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… I need your opinion!

Hello, I’ve been making things with Arduino for a little while now (mostly a mess and a few small fires!) but I love it so much that I want…

https://www.adafruit.com/

http://www.adafruit.com/ This site is fantastic for tutorials, resources, all help imaginable in fact. They have videos, live shows and amazing products. They create their own components as well…

https://www.sparkfun.com/

https://www.sparkfun.com/ This is pretty much The One of all the component sites. It is usually where I go to look up components to see their descriptions or for more information and…

Breaking up Arduino: how to make your own arduino!

I’ve been looking at breaking out the ATMEGA328P-PU chip (that is used in many Arduino boards) to be able to reduce the footprint and power consumption of the…

Wearable Technology 2015 Excel, London

Booklet for Wearable Technology Show

Hey just a little post, I came across this helpful link to the booklet for Wearable Technology Show that was made to support the show we put on…

Circuit Displayed at Wearable Technology Show 2015

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GPRS Shield – SIM900

The GPRS Shield provides a way to communicate using the GSM cell phone network. The shield allows you to achieve SMS, MMS, GPRS and Audio via UART by…

Micro USB Connector

Micro USB Connector: Socket to solder onto a board for charging purposes. This is the Micro which is the same cable plug used for many phones etc so…

TP4056 1A Lithium Battery Charging Module

Battery charging module for li-ion batteries.

MFRC-522 RC522 RFID card inductive module

Module information for MFRC-522, low cost RFID card operating at 13.56MHz 3.3V

ESP8266 Serial WiFi Module

Module information for ESP8266, low cost WiFi This is just information about the serial wifi module that I have collected to get it up and running.

Aliexpress

http://aliexpress.com This site has very cheap components for sale if you search hard enough.They will take up to a month to be delivered though so you have to…

Darby Maker Faire

Just a little post with images from the Derby Maker Faire. I had read about the Bloodhound in Wired magazine and so was pretty excited to hear that…

York Hackspace at Manchester Mini Maker Faire

Our York Hackspace group set up at the Manchester Maker Faire over the weekend of Saturday 26th / 27th July. On the official site this event is described as: “the…

Teensey issue with Teensy

I’ve been using these super small boards for my latest projects, and one of them I needed to hook up very specific ports. I needed access to data…

SUS System Usability Scale

This is a scale that I wanted to keep a handy reference to, it links to the SUS pdf file so it can be downloaded. Usability does not…

mini-messenger-version

Five Users….

I came across this article back in 2011 and it was written in 2010, and I saved it on a little forum site I have so that if…

Soldering Conductive Ribbon

I came across this fab little quick and easy tutorial about soldering conductive ribbon. I love trying new components and ways to connect things, but sometimes stuff arrives…

Cardboard!

Super fun for folks with an old pizza box lying around and who want a cheaper version Oculus Rift! Cardboard is a project from Google, to help you…

Presentation from Leeds Creative Labs

A video from Leeds Creative Labs from our presentation as well as questions.