28BYJ-48

The 28BYJ-48 stepper motor is widely used to control a myriad of common devices we see every day. From blinds, car side mirror tilts and DVD players to security cameras and precise control machines, stepper motors are closer to us than we actually think.

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Synchronized 2-Axis Motion With Variable Speed (Arduino + LEDs + 28BYJ-48)

“This tutorial shows how to move two stepper motors so they will synchronously arrive at defined destination point. There are many sophisticated solutions for doing this such as GRBL or Marlin. Using an Arduino, there are also dedicated Multi Stepper …

Project  Getula

Getula

“Morphing clock A Bicycle chain lying randomly on the street gave inspiration for this art work. The simple idea of creating numericals out of a continuous chain quickly turned into a complex beast. The chain is made out of 3d …

Project  Slide Clock

Slide Clock

“I enjoy designing and building interesting clocks and am always looking at unique ways to display the time. This clock uses 4 vertical slides that contain the numbers. Four stepper motors position the slides so that correct time is shown …

Project  SMD-flipper

SMD-flipper

“Two stepper motors and an Arduino to turn around an SMD part. For my manual pick and place machine, it would be handy to have a tool that flips SMD parts that are upside down in the storage box. The …

Arduino Star Tracker

“Track stars using Arduino, GPS, a laser pointer, and some motors! Story This project follows the system design for making a laser-pointer point to a star with a given date, time, GPS location, and the star’s celestial coordinates. Background …

Pressing YubiKeys

“If you don’t work in tech but primarily work on your laptop, you probably should have a YubiKey. And if you work on a political campaign or as a journalist, you should definitely have one (or something similar). Talk …

The Social Distancing Halloween Candy Robot

“If you’re looking for a fun new way to interact with this years Halloween trick-or-treaters and you’re up for the challenge that this project brings, then jump right in and build your own!This social distancing robot will …

Connect 4 Playing Machine

“A 3D printed machine controlled by an Arduino that plays Connect 4. These instructions describe the making, assembly and workings of a Connect 4 game created for use with an Arduino microcontroller. The game consists of a purchased game board …

Automating Blinds with a Retrofitted External Motor

“It’d be a real stretch to say I needed to automate the blinds in my apartment, but it was fun, and I’m loving the result. Blinds open automatically at sunrise and close at sundown. It’s nice to …

Automated Perpetual Calendar

“Years ago I came across a wooden perpetual calendar and I loved the idea. After thinking about it for months I decided I wanted to make one myself; however, there was a long list of things I wanted to do …