Electronics

Electronics, PCB, Arduinos, soldering etc.

Christmas Tree Trinket

Adafruit Trinket 5V

My work colleague joked that I should not be let near the Christmas fairy lights as I’d probably “hook a microcontroller to them”. I’d not actually thought of this before but as the gauntlet had been thrown down I thought

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From prototype to product – A practical guide for electronic engineers

This book endeavours to teach you what they don’t teach on an electronics degree, the process of turning your prototype circuit into a product. It does so by selecting four key topics; design issues, design for manufacture, compliance and project

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Tenma Soldering Station

Tenma Soldering Station

My old Antex soldering iron is about 25 years old and although it provides a good service it is a bit beaten up. The cable is held together with self amalgamating tape and the element is looking a bit corroded.

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Enchanted Cottage – Proposal

Enchanted Cottage - Proposal

My plan for the Element14 Enchanted Objects Design Challenge is to take an old fashioned weather house and retrofit it with electronics

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Raspberry Pi 2 – Hands On Videos

The long awaited Raspberry Pi 2 has been launched today, it’s faster and has more ram than it’s predecessors so you’ll be able to more with it for the same price

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