Project Description

1. Project Description

The author for this project states that using an Ethernet shield along with Arduino board users can turn it into a simple web server which can be accessed by anyone on the internet, and by accessing that server with a browser running on any computer connected to the same network as the Arduino board, users can:

  • Control hardware from the webpage like fan or lights (using Javascript buttons).
  • Read the state of a switch which can be either ON or OFF (using simple HTML).
  • Read value of a sensors connected to Arduino board (using simple HTML).

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2. Parts

Arduino and Arduino Ethernet shield – To connect with LAN
DC Voltage of 5V from Arduino – To power the Ethernet Shield
Connection speed: 10/100Mb – For optimum performance.
Connection with Arduino on SPI port

Components required:

  • 1 x Ethernet cable
  • 1 x Wi-Fi Router (Optional)
  • 1 x Arduino Mega2560 or Arduino UNO
  • 1 x Ethernet Shield
  • 1 x Breadboard or blank circuit board can do as well
  • 3 x Jumper Wires
  • 1 x 1k Resistor
  • 2 x 9V DC Adaptor
  • 1 x Push button

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3. Implement Guideline and Source Code

Users can find the detailed implement guideline and source code on the author’s website.
For more information, please refer to the following link;
Link: http://elektriktech.blogspot.in/2015/10/using-arduino-as-simple-web-server.html