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EM-18 RFID Reader Module

Interfacing EM-18 RFID reader with Arduino Uno

Arduino Uno is an opensource physical computing platform based on ATmega328 microcontroller and provides a development environment for writing software for the board. It can be used for a variety of projects. EM-18 RFID reader is one of the commonly used RFID reader to read 125KHz tags. It features low cost, low power consumption, small form factor and easy to use. It provides both UART and Wiegand26 output formats. It can be directly interfaced with microcontrollers using UART and with PC using [...]

16x2 Green Character LCD Module

Interfacing LCD with Arduino Uno

16x2 character LCD display is a very basic LCD module which is commonly used in electronic projects. 16x2 means it can display 2 rows of 16 characters (columns). Its other variants such as 16x1, 16x4 etc are also available. These LCDs are usually made using HD44870 compatible controllers. In this tutorial we will see how to interface a 16x2 Character LCD display with Arduino Uno development board. Arduino provides built in libraries for interfacing HD44870 compatible LCDs. In a 16x2 [...]

Push Button Switch

Using Push Button Switch with Arduino Uno

In this tutorial you will learn how to read the status of a digital pin of Arduino. I hope that you already go through our first tutorial, Getting Started with Arduino Uno - LED Blinking. In this example, a push button switch and an LED is connected to Arduino Uno. When we press the switch, LED will glow for 3 seconds. A pin is configured as Input Pin to connect switch and another pin is configured as Output Pin [...]

LED

Getting Started with Arduino – LED Blinking

Arduino Uno is the best development board for beginners in the field of embedded systems. We can program Arduino board with less technical knowledge and programming skills. This tutorial is intended to beginners in the field of Arduino. Hope you already have an Arduino board. Then you have to download Arduino Software and Driver. You can download it from Arduino Website. Installing Arduino Driver Now connect the Arduino to your computer using a USB cable. As usual Windows may start driver [...]

Arduino Uno R3

Arduino Uno

The Arduino Uno is the most popular one among other Arduino development boards. It is  based on the microcontroller ATmega328. The factor which make Arduino Uno differ from others is that it does not use FTDI USB-to-serial driver chip. Instead it uses a microcontroller Atmega16U2 (Atmega8U2 up to version R2) which is programmed as USB-to-serial converter. Its peripheral features includes 14 digital input/output pins (of which 6 can provide PWM outputs), 6 analog inputs, a 16MHz crystal oscillator, a USB connector, [...]

Arduino Symbol

Arduino – Development Board For Beginners

Arduino is a development board based on Atmel Microcontroller introduced in 2005. It is intended for beginners in the field of electronics. This can take inputs from different switches, sensors and can given output to surroundings through light, sound, motion etc. This is the most convenient method for computer based students to develop electronic projects with basic knowledge in electronics. It is an open source system which is flexible and is easy to use. Arduino has its own programming [...]

PWM using Arduino

Pulse Width Modulation : PWM using Arduino

Pulse Width Modulation or PWM is a method of Digital to Analog Conversion. It helps in delivering analog average voltage using digital pulses of variable pulse width. By controlling the on time and off time, we can generate an analog average voltage using the digital pulses. PWM has a wide range of application. It is used in DC motor speed control, Brightness control of LED lamps etc. Here in this simple experiment to understand the PWM working in ARDUINO, we read [...]

Analog to Digital Conversion in ARDUINO

Analog to digital conversion module of ARDUINO UNO has 6 input ports. The number of the port varies with your ARDUINO model but the coding remains the same. The analog reading in the analog inputs are converted into corresponding 10bit(0-1023). ARDUINO developers have made such an option that you can print anything and see it on the Serial monitor. This example demonstrates analog input usage by reading an analog sensor on analog pin 0 and turning on and off a [...]