Many SplatSpacer's are fans of the Arduino microcontroller prototyping and experimentation platform. There are several technical clubs in the area the regularly hold meetings at SplatSpace, including the Triangle Embedded Computing Interest Group and the Durham Arduino & Raspberry Pi Users Group. Checkout their webpages for more information on Arduino's and other microcontrollers.
- Arduino Reddit
- Microcontroller interfacing
- ATMEGA168 Arduino Micro Controller Projects
- Arduino Information WIKI: Controlling power, cabling, sensors, more
- What can I DO with an Arduino??
Using MOSFETs with Arduino
Using Power MOSFETs with an Arduino, to control high current / high-voltage devices, is not always as straightforward as it might appear. Here are several threads from the Arduino.cc forum that speak to using MOSFETs with Arduino.
Making Sounds with Arduino