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The Purdue Mechatronics Club (PMTR) was formed by engineers for engineers. Our mission is to provide a welcoming environment for inventors and programmers to work together in creating innovative solutions. Purdue Mechatronics Club connects students from all technical majors to create projects in the field of robotics, wearables, mechatronics, and IoT. The club also aims to educate those who want to learn more about the world of mechatronics and robotics.

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Our event media from Purdue Mechatronics Club EXPO 2016 is now archived. You can now see our photos, presentation slides, and other resources for this event.

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Upcoming Events

November 11, 2016 - Club Meeting

Location: Grissom Hall (GRIS), Room 102
Time: 6pm-7pm, Friday November 11, 2016
Agenda: More about NodeMCU and IoT

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Hi guys,

I know that there were people in yesterdays session who were trying to figure out a way to upload code to the Arduino Nano using a Mac. Here is what you need to do:

1. Download the CH34x_Install.zip file from here:
kig.re/2014/12/31/how-to-use-arduino-nano-mini-pro-with-CH340G-on-mac-osx-yosemite.html
2. Unzip it and Double click on the CH34x_Install.pkg file.
3. Follow the instructions for installation.
4. Upon installing reboot your machine.

Once you do this, open the Arduino IDE and you must see the serial port listed under Tools >> Ports

I was able to successfully upload the code upon doing this. Hope it works for you as well! Let me know if you need additional help and we will try to find a way out.

Note: Before you do this you might have to go to System Preferences >>Security and Privacy >>General and change the "Allow apps to be downloaded from" setting to "Mac App store and unidentified developers"
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Not exactly mechatronics, but its something cool that you can do in an hour or less...

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This is a friendly email reminder to inform you that we will be having a club meeting this evening (September 16th) at 6pm in GRIS 102 (Grissom Hall). We look forward to seeing you there, but for any reason if you are not able to make it, please reply and let us know. We care about all our members.

Here is our meeting agenda tonight:
-What is an Arduino, and what is it used for
-Digital and Analog I/O with Arduino
-MYO Armband demonstration
-Instructables contest and group
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3 months ago  ·  

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