Arduino

Arduino Drone Built By 17-Year-Old Maker (video)

17-year-old master maker Nikodem Bartnik has published details of a DIY Arduino drone he has created using the Arduino hardware to act as his flight …

Gear & Gadgets

ZX Spectrum Next Offers A New Compatible PC (video)

ZX Spectrum fans and enthusiasts are sure to be interested in a new project which has been launched by Kickstarter this month and has already raised …

Gear & Gadgets

Advanced GPIO Zero: Source/Values - The MagPi Magazine

Source/values is a more advanced feature of GPIO Zero, but it’s incredibly powerful and much simpler than you’d think! You can do more with less …

Gear & Gadgets

11 Best Robotics for Kids: Inventor Kits that Unleash Imagination

Watch in amazement as your kids have a blast learning about STEM as they play. With robotics for kids, the entertainment never ends and neither does …

Robotics

MCUXpresso IDE: S-Record, Intel Hex, and Binary Files

This is another article about the NXP MCUXpresso IDE (see MCUXPresso IDE: Unified Eclipse IDE for NXPs ARM Cortex-M Microcontrollers), this time it …

Programming

This Hacker Fit An Entire RetroPie In An Altoids Tin

A mew months ago, [wermy] built the mintyPi, a Raspberry Pi-based gaming console that fits inside an Altoids tin. It’s amazing — there’s a composite …

Gear & Gadgets

The Raspberry Pi As An IR To WiFi Bridge

[Jason] has a Sonos home sound system, with a bunch of speakers connected via WiFi. [Jason] also has a universal remote designed and manufactured in …

Raspberry Pi

A Complete Suite Of Biomedical Sensors

The human body has a lot to tell us if we only have the instruments to listen. Unfortunately, most of the diagnostic gear used by practitioners is …

Gear & Gadgets

SONOFF® AC90 To 250V 400W Touch Wifi Switch Module Luxury Glass Panel Wireless Timing Switch Remote Control Via APP For Smart Home US/EU

<b>Overview:</b> <br>The Sonoff Touch is a one way WiFi sensitive control luxury crystal glass panel wall switch.<br>It can be paired with iOS/Android APP eWeLink …

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Paradan Radio Antenna Disconnect

April 20, 2017 No comments<p>For the past 24 years, members of India’s West Bengal Radio Club (WBRC) have helped to reunite lost or injured individuals, …

Gear & Gadgets

ESP32’s Dev Framework Reaches 2.0

We’ve been watching the development of the ESP32 chip for the last year, but honestly we’ve been a little bit cautious to throw all of our friendly …

Gear & Gadgets

How Many Watts Are You Using?

One of the best smart home hacks is implementing an energy monitor of some kind. It’s easy enough to <i>say</i> that you’re trying to save energy, but …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Build a Voice-Controlled Speaker that Protects Your Privacy

A step-by-step guide to building a privacy-enabled, open-source, voice-controlled speaker using ready-to-buy hardware<p>The team at Snips has made an</b> …

Raspberry Pi

Riotoro Onyx Series Power Supply Review

<b>Introduction</b><p>Earlier this year we looked at the Enigma 850W PSU from Riotoro, their first entry into the PC power supply market. Today we are going to …

Ultrasonic Raspberry Pi Piano

Cheap stuff gets our creative juices flowing. Case in point? [Andy Grove] built an eight-sensor HC-SR04 breakout board, because the ultrasonic …

Raspberry Pi

The Internet of Rice Cookers

You’d be forgiven for thinking this was going to be an anti-IoT rant: who the heck needs an IoT rice cooker anyway? [Microentropie], that’s who. His …

Gear & Gadgets

Emergency Power Alternatives Made Simple Part II

Post Views: 8<p>Battery Bank / Power Inverter (READ PART ONE HERE –EMERGENCY POWER ALTERNATIVES MADE SIMPLE Part I Solar Panels and Charge …

Batteries

Building an API for Your Raspberry Pi Zero W

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi Zero Wireless<p>×<p>1<p>MicroSD Card<p>×<p>1<p>Male/Female Jumper Wires<p>×<p>5<p>Solderless Breadboard Half …

Raspberry Pi

Novation Circuit Mono Station Hands-On demo

This video, via -CALC-, captures a quick hands-on demo of the new Novation Circuit Mono Station.<p>Here’s what -CALC- has to say about it:<p>A short test …

EDM

Mark Levinson No.526 preamplifier

The Mark Levinson No.526 is the first preamplifier designed by a new 12-person team led by Todd Eichenbaum, director of engineering at the Harman …

Audiophile

New VGADuino-II 256 Colour Graphic VGA Shield For Arduino (video)

Arduino users looking for a VGA Shield may be interested in a new updated piece of hardware which has been created by Masih Vahida and launched by …

Gear & Gadgets

This Giant Lego NES Controller Actually Works

Forget going mini, it's time to think big.<p>There's been a lot of talk lately about Nintendo's pint-sized Classic systems. The company recently discontinued its NES version and rumors of a mini SNES system are spreading. But the team behind the Crazy Circuits Kickstarter project wanted to go in the …

Nintendo

ASRock Z270 Taichi Motherboard Review

We've tested a flurry of Z270 boards in the past few months, from the value-priced MSI Z270 SLI Plus to ultra-premium Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming 9, …

PC Gaming

New Part Day: Very Cheap LIDAR

Self-driving cars are, apparently, the next big thing. This thought is predicated on advancements in machine vision and cheaper, better sensors. For …

Gear & Gadgets

Simple Scanner Finds the Best WiFi Signal

Want to know which way to point your WiFi antenna to get the best signal? It’s a guessing game for most of us, but a quick build of a scanning WiFi …

Gear & Gadgets

Apacer Zooms in on Networking and Telecommunications Market

Responding to key trends, such as cloud computing, IoT and big data, in the wake of strong growth in the networking industry worldwide in recent …

Electronics

Raspberry Pi HAT does 3G/HSPA, and GNSS too

Linkwave’s “Pilot” is a Raspberry Pi HAT add-on with a Sierra Wireless HL 3G/HSPA radio, a SIM slot, as well as a GNNS location chip. <br>Sierra Wireless …

Raspberry Pi

DIY ARM Scientific Calculator

What does a hacker do when he or she wants something but can’t afford it? They hack one together, of course. Or, in the case of [Ramón Calvo], they …

Gear & Gadgets

Giant Solderless LEGO NES Controller Gives Everyone Tiny Hands

If you were thinking “I should spend $130 on LEGO bricks and build a giant USB NES controller just to see what that would be like,” but you were …

Gear & Gadgets

BBC micro:bit Mini PC Arrives At Adafruit

Electronics enthusiasts and those looking to learn more about electronics and programming may be interested to know that the BBC created mini PC …

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