NewsThis week's mailbag I'm looking at the Pirl charger, motorized sliders and 6,720 LEDs from a dumpster dive. Nice. Continue reading MickMake Mail #31: Pirl charger, LEDs & motor faders // News→Read more.A bit of a different mailbag this week. Containing a lot of bits and pieces for upcoming projects and other odds and ends. Continue reading MickMake Mail #30: Gakken, JLCPCB, wicking and skulls // News→Read more.This week's Weekly Roundup has #TinyFPGA #BPI-UNO32 #ODROID-MC1 #Eagle9 #Firefly #MT3620 and a lot of bananas. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #54 – New Maker Products // News→Read more.
ReviewsThe ReflowR aims to make it easier for people to reflow solder SMD components. This a joint review with a mate of mine who runs Kean Electronics who puts it through its paces. Continue reading ReflowR testing: Melting metal fun! // Review→Read more.In Part 1 of this video I looked at the UDOO-X86 from the electronics Maker perspective. In Part 2 I'll be looking at the CPU and graphics performance of the board on Linux as well as RemixOS. Continue reading UDOO-X86 Part 2: Roaring performance // Review→Read more.Another X86 based SBC hits the market. What's this new board like? How good is it? In Part 1 of the UDOO-X86 review, I take a look at how this board performs for the electronics Maker. Continue reading UDOO-X86: No RISC slice of the X86 Pi // Review→Read more.
ProjectsThis 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. Continue reading How to make the live streaming Christmas Tree Game. // Project→Read more.In this video I'll show you how to connect your washing machine to the internet without opening it up. It's easy! Continue reading How to connect your washer to the Internet // Project→Read more.What can you do with an Arduino, bathroom scales, load cell amplifier and audio amplifier? Make a Learner Driver braking assist system, of course! Continue reading How to make a Learner Driver Brake Assist // Project→Read more.
TutorialsWhat is I2C? How does it work? This is another QuickBits video giving you a brief overview of how I2C works. Continue reading What is I2C? How does it work? // Technology→Read more.This QuickBits video I'll be taking a look at what LoRa is and why it's becoming so popular. Continue reading What is LoRa? // Technology→Read more.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. Continue reading Saving Electronics: What Can You Save? // Tutorial→Read more.
MailbagsThis week's MickMakeMail there's my new PCB from EasyEDA, the FiPy and I reckon I could probably lay claim to be the first person to use an oscilloscope in the shower. Continue reading MickMake Mail #24: FiPy, showers & my new PCB // News→Read more.Woohoo! Now I can see if my fingernails are dirty with the Andonstar HDMI microscope. Continue reading MickMake Mail #23: Andonstar HDMI microscope // News→Read more.After a bit of a hiatus MickMake is back with another mailbag. This time there's some Tindie goodies for the winners of the MickMake/Tindie competition, also a GroupGets backed #LoFive, #IkaScope hi-res photo update and a short look at the #Rock64 and #BananaPiM2Berry. Continue reading MickMake Mail #22: LoFive, TindieRead more.