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wemos wifi controlled robot using l298n

WeMos WiFi Controlled Robot using L298N

Hello and welcome back to this week’s Learn Robotics tutorial! I’m going to preface this article by saying, man, did I dig myself into a bit of a hole with this one! For those of you on Instagram, I posted a video saying I was going to build and program a Wifi-connected robot using a […]

Program Arduino IR Remote to Control a Mobile Robot

Program Arduino IR Remote to Control a Mobile Robot

If you liked my article on Controlling an Arduino Mobile Robot using a Bluetooth Keyboard, then you’re in for a real treat! This week’s article will be focused on using an Infrared (IR) sensor to control the Arduino Robot using a TV remote. Before we get started, let’s learn about Infrared signals and sensors, and […]

four steps to writing an Arduino program

Four Steps to Writing an Arduino Program

Are you looking for a quick way to learn Arduino? We have a lot of beginners who visit the site looking for a complete, yet easy-to-understand guide on how to write Arduino programs. I wrote this tutorial to help people build Arduino programming skills in about 15 minutes. Read through this guide, follow the steps, […]

light following arduino robot using photoresistors

Light Following Arduino Robot using Photoresistors

In this article, I will show you a quick and easy way to attach a light sensor to your robot to follow or avoid light. But first, how will we detect light? We will be using photoresistors to determine brightness. A photoresistor, or photo cell, is a light detecting resistor (LDR). Photoresistors act just like […]

how to start a robotics program

How to Start a Successful Robotics Program

Have you been handed the task to launch a new robotics program, improve an existing robotics class, or incorporate robotics & STEM in your classroom? Are you a teacher or educator plagued by the mysteries of robotics & how to teach it? When I work with schools and teachers, I’m often confronted by confusion: confusion […]

teach a electronics class without computers

Teach an Electronics Class Without Computers

With a little planning, you can easily host an electronics class without using computers. At least once a month, I have someone ask me, “how do I teach electronics and robotics classes without laptops or computers.” While you might think it’s next to impossible, I’ve developed a comprehensive set of lessons around simple circuits and […]

How to Power Your Arduino Mobile Robot

How to Power Your Arduino Mobile Robot

We’ve all gone through it. We’ve built an awesome robot with all sorts of features, but now the time has come to detach it from our computers and run some tests.  You think you’re all set, ready to go, but then you realize, wait… what about power? If you’ve forgotten to add a battery pack into […]

control arduino robot with bluetooth keyboard

Control an Arduino Robot with a Bluetooth Keyboard and Computer

You just got an Arduino robot, and now you want to add a remote control. In this tutorial, we will show you how to configure the HC-06 Bluetooth module to drive a 2WD Arduino Mobile Robot with your Bluetooth keyboard. This guide assumes you have already assembled, wired, and programmed your robot to move forward, backward, left, […]

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