30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius

30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius

Description

30 Ways to Have Some Computer-Controlled Evil Fun!
This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to program and build a variety of projects with the Arduino microcontroller development system. Covering Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms, 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius gets you up to speed with the simplified C programming you need to know--no prior programming experience necessary.
Using easy-to-find components and equipment, this do-it-yourself book explains how to attach an Arduino board to your computer, program it, and connect electronics to it to create fiendishly fun projects. The only limit is your imagination!
30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius:
Features step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations
Provides full schematic and construction details for every project
Covers the scientific principles behind the projects
Removes the frustration factor--all required parts are listed along with sources
Build these and other devious devices:
Morse code translator
High-powered strobe light
Seasonal affective disorder light
LED dice
Keypad security code
Pulse rate monitor
USB temperature logger
Oscilloscope
Light harp
LCD thermostat
Computer-controlled fan
Hypnotizer
Servo-controlled laser
Lie detector
Magnetic door lock
Infrared remote

Table of contents

Contents......Page 10
Acknowledgments......Page 12
Introduction......Page 14
Installing the Software......Page 18
Downloading the Project Software......Page 23
Project 1 Flashing LED......Page 25
Breadboard......Page 28
Summary......Page 30
Whats on an Arduino Board?......Page 32
The Arduino Family......Page 37
The C Language......Page 38
Summary......Page 42
Project 2 Morse Code S.O.S. Flasher......Page 44
Loops......Page 46
Arrays......Page 47
Project 3 Morse Code Translator......Page 48
Project 4 High-Brightness Morse Code Translator......Page 52
Summary......Page 57
Project 5 Model Traffic Signal......Page 58
Project 6 Strobe Light......Page 61
Project 7 S.A.D. Light......Page 64
Project 8 High-Powered Strobe Light......Page 69
Project 9 LED Dice......Page 72
Summary......Page 76
Project 10 Keypad Security Code......Page 78
Rotary Encoders......Page 84
Project 11 Model Traffic Signal Using a Rotary Encoder......Page 85
Sensing Light......Page 89
Project 12 Pulse Rate Monitor......Page 90
Project 13 USB Temperature Logger......Page 94
Summary......Page 100
Project 14 Multicolor Light Display......Page 102
Seven-Segment LEDs......Page 106
Project 15 Seven-Segment LED Double Dice......Page 108
Project 16 LED Array......Page 112
LCD Displays......Page 118
Project 17 USB Message Board......Page 119
Summary......Page 122
Project 18 Oscilloscope......Page 124
Sound Generation......Page 128
Project 19 Tune Player......Page 129
Project 20 Light Harp......Page 134
Project 21 VU Meter......Page 137
Summary......Page 141
Project 22 LCD Thermostat......Page 142
Project 23 Computer-Controlled Fan......Page 149
Project 24 Hypnotizer......Page 151
Project 25 Servo-Controlled Laser......Page 155
Summary......Page 159
Project 26 Lie Detector......Page 162
Project 27 Magnetic Door Lock......Page 165
Project 28 Infrared Remote......Page 170
Project 29 Lilypad Clock......Page 176
Project 30 Evil Genius Countdown Timer......Page 180
Summary......Page 185
Circuits......Page 186
Components......Page 188
Tools......Page 192
Project Ideas......Page 196
Suppliers......Page 198
Starter Kit of Components......Page 202
C......Page 204
L......Page 205
P......Page 206
S......Page 207
W......Page 208

Details

  • Author: Simon Monk
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics
  • ISBN-10: 007174133X
  • ISBN-13: 9780071741330
  • Pages: 208
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 8.2M
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