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30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius: Second Edition

Book Description

So Many Fiendishly Fun Ways to Use the Latest Arduino Boards!Fully updated throughout, this do-it-yourself guide shows you how to program and build fascinating projects with the Arduino Uno and Leonardo boards and the Arduino 1.0 development environment. 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius, Second Edition, gets you started right away with the simplified C programming you need to know and demonstrates how to take advantage of the latest Arduino capabilities.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. 30 Arduino™ Projects for the Evil Genius™, Second Edition
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Dedication
  5. About the Author
  6. Contents
  7. Acknowledgments
  8. Introduction
  9. 1 Quickstart
    1. Powering Up
    2. Installing the Software
    3. Configuring Your Arduino Environment
    4. Downloading the Project Software
    5. Project 1 Flashing LED
    6. Breadboard
    7. Summary
  10. 2 A Tour of Arduino
    1. Microcontrollers
    2. What’s on an Arduino Board?
    3. The Arduino Family
    4. The C Language
    5. Summary
  11. 3 LED Projects
    1. Project 2 Morse Code S.O.S. Flasher
    2. Loops
    3. Arrays
    4. Project 3 Morse Code Translator
    5. Project 4 High-Brightness Morse Code Translator
    6. Summary
  12. 4 More LED Projects
    1. Digital Inputs and Outputs
    2. Project 5 Model Traffic Signal
    3. Project 6 Strobe Light
    4. Project 7 SAD Light
    5. Project 8 High-Powered Strobe Light
    6. Random Number Generation
    7. Project 9 LED Dice
    8. Summary
  13. 5 Sensor Projects
    1. Project 10 Keypad Security Code
    2. Rotary Encoders
    3. Project 11 Model Traffic Signal Using a Rotary Encoder
    4. Sensing Light
    5. Project 12 Pulse-Rate Monitor
    6. Measuring Temperature
    7. Project 13 USB Temperature Logger
    8. Summary
  14. 6 Light Projects
    1. Project 14 Multicolor Light Display
    2. Seven-Segment LEDs
    3. Project 15 Seven-Segment LED Double Dice
    4. Project 16 LED Array
    5. Project 17 USB Message Board
    6. Summary
  15. 7 Sound Projects
    1. Project 18 Oscilloscope
    2. Sound Generation
    3. Project 19 Tune Player
    4. Project 20 Light Harp
    5. Project 21 VU Meter
    6. Summary
  16. 8 Power Projects
    1. Project 22 LCD Thermostat
    2. Project 23 Computer-Controlled Fan
    3. H-Bridge Controllers
    4. Project 24 Hypnotizer
    5. Servo Motors
    6. Project 25 Servo-Controlled Laser
  17. 9 Miscellaneous Projects
    1. Project 26 Lie Detector
    2. Project 27 Magnetic Door Lock
    3. Project 28 Infrared Remote
    4. Project 29 Lilypad Clock
    5. Project 30 Evil Genius Countdown Timer
    6. Summary
  18. 10 USB Projects with the Leonardo
    1. Project 31 Keyboard Prank
    2. Project 32 Automatic Password Typer
    3. Project 33 Accelerometer Mouse
    4. Summary
  19. 11 Your Projects
    1. Circuits
    2. Components
    3. Tools
    4. Project Ideas
  20. Appendix: Components and Supplies
  21. Suppliers
  22. Component Sources
  23. Index