Today, I’m freezing my butt off in Norway. A couple of weeks ago, I was sweating in Colombia. Who knows where I’ll be a month from now? I travel a lot. But I love building electronics, so I always set up a lab wherever I go.
“What do you do with the third pin?”, he asked. “You can connect it to the middle pin if you want — or just leave it unconnected”, I replied. “Huh?” A potentiometer has three legs. When you’re used to resistors with two legs, it might seem strange. So, take a look at the following images:
In this Intel Galileo board sensors tutorial you’ll learn how to use analog sensors. I’ll show you how to use a simple rain sensor and a soil moisture sensor. This project could be used on a farm: To make better decision about when to water the crops, it’s very helpful to have information about how […]
Brrrr…. It’s cold in Norway! I just got back from Colombia. But this message that I just received from John warms me up: “Thank you very much, i think you are created to help newbies like me, after getting your e-book “Getting Started with Electronics”, my level is gradually increasing
As I’m writing this, I’m just about to run off to get a cab to the airport. I’m leaving Colombia. Heading for Europe. I’ve been having a lot of fun with the Intel Galileo while staying here. It’s because I got the chance be a part of building the online portal for Intel Makers in […]
To get access to more interesting functionality, you need to boot Intel Galileo from an SD-card. The on-board Linux version running on the Galileo is very limited. So to get access to things like WiFi communication (through Mini-PCIe), you need to install a proper Linux version on an SD-card. This will also give you access […]