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PC to Arduino: Hello, are you still there?

I wrote these two sketches to confirm that yes, serial port communication still works between Processing and the Arduino under the new Arduino IDE. The sketch on the left is written in Processing and writes to the serial port. The … Continue reading

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Sending Serial Data from Processing to Arduino

I want to send data from my laptop to the Arduino-based robot. Processing is running on the laptop and Wiring on the Arduino. In Processing, the serial object is being called ‘myPort’ (it could have been called ‘Joe’ for that … Continue reading

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GIRC Turn Codes

Here we make a 76 degree right turn in GIRC, and this information has to be sent over the USB/Serial cable to the microcontroller aboard the robot. This communication is done with a control code pair. As shown, the first … Continue reading

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