Let's Make Robots! | RobotShop


Detects level of UVAB above 1 uW/cm2 and makes a sound alarm
  So as commented my son (4) has a rare condition so he can't be exposed to UV light (the Sun, halogen and some other artificial lights). There are other issues … Read more
Alarm/Surveillance functionality. Connect different sensors to monitor your house or other things.
The Steelsquid Kiss OS Alarm/Surveillance functionality.  Connect different sensors to monitor your house or other things. Read more

Car alarm remote control repurposing

A while ago, I got hold of a car alarm unit and its two remote control fobs. When i hooked it up to 12V I realized that it didn’t  work, not responding to any of the commands from the two fobs even though their batteries were OK. Naturally, I opened up the unit to start harvesting parts and noticed the RF module within (the one that sticks out perpendicularly) and I figured it shouldn’t be too hard to use the module with an Arduino.

Pops a party popper when the alarm goes off
What does it do? Instead of some litte beeps or squeaks this alarm sets off a party popper, guaranteed to wake you with a start!   How does it work? Read more

alarm clock


im planning to use  Serial lcd with clock upgrade as a timer in my project.unfortunetly i have a problem with the programming (serial connection)


for displaying the time  on the LCD the syntax is

init: pause 500

main :serout 7,N2400,(1)

         pause 10

         serout 7,N2400,(0)

         pause 490

         goto main



for the alarm clock syntax


init: pause 500