Category: Arduino

Cheap ways to get started with Arduino ¢ ¢ ¢

Starting Arduino doesn’t have to cost a lot at all, this post aims to cover the cheap ways to get started with Arduino, which are especially useful for…

HELP! Five Fabulous Forums

Uploading a sketch: Arduino

Message Bag

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…

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.

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…

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…

Black 1950s Vintage, 5 LED bag…

Lilypad connection : Fixed

OLED & Arduino Heaven

I had posted some images online of some prototypes that I had been working on, and Marcelo Souza commented about trying an OLED. I had thought about it before but…

Interested in Participating?

Are you interested in participating in a trial with our Message Bag? Or do you have some ideas that you’d like to share about it? I’m currently looking…

Secret Deposit Box

Making Message Bag: Detail

I realise this is a huge post, but I really wanted full documentation so I know the steps I took and stages I implemented along the way.  I…