Do you want to be able to send an SMS over 20kms without using a mobile phone network? Here’s one small project you can knock up in less than a day allowing you to send an SMS over LoRa.
I’ve been asked this question a couple times. How do you program an Atmel SAM MCU without a boot loader or the Arduino IDE? In this video I’ll show you how to do this using Linux and an Atmel In-Circuit Continue reading Program an Atmel SAM without an IDE. // Tutorial
My original project 30 years ago was to build a talking Alarm Clock, which was based on a 6502. This is a revamp of that project. Interesting to see what can be done so easily these days!
How to save around US$623 by scavenging from junk. If you live in a country that has regular roadside junk collection, they can be a goldmine of electronics spare parts.
Setting up the Mosquitto MQTT Broker is pretty easy. In this video I’ll show you how to setup a Broker in under 5 minutes.
This QuickBits video will show you two ways to setup your Raspberry Pi Zero W from scratch without a keyboard or screen using WiFi or USB connectivity. This is often called a headless setup.
This is part 2 of my Uber letterbox where I show you how to send notifications to your phone when someone delivers a letter. If you haven’t seen Part 1 yet, then check that out first.
Remember that thing in front of your house? The letterbox. In this multi-part video I’ll show you how easy it is to get your letterbox to send you alerts via MQTT when you get new mail. So you won’t have Continue reading Building an MQTT letterbox. // Tutorial
This video is a follow up to my Christmas Tree live stream. It’s pretty easy project and you should be able to make it in a day once you have all the bits.
In this video I’ll show you how to connect your washing machine to the internet without opening it up. It’s easy!
Episode 8 of MickMake Mates tutorial into Learning Arduino takes a look at other types of sensors that will measure the RPM of a flywheel, dart counting and also data logging.
Sensors are important if you want to interact with the physical world. Episode 7 of MickMake Mates tutorial into Learning Arduino looks at sensors and how they can be used in Tim’s ultimate Nerf gun mod.