Arduino for Makers – Only for Makers! paid course free. You will Take your Arduino skills to the next level by building a remote controlled self-stabilizing robot in this complete course.
- It depends on how well you participate. If you are keen to take the course and familiarize yourself with the topics, you will really understand and be able to apply the following concepts.
- After the 1st section, you will know what an IMU is, how to use I2C to operate it, how I2C works, what the gyroscope/accelerometer is and what its advantages/disadvantages are, what a complementary filter is and why we need it.
- After the 2nd section you will have built your own remote controller, which can control a self-built car with the help of inclination or via a joystick. You will learn what the NRF module is, how to talk to the NRF using the SPI data protocol, how to transfer data between two modules, how to read a joystick and much more.
- After the 3rd section you will know what a stepper motor is, how to drive it using a stepper motor driver, how to use register programming to drive digital inputs/outputs, how to use pull up/pull down resistors & how to design a voltage divider circuit to monitor your battery voltage.
- After the 4th section you will have built the self-stabilizing robot, which is controllable by the likewise self-built remote control. You will learn what 8/16-bit timers are, how to configure and use them, why we use them, what a P-/PID controller is and how to adjust its parameters.
- It’s up to you how much you take away from the course! The more you dig into the topics we cover, the better your understanding will be after the course
Arduino for Makers – Only for Makers Course Requirements
- It is necessary that you enjoy using microcontrollers, otherwise the course has no worth for you.
- At some point you will have to work your way through relatively complex topics yourself. Thereby, of course, I will support you with words and deeds! But if you are looking for a course, where the lecturer sprinkles you with “knowledge” that you forget the same day again, then you are wrong here! 🙂
- But you should already have some experience with the Arduino. If you know how to read a button and what analog and digital values are I think you are able to master the course. The question is whether you want to invest the time to learn new things, or not?
Arduino for Makers – Only for Makers Course Description
Heyyy you, are you a Maker?
Strange question, isn’t it? But let me tell you, after the course you are definitely one 🙂
I’ll be so bold and say a short sentence about me 😀 My name is Olli and I study Mechatronics and Information Technology in the now already 6th semester at the KIT in Karlsruhe, Germany.
I personally have a lot of fun creating my own projects with Arduino. If you feel the same way then you have my blessing to buy the course! And if you don’t enjoy playing around with Arduino … well, why are you looking for an Arduino course anyway? ;D
So the most important thing is clarified: You want to buy the course to bring your skills to the next level and you will have fun doing so. Furthermore you already have some experience with the Arduino. You have a good understanding of the basics and know for example how to switch pins high/low, how to read digital/analog values, what the difference between digital and analog values is and you have a rough intuition on voltage, current & resistors.
So you’re still around :D? Awesome!
Very nice, then let me tell you why this course is just right for you:
And yes, I know! That’s what everyone says 😀 Ultimately, that’s what it stated under each course “If you can read/stand/eat, then this is exactly the right course for you…” BUT:
I would suggest that I just show you briefly what the course has to offer and then you decide if it excites you or not!:D Do we have a deal?
What is this course about?
The course is designed to pick you up at your current level and take you by the hand. I’ll take you by the hand, show you the Arduino land. Or something like that at least :D. On our journey we will learn so many things that I will only list a few here. So we’ll look at the Inertial Measurement Unit, then use it to build our own remote controller with which you can control a car by tilting your hand. We’ll talk about what libraries are, how I2C works, how we can use I2C, how to monitor the voltage of your battery, what a PID controller is, how to calculate angles from accelerometer data, and on and on….
So you see, the course covers a very broad spectrum. With the approx. 9 hours of video material I try to give you a red thread through the content. But it’s also clear that you will have to familiarize yourself with some topics if you don’t get it at the first time or want to understand something more deeply. But you are never alone. If you have any questions, I and all the other course participants will be happy to help you.
What, all the other course participants?
I thought it would be cool to build a community around the course. I have therefore created a Slack forum that you can join if you want. There you can share, discuss and learn with other participants. I’ve never done this before either and hope this will be a cool thing! In any case, I’m really looking forward to welcoming you!
Structure of the course!
After each video I tell you what to do next. For solving the task you have to study the new topic yourself. For example you have to read out a sensor with I2C & the Wire library, or write the implementation to control stepper motors! But rather you are allowed to do it, because you enjoy it .D. In the following video we always deal with exactly this task that I had given you. If you were able to solve the task on your own, you can look here again how I made it work and get some new ideas. If you did not get it right, then you can see how to solve it and recognize what you did wrong.
Through this course structure I hope that you will not only learn something in the course but also remember it in the long term!
What else do you need for this course?
In the second video I go into detail. It’s a few things, but it’s definitely worth it! It’s best to take a quick look before you buy the course.
Not quite sure yet? Never mind! With Udemy’s 30-day money-back guarantee, you have nothing to lose! Take a look at the course and if you don’t like it you can get your money back – it’s that simple 😀
I’m extremely excited to welcome you to the course and the community!
See you soon!
Your Olli 🙂
Who this course is for:
- You enjoyed your first experiences with the Arduino and now you want to expand your knowledge and skills.
- You want to learn how to build a tilt-based remote controller, an RC car, and an RC self-stabilizing robot
- You really want to learn something!