse Width Modulation?

One of the first questions people new to Raspberry Pi or Arduino projects usually ask is "What is PWM?" or "What is Pulse Width Modulation?" In this quick tutorial we will quickly cover this topic and hopefully...

Easy Arduino Dice Circuit

In this project tutorial we're going to build a super easy Arduino dice circuit. It's a great learning project and one of the first project a lot of people new to the Arduinos or micro-controllers in general li...

Controlling an Arduino from a Web Page

When I got my first Arduino the first thing I thought was "Wow! I'd love to be able to control this thing from a web page!", but of our course I didn't have an Ethernet shield. So recently I decided to grab a s...

Arduino LCD Display Wiring

One of the first projects many people like to do with an Arduino is wiring up an LCD display and programming it.  This is because LCD screens have so many applications in the real world. You can display informa...

Arduino Train Crossing Project

In this project we're going to put together a simple Arduino train crossing! While practically this project is simply to help you learn how to use buttons, LEDs, and servos in your Arduino project, this train c...

Arduino Traffic Light Project

One of the very first projects almost all people do when they get an Arduino is to make the traffic light project. It's an incredibly simple project but it teaches you some of the most relevant fundamentals of ...

Controlling WS2812b LEDs with a Raspberry Pi

In our last article we discussed how to wire WS2812b addressable LEDs to a Raspberry Pi.  Of course, just wiring them up doesn't really do much.  Not even a single LED on a WS2812b strip will light until you se...

X-Carve Upgrade HONEST Review

The team over at Inventables contacted me and said “Hey! We’d like to send you the latest version of the X-Carve with all of the upgrades including the X-Controller; and the only thing we’d ask in return is tha...