2 years back I was approached to write a simple tutorial for a magazine that was due to be launched. That Magazine turned out to be HackSpace. Due to the timing, I decided to do a simple Christmas lighting project.
For an upcoming project, I’ve been having a play with the Circuit Playground board. This circular board has a selection of sensors, lights and touch capability. There’s a great demo for the board when you turn it on with a
I’ve started a project based around a Raspberry Pi4 and thought I’d share some of the “gotchas” that I spotted and in some cases didn’t spot. Power The Pi4 is faster and more powerful than previous models. This means that
Saar Drimer is a man with an eye for style. He invented the Boldport club as a subscription club to provide a “unique and exciting project sent each month at fixed monthly cost”. The Boldport club shipped 32 creative projects
Saturday was the 8th World Arduino day. Events were held all over the globe including one here in London. Unfortunately I had other commitments so could not attend. But it seemed a good day to do some experiments with Arduino
For a project I’ve working on, I’m using a Trinket M0 from Adafruit. This tiny board runs a cut down version of Python called CircuitPython which is a derivative of MicroPython. This allows the board to be treated like a
At the end of last month the Babbages Baggage won a prize from the Element14 Project14 challenge. They gave us some vouchers to spend at Farnell or CPC. Because my daughter had been doing some videos for Megan TV, I
I’ve always been a fan of the smaller microcontroller boards such as the Arduino Micro used in the Topsy Turvy Clock and the Trinket used for a Christmas decoration. But the small size does come with some limitations. In the