Marco's Corner

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Browsing Posts published in October, 2012

Arduino-based Photogate Timer

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Mostly for the Science Olympiad – Division C – Maglev event, but also just to learn more about Arduino in general, I tried to build a photogate setup on the cheap;-) I expect the Maglev event’s timed part to be somewhere in between two and three seconds. So even for test runs, a hand based […]

Arduino and LEGO NXT is fun

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OK, I knew about the Arduino platform for quite some time. But I was not sure what I would like to to do with it. But with the next Science Olympiad looming on the horizon and the need to find a cheap photo gate timing system, I had the idea of an Arduino-based system. The […]