Category: Arduino

Arduino dice version 2

I have now improved on my Arduino dice by adding a second digit. The code can be found below. I have streamlined the code a bit but I left the constants in place so that it is easy to keep track of which pin is connected to which led segment. I get confused easily so […]

When I’m stressed I build things.

Some people go for a walk, some people to to the pub but when I’m stressed I build things. My son and I like playing board games but those dice always go rolling all over the place. To solve the problem and to “de-stress” myself I built and Arduino dice. There are loads of circuits […]

Burning a bootloader onto an ATMega328

To be able to offer some DIY Arduinos I have been getting things ready to sell little kits when I visit places with my STEM activities. In trying to keep prices low I thought I’d buy bare ATMega328 chips and then load the bootloader onto them myself. And voilah!! I’ve done it with an Arduino […]

Arduino Core Kit

You can buy complete Arduino or you can have more fun and build one yourself. What you will need: 4 x 100 nF capacitors 2 x 22 pF capacitors 1 x 10 uF electrolytic capacitor 1 x button 1 x 10K ohm resistor (brown, black, orange) 1 x 100 ohm resistor (brown, black, brown) 1 […]