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Solenoid

A solenoid is a type of electromagnet, the purpose of which is to generate a controlled magnetic field through a coil wound into a tightly packed helix. The term was invented in 1823 by André-Marie Ampère to designate a helical coil.

Creating a pick and place control board with the RP2040

“This article will explore the hardware design of Starfish, a control board for a pick and place machine built around the Raspberry Pi RP2040 microcontroller and Trinamic TMC2209 motor drivers. This control board shares some similarities with 3D printer control …

Drive a pneumatic system using a single chip

“Driving 9 solenoid valves and a DC compressor using the Infineon TLE94112ES 12-fold half-bridge Shield for Arduino. Do more with less! - pneumatic systems The first part of our “Do more with less!” mini-series is all about pneumatics. Pneumatic systems are …

Voice Controlled Door Lock using Alexa and Arduino

“We’re going to build an Alexa-controlled door locking system in this video so that we can lock and unlock a door with just our voices. Story Voice Controlled Door Lock: An Overview Hey, everyone! Welcome back. In this video …

DIY Fingerprint Lock Box

“Ever wanted a box that opens in a super cool way? We thought it would be fun to create a box that can be unlocked using the correct fingerprint! If we had more time, we would make the box more …

RFID/NFC Door Lock

“Oftentimes, we need to secure a room at our home or office (perhaps a secret dexters laboratory) so that no one can access the room without our permission and ensure protection against theft or loss of our important accessories and …

Kinetic Soul: Experience Dance through Touch

“A platform which enables the visually impaired to experience dance via kinetic feedback. Dance is an art we often look at to understand and connect with one another. To the visually impaired, however, connecting with someone’s dance is hard …

Irrigation system

“Measures soil moisture and lighting. watering plants when humidity is low and no sun through valve control. log data to SD card. This system is for automating watering plants at home, it release you from manually watering the plants and …

AmebaD and Arduino humidity monitor for house plants

“Your plants die when you are on the road, this practice will help you create a Wifi monitor to keep an eye on them. In this practice a solenoid valve is controlled while the temperature and humidity of a plant …

Glowing Air-Bubble Clock in Water

““Glowing Air-Bubble Clock in Water” displays the time and some graphics by illuminated air-bubbles in water. - font: 8 bits width - display area: roughly 200mm height x 90mm width. - The viscosity of water is low and the bubbles rise too fast …

Tactile Interface Thermometer-Clock

“A Thermometer Clock with no screen, numbers or visible interface. I made this device, a thermometer-clock without screen, buttons, needles or any visible interface. It may not be the most practical device, but we can’t deny that it’s …