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Building an Arduino powered environment monitor and iOS app

My apartment uses baseboard heaters and anyone who’s paid for hydro can tell you, they’re pretty inefficient. I wanted to collect some information about the inside conditions of my apartment so that I could better understand when and how to

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Automate a basic humidifier with an Arduino, relay and simple sensors

Mechatronics is described as the intersection between mechanical, electrical and computer engineering, and it covers just about anything that uses electronic signals to act on mechanical systems. It’s what I went to school for, and it’s where my hobby interests

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Building a bench top power supply with a computer PSU

Electronic tinkering and building have become a bigger hobby for me as I finished my university degree. The Arduino development platform is quite a remarkable system, and the online community of users is growing every day. The problem with many

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This is an Arduino

After choosing a mechatronics option in my final year of mechanical engineering, I’ve gotten more interested in electronics and computer integration. Sure, I’ve done programming in the past (and present) but there is something very satisfying about writing code on

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