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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Arduino Kits for beginners

Arduino Kits

Arduino kits are providing the ability to learn electronics easily. You can make your own projects in a few minutes. Making a circuit on a PCB is a hard job, and it requires excellent skills in soldering. Also, it consumes a lot of time. Assembling components is another problem.

But electronic portable kits solve the issue. You can gain knowledge from Arduino starter kits because the kits include project books and different varieties of sensor modules that directly connect and reconnect just in a few steps.

Arduino Starter Kit (official)


This is the official Arduino starter kit from the original manufacturer, Arduino.cc/starter kit. This is a complete package, including the Arduino starter kit manual. This manual contains practical images and schematics diagrams to understand well. 

The manual covers not only project making areas; also it has information about Arduino IDE software installation on Windows/MAC OS X, and Linux.

Every Project/lesson comprises example codes. So just read and build your own project. It also contains a wooden base, electronic sensors, a manual book, etc, as given below.

Arduino Kits for beginners

The Starter Kit Items

01 - Arduino Uno R3 Board
01 - Pre-cut Wooden Base
(contains mounting spaces & cuts for Arduino & sensors Installation) 
01 - 9V battery snap
70 - Jumper wires
01 - Strand jumper wires (Black, Red & White)
03 - Potentiometer (10 K ohms)
10 - Pushbutton
06 - Phototransistors
01 - TMP36-Temperature Sensor
01 - Tilt Sensor
01 - 1602 LCD(2x16 )
08 - LEDs (red, green, yellow)
01 - LED white/RGB
03 - LED Blue
01 - Small DC motor (6 ~9V)
01 - Servo motor
01 - Piezo Sensor
01 - 1H Bridge motor driver (L293D)
02 - MOSFET Transistors (IRF520)
01 - Optocoupler (4N35)
05 - Diodes (IN4007 )
05 - Capacitors (100uF)
20 - Resistors (220/10K ohms)
05 - Resistors (560/1K/4.7K/1M/10M ohms)
01 - Pinstripe (male) 40x1
03 - Transparent gels

Sparkfun inventor's kit for Projects


This is Sparkfun inventor's kit-v 4.1. If you want to learn about programming languages for electronic use, the Sparkfun kit could be helpful. It is a small Arduino robot kit for starting from zero.

 
The SparkFun Arduino starter kit has a red board compatible with Arduino IDE. It has an instruction manual including a kit material Box. The Sparkfun Kit comprises 16 interesting projects for newbies and for experts.
 
The manual including the kit is full of many interesting projects of lights, sounds, motion, and also on the LCD display. You can assemble the kit and make robotic car projects.

 

Arduino Kits for beginners

Inventor's Parts

01 x Sparkfun Red Board (Arduino Uno compatible)
01 x Motor Driver board
01 x Ultrasonic Distance Sensor
01 x SparkFun Inventor's Kit manual
01 x Breadboard solderless
01 x Holder for Arduino and breadboard
01 x A Small Box 
01 x mini screwdriver
01 x 16x2 LCD with the header
01 x Motor driver board with header
01 x Servo motor
01 x Ultrasonic Distance Sensor
01 x TMP36 Temp Sensor
01 x Photocell
01 x Potentiometer 10K
01 x Mini power switch
01 x Battery holder AA
01 x Piezo speaker
01 - Tricolor LED
Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green LEDs
Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green LEDs
Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green Tactile Buttons
330 and 10K Resistors
Binder Clip
Dual-Lock Fastener

Grove starter Kit

Grove starter kit has an Arduino compatible board from Seeeduino lotus and is based on the Atmega 320P micro-controller. The advantage of the kit is that you don't require any breadboard, jumper wires.
Grove starter kit is not the same as other starter kits, it is all in one kit. It contains10 additional Grove Arduino sensors. The Starter kit with tutorials of 70 pages, including 12 step-by-step tutorials for your projects.
The Grove starter kit is compatible with over 300 different pre-wired sensors.

Arduino Kits for beginners


This is an Arduino UNO basic starter kit for students and hobbyists. If you want to learn, how to start with an Arduino board and assemble projects with basic knowledge.
 
For Arduino starter projects, the kit contains necessary items. Geekcreit upgraded the kit version. It has sensors and actuators for creating complex projects. 
 
This is a cheap kit with a carton box from Banggood. But it's working fine as I already use that’s one.

Arduino Kits for beginners

 
 Note: Package material with carton packing

Starter kit Parts



Arduino Kits for beginners


Arduino Kits for Projects


The kit contains 50 different electronic components and more than 180 components for advanced users. You can make and program security and monitoring type projects for your home and your offices. 
No need for any soldering, just add components in Breadboard and make ready for testing. 
It includes a resistance color code card with the Arduino kit to find the resistor value. With the joystick and LCD/LED display, you can prepare a games program.

Arduino Kits for beginners


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Arduino Kits for beginners

Friday, September 11, 2020

Electronic books for beginners

Electronic Books

A wonderful variety of electronic books.  Those who have a very basic knowledge of electronic components. These books are very useful. You can understand the basic structure of the electronic components. These are helpful for theory and practical purposes.

Encyclopedia of Electronic Components

Volume 1
Writer - Charles Platt
Amazon Kindle app books Edition

Electronics Books

Electronic Books of basic components

This book deals with the basic concepts of electronic components. We divide it into three major categories.
1- Power
2- Electromagnetism
3 -Discrete Semiconductor

The book starts from the battery that is an electrochemical power source. But a battery cell is also a power source for an electronic component. It describes the construction details, working principle, and usage of electronic components.

The most important components used in many Arduino based electronic projects. Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors used in almost every circuit. Such parts are explained in the book well.

Description of Transformers (AC to AC) Power Supply (AC to DC) Converters (DC to DC) Inverter (DC to AC) that are useful for the required source of supply.
Switches, Relays, these parts explained briefly in the book. These parts play a major role in any circuit.

The second category of the book is about motors, e.g. AC-DC motors, servomotors, and Stepper motor.

The third category is about the discrete semiconductor. Encoders, Diodes, and Transistors who single junction or multi-junction?

Encyclopedia of electronics is a reliable source if you are starting projects with electronic components, e.g. sensors, modules. The first Volume covers power, electromagnetism, and discrete semiconductors.

Volume 2 includes incorporated circuits, and light and sound sources; Volume 3 covers a variety of sensing devices.

Getting Started in Electronics


Third Edition,
Writer - Forrest M Mims III
128 Pages

Electronics Books

This book starts with the basic concept, from electricity to electronics. It deals with basic tools and items used to start a mini-project.

In this book, the semiconductor type materials and components described. The book is about semiconductor components and photonic semiconductors components.

It provides logic and symbols of logic gates, integrated circuits. Either digital integrated circuits or linear integrated circuits(operational amplifiers, function generators.

The book is not only about electronic circuits. Although it is a combination of AC power based electronic circuits. 
This book includes 100 basic electronic circuits for beginners.

The Art of electronics

Third Edition,
Writer - Paul Horowitz & Winfield Hill
Chapters: 15 sections.

Electronics Books

This beginner's guide is not only for electronic projects, we use it as a reference book. The book is about the basic foundation of electronic components.
It describes active, passive filters (LC, RF).

Introduce oscillators and timers by using chip 555. A good tutorial on voltage regulation and power conversion circuits. It is explained by 723 and 317 regulator chips. We also use the art of electronics as a textbook to design electronic projects and circuits.

The middle of the book describes digital logic concepts and logic gates. The knowledge of flip-flops, Programmable logic devices, e.g. micro-controllers, interface, software.

It covers PWM digital-to-analog converters. In the last, it is about micro-controllers, computers, and data links. It is a basic electronics book and also a practical electronics book for inventors. It is useful to study and understand electronics for a very basic level.

Encyclopedia of Electronic Components

Volume 2
Writer - Charles Platt
Amazon Kindle books Edition

Electronics Books

The book keeps valuable information on integrated chips, Transistors, Diodes, Heat & sound emitters. It explains a brief description of signal processing

It explains the component function with their Datasheet. Diagrams of components are very effective to learn quickly. 

The 2nd edition covers a variety of indicators, displays, and light sources, e.g. LEDs, Seven segment displays, LCDs modules, dot matrix displays, and amplification circuits.

Types of LCD e.g. reflective LCD/ Transreflective LCD, Active matrix /Passive matrix LCDs. monochrome LCDs/Full-color LCDs. LCD driving chip 4543B decoder.

Types of Light source from lamp/bulb or panel indicators etc, incandescent lamps/ neon bulbs/ Fluorescent lamps. Precise info about illuminance and intensity. The book Defines and segregates LEDs as per wavelength e.g. Infrared, Ultraviolet.

Working principle and function of LASER light. how it works and how it made and what is inside.

Last, about audio indicators/ different transducers, etc, Speakers/headphone types as per frequency range.

The book is not only giving knowledge about the usage of electronic components. Also explains the working principle, including internal diagrams.

Make: More Electronics

1st Edition,
Writer - Charles Platt

Electronics Books


This book is about electronic basic knowledge. It explains the basic function of electronic components. It provides practical usage of electronic components in our everyday life. It explains electronics devices used in electronics circuits.

Hands-on, why? This ebook is very effective to make electronic projects. Learn and use higher-level logic chips, comparators, shift registers in circuits.

You can learn and understand light sensors, encoders, multiplexers, decoders, and magnetic sensors. You will understand topics like endemicity, audio amplification, fantastic and negative feedback. 

Learn step-by-step instructions and hundreds of color snapshots and illustrations. This e-book will assist you to use and understand. Intermediate to advanced electronic standards and techniques.

Practical Electronics for Inventors

Fourth Edition,
Writer - Paul Scherz & Simon Monk
17 chapters, 1056 Pages
Amazon Kindle books Edition


Practical electronics for inventors start from electronic components symbols and color codes of electronic components. If you study electronics with very basic knowledge, it could be useful.

You can learn about voltage, current, resistance, inductance effects in the circuit.  The book provides electronic Laws and theorems used for circuit analysis.

Discrete active circuits and passive circuit components. A great book of electronic circuit analysis. Basic passive circuits and discrete circuits and integrated circuits.

How to share common ground with electronic equipment. Usage and deep Analysis of LCR (inductor, capacitance, resistance) circuits. SPICE Simulator for better understanding of nodal analysis.

Semiconductor material and components in serial and parallel circuits. The working principle of sensors, where and how used, and the category of electronic sensors.

Various kinds of chemical sensors, e.g. gas, smoke, humidity, etc. Measurement and analysis with the help of an oscilloscope. How to operate an oscilloscope to measure signals.

Learn the key feature of the electronic laboratory test equipment, oscilloscopes, Probes, multimeters, DC Power supplies, Frequency counters. Operation amplification detail and application in electronic components.

Conclusion

Electronic books can be effective if you have electronic kits and start assembling. Because practice made man perfect, just start the experiment and learn through your mistakes.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Arduino Apps

Arduino apps for Android and Windows

We know that Arduino Apps Used for Programming. But we could run it on
Windows Or Android. As it depends on the availability of a programming device for
Our projects.

These Apps can help to learn and create electronic projects. I will describe the
functions and introductory of the following application and also support systems
required to run.

Arduino Apps






Arduino Apps for Android

Android Apps for Electronics solutions. It is an easy-to-use Arduino Application in Apple Android.

Arduino Droid app for Mobiles Droid v 4.9.1.


Droid is a short form of Android, it means a robot. The Droid app works on PC and
An example of Arduino is also available.

It includes IDE, compiler, and up-loader. the mobile memory should be enough and
it can't be set up on an SD card for Android protection policy.

Arduino Apps


The second picture shows a menu, it looks easy to program Arduino. all options
Will display By clicking the upright button. Arduino Libraries can add, as in Arduino
Ide.

Arduino Apps


Blynk App for IoT


Blynk is one of the best Arduino Apps of Blynk Inc for android to use with ESP8266,
ESP32, NodeMCU, and also works with Raspberry Pi. Blynk also supports
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). this is an Arduino Bluetooth controller app for wireless
devices.

It contains a lot of examples and a set of libraries to build an internet of things (IoT)
easily, even if you have little experience in electronics.

By using the Blynk just connect Sensors and you can control output modules e.g.
Motors, actuators, or robotics vehicles. It is available from the Blynk official site.

Arduino Apps


Light show app


It is an iPhone application to control the color of light. Light show works on Bluetooth technology. You can vary colors through the Arduino and Bluetooth module.
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Arduino Apps

Arduino apps for Windows

Arduino IDE

Arduino IDE is open-source software for Arduino programming. It is very easy to
install. The software has a beta version and hourly based, any of them can program
Arduino.

It is widely used for Arduino Projects. Here the downloads for only windows, but for
mac OS and Linux.

Arduino Apps


mblock 05

If you don't enjoy programming with difficult languages, the mblock is the best option
For programming. It is also an open-source tool. It is a scratch-based coding
platform.

Software designed for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
(STEAM) education. We use it for Arduino Mega2560 and a micro bit. The latest
version is mblock 5 for windows 7/8/10.

It is a drag & drop type block-based Developer tool. It is available at the App Store
for iPhone and iPad. This is also an Arduino app for android and gets from the
Google play store. Mblock is mostly used for robotics projects.

Aruino Apps


Ardublockly

Ardublockly is used to program Arduino, a useful visual programming editor. Which
Easily generates. Arduino code JavaScript used for creating block-based visual
programming languages (VPLs) and editors.

Ardublockly runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac. Ardublockly is free and open-source.
Arduino app. It is block-based programming, Just select blocks and makes a
program.

Aruino Apps

Arduino UNO Simulator 1.6 (with key)

The Arduino UNO simulator is a Windows and Android-based Software (at play
store with many available) that provide a virtual representation of a real-world
Arduino circuit. It is a virtual version of exactly the same circuit.

Arduino Apps


PartSim online Circuit simulator

Partsim is a freeware software, and it is easy to apply a circuit simulator. parts run in
your Internet Browser. You can use it online. This circuit simulator also used to
calculate the current in each loop.

Arduino Apps

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