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Using the SIM800 Dev Board with Gizduino V – Part 1

March 25, 2016

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The SIM800 GSM/GPRS Dev module is a full featured GSM/GPRS module packed with more features as compared to the SIM900. This module have inbuilt Bluetooth stack compliant with 3.0+EDR, MMS, FTP, TCP/IP, email and Micro SD support in addition to the standard features of the SIM900. The good thing about this module is that AT […]

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Sending SMS with IOT-644 Board, ThingSpeak and Chikka API

January 17, 2015

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This article will show you how to add SMS capabilities to your IOT based projects. This article is based on gizDuino IOT-644 arduino compatible board based on ATmega644 and Wiznet W5500 Ethernet chip, ThingSpeak and chikka API.   Arduino do not have native support for HTTPS protocol so we will use Thingspeak to trigger the […]

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Reading RFID tags with C# and RDM630

October 12, 2014

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  The RDM630 Proximity Reader Module is a low cost 125 kHz RFID  Proximity reader. It uses uEM 4100 or compatible card with  64 bit Manchester encoding and outputs the data to its serial port at 9600 baud. With this, RFID tags can be easily read by C# using the serialport module and can be integrated […]

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PBOT Graphical Programming with miniBloq

September 23, 2014

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  The PBOT is an entry level robotics platform that features 3 IR Collision Sensors, 3 Line Sensors and a 2 channel Motor driver. It is Compatible with all Gizduino Boards (An arduino derivative board) and all arduino form factor boards. It is a good starting point for beginners in the field of robotics. Line Follower, Sumo […]

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Hacking a cheapo PIR for projects

September 19, 2014

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This cheap PIR sensor with LED light is an eye catcher for hacks at only 150 Philippine peso. A generic PIR based on the LP0001 PIR controller chip and can readily be used for projects. The circuit reveals a basic circuit based on the datasheet of the controller chip, the signal from the output pin can […]

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Getting Started with the E-Gizmo IOT644

September 18, 2014

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Today, we live in the Internet era where everything can be seen or controlled online. Internet of Things are becoming more and more popular. For us makers, the E-Gizmo IOT-644 board is a great starter board to build IOT projects. It is based on Atmel Atmega 644, double the memory and RAM of the Uno and […]

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PhilRobokit Anito

March 7, 2012

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PhilRobokit Anito is an Arduino inspired collaborated project of PhilRobotics. Anito is the beta version based on PIC16F877a, It contains 4 LED’s, 2 switches, 1 buzzer and 1 Servo port. It is designed that a user can experiment with the basics of microcontroller as soon as the board is powered up. Anito comes with an […]

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Basic Electronics Troubleshooting Guide

August 12, 2011

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Check out the new monthly seminar conducted by Philrobotics Club to be hold on August 20, 2011 at the same time and same place. Mr. Franklin S. Binos II(updated) a notable officer of the club will introduce attendees to Basic Electronics Troubleshooting Guide. This event also covers the D-wars, presentation of mobots of PhilRobotics, Club […]

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Introduction to Mobot Building

June 19, 2011

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Here’s the slides of the presentation. Slides (ODP file using Open Office) Here are the links of the things included in my presentation. http://www.roboticsindia.com/showthread.php/2960-ARP-Robot-Motor-Shield-(-L293D-Based-) http://www.roboticsindia.com/entry.php/56-Arduino-Riduino-Motor-Shield-Single-Sided-DIY Motor Controller Schematic and Board Files I used http://www.roboticsindia.com/public/arp/arp-motorshield.zip

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Introduction to Microcontrollers Using Arduino

January 26, 2011

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  I first heard about microcontrollers when I was in 4th year college from a magazine on our library. Since then I dreamed of being able to control things by simply describing how it should behave on simple programs. The dream remained a dream for years since I cannot find someone who would teach me […]

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