Salvaging components- Finding Treasure in Old Electronics !

If you're an electronics hobbyist, you probably like to open up old electronics appliances  before discarding them. Apart from seeing how the manufacturer designed the circuit, its worth salvaging a few useful components for future projects that may require those components! Why should you salvage components?- Needless to say you're saving money by doing so. …

Charlieplexing: Controlling 6 LEDs with 3 Pins

If you've heard of Arduino, you've heard of LED cubes. Apart from the appealing looks of the LED cubes, a very simple technique has been put to use in order to control a huge number of LEDs using limited pins on the Arduino. Charlieplexing is the simple technique we are talking of in this article …

5 Effective Online Tools that will Spice up your Arduino Projects!

Arduino has made electronics projects easier than ever. The question now is- Can we make the process of building projects faster and more enjoyable? Let's have a look at some of the interesting softwares/online tools developed for the Maker Community to make tinkering more effective and documenting projects easier! 1. TinkerCad TinkerCAD's recently created circuit …