[islandlabs] More Arduino Projects:

Burns, William burns
Fri Dec 7 00:00:24 EST 2012


An arduino "MP3" (wav) player
http://garagelab.com/profiles/blogs/tutorial-playing-music-with-garagino-or-arduino-wav-player

An Arduino VGA signal generator
http://garagelab.com/profiles/blogs/arduino-generated-vga-color-signal

-Bill

> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at freeculture.org [mailto:list-bounces at freeculture.org]
> On Behalf Of Burns, William
> Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 6:32 PM
> To: Island Labs main mailing list
> Subject: [islandlabs] DIY'duino Class?
> 
> By the way:
> 
> A good question came up during last night's meeting, but I was too fried to
> respond in a meaningful way.
> So:
> 
> Re: "first time" arduino projects that might be usable in an arduino class:
> 
> You wanted something *other* than blinky lights, but the first demo
> program implemented a gray-code...
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gray_code
> and blinked lights accordingly.
> As-per the link, this could be useful in implementing a reliable shaft-encoder.
> Maybe we could build one of those? Not sure that's a good first-time project.
> 
> Another thing we could do is audio stuff. Maybe w/ a piezo speaker?
> ($1.18 on-sale at Newark)
> http://www.newark.com/jsp/search/productdetail.jsp?SKU=25R0640&CMP
> =KNC-GPLA
> http://hackaday.com/2012/09/15/how-to-make-your-own-piezoelectric-
> speaker/
> 
> w/ Audio, we could do an iambic morse-code key.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telegraph_key#Iambic_.28dual-
> lever.29_Paddles
> To demonstrate serial connectivity to an arduino, we could have the arduino
> read serial data, and "transmit" the equivalent morse code on the speaker.
> 
> Or.. If we want to do some more research... we could use the fermata sketch
> http://firmata.org/wiki/Main_Page to send arduino sensor readings to a PC-
> based application.
> 
> Personally, I like the idea of building our own "most useless device".
> 
> Do you guys have more ideas to add to this?
> 
> -Bill
> 
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> > A few of us will be hanging out at a barbecue joint in Patchogue this
> > Friday, the 7th.? I just wanted to extend the invitation to the rest of Island
> Labs.
> >
> > Time: 7 PM on Friday, December 7.
> > Location: BOBBiQUE (70 West Main St., Patchogue, NY 11772)
> >
> > Hope to see you there.
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