Tutorial for making an RFID badge scanner with LCD

RFID and LCD Tutorial
Today we will be delving into some of the parts we received from the Elegoo Uno R3 Starter Kit. Specifically the RFID RC522 module and the 1602A LCD. If you aren't familiar with RFID it stands for Radio Frequency Identification. It is a way to read information wirelessly. The benefit is that the RFID ID cards are cheap, and don't require being powered, the RFID transceiver powers it using an electromagnetic field. This is the same technology used for many badges and ID cards that are scanned. Re...

Elegoo Uno R3 Complete Starter Kit Review

Elegoo Complete Arduino Uno Kit
This is a review of the Elegoo Uno R3 Complete Starter Kit. First if you don't know, Elegoo is a Chinese supplier of Arduino and other electronics hobby parts on Amazon. They have a website that is perpetually under-construction but they are very responsive on Amazon and by email service(at)Elegoo.com.   Wow, this kit is stuffed full! What quickly jumps out is the fact that most of the parts we'd recommend for someone wanting to get into electronics are already here. (more&hel...