My adventures with Arduino

About two month ago, someone I know told me about this micro-controller called Arduino that can be used to make some cool things. So, I started experimenting with it and I have to say it really is very cool. You can make robots with it, control your lights, open or close your curtains, etc. The possibilities are endless. Since then, I have been playing around with it.

Over this weekend, I tried getting it to open and close my curtains. I was half successful. I can get it to close but opening it is a problem because the rope gets tangled. Here is a video of the curtain closing (and stopping mid way)

Here’s a video of the fan being controlled from my computer:

Published by Moazzam

Moazzam is a software developer working in the big apple. He has over a decade of experience in development. While most of his work involves developing web applications, he does development for Android and Windows Mobile in his spare time.

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3 Comments

  1. That is just superb, am impressed, gud job lad mashaAllaah.

    I got a qsn, does the fan hv to b in the same room?

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