Arduino projects

Levi Pearson levipearson at
Thu Mar 13 15:36:31 MDT 2014

On Mar 13, 2014 9:47 AM, "Lance Grover" <lance.grover at> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 7:07 PM, Tod Hansmann < at
> > I'm fiddling with some *duinos a bit and I thought it would be a good
> > discussion topic.  Tell me, what would YOU want to do with a *duino?
> >
> Well, with an arduino I currently use it as part of my solar panel
> monitoring system, I have used one to control a pan/tilt for a camera, I
> have used one to control an old R/C car, and I used one to build a cnc
> prototype out of old CDrom drives.  Fun stuff.
> The problem I am running into with my solar panel monitoring system is
> the project is getting a bit complicated and the arduino is locking up on
> me.  I am thinking of switching to a Pi...

If you are currently using Arduino, you might also consider Beaglebone
Black, which is in the same price range but has more IO capability and a
faster CPU, but less media capability.
> I WANT to use one to monitor light/water and control water of my garden,
> but that might end up getting complicated as well...
> Sure are fun to play with though, and great to teach others electronics.
> --
> Thanks,
> Lance Grover
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