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Zero Ohm - Private Individual Training Sessions

Zero Ohm - Private Individual Training Sessions

Momen 13/08/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi/Arduino Training series. In this series of  Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi/Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector i...
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Webserver with Arduino

Webserver with Arduino

Momen 09/08/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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How to control Arduino using MatLab

How to control Arduino using MatLab

Momen 02/08/2017 0
This tutorial will teach you basics about control Arduino using MatLab and learn how to do simple project like blinking an LED.         Overview.What is Matlab:Is a high-performance language allows implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces and technical computing. Where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation and can interfacing with programs written in other languages, such as C, C++, Java, and Python.Matlab supports two primary workflows using the...
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Zeroohm Quality Guarantee

Zeroohm Quality Guarantee

Guillen 27/07/2017 1
 Why should you care if your electronics are genuine?A counterfeit component might electrucute you and will seriously damage your circuits, electronic projects and potentially cause fire.A variety of the counter fit items found in the market are not rated for use in UAE which would negate any insurance that you might have for your project, property or investment. How does Zero Ohm Electronics guartnees the genuity of the products we sell?By applying our strict quality assurance procedures. For e...
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Tutorial List

Tutorial List

Guillen 26/07/2017 0
Basic Electronic Tutorials:ESP8266 WiFi Controlled Home AutomationLearn how to implement a simple WiFi controlled Home Automation System using ESP8266 WiFi module.How to build your own regulated power supplyThis tutorial will teach you how to build your own regulated power supply from the most basic components.Introduction to SwitchesLearn about the different types of switches and contacts that you could see for normal "ON-OFF" switches or for relays contacts.CharliePlex by Tim PellingLearn how ...
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Node-RED using Rasberry Pi

Node-RED using Rasberry Pi

Momen 21/07/2017 0
This tutorial is looking to understand the concepts of Node-RED and to use it to control LEDs via the Raspberry Pi's GPIO pins.            Overview.What is Node-RED?Node-RED is a new programming language and a visual programming tool with a drag-and-drop visual tool which comes pre-installed on Raspberry Pi and is an open source tool for building Internet of Things (IoT) applications.Interface:On the left of the screen, you can see many coloured blocks. These blocks are called nodes. In the cent...
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Arduino using node.js

Arduino using node.js

Momen 15/07/2017 0
This tutorial is looking to starting with Arduino using Node.js and prototyping an Internet of Things application using PubNub’s JavaScript APIs.          Overview Johnny-Five: JavaScript Robotics FrameworkIs a JavaScript Robotics programming and open source platform and has growing developer communities. Let’s get started with Johnny-Five to program the Arduino You need Hardware and software components.Hardware:Arduino UnoLEDbreadboardjumper wiresresistor (220 Ω) Software:Arduino IDENode.js    ...
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IoT with Raspberry Pi and Cayenne

IoT with Raspberry Pi and Cayenne

Momen 11/07/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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Build your own Smart TV Using Raspberry Pi

Build your own Smart TV Using Raspberry Pi

Momen 06/07/2017 0
You have a Raspberry Pi? And you want to do a special project and you have no idea what to do? What about building your own smart TV using your Raspberry Pi, Node.js, and Socket.io? If you are a curiosity of how doing it then let’s start learning and hope you enjoying.               Overview.After this tutorial you will understand:How to install software to the Raspberry Pi.How to install and use Node.js, Express.js and Socket.ioHow to use remote mobile app. You will need some software and hardw...
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ESP8266 WiFi Controlled Home Automation

ESP8266 WiFi Controlled Home Automation

Momen 29/06/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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IoT: Smart Doorbell

IoT: Smart Doorbell

Momen 20/06/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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Zeroohm Electronics Training Plan

Zeroohm Electronics Training Plan

Mohammed 20/06/2017 4
Hello folks!Here is our annual training plan for 2017. Please, sign up for the courses you are interested in online or contact us.If you are interested in a bulk training or want us to run a training at your organization, please click here.Location of training is Origin Base, Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE. S/NDateWorkshop TimeZeroohm Electronics Training Table108/07/2017 a)Level 1: Get Started with Arduino11am-1:30pmb)Level 1: Get Started with Raspberry Pi2pm-4:30pm215/07/2017 a)Level 2: Arduino with Sens...
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ADXL345 Module Communication with Arduino UNO Board

ADXL345 Module Communication with Arduino UNO Board

Momen 18/06/2017 0
 Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai...
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IoT: Humidity and Temperature Sensor

IoT: Humidity and Temperature Sensor

Momen 13/06/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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Get Started With Scratch in Raspberry Pi

Get Started With Scratch in Raspberry Pi

Momen 08/06/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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Introduction to IoT using Arduino

Introduction to IoT using Arduino

Momen 03/06/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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How to Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Together

How to Connect your Raspberry Pi and Arduino Together

Momen 25/05/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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Want to ask Zeroohm for a training quotation? click here

Want to ask Zeroohm for a training quotation? click here

Mohammed 24/05/2017 0
  Get a quotation from Zeroohm Electronics for a trainingللحصول على عرض سعر لورش عمل زيرو اوم الرجاء اجابة الأسألة التالية Please, answer the following quesions and reply via email ( modeh [at] zeroohm [dot] com)How many people will be attending the workshop?When will the workshop be held?Where will the workshop be held? (City)Is Zero Ohm Required to arrange a venue?Is Zero Ohm Required to provide the material for the workshop? Is so, what are they?Will the participants work in groups or individ...
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How to connect a new Raspberry Pi to your Laptop without a screen

How to connect a new Raspberry Pi to your Laptop without a screen

Momen 20/05/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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Want to help the community?

Want to help the community?

Mohammed 12/05/2017 0
Do you want to share your knowledge with the people in UAE and GCC to make it a better place ?  Then, how about you share with us your knowledge on electronis, electrical engineering, IoT or communication in some articles? It is easy! Just follow this simple process:1. Pick a topic related to electronics or electrical engineering2. Write about it - in a word file (.docx, .doc, .rtf etc..) format3. Send it over to us (modeh [at] zeroohm [dot] com)4. We will publish it!  Just to give an idea, here...
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Zero Ohm Internship Program

Zero Ohm Internship Program

Guillen 11/05/2017 0
Zeroohm Electronics Internship Program  Overview: Zeroohm launched its internship program back in 2014 and since then we have trained many engineers in multiple disciplines.  We have trained engineers from backgrounds in electrical, electronics, communication and software engineering. Also, we have trained students from bussiness school and many more. Our internship program is open all year long. Whom do we target?  1. Electrical, electronics, communication and software engineers.2. Marketing st...
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12th IEEE UAE Student Day

12th IEEE UAE Student Day

Guillen 08/05/2017 0
Greetings, Zero Ohmers!Zero Ohm is proud to report that the IEEE UAE Student Day held at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi last April 15 was a tremendous success.The objectives of the event was to:Train students to work in competitive environments;Recognize the outstanding achievements of IEEE UAE students;Facilitate knowledge exchange between IEEE UAE students;Enhance IEEE students’ communication skills;Raise the profile and increase public knowledge of IEEE within the UAE. The following competit...
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Raspberry Pi Workshop in Dubai – April 2017

Raspberry Pi Workshop in Dubai – April 2017

Guillen 06/04/2017 0
Zero Ohm Raspberry Pi Workshops for BeginnersGreetings, Zero Ohmers! The workshop will introduce you to the unexplored potential of the Raspberry Pi - the hardware, software and its applications. The workshop is designed to cater to all levels – be it a novice or a tech savvy hobbyist or an expert developer extraordinaire.During the course of the workshop interesting open problems are floated and the participants are encouraged to think out-of-box and come up with innovative solutions. Post-work...
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Wireless Communication In Raspberry Pi

Wireless Communication In Raspberry Pi

Momen 27/03/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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Analog Inputs/Output In Raspberry Pi

Analog Inputs/Output In Raspberry Pi

Momen 16/03/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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Introduction to Rasperry Pi

Introduction to Rasperry Pi

Momen 09/03/2017 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Raspberry Pi Training series. In this series of Raspberry Pi Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Raspberry Pi fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Ab...
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3D printing materials

3D printing materials

Mohammed 27/01/2017 0
3D printing - Types of materials3D printing - introductionTypes of materials3D printing - introductionIn the previous article, we spoke briefly about 3D printers in general and how they work. We also mentioned that plastic is the most common material used in conventional 3D printers. However, 3D printers are capable of printing using a wide variety of materials ranging from plastic to cement used in construction. In this article we will focus on the two most common plastic types used in 3D print...
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Introduction to 3d printing

Introduction to 3d printing

Mohammed 01/01/2017 0
3D printing - introduction We offer a wide variety of trainings inlcuding 3D printing either at our location or at your location. Please, feel free to contact us for any inquires.Our list of tutorials on 3D printing are:1. Introduction on 3D printing2. 3D printing - Types of materials   Have you ever been curious about 3d printing? WHat could be done with it? Where to start to learn proper 3d printing or scanning?Then, look here! What is 3D printing?We begin this blog series with the basic of 3D...
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Are you a teacher, educator or an institute?

Are you a teacher, educator or an institute?

Mohammed 27/12/2016 2
 Zeroohm and Educators Hello teachers, institutes, schools and universities. Zeroohm is activelyworking with many of you to provide you with your electronics, training and consulting needs. We provide any of these services in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, RAK, Ajman, Fujirah, Alain and anywhere in UAE. just ask us!  Are you a teacher who wants new material for electronics or physics classes? We are providing many workshops on electronics, circuits, microcontrollers, robotics, programming and much m...
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Zeroohm Help Center

Zeroohm Help Center

Mohammed 26/12/2016 0
Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.We will list here questions that we recieve frequently.   1. Where is Zeroohm? Zero Ohm is located at Ras Al Khor Industrial Area 2nd, Manama St., Same building with Al Madina Supermarket, 1st floor, Office No. 8. Right Behind Tasheel Building. Zeroohm Location  2. How can I place my order?A. onlineStep 1. Login/Register on Zeroohm WebsiteStep 2. Place desired product(s) to cart. Step 3. Check out. B. By phoneCall us to place your orderC. B...
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Are you a student in UAE?

Are you a student in UAE?

Mohammed 15/12/2016 3
Are you a student in UAE doing electronics, electrical or computer engineering?                                                                               As a part of our efforts to sponsor IEEE 12th student day 2017 in UAE, we are providing a special 10% discount for all students who are a part of IEEE. We hope that this discount will help the students in doing more innovative projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and the UAE.To claim this discount:1. send us an email on: offers◌at◌zeroohm....
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Zeroohm - Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2016

Zeroohm - Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2016

Mohammed 13/12/2016 0
                                                                                                Zeroohm as a committed training provider to Electronics and Innovation is always present in educational events in UAE to leave an impact. We hope to encourge the youth to think of what could be done with electronics in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and UAE in general. In ADSF 2016, we have focused on providing hands-on, expiremental, practical and simple to help the students learn how to utilize electricity and ho...
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Zeroohm Training on 3d printing, laser cutting and molding

Zeroohm Training on 3d printing, laser cutting and molding

Mohammed 20/11/2016 1
Last week, Nov 13-17, 2016, Zeroohm Electronics provided a week long training for some excellent engineers from the public sector in Dubai. The focus of the training wasn't technical as much as it was to encourge the attendees to learn more of what could be done with current technologies such as 3D printing, laser cutting, molding and what could be done with integrating these skills. The training was done at origin base  the company that operates the first maker space in the region (located in D...
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How to setup Arduino with room temperature monitoring using LM36 sensor

How to setup Arduino with room temperature monitoring using LM36 sensor

Mohammed 10/11/2016 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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Motion detecting cat repellant

Motion detecting cat repellant

Mohammed 07/11/2016 0
Hey all,We are happy to present Souhad Lawand project.The project is about building a cat repellant. Look at this youtube video to see it in action. Description: easy to make cat repellant with use of buzzer, PIR sensor,  breadboard,  lithium battery and mini usb charging module (all details can be found on instructables)It is based on this tutorial To contact Souhad for any reason, please visit his +google page We are happy to accept projects that help others learn and add to their know how. Pl...
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What are Zeroohm courses?

What are Zeroohm courses?

Mohammed 05/11/2016 1
Hey people,We are writing this post to address a question we always get from the online electronics community: What trainings do Zeroohm provide? To make it simple, we provide a hands-on electronics education (training and workshops) via inhouse developed materials. The training/workshops includes:Arduino WorkshopsRaspberry Pi WorkshopsElectronics WorkshopsIoT WorkshopsSoldering Workshops Tailor madeSo, we will provide trainings to get you started or discuss more advanced topics as per your need...
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How to setup Arduino with wireless communication

How to setup Arduino with wireless communication

Mohammed 30/10/2016 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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How to setup Arduino with Motors and sensors

How to setup Arduino with Motors and sensors

Mohammed 27/10/2016 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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Start with Arduino - Zeroohm Arduino Training

Start with Arduino - Zeroohm Arduino Training

Mohammed 23/10/2016 0
Welcome to Zeroohm Arduino Training series. In this series of Arduino Training, Zeroohm will focus its efforts on helping the community learn more about Arduino fundamentals and basics starting with basic control of LED's, motors, sensors and utilizing of wirless communication. We hope that you find this useful, Please, leave a comment for any questions or comments or reviews!We provide all our trainings for groups from schools, universities, public sector and private sector in Abu Dhabi, Dubai,...
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Wadi Drone project

Wadi Drone project

Mohammed 18/10/2016 0
This post is a courtresy of NYU, Abu Dhabi Wadi Drone team. We thank them for sharing their efforts in pushing the DIY culture online.Team:The Wadi drone project was done by 4 students and their advisor (Martin Slosarik, Vasily Rudchenko, Lin Ting-Che, Kai-Erik Marechal Jensen, with faculty advisor Matt Karau).Description of project:The Wadi Drone collects data in regions where deploying communications infrastructure would spoil the natural heritage, or present a human risk to physically retriev...
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Razor Monologue by Omar Lim

Razor Monologue by Omar Lim

Mohammed 18/10/2016 0
 This tutorial is a courtresy of Omar Lim. Thank you for your help and support.Intro In this article, I will try to explain how to communicate with the 9DOF Razor IMU using various Arduino boards. I assume that you have a basic understanding of IMUs and have been acquainted with the 9DOF Razor IMUI got my 9DOF Razor IMU from Zero Ohm Electronics, A company here in Dubai that sell electronics parts. They import items from sparksfun, adafruit, and Arduino, and making these available in Dubai. The ...
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About Zeroohm Electronics

About Zeroohm Electronics

Mohammed 18/10/2016 2
Company introduction Zero Ohm offers a various number of training courses, consulting services, quality electronic components and other products that can be found and purchased on our online website.This is where you can buy electronic parts from Dubai (UAE) and ship it to Oman and Qatar. This includes small discrete components such as resistors, capacitors, diodes, and transistors. Power supply related such as protection PTC, voltage and regulators. Digital chips (ICs) such ase NAND, OR and AND...
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How to build your own regulated power supply

How to build your own regulated power supply

Mohammed 18/10/2016 0
Why (you need this)?Any circuit needs power, the power supply circuit is necessary to ensure you give reliable power to your circuit (Filtered, Regulated, Protected).Filtered: mainly by capacitorsRegulated: Stabilized at a know levelProtected: No reverse polarity, no over current What (do you need)?ItemQuantityUnregulated Power Source (7-30VDC)(This applies for most power adapters that you buy from the local supermarkets)1Diode1PTC1Capacitor 100uF1Capacitor 10uF15v Voltage Regulator1Resistor 300...
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Introduction to Switches

Introduction to Switches

Mohammed 15/10/2016 0
What are SPDT, DPDT, NC, NO etc for switches? In this tutorial, we are going to learn about the different types of switches and contacts that you could see for normal "ON-OFF" switches or for relays contacts.SPST: Single Pole Single ThrowThe most basic type of switch, a picture is worth a 1000 wordsIt is just an ON or OFF switch SPDT: Single Pole Double ThrowSPDT as you can see, contains one additional line compared to SPSTThe additional line creates the concept of Normally Open "NO" and Normall...
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Scanning a terrian via UAV - Meyer Kock

Scanning a terrian via UAV - Meyer Kock

Mohammed 15/10/2016 0
What am I trying to do:In this project, Meyer D. Kock shows how he used his UAV to take 300+ photos to acquire certain information from them.Photos: List of partsComponentsNotes (if any)Ardupilot 2.5 U block GPS 3dr Radio Metal gear servos X5 Delta wing body Canon S 100 with SD hack software to enable interval photography.  Results:300 + pictures was taken of the area with the airoplane on full autopilot 3D Mosaic via software analysis...
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CharliePlex by Tim Pelling

CharliePlex by Tim Pelling

Mohammed 15/10/2016 0
 Tim Pelling was kind enough to provide us with the information on this post. Thank you Tim ^^        What am I trying to do:An 'experimental' 4 pin, 3x4, 12 led addressable charlieplex display using POV to display alphabetic characters, controlled by another ATTiny85.  It's showing the number 4 in the picture, whilst it can display the whole alphabet given the poor resolution it's pretty difficult to read. 2. Technical description:ComponentsNotes (if any)ATTiny85 LEDs, Cardboard, Patience    Ne...
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Camera Boost by Tim Pelling

Camera Boost by Tim Pelling

Mohammed 15/10/2016 0
Tim Pelling was kind enough to provide us with the information on this post. Thank you Tim ^^ Camera BoostWhat am I trying to do:My aging Canon 450D can only do 10 shot sequences and 3 exposure brackets.Using my RPi, an Adafruit 16x2 (all purchased before I discovered ZeroOhm), GPhoto2 and a rechargeable USB battery I can now do timelapse up 1000 shots, and up to 13 shot brackets.Additionally the RPi is running a web-interface (not shown) which allows me to review the captured photo’s on my iPad...
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How to measure lithium batteries life

How to measure lithium batteries life

Mohammed 15/05/2016 0
How to measure the battery life?Forget about the description, and look at the number at the beginning, that number tells you how much "current" can the battery supply. Let us take an example:This is for example, a 3,500 mAh (3.5Ah) battery. Now suppose that we have the following simple circuit, which will approximately pull 10mA from the supply (If you are not sure why, check this tutorial).So, how long will the battery last?Well, its very simple:Time = 3,500 mAh/10mA = 350 hourAs of now, in Zer...
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Learn to reaverse engineering the 10Ah power supply

Learn to reaverse engineering the 10Ah power supply

Mohammed 15/01/2016 0
I personally love juice, and apparently, my circuits loves it too! that's why we have a 10,000,000,000,000pAh (10Ah) battery charger.Although it is really awesome, but there is one catch, it is a charger and not a battery. So what?Well, a charger is intended to "charge", yes really, I mean it! So, when the battery it is charging is full, the charging stops. Mainly the charger knows this from the current being sucked out through it.The problem: If you want to power a small microcontroller circuit...
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How to Setup XBee Series 2 Modules

How to Setup XBee Series 2 Modules

Mohammed 15/10/2015 1
Hello everyone!Welcome to this basic tutorial on setting up Series 2 XBee modules (which uses the ZigBee Protocol) from Digi.This tutorial will give you the basic how-to on setting up your own ZigBee Personal Area Network, also refered to as PAN.You will find all the parts that you need for this tutorial on the "related products" in the bottom of this tutorial page, I'll also list it down for your easy access: 2x XBee Series 2 modules (XBee 2mW Wire Antenna - Series 2 or XBee Pro 63mW Wire Anten...
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