Saturday, April 7, 2012


I finally had heard about Arduino from one too many people. I broke down and bought an Arduino Uno along with a few accessories including an 8 channel relay board and a board with 4 power FET switches.

I am not entirely sure what I will do with this board. Initially I think I will use the ability to control a relatively high power DC source to turn my simple generator into a motor. I imagine that I can get fairly high RPMs out of the thing with a little bit of fiddling with.

After that, I am not sure. A lot of people do basic robotics projects on it:

There are also lots of useless but amusing things people have done:

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