Physical Computing Workshops and Events, 4/10/2011

Short version:

(1) Learn how to control devices using Arduino and a TV Remote Control: Arduino workshop by Michael Shiloh at The Shipyard in Berkeley, this Tuesday, March 29, 5:30pm-7:30pm https://teachmetomake.wordpress.com/

(2) List of all known Arduino Shields

Long version:

(1) Learn how to control devices using Arduino and a TV Remote Control

Teach Me To Make  holds regular workshops at their Open Source Computer Lab in Berkeley

Cost
The workshop fee is $20

Where
Open Source Computer Lab
The Shipyard
1010 Murray Street
Berkeley, CA 94710

When
Every other Tuesday. The next workshop is on 4/12
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM (Would you prefer 6 – 8 PM? Send your opinion to michael AT teachmetomake DOT com)

What
Arduino basics are covered for any newcomers, followed by selected intermediate and advanced topics. At the upcoming workshop we will cover:

  • How to know when to use what kind of transistor, and where to use it
  • Learn how to control devices using Arduino and a TV Remote Control. We will use this tutorial from tronixstuff, which is a most excellent Arduino resource. Please bring any unused remotes you might have to the workshop.

(2) List of all Arduino shields

Freetronics has a master list of “all” Arduino Shields , including pin usage details so you can identify conflicts. Know any shields not on the list? Tell them and receive a free Freetronics ProtoShield Basic.

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One Response to “Physical Computing Workshops and Events, 4/10/2011”

  1. John Boxall Says:

    Wow – you used one of my tutorials in a class? Nice one! I hope it was successful.

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