Online course for Class 1 and 2
Arduino home site
Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for artists, designers, hobbyists and anyone interested in creating interactive objects or environments. Download Arduino
Arduino Tutorial 1 with Servos
Arduino Tutorial 2 with servos
For a variety of References and Tutorials go to the Resources & References page
Sailing Basics (pdf) Basic reference for this course.
Activities List for entire RoboSail course
Boat Code References and Exercises
RoboSail Starter Code:
Hardware Test Code Download this batch of code into your Arduino folder. Use this code to test and calibrate all electronic "hardware".
Advanced Hardware Test Code Download these folders into your Arduino folder. They contain test code for the GPS and Compass
BoatCodeStarter Download this batch of code into your Arduino folder. Use it as the basis for your Boat Code if you are using only the WindSensor and the Accelerometer
Advanced BoatCodeStarter Download these folders into your Arduino folder. This code is the basis fro Boat Code using all sensors
Libraries The accelerometer/compass and GPS sensors use libraries of additional code. Download this code and put it in your libraries folder (in the Arduino folder)
Includes code for:
This image shows where to put the downloaded code.