arduinosolartracking

Arduino based Solar Tracker – Stepper Motor & Light Resistor Tutorial

In this project, we will be building a simple solar tracker capable of detecting the most optimal position of the sun on one axis and adjusting itself accordingly. The goal is to create a control loop which will be able to accurately position a solar panel toward the sun. Required …

DC Motor Drives, Voltage, Direction, H-Bridge, PWM

Arduino Tut#16 – DC Motor Drives, Voltage, Direction, H-Bridge, PWM

DC Motor Drives – Voltage, Frequency, PWM, H-Bridges and more… DC Motors are inexpensive, small and can be ran from very low voltages through a Motor Drive. This makes them attractive options for makers who are interested in robotics. You can run a DC motor by supplying a voltage difference …

kickstarter projects

Kickstarter Projects Top 3 March 2015 – PancakeBot, Spark Electron, mDrawBot

Kickstarter projects have been growing among the maker community and has been the number one source of crowd funded projects. Most Kickstarter projects have seen tremendous success and propulsion to the next level due to the marketing campaign it offers. That being said, there have been failures along the way. …