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Using Cytron XBee Shield

Introduction Cytron XBee Shield (SHIELD-XBEE) is an Arduino compatible shield which is compatible with Arduino UNO, Arduino Duemilanove, Arduino Mega, Arduino Leonardo and possibly other pin compatible main boards. XBee Shield is compatible with XBee Modules and other XBee Compatible footprint module such as BlueBee, XBee WIFI etc. So, why do we design a new […]

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CIKU + LCD Keypad Shield

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HARDWARE 1. CIKU board (link). 2. USB MiniB Cable (2.0) (link). 3. LCD Keypad Shield (link). SOFTWARE Please refer to “Getting Started with CIKU” tutorial. CIKU LCD LIBRARY FUNCTION Below is a list for basic LCD function that you can used with CIKU. You also can refer to the LiquidCrystal.h (under CIKU.X folder) for more […]

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AmpMeter using SK28A and 7-Segment Display


We wanted to demo the current going through a huge motor going through a super high ampere motor driver, 160 ampere to be exact. My task is to design and develop an ampere meter, showing the current! Software MPLABX IDE XC8 Compiler Hardware SK28A PIC18F2550 LCD (8×2) BB-ACS756 CD4511 (BCD to 7-segment Decoder) x 3unit 7 […]

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Current Measuring using SN-ACS712 and SK28A


Introduction SN-ACS712 is a breakout board for the fully integrated Hall Effect based linear current sensor, ACS712. There are several types of current sensors and many different ways to measure current of a circuit, but we prefer using Hall effect sensor because it will not affect the load voltage as shunt resistor did.  We did a tutorial […]

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DIY FM Radio


Introduction If you happen to be at Singapore Maker Faire and check out our booth or our Cytron FaceBook Page pictures, you might notice that there is a Big Tradition Speaker with Arduino and a Long~~ antenna on top. That’s actually is a DIY FM radio with speaker. It come with a remote control that set with some function […]

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Getting Started with CIKU


*This document explains how to connect your CIKU board to the computer and upload your first program. 1. Get a CIKU board and USB cable You will need a CIKU board (link) and USB MiniB Cable (2.0) (link) to start. 2. Download the MPLAB X IDE and XC8 compiler. Download the MPLAB X IDE latest […]

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Using BlueBee in Master mode


Ever think of using both BlueBee (just BlueBee) to create connection? Let say between two Arduino, talking to each other wirelessly? Can it be done?  Sure it can, but why some Bluetooth module cannot do that? Why previously there is not steps to do it? Well, we found out that the Bluetooth module on Cytron’s […]

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Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2014


As electronics amateur and Robot.Head to Toe company, we decided to attend Singapore Maker Faire. Yes, we are bringing rero to share the fun of building robot too. Well, preparation is necessary for this maker faire. We are bringing rero and Robot. Head to Toe product, we asked for two booths and the organizer is […]

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Cytron as Nuvoton Training Partner


Last year we have been approached by Nuvoton, a semiconductor company, headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan. After a few face to face discussion and email communication, we decided to be the training and academic partner for Nuvoton in Malaysia. The 1st meet up was last year when we attended Nuvoton’s ARM workshop at USM (Island), Penang. […]

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G15 Arduino DIY Control Panel


Introduction  Just buy G15 cube servo but do not know how to use it? Or you bought a cube servo a few weeks ago and just open it, programmed it and the cube servo does not response? Connect it to a new circuit board that you had soldered and cube servo does not response? Do […]

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