Paolo Zanchi
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What is the difference between Serial.write and Serial.print? And when are they used?
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From the Arduino site for Serial.write and Serial.print: Serial.write() Writes binary data to the serial port. This data is sent as a byte or series of bytes; to send the characters representing the ...

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Remove unused boards from Arduino IDE
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After some more investigation of the IDE folder, I found a text file called boards.txt in the following path. [Arduino Path]/hardware/arduino/boards.txt EDIT: Be sure to make a copy of the file in ...

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Why is the constrain function used after the map function?
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From the official Arduino site: [The map function] does not constrain values to within the range, because out-of-range values are sometimes intended and useful. The constrain() function may be used ...

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SMlib State Machine Library not working as expected
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Maybe you need some sort of debouncing? There's a tutorial on the Arduino site that I think will sort your problem out.

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What board to use to send a text message via an arduino board
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The GSM Shield will suit your needs. This is a shield, meaning that is a board that will go on top of another Arduino board (e.g UNO, Leonardo, ..., choose whatever you'll need). This is what it will ...

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Need a simple accelerometer visualization example!
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After some quick searching I found an Instructable which uses your same sensor and plots the data thanks to a Python script. You'll need to install Python if you want to replicate this project, but ...

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Using Arduino to show images in Serial Monitor
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Based on this guide, he doesn't actually display the images on the serial monitor, only the image data for each pixel. Then another program (Javascript and some HTML) on the PC side collects the data ...

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Is it possible for a HC-05 Bluetooth module to have multiple slaves
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After some research, it looks like multiple slaves aren't possible with this particular module. According to Wikipedia the Bluetooth technology allows a master to communicate with 7 slaves, but this ...

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