A comprehensive breakdown of Arduino and how to use them


Introduction to Arduino Arduino is one of the most popular microcontroller ICs for electronic projects. It is an open-source, programmable electronic component. It is made of a physical hardware that can be programmed and a software referred to as Arduino software (which is an IDE) that is installed on a computer to program the physical … Read more

Operational modes of a 555 timer

operational modes of a 555 timer

Introduction to the operational modes of a 555 timer A 555 timer is one of the most used integrated circuits for most electronic projects. We would discuss in detail all the operational modes of a 555 timer. It functions in different circuits as either a switch, a flip-flop, or an oscillator. A 555 timer can … Read more

Simple rain detector alarm system

rain detector alarm system

Introduction to rain detector alarm system A rain detector alarm system is a simple device that alerts households when it senses rainfall. In areas where rainfalls are common or during rainy seasons, it’s important that we get informed about rainfall on time so we make necessary arrangements before the rain starts falling heavily. The device … Read more

Simple burglar laser alarm system

burglar laser alarm system

Introduction to burglar laser alarm system Insecurity is a common problem around the world. Properties are lost to burglars that invade people’s houses and silently cart away valuable things from their victims. Anti-burglar systems have been created over the years to prevent such occurrences but burglars always develop techniques to still get into the house … Read more

Water level alarm system using 555 timer

water level alarm system

Introduction to water level Alarm system Most households with overhead tanks tend to have a problem with overrunning water while pumping water into the tanks. This is a result of not knowing the quantity of water present in the tank and the whole process has to be followed manually. The person charged with the duty … Read more