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Arduino Robotic Projects

By : Richard Grimmett
Book Image

Arduino Robotic Projects

By: Richard Grimmett

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Arduino Robotic Projects
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Connecting a Bluetooth shield to Arduino

Another way of communicating wirelessly with Arduino is through a Bluetooth link. Bluetooth is a standard communications protocol that also works at 2.4 GHz. To read more about the Bluetooth protocol, visit There are several possible ways to connect your Arduino using Bluetooth, but the most reliable one is a Bluetooth shield, which is available at The following is an image of the shield:

Unfortunately, you'll need to solder header pins onto the shield to mount it on your Arduino, but then, you'll need no additional connections. You'll also need a USB module if you want to communicate with your PC. The following is an image of an adapter that is also available at

The website will lead you through the details of how to get the shield up and working, paired with your Bluetooth dongle, and communicating with your...