Have a question about resistor color codes? This reference section contains a color code chart and a "how-to" on reading resistor values using color bands.
What does it take to turn your Boe-Bot to or Shield-Bot into an ActivityBot? This list will show you what additional hardware is involved.
Air temperature plays a significant role in the speed that sound travels. This concept becomes very important when you measure distance or navigate your robot using ultrasonic sensors like the PING))). Check out this reference to learn how to calculate and compensate for these effects, and also to learn a bit more about why it happens.
Our Propeller Spin objects and Propeller C Libraries are offered under the MIT License.
This article explains what an Arduino library is, and how to use them when programming your Arduino device.
This KickStart article explains what a Propeller Object is, and how to use them when programming your Propeller device via the Propeller Tool software.
This article introduces you to the Parallax Serial Terminal. It will go over what it is, how to set it up properly, and how it is used when working with your Propeller device.
This article describes basic hardware details of the Arduino Uno Board, and outlines how to determine compatibility between KickStart demo wiring diagrams (designed for the Uno) and other Arduino Boards.
Get to know the Propeller Activity Board! This article introduces some basic hardware details and explains how to use the Activity Board in any KickStart demo.
A list of common symbols as seen in Parallax microcontroller tutorials, along with photos of the electrical components they represent.