Arduino

Circuito.io Makes It Easy To Build Your Own Electronic Circuits

Roboplan created the desktop application Circuito.io for beginners to have a step-by-step guide to building their own electronics projects<p>Not …

Gear & Gadgets

How To Build Your Own Keyboard

While there are plenty of amazing pre-built mechanical keyboards on the market these days, it can be tough to find one with the perfect combination …

Gear & Gadgets

ACCES I/O Products debuts mini PCI Express digital I/O cards

San Diego, CA. ACCES I/O Products Inc. has released a new family of mini PCI Express (mPCIe) digital I/O cards—the mPCIe-DIO family with digital …

Engineering

Hydroponic Garden Control

[Todd Christell] grows tomatoes in hydroponic buckets in his backyard, and recently he suffered a crop loss when a mechanical timer failed to …

Aquaponics

DIY RetroBall Electronic Game Kit Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new electronics kit has been created by Bradley Slattery, which provides a DIY LED game which can be played by up to 4 players and has been built …

Gear & Gadgets

Push Button, Receive Beverage!

Here’s a rec-room ready hack: an automatic drink dispenser.<p>[truebassB]’s dispenser operates around a 555 timer, adjusted by a potentiometer. Push a …

Gear & Gadgets

Robot Car Follows Wherever You Go

Having a pet can really make a difference to your happiness at the end of the day, but they’re also a lot of work. This project by [Ioannis …

Raspberry Pi

NanoSound Raspberry Pi All-In-One Hifi Audio Board

Developers at Nanomesher have created a new Raspberry Pi audio board called the NanoSound which is being created to provide users withan all-in-one …

Raspberry Pi

The rise of Python for Embedded Systems

According to IEEE Spectrum, Python is ranked No. 1 in the top programming languages of 2017.<p>Python has continued its upward trajectory from last year …

Raspberry Pi

PCB adaptor provides Ethernet straight to the circuit board

<b>HARTING has introduced a new M8 D-coded PCB adaptor that allows Fast Ethernet and PoE (Power over Ethernet) c</b>ommunications to be interfaced directly …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Patents Micro LED 'Smart Pixel' Display Tech for Future Devices

Apple could employ a proprietary, micro LED-based display technology in future iPhones, MacBooks, iMacs, and a variety of other products, according …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Crank Juice Box Portable Battery Pack Can Even Jump Start Your Car (video)

A powerful portable battery pack has been created by Crank in the form of the Juice Box which enables you to charge computers, USB devices, …

Gear & Gadgets

Teaching with Raspberry Pis and PiNet - Raspberry Pi

Education is our mission at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, so of course we love tools that help teachers and other educators use Raspberry Pis in a …

Raspberry Pi

Singapore Hosts a Full-On Maker Extravaganza

Singapore is showing its dedication to hands-on learning, maker culture, and innovation by hosting the three-part Singapore Maker Extravaganza, an integral part of the month-long Singapore Science Festival, organized by Science Centre Singapore and the Agency for Science, Technology, and Research …

Maker Faire

ClipperCreek electric charging stations get even smarter

ClipperCreek, the popular maker of electric charging stations, unveiled a new expansion card for their HCS product line of charging stations. COSMOS …

DIY Single Pixel Scanner Built Using Arduino Due (video)

Using an Arduino Due development board Kerry Wong has created an awesome Arduino -controlled single pixel scanner, using the skeleton of a hacked HP …

Gear & Gadgets

8-Switch Matrix LED Dimmer Simplifies Complex LED Matrix Designs

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT3965, a LED bypass switching device that enables independent dimming and diagnostics of eight …

Gear & Gadgets

EE July 20, 2017 newsletter

Vendors are taking a variety of approaches to boosting semiconductor quality and reducing time to market. Offerings range from instrument modules in …

Gear & Gadgets

Raspberry Pi Traffic Light Shield (video)

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or educators teaching students to program hardware using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC may be interested in a low-cost …

Raspberry Pi

The Most Technical

<i>–Jeff Child, Editor-in-Chief</i><p>It is truly a thrill and an honor for me to be joining the <i>Circuit Cellar</i> team as the magazine’s new Editor-in-Chief. And …

Open Source Software

Spinbox Portable Turntable Kit (video)

The development team at Spinbox have created a self-assembly portable turntable kit which has been designed for anyone that enjoys listening to vinyl …

Vinyl Records

The 4-20 mA Current Loop

The I/O capabilities built into most microcontrollers make it easy to measure the analog world. Say you want to build a data logger for temperature. …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino-Neopixel Traffic Map

This project displays live traffic conditions between two locations on a physical map, using an Arduino device that gathers data from the Google Maps API and then sets the color of a string of NeoPixels — green for good traffic, yellow for slower traffic, and red for bad traffic conditions, just …

Gear & Gadgets

Tiny Arduino PICO Development Board Created (video)

Makers, electronics enthusiasts and Arduino users may be interested in a new tiny development board which is being created called the Arduino …

Gear & Gadgets

CNC controller in Python

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi 2 Model B<p>The hardware access layer (HAL) allows creating an implementation …

Raspberry Pi

Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE | Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers

The Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE is our third review in the Feather line from Adafruit. Each board brings its own specialty feature to this low-cost line of dev boards and from its name, it’s pretty easy to figure out what this board has hiding up its sleeve.<p>Bluetooth Low Energy is a protocol most …

Gear & Gadgets

Arduino Create Now Available For Chrome Systems

Arduino enthusiasts that have been patiently waiting for Arduino Create to be supported on systems running Google’s Chrome OS will be pleased to know …

Gear & Gadgets

Raspberry Pi Trackpad From Salvaged Trackpad Plus Arduino

Old laptops are easy to find and many have a trackpad with a PS/2 interface hardwired into the guts of the laptop. [Build It] wanted one of those …

Raspberry Pi

DEF CON Badgelife: The ESP Rules All

Badgelife is the celebration of independent hardware creators, working for months at a time to bring custom electronic badges to conferences around …

Gear & Gadgets

MakerWheel

Description<p>The goal of the MakerWheel project is to develop a low cost alternative to traditional linear and rotary motion components. MakerWheels …

Open Source Movement