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Create your own Social Distancing Hat, with extras…

In this tutorial, for a distance sensor hat, I’ll be using an ultrasonic sensor to measure the distance of others approa

How to make neopixel jewellery, a colour sensing, fun wearable

This neopixel jewellery wearable tutorial takes inspiration from a tutorial on Adafruit to make a neopixel manicure. I loved t

How to install a Library in Arduino (1.8 onwards), using Library Manager

The library manager you will use a lot when you’re making fun projects with Arduino. Libraries provide your sketches wit

Want to print your wow character? How to use Wow Model Viewer.

Using Wow Model Viewer you can 3D print a version of your character. I had a few issues when using the software so I’m w

How do I use the Library Manager in the beta Arduino IDE (2.0.0 beta.11)?

An quick guide to installing a library in the beta version of Arduino.

Flickering Flames: Deadbugging an ATTiny

information This is a guide that brings together a series of guides and information I discovered when looking for fun projects

Easy to use ‘over the air’ OTA (wifi) to program your ESP32!

This is an information post mostly for myself – I spent a lot of time trying to program my ESP32 using the OTA functiona

OLED & Arduino Heaven

I posted images online of prototypes I had been working on, and Marcelo Souza commented about trying an OLED. I had thought ab

10 Arduino hardware items, get started for a tenner!

Sometimes it’s hard to get started (and for a tenner) when you are unsure where to begin. Things can sometimes look more

Cheap ways to get started with Arduino ¢ ¢ ¢

Starting Arduino doesn’t have to cost a lot. This post aims to cover the cheap ways to get started with Arduino. This is

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

PICAXE for Wearables, a hookup & using guide

I’m looking at an Electro-Fashion sewable PICAXE control board from Kitronik. There are a few wearable systems now that

Uploading a sketch: Arduino

There are only a few steps involved in running a sketch on an Arduino board, and this post will take you through it step-by-st

Lilypad connection : Fixed

Sometimes when you are working on a project, it’s hard to think of all the possible solutions to an issue. This post is