Questnet Techzone - Arduino Projects

This Techzone is manned by Simon, Winnie and Hales from CREATE UNSW.

If your copy of the Arduino software is missing any libraries, they can be found in this folder.  The Arduino software itself can be downloaded from arduino.cc or arduino.org

Parts of Interest in your Kits

Photo
 Name
Projects Parts

LDR - Light Dependant Resistor
(a light sensor)

Easy to wire up.

Piezoelectric buzzer
(a simple speaker)

Easy to wire up.
RGB LED

(a light that can display any colour you want it to, and can change colours on the fly)

Easy to wire up.

Servo
(a geared motor)

Easy to wire up.

Ultrasonic distance sensor
(measures distances using sound)

Easy to wire up.
LCD Display
(displays two lines of text)

Easy to wire up.

Humidity and temperature sensor

Easy to wire up.

Single digit LED display

Moderately difficult to wire up.

Four digit LED display

Warning: difficult and uninspiring to use.  Requires many wires and patience.
Extension only!

Radio Module

(communicates wirelessly to other identical radio modules)

Note: Requires a second person with a second module to receive/send to.

Recommended Projects

Colour-Changing Light


code_rgb.ino

Light-Operated Buzzer


code_buzzer.ino

Light-Operated Motor


code_servo.ino

Single-Digit Display



code_digit.ino

LCD: Pre-Defined Message



code_lcd_exampleline.ino

LCD: Temperature Sensor


code_lcd_temperature.ino

LCD: Ultrasonic Distance Sensor


code_lcd_ultrasonic.ino

Advanced Projects

Game: Simon Says


code_simon.ino

Radio Module Communication


code_rf_chatroom.ino
code_rf_recordedmessage.ino

Four Note Piano

Wire your circuit identically to the 'Simon Says' project.

code_piano.ino