2
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1answer
131 views

How can I detect when an LED changes color from red to green and quickly send a message to a PC to capture an image from a camera?

I am working with a 3rd party IR curtain system, and the only way to tell in real-time that something has pierced the curtain is an LED at the top of the sensor pole that changes from green to red ...
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1answer
139 views

anyways to receive data from the GPS module with GSM/GPRS [closed]

Am doing a project using the GPS. the main scenario is to display the position of the object in the maps. Scenario : am plan to use a GPS Antenna in the Arduino/Netduino board. where i will code to ...
0
votes
3answers
285 views

Digital SPDT switch

I know this is probably a stupid question but I am hobbyist and could not find a solution to this problem. I have a micro-controller that sends a PWM signal to a transistor that lets current flow ...
2
votes
1answer
337 views

How to make a circuit to run DFRobot with a Netduino

So I ordered a DF Robot kit and got some help to put it together. I want to control the wheels with my netduino. What I want to do is simple. Press the netduino's button, and start the 4 wheels in ...
6
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5answers
485 views

Microcontrollers - Beginner questions

How do you determine how many sensors a microcontroller can use? My understanding is you can't use C# directly on any microcontroller but you can use C# and communicate over the USB and look for a ...
0
votes
1answer
201 views

Microchip programming with network connectivity

Back in my college days (which is about 3 years ago) we used to do some microchip programming. I've always enjoyed programming those things. Now I'm thinking about buying such things to make me enjoy ...
0
votes
1answer
280 views

MP3 / WMA Player with Arduino [closed]

I'm new to the ARDUINO platform (actually the Netduino, .NET Micro Framework Clone). So excuse - if this question is too basic :-( I'd like to receive MP3 & WMA files over the network on the ...
0
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0answers
378 views

OSX + Mono + Netduino USB COM port

I am putting together a Netduino device, which I want to connect to my mac mini, and control it from the mac using Mono. So, the parts involved are Netduino (of course) OSX USB Host <-> USB ...
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1answer
137 views

Is there much fuzz hooking BlueSMiRF Silver to Netduino? [closed]

I have no experience with soldering other then watching a couple of youtube vidz, would it be much fuzz getting BlueSMiRF to work with my Netdiuno (soldering-wize)? I guess I also would need some SMD ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

What parts do I need in order to connect a light to my netduino?

I'm software engineer trying to get a little electronics project working. I have a netduino plus. I want to hook up a huge light like this and make it turn on and off. Where do I start? What would it ...
1
vote
2answers
986 views

Netduino/Arduino to Variable Resistor

I'm a developer and I want to have a bit of fun with electronics. I don't know much about it so I have a bit of a question. I'm pretty sure this can apply to Netduino, Arduino or any other one. I ...
2
votes
2answers
341 views

Greenhouse Control Interface

I'm working on a control system for my school's tropical greenhouse based on the Arduino. It'll just do basic logging things, along with allowing someone to selectively water sections of the ...
1
vote
2answers
722 views

Advice on relay set-up

I'm trying to build a Christmas light show, using a netduino (arduino clone). There are plenty of tutorials on the web, however they always lends themselves to US power supplies. Could someone please ...
5
votes
4answers
2k views

Is it safe to connect Arduino/Netduino to car voltage source

On Netduino homepage it is stated that Netduino can be powered by input: 7.5 - 12.0 VDC or USB. The car output voltage is 12V but the car voltage source can produce voltage spikes so I am not sure ...
1
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3answers
711 views

Common digital “glue” chips used with Arduino/Netduino?

I have a Netduino Plus and I am trying to put together a shopping list to one of my usual vendors for digital "glue" parts I can use with it. I am experienced in electronics but I haven't bought IC's ...
8
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6answers
1k views

What makes a particular platform suitable or unsuitable for production use? [closed]

Let's assume that the cost of goods is an insignificant factor. If a company lacks a team to produce a custom board for a particular product, but has success with an off-the shelf development ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

Ambient operating temperatures for *duino boards

If this has already been ask I apologize as I cannot find it using the search option, please send link. For my first project I'm thinking of building a monitor, in stages, for my outdoor pond (about ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Wireless, battery operated web cam for mobile robot

I'm working on a Netduino based mobile robot that's controlled by software on a PC or phone (WP7). One goal of the project is to be able to steer the robot from another room of the house. Is there a ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Can I use the Netduino USB as a serial port?

A serial port demo shows how to use GPIOs to communicate through a second USB connection. But as a Arduino developer I'm used to use the same USB for both programming and runtime communication. Can ...