With the prize I gained from Proto-Pic, I purchased a Sparkfun Benchtop Powersupply kit. This allows you to hook up an ATX power supply and provides some terminal posts so you can use it on the bench for testing your
Thanks to Rachel Lancaster from It’s All Geek to me I’ve had the chance to try out the Christmas cards from Bare Conductive. The set has three cards, a Santa, Flash (Rudolf’s lesser known cousin) and a Polar bear. There
My work colleague joked that I should not be let near the Christmas fairy lights as I’d probably “hook a microcontroller to them”. I’d not actually thought of this before but as the gauntlet had been thrown down I thought
This book endeavours to teach you what they don’t teach on an electronics degree, the process of turning your prototype circuit into a product. It does so by selecting four key topics; design issues, design for manufacture, compliance and project
My old Antex soldering iron is about 25 years old and although it provides a good service it is a bit beaten up. The cable is held together with self amalgamating tape and the element is looking a bit corroded.
My plan for the Element14 Enchanted Objects Design Challenge is to take an old fashioned weather house and retrofit it with electronics
The long awaited Raspberry Pi 2 has been launched today, it’s faster and has more ram than it’s predecessors so you’ll be able to more with it for the same price
Member of the month award and interview.