Posts Tagged ‘Arduino’

Grand Challenges LED Display October 6, 2010 No Comments

This year USC is hosting the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges Summit. One of my advisors at school has been putting in a lot of work for the summit, so I decided to make him this cool little display. It is battery powered and controlled by an Arduino mini. What do you think?

GameChuck, A Breadboard Game July 31, 2010 No Comments

A few months ago, I was introduced to the Arduino. The Arduino is a great little prototyping platform, but it has a limited number of I/O pins in the standard Duemilanove flavor. Well, I got my hands on an Arduino Mega tonight, the big brother of the Arduino Duemilanove, so I decided to make something with it. What [...]

RC Quadrotor May 26, 2010 No Comments

The mechanical group from our quadrotor team at school still hasn’t put together a working quadrotor yet, so I decided to show them up. I’ve purchased off-the-shelve electronics from AeroQuad and built a minimal frame myself. Below is the first test of the quadrotor. The flight is short because it is inside my bedroom.

First RC / Electronics Project: BlimpDuino January 20, 2009 No Comments

For Christmas I got a DIYDrones BlimpDuino kit. This kit takes a large inflatable balloon and adds a microcontroller and some motors so that it can be remote controlled. One of the cools things about DIYDrones products is that they are open source, so I was able to hack away at the microcontroller code myself!