The TAB Book of Arduino Projects: 36 Things to Make with Shields and Proto Shields

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/2/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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The ultimate collection of DIY Arduino projects!

In this easy-to-follow book, electronics guru Simon Monk shows you how to create a wide variety of fun and functional gadgets with the Arduino Uno and Leonardo boards. Filled with step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations, The TAB Book of Arduino Projects: 36 Things to Make with Shields and Proto Shields provides a cost estimate, difficulty level, and list of required components for each project. You’ll learn how to design custom circuits with Proto Shields and solder parts to the prototyping area to build professional-quality devices. Catapult your Arduino skills to the next level with this hands-on guide.

Build these and many more innovative Arduino creations:

  • Persistence-of-vision (POV) display
  • High-power LED controller
  • Color recognizer
  • RFID door lock
  • Fake dog
  • Person counter
  • Laser alarm
  • Theramin-like instrument
  • FM radio receiver
  • Email notifier
  • Network temperature and humidity sensor
  • Seven segment LED clock
  • Larson scanner
  • Conway's game of life
  • Singing plant
  • Ultrasonic rangefinder
  • Temperature and light logger
  • Autoranging capacitance meter
  • Geiger counter

Table of Contents

Part I: Light and Color
1. Persistence of Vision Display
2. 3X3 LED Cube
3. RGB High-Brightness Light Controller
4. Color Recognizer

Part II: Security
5. RFID Door Lock
6. Keypad Lock
7. Secret Knock Lock
8. Fake Dog Bark Alarm
9. Person Counter
10. Laser Intruder Alarm

Part III: Sound and Music
11. Pseudo-Theramin
12. FM Radio Receiver
13. Pedal Board Controller
14. Accelerometer-based Music Controller
15. Arduino Jukebox

Part IV: Internet
16. Tweet Counter
17. COSM temperature logger
18. Web Power Switch
19. Web Sensor Server
20. Internet Meter

Part V. Clocks and Displays
21. Clock using Bicolor Matrix
22. Binary Real-time Clock
23. Atomic Clock
24. 7-Segment LED Clock
25. Weather station
26. Larson Scanner

Part VI. Novelty
27. "Antigravity" Levitation Machine
28. Joystick Controlled Laser Servo
29. Ultrasonic Sonar
30. GPS tracker
31. Noxious Gas Detector
32. Back to the Future Control Panel

Part VII. Health and Wellbeing
33. Electrocardiogram (ECG)
34. Geiger Counter
35. Web-enabled Glow-Globe

Part VIII: Robotics and Motors
36. Self-Balancing Robot
37. Robotic Arm Interface
38. Bluetooth Rover
39. Hen House Door Opener
40. High Power Motor Controller

Part IX: Appendix

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