Month: September 2010

Arduino – X10 Communications

From This library enables you to send and receive X10 commands from an Arduino module. X10 is a synchronous serial protocol that travels over AC power lines, sending a bit every time the AC power crosses zero volts. It’s used in home automation. You can find X10 controllers and devices at,, and …

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Arduino “Uno” is ready! (and more)

A new replacement for the Duemilanove called the “Uno” (easier to pronounce, thank you), a new usb-serial adapter (with Arduino USB Vendor ID), the new Arduino Mega 2560, Tinker Toolkit (modular system of sensors and actuators) and more! From –This board will replace the Duemilanove. We decided to be nice to the non-italians and …

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