The 200th video competition. Woohoo!

After 2 years and 200 videos. Time for another competition!

Make a PCB from scratch using EasyEDA // Part 2 // Tutorial

This is the second part of my video on building a simple PCB using EasyEDA. This time we’ll be taking a look at how to use a solder stencil, placing SMD components, soldering using kitchen equipment and how to fix up your mistakes. Continue reading Make a PCB from scratch using EasyEDA // Part 2 // Tutorial

Weekly Roundup #53 – New Maker Products // News

This week’s Weekly Roundup there’s a serious amount of new SBCs, as well as the usual AI boards and thankfully we’re well past all those stupid robots that we saw last year. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #53 – New Maker Products // News

Announcing the mmBoard! A MickMake SBC with all the goodies.

I’ve got some pretty exciting news on a new SBC that’s about to be released. Read on to find out what it is. Continue reading Announcing the mmBoard! A MickMake SBC with all the goodies.

Raspberry Pi 3B+: Should you upgrade? // Review

So, I’ve been playing around with a bunch of the new Pi 3B pluses for a week now. Do I think the upgrade is worth it? Find out in this quick review. Continue reading Raspberry Pi 3B+: Should you upgrade? // Review

Build an MQTT based RGB LED panel! // Project

This quick project shows you how to build an MQTT controlled RGB LED matrix panel in under 30 minutes, but I reckon it should take you a lot less. Continue reading Build an MQTT based RGB LED panel! // Project

MickMake Mail #27: A bit of clowning around. // News

This week’s MickMakeMail I’m cracking open the Big Clown IoT kit that was sent to me recently and a couple of AdaFruit 64×64 RGB panels. Just in time for a quick weekend project. Continue reading MickMake Mail #27: A bit of clowning around. // News

Atmel Software Framework and build chain in a Docker container

A follow-up to my video tutorial: “Program an Atmel SAM without an IDE”. I’ve created a Docker container on GitHub with a complete ASF build chain. Ready to go. Go for it! Continue reading Atmel Software Framework and build chain in a Docker container

Weekly Roundup #52 – New Maker Products // News

It’s a pretty quiet Weekly Roundup, but there’s still some cool stuff and yes… I need another haircut. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #52 – New Maker Products // News

MickMake Mail #26: ALDI 3D Printer – Cocoon Create Touch // News

The new Cocoon Create Touch that’s being sold by ALDI Australia has a lot going for it, but can it handle a noob in 3D printing? And where have all the 3D printing crazies gone to? I can certainly answer the first question! Continue reading MickMake Mail #26: ALDI 3D Printer – Cocoon Create Touch // News

MickMake Mail #25: Andonstar ADSM302 microscope // News

After seeing my review of the ADSM201 microscope, the Andonstar guys sent me a review unit of their newer ADSM302 model. Find out what I thought of it. Continue reading MickMake Mail #25: Andonstar ADSM302 microscope // News

MickMake Meets: Simone Giertz

Managed to hit the pub at the right time for a couple of drinks with Simone before she flew back home. Continue reading MickMake Meets: Simone Giertz