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Accessing Hidden Pins on the Arduino Zero
In this video we look at how you can access six additional digital pins from your Arduino Zero board. We also take a look at some flexible wired communication options you can take advantage of on the Arduino Zero. Link to Adafruit tutorial referenced in the...

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Measuring Wind Speed with an Anemometer and Arduino
In this video we look at how to measure wind speed using an anemometer and Arduino. This approach will work on both ARM and AVR based Arduinos. //****************Arduino anemometer sketch***************************** const byte interruptPin = 3; //anemomt...

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In video we discuss what is switch bounce and how to implement a simple and low cost debounce circuit to eliminate switch bounce. Debounce circuit used in video

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Creating a Sensor Network that Connects to the Cloud Part 3
In this three part series we look at how to create a wireless sensor mesh network that stores data on the cloud using the Arduino platform. In part three we look at how to access the sensor data from the cloud with a PC or Android device. GitHub link to acc...

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Unboxing the Anaren A20737A BLE Module and Atmosphere IDE
In this video we take a look at Anaren's A20737A BLE Module and the innovative Atmoshere IDE. If you want to try out the IDE for yourself before investing in the hardware use the following link:  https://atmosphere.anaren.com/

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Creating a Sensor Network that Connects to the Cloud Part 2
In this three part series we look at how to create a wireless sensor mesh network that stores data on the cloud using the Arduino platform. In part two we look at how to add time stamps to our sensor data and track the battery state of our nodes. GitHub:  h...

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Creating a Sensor Network that Connects to the Cloud Part 1
In this three part series we look at how to create a wireless sensor mesh network that stores data on the cloud using the Arduino platform. In part one we will look at the architecture of the network and how to get started sending sensor data to the cloud. ...

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Utilizing Advanced ADC Capabilities on Arduino’s with the SAMD21 (Zero, MKR1000, etc) Part 1
We are all familiar with the Arduino "analogRead()" function, but there is a lot more to the SAMD21 ADC then just taking simple readings. In this video series we look at some of the more advanced ADC capabilities of the SAMD21 and how to use them. In part 1...

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Reducing Power Consumption on Arduino Zero, MKR1000, or any SAMD21 Arduino Part 1
In this multiple part series we look at how to reduce power consumption for battery powered designs that utilize Arduino's with the Atmel SAMD21 MCU (Zero, MKR1000, etc). In part one we look at how to put the SAMD21 to sleep and wake it up with either the r...

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Low power tutorial for the ESP8266
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