Fun with Arduino - a Series of Introductory Videos

A series of tutorial videos for those who wish to learn more.
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Fun with Arduino 39 - OLED display SSD1306

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Post by RudyB » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:32 am

We're going to add an OLED display to the ultrasonic distance measurement of the previous video. Together with a battery it now becomes a fully handheld portable device. This is just for fun, the actual purpose is to introduce the OLED display ... once we have that up and running there's a whole lot of fun and useful applications where they can be applied.

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Fun with Arduino 40 - Station Platform Departure Display with Analog Clock

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Post by RudyB » Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:06 am

In the previous video we attached an OLED and we saw how to display a text and some lines. In this video we take this a step further, we'll make a station platform train departure sign with a working analog clock.

Via digital inputs a selection can be made of 6 different messages to display. This can be controlled via push buttons or via a DCC decoder.

The clock starts at a random time, this requires no other hardware than the Arduino and the OLED. In the next video we'll add a Real Time Clock module to make the clock run on actual time.

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