Category Archives: Ardublock

IO expansion shield v5 product specification

IO expansion board is evolving, this latest V5 IO expansion shield is now supporting Xbee. It combines our popular Xbee shield with IO expansion shield(V4). It even supports SD card which provides the ultimate functional expansion for Arduino so far. As its predecessor, it supports RS485, APC220, Bluetooth communication, servo control.


  • Support RS485
  • Support Xbee (Xbee pro)
  • Support Bluetooth
  • Support APC220
  • Support SD card read/write







Arduino Uno R3 product specification


Microcontroller ATmega328
Operating Voltage 5V
Input Voltage (recommended) 7-12V
Input Voltage (limits) 6-20V
Digital I/O Pins 14 (of which 6 provide PWM output)
Analog Input Pins 6
DC Current per I/O Pin 40 mA
DC Current for 3.3V Pin 50 mA
Flash Memory 32 KB (ATmega328) of which 0.5 KB used by bootloader
SRAM 2 KB (ATmega328)
EEPROM 1 KB (ATmega328)
Clock Speed 16 MHz





Ardublock preparation guides ( for windows )

1.please download the arduino IDE from here   ( latest 1.0.5 ) the installer to install on your pc

3.install the driver when prompted

4.please download ardublock from here the arduino IDE , find the sketchbook location



6.Created folder /tools/ArduBlockTool/tool/ under “Sketchbook location”

7.Copy ardublock-all.jar to tools/ArduBlockTool/tool/ardublock-all.jar under “Sketchbook location”

8.restart the arduino IDE , you can see the ardublock under tool menu




Ardublock tutorial

1.LED blinking

2.Turn on the LED light via power button

3.Control  the brightness of LED ( fading )

4.Adjust the brightness of LED via potentiometer…

What is ardublock

Ardublock is a graphical programming environment to make programming physical computing with Arduino as easy as drag and drop.…