Introduction: Arduino ControlWare-Perform Tasks Without Reprogramming the Arduino
I have made a small GUI with which you can control arduino and perform tasks like analogReads,Digital Outputs etc..and several other tasks too. I made this with an idea to debug Circuits using Arduino. It helps a lot when you need to just study the behavior of a digital device..or sniff through the wiring of the circuit.
You can measure the AnalogValues on the analog Pins too..So,In case you want to check High/Low so, you will get the value as 0 (nearly) for LOW and 1023 for HIGH. similarly..you can measure the analog response of any other nature also..provided the 'Measured' qty stays less than +5V !
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You do need .NET Framework to run the controlWare.You can download it from: Here!
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Step 1: Prepare the Arduino
Nothing much to do..just burn/upload the following sketch. You can download the same from my skydrive:
Now just go ahead and download the same..and upload to the Arduino!
Step 2: Download the GUI
The GUI has been made to work on Windows Only (Sorry Linux Users!)
You can get the same from:
Now,Go ahead and download it..No Install..just a simple executable!
Run it..enter your comport name and see the led light up!
Go ahead and play with it!
Cheers and happy tinkering!
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