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News

This week's roundup of new maker products looks at a bunch of new SBCs: Renegade Elite, ClearFog GT 8K, Banana Pi BPI-P2 Zero, BPI-R64, BPI-M2+ V1.2 & Khadas Edge. As well as the Google Edge TPU, and a bunch of cool things from Tindie. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #56: New
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I'm still in reno mode, so only a couple of quick things in this mailbag. The new EEVBlog 121GW multimeter, cheap spycam hacking, the failed WiFi temperature shower head and Unexpected Maker's WS2812 7 segment display. Continue reading MickMake Mail #32: EEVBlog 121GW, spycam hacking and other bits.→
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The Weekly Roundup of New Maker Products returns after a bit of a hiatus and a lot has happened since my last one. In particular, something that will completely change the electronics Maker community. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #55: New Maker Products // News→
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Reviews

It's been a while since the Rock64 was released into the wild for hackers, but 8 months on, how good is this board looking? Let's find out. Continue reading Rock64: Cheap and rock solid // Review→
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So, you've gotten to the stage where you want to build your own PCB? This is a two part video taking a look at EasyEDA who seem to be doing a good job of making things easy for you. Continue reading Making a PCB using EasyEDA. // Review→
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The EspressoBin is being marketed as a different type of SBC. How different is it and is that difference what you want? Find out in this video. Continue reading The EspressoBin: Something completely different? // Review→
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Projects

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. Continue reading How to make the live streaming Christmas Tree Game. // Project→
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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→
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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→
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Tutorials

What 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→
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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→
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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→
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Mailbags

This 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→
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Woohoo! Now I can see if my fingernails are dirty with the Andonstar HDMI microscope. Continue reading MickMake Mail #23: Andonstar HDMI microscope // News→
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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, Tindie
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