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Install ESP32 board support in Arduino IDE

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Install ESP32 board support in Arduino IDE
Although the Arduino IDE has support for Arduino boards preloaded, the IDE is designed to be extensible and allow the installation and support of other microcontrollers too. Fortunately the procedure is straightforward and fast 💪

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What we do

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What we do

Since the internet is full of "About us" pages and we like to consider ourselves do-ers, we decided to make a "What we do" page instead of an "About us" 🙃. Keep reading to get a glimpse of what we do 🚀 Although visiting our website seems like we are a robotics component distributor, there is more going on than meets the eye.     We are engaged in four activities: 1. Distributing basic robotics components in Cyprus 📦 We are trying to make the microcontroller, maker and robotics world easily accessible in Cyprus by holding in stock the most fundamental electrical parts and offering fast, one working day, delivery 🚀...

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Programming the Star without ANY previous knowledge

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Programming the Star without ANY previous knowledge

This is a special blog post cause the challenge is to show you how to program a Programmable Star without any previous knowledge! 

The principles in the tutorial actually apply to most Arduino boards and neopixel projects!

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Demystifying Arduino connection issues with the PC 🔎

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Demystifying Arduino connection issues with the PC 🔎

Note: This post is dedicated to the Arduino compatible boards that use the CH340 USB to Serial IC. We get quite often comments from people that have issues with connecting their Arduino compatible board to their PC. Luckily it turns out that in most of the cases the issue is at least one of the following two, which they are very easy to fix!   SHORT VERSION If you have issue with the PC recognizing your Arduino compatible board so you can upload code, check the following (preferably in the same sequence): Your USB cable should be a data cable...

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The start of Robo's Blog 🚀

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The start of Robo's Blog 🚀

It's been a long since we wanted to start our own blog! Finally, after settling some other tasks that needed to be done, we are very excited to announce that our blog is being born 😊. We will use the blog to: Publish our own tutorials ( we believe that some simple yet very popular topics do not have a quality explanation and walkthrough on the internet yet! ) Make product announcements regarding our own platforms, kits and ideas Share our experiences, ideas with videos and images in our lab, as the startup grows Whatever else we think about...we keep...

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