APA102 vs SK6812 – Which LED strip to use?

🕒 4 min read Going online in search of a LED strip, be it for a prototype or school project, you may be seeing a huge variety of LED strips, ranging from different functionality and price tags. With...

Playing music tracks with DF Robot MP3 Player Module

🕒 4 min read Need to play some music tracks quick with minimal hustle? Getting a MP3 Player module may be a solution one can look into! In this mini project, DF Robot MP3 Player Module is interfaced...

2.8″ TFT LCD Touchscreen Shield

🕒 5 min read Looking for a bigger screen to interface with the Arduino Uno? Bigger than the 2.4″ TFT LCD screen, this shield is able to display a little more information than the 2.4″ screen. In this...

Controlling devices with the Opto-isolator Relay

🕒 2 min read Need to control devices that has high power or does not have the same power rating as the Arduino? Using an optoisolator relay is one wokr around you can choose to approach this issue. With that,...

Sprinthacks@BASH

🕒 6 min read Recently, I participated in Sprint Hacks, a 5 day designathon held by DBS Bank and Infocomm Investments at BASH, One North. (BASH = Build A Startup Here) It was a design thinking workshop cum...

Getting started with ROS

🕒 4 min read Having difficulties working or understanding ROS? Or are there too little resources that can be found in the Web? This were the same difficulties I faced when I first began learning ROS. Therefore, I...

How to restore your GNOME desktop (Ubuntu 14.04)

🕒 2 min read Every once in a while, we will remove unnecessary or unused packages that is in our computer. But sometimes, we forget to checkout whether other packages will be removed, which may be required by...

Arduino self balancing robot – Update #7

🕒 < 1 m read Finally, we have another post on the self balancing robot! There were major changes to the robot, as I scrapped my old design with a new (and better?) design.