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Make: Basic Arduino Projects

Book Description

This companion book to MakerShed's Ultimate Arduino Microcontroller Pack provides 26 clearly explained projects that you can build with this top-selling kit right away--including multicolor flashing lights, timers, tools for testing circuits, sound effects, motor control, and sensor devices. The kit features the Arduino Uno Microcontroller and a MakerShield, the definitive prototyping shield for Arduino.

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
    1. Conventions Used in This Book
    2. Using Code Examples
    3. Safari® Books Online
    4. How to Contact Us
    5. Acknowledgments
  2. 1. The Trick Switch
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Trick Switch
    3. Trick Switch with On/Off Indicators
    4. Something to Think About
  3. 2. Sunrise-Sunset Light Switch
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Sunrise-Sunset Light Switch
    3. Circuit Theory
    4. Sunrise-Sunset Detector with Serial Monitor
    5. Something to Think About
  4. 3. Tilt Sensing Servo Motor Controller
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Tilt Sensing Servo Motor Controller
    3. Upload the Tilt Sensor Sketch
    4. A Simple Animatronic Controller Using the Serial Monitor
    5. Circuit Theory
    6. Something to Think About
  5. 4. Twin LEDs
    1. Parts List
    2. Circuit Theory
    3. Twin LED Flasher
    4. Build the Adjustable Twin LED Flasher
    5. It’s Alive! Build a FrankenBot Toy
    6. Something to Think About
  6. 5. The Opposite Switch
    1. Parts List
    2. Circuit Theory
    3. The Opposite Switch (aka the NOT Logic Gate)
    4. Build an Arduino NOT Logic Gate
    5. Upload the Arduino NOT Logic Gate Sketch
    6. Something to Think About
  7. 6. The AND Logic Gate
    1. Parts List
    2. Circuit Theory
    3. The Arduino AND Logic Gate
    4. Upload the Arduino AND Logic Gate Sketch
    5. Something to Think About
  8. 7. The OR Logic Gate
    1. Parts List
    2. Circuit Theory
    3. The Arduino OR Logic Gate
    4. Upload the Arduino OR Logic Gate Sketch
    5. Something to Think About
  9. 8. Tilt Flasher
    1. Parts List
    2. Circuit Theory
    3. The Up-Down Sensor
    4. Something to Think About
  10. 9. Multicolor RGB Flasher
    1. Parts List
    2. Circuit Theory
    3. The RGB Flasher
    4. Something to Think About
  11. 10. The Magic Light Bulb
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Magic Light Bulb
    3. Upload the Magic Light Bulb Sketch
    4. Circuit Theory
    5. Something to Think About
  12. 11. Metal Checker: The Electronic Switch
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Metal Checker
    3. Upload the Metal Checker Sketch
    4. Circuit Theory
    5. Something to Think About
  13. 12. The Theremin
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Theremin
    3. Upload the Theremin Sketch
    4. Circuit Theory
    5. Something to Think About
  14. 13. An Arduino Ohmmeter
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build an Arduino Ohmmeter
    3. Upload the Arduino Ohmmeter Sketch
    4. Circuit Theory
    5. Something to Think About
  15. 14. The LCD News Reader
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build the LCD
    3. Upload the LCD News Reader Sketch
    4. Circuit Theory
    5. Something to Think About
  16. 15. A Logic Tester (with an RGB LED)
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Logic Tester
    3. Upload the Logic Tester Sketch
    4. Circuit Theory
    5. Something to Think About
  17. 16. A Logic Tester (with an LCD)
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Logic Tester
    3. Upload the Logic Tester Sketch
    4. Circuit Theory
    5. Something to Think About
  18. 17. The Amazing Pushbutton (with Processing)
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build an Amazing Pushbutton
    3. Upload the Amazing Pushbutton Sketch
    4. Download and Install Processing Notes
    5. Let’s Visualize Digital Data with Processing
    6. Troubleshooting Tips for Processing
    7. Something to Think About
  19. 18. The Terrific Tilt Switch (with Processing)
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Terrific Tilt Switch
    3. Upload the Terrific Tilt Switch Sketch
    4. Let’s Visualize Digital Data with Processing
    5. Something to Think About
  20. 19. The Rocket Launching Game (with Processing)
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Rocket Game
    3. Upload the MultiDigital4 Sketch
    4. The Rocket Launcher with Processing
    5. Something to Think About
  21. 20. Temperature Indicator (with Processing)
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Temperature Indicator
    3. Upload the Temperature Indicator Sketch
    4. The Negative Temperature Coefficient (NTC) Sensor with Processing
    5. Something to Think About
  22. 21. Sweeping Servo
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Servo Motor Tester
    3. Upload the Sweeping Sketch
    4. Something to Think About
  23. 22. Electronic Cricket
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build an Electronic Cricket
    3. Upload the Electronic Cricket Sketch
    4. Something to Think About
  24. 23. A Pocket Stage Light
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Pocket Stage Light
    3. Upload the Pocket Stage Light Sketch
    4. Something to Think About
  25. 24. Electronic Pixel
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build an Electronic Pixel
    3. Upload the Electronic Pixel Sketch
    4. Something to Think About
  26. 25. The Metronome
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Metronome
    3. Upload the Metronome Sketch
    4. Something to Think About
  27. 26. The Secret Word Game
    1. Parts List
    2. Let’s Build a Secret Word Game
    3. Upload the Secret Word Game Sketch
    4. Rules for the Secret Word Game
    5. Something to Think About
  28. Index
  29. Colophon
  30. Copyright