Arduino

Living in Italy

Hi there guys! Long time no see!

Well, since last September I’ve been living in Italy, I guess that’s the reason why I haven’t updated the website in a while, but I will make up to you, good things to come!!!

I moved to Milan on 16th of September 2011 for a “Erasmus” Program (it’s a exchange program, but here, saying Erasmus is easy to make people understand) at the Politecnico di Milano, which is one of the biggest universities in the fields of Engineering of Italy.

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Dotklok + LM35 Temperature Sensor

I got my Dotklok up and running some days ago, I am really enjoying it on my room.
But I want to do more with it. Too bad right now I don’t have much time to play with electronics and build cool things.

Anyway, today I decided to spend some time learning the Dotklok’s code and add a temperature sensor to it. The result was really cool, and now I am sharing the bit of code I added to the clock.
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Arduino + Sound Sensor

I got a sound sensor on Ebay some days ago, and decided to give it a try!
Really simple, just made a code to light up the led when the volume was higher than the ambient sound.

Just for fun! 😉

As many people have asked, here goes the code:

Remember that there are many other ways of doing this, for example using the PWM function along with analogRead() and map().