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Share SK40C project, get 50 likes, get a CIKU for FREE!

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Updated 28 Oct 14: It is done! Sucessful, we received plenty of photo and video sharing of project using SK40C, SK28A :) Many of these projects are very impressing. Please visit our facebook page to look at the sharing! Thanks everyone for sharing, liking and participating CIKU contest. We hope the winners will utilize the […]

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Repairing CuteDuino Bootloader

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In case of having a broken bootloader, this tutorial will help you how to repair/fix it. You can use Arduino UNO or CT UNO (will launch soon) to be a programmer to your CuteDuino. I will using CT UNO as a Arduino ISP. HARDWARE 1. CuteDuino. 2. Arduino UNO. 3. Male to Male Jumper Wire. […]

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Modify Arduino IDE for CuteDuino

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Hi, today I would like to share about how to modify Arduino IDE to be compatible with CuteDuino. The Arduino IDE bundle provided by Digispark is version 1.0.4 and today Arduino already released 1.0.6. In order to update the latest Arduino IDE version to be compatible with CuteDuino, you can follow the simple steps below. […]

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Connect Android Bluetooth to BlueBee

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Nowadays, there have a lot of Android apps that can be used as a bluetooth controller to your microcontroller project. For example you can used Arduino BT Joystick to control your mobile robot, or IORelay Bluetooth Relay to control relays on your board, or BlueTerm to monitor data from your project and many more. So […]

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CIKU + Stepper Motor + 2Amp Motor Driver Shield

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HARDWARE CIKU USB Mini Cable (2.0) Adapter 12V 2A 2 Amp Motor Driver Shield Bipolar Stepper Motor or Unipolar Stepper Motor SOFTWARE Please refer to “Getting Started with CIKU” tutorial. SUGGESTED READING How Does Stepper Motor Works – Part 1 How Does Stepper Motor Works – Part 2 HARDWARE SETUP Connect the stepper motor to […]

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Serial Loopback test

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If you are using UC00A, UC00B, or FTDI cable, or any UART devices, did you ask the questions: Is the UART working?  Is the transmit pin is transmitting data? Is the receive pin receive data? You want to check whether the UART device is working!!! The simplest method is to do loopback test. Introduction Serial […]

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Accelerometer ADXL335 Fast Test and Angle Test

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Hardware 3-Axis Accelerometer ADXL335 CIKU USB Mini B Cable (2.0) LCD Keypad Shield Jumper Wire Software Please refer to “Getting Started with CIKU” tutorial. Suggested Reading Measuring Tilt Angle with Gyro and Accelerometer Introduction Accelerometers measure acceleration (measure in g), often caused by motion. ADXL335 will output an analog (voltage) reading correspond to the acceleration acting […]

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CIKU + Mifare Reader/Writer CR038

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HARDWARE CIKU USB Mini Cable (2.0) LCD keypad Shield Mifare Reader/Writer CR038 Mifare Card SOFTWARE Please refer to “Getting Started with CIKU” tutorial. SUGGESTED READING Interface MiFare Reader/Writer with Arduino Demonstration on GUI Software of the MiFare Reader/Writer CR038 HARDWARE SETUP CR038 Pin 1 is connect to 5V and CR038 pin 4 is connect to GND CR038 […]

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CIKU + 2Amp Motor Driver Shield

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Hi, this tutorial will show you how to build line following robot by using CIKU and 2Amp Motor Driver Shield. HARDWARE 1. CIKU (link). 2. 2Amp Motor Driver Shield (link). 3. Aluminium Robot Chassis Complete Set (link). 4. Auto-Calibrating Line Sensor (link). 5. 2 units of 3.7V 1100mAh Li-Ion Battery (link). 6. 2×18650 Battery Holder […]

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Getting Started with IOIO (Part 2)

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First thing when we get the IOIO board, for sure we want to test it with our Android phone, at least we know that the IOIO board is working, and it should be easy step, MUST be :-). So, this tutorial will explain the steps to test your IOIO OTG board with your Android smartphone. […]

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