1 08, 2018

Runs 4-5 Months On a Single Charge! – Bridge Clearance Monitor

By |2018-08-01T13:56:37-04:00August 1st, 2018|Arduino, energyShield, energyShield 2|0 Comments

One of our customers used an energyShield 2 Pro to build a device that measures the height under a bridge, which lets him know if there is enough space for his boat to pass under the bridge. The best part is that a single battery charge lasts 4-5 MONTHS! If you are wondering how this is possible, read his [...]

27 07, 2018

Project 1: LED Temperature Display

By |2018-07-27T17:24:54-04:00July 27th, 2018|Arduino, DIY Projects, Easy|0 Comments

Difficulty: EASY     Estimated Time: 1-3 Hours   Summary: In this project, you will make an Uno board read the temperature from a DHT11 temperature and humidity sensor, and then the Uno will display the temperature on the 2-digit 7-segment LED display.  This project is a great starter project to get comfortable with electronics and [...]

1 06, 2018

How Do I Get Started with Electronics and Circuits? – Try Our Circuit Simulator and Tutorials!

By |2018-06-01T18:04:07-04:00June 1st, 2018|Arduino, General Electronics|0 Comments

If you are reading this article, then you are probably one of the many people who has always been interested in electronics and you would like to build with them, but you're just not sure how to get started. It can be a little daunting looking at the world of electronics. You can't see the [...]

22 03, 2017

The energyShield 2 Pro is here!

By |2019-05-14T10:00:12-04:00March 22nd, 2017|Arduino, energyShield, energyShield 2, New Products|0 Comments

In 2014 NightShade launched a successful Kickstarter for the energyShield: a feature-rich Arduino battery shield. After months of development, we are excited to present the energyShield 2 Pro: the even more feature rich Arduino battery shield. The energyShield 2 Pro was successfully launched into the market for Makers and professionals alike in March [...]

19 09, 2014

energyShield Update #24 – The energyShield is Now Available! Buy them now!

By |2014-09-19T14:51:32-04:00September 19th, 2014|Arduino, energyShield, Kickstarter|0 Comments

I am very pleased to announce that the energyShield is now for sale, domestically, on our website. We are also selling some accessories to compliment your energyShield, including solar panels! We are in the process of setting up some international distributors. We will list these distributors on our website when they become available. NightShade Electonics [...]