Distance sensor with LED matrix display on Arduino Nano

First things first, the end product can be viewed here: Parts Arduino (Nano, Uno, whatever fits your need) with a power source HC-SR04 distance sensor MAX7219 based 8×8 LED matrix display 9 connection wires Wiring Lets start with the 8×8 display: VCC to Nano 5V (white) GND to Nano GND […]

Chinese Arduino Nano clones with CH340 USB chips and Windows 7

So what do we have here? If you’re like me, and on your first steps into playing around with Arduino based boards, you probably chose a cheap eBay clone of your chosen Arduino board. Something like the one pictured on the right. To be honest, it’s hard to justify 18 […]