The TAB Book of Arduino Projects: 36 Things to Make with Shields and Proto Shields

The TAB Book of Arduino Projects: 36 Things to Make with Shields and Proto Shields

by Simon Monk


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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.The ultimate collection of DIY Arduino projects!

In this easy-to-follow book, electronics guru Simon Monk shows you how to create a wide variety of fun and functional gadgets with the Arduino Uno and Leonardo boards. Filled with step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations, The TAB Book of Arduino Projects: 36 Things to Make with Shields and Proto Shields provides a cost estimate, difficulty level, and list of required components for each project. You’ll learn how to design custom circuits with Proto Shields and solder parts to the prototyping area to build professional-quality devices. Catapult your Arduino skills to the next level with this hands-on guide.

Build these and many more innovative Arduino creations:

  • Persistence-of-vision (POV) display
  • High-power LED controller
  • Color recognizer
  • RFID door lock
  • Fake dog
  • Person counter
  • Laser alarm
  • Theramin-like instrument
  • FM radio receiver
  • Email notifier
  • Network temperature and humidity sensor
  • Seven segment LED clock
  • Larson scanner
  • Conway's game of life
  • Singing plant
  • Ultrasonic rangefinder
  • Temperature and light logger
  • Autoranging capacitance meter
  • Geiger counter

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071790673
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/02/2014
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 1,139,674
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Simon Monk (Preston, UK) has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He is the bestselling author of Programming Arduino, Programming the Raspberry Pi, and other books.

Table of Contents

Part I: Light and Color
1. Persistence of Vision Display
2. LED Cube
3. High Power LED Controller
4. Color Recognizer
Part II: Security
5. RFID Door Lock
6. Keypad Door Lock
7. Secret Knock Lock
8. Fake Dog
9. Person Counter
10. Laser Alarm
Part III: Sound and Music
11. Theramin-like Instrument
12. FM Radio Receiver
13. Pedal Board Controller
14. Music Controller
15. LED Matrix Spectrum Display
Part IV: Internet
16. Email Notifier
17. Weather Data Feed
18. Network Controlled Switch
19. Network Temperature and Humidity Sensor
20. Pingometer
Part V. Clocks
21. LED Matrix Clock
22. Binary Clock
23. Seven Segment LED Clock
24. Hacked Analog Clock
25. World Clock
Part VI. Novelty
26. Larson Scanner
27. Game of Life
28. Singing Plant
29. Ultrasonic Rangefinder
30. GPS
31. Methane Detector
Part VII. Home
32. Light Level Logger
33. Temperature and Light Logger
34. Timer Controlled Lamp
35. Autoranging Capacitance Meter
36. Geiger Counter

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