Control Everything ACOM Arduino Shield Review

Today we are looking at the ACOM, the Arduino Shield for easy RF control and I2C expansion by ControlEverything.com. It's fitting that we are looking at this module a week after our review of the 1Sheeld because of the similarities. Both units plug directly into an Arduino Uno and give wireless connectivity and expanded output options. I would even say their key customer demographics are the same: creative types with mild Arduino experience willing to pay a little more for convince. While it's t...
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BreakoutBros Halloween Special: Remote Control Jack-o-Lantern

We wanted to get into the Halloween spirit at BreakoutBros but we are super busy writing reviews, tutorials, and decorating our houses. While I was testing parts to review the ControlEverything.com Arduino Shield I realized I was just a few spliced wires and a relay away from something fun. So I combined that shield, the Arduino Light Control Tutorial, a ceramic Jack-o-Lantern, and some wire. The pumpkin I used already had a male plug, so I decided to make a relay controlled outlet. This ...
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