Weekly Roundup #08 – New Maker Products // News

This week’s Weekly Roundup we’re seeing sensors, STEM teaching aids, a blast from the past, the CHIPpro and also a holographic display. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #08 – New Maker Products // News

Weekly Roundup #01 – New Maker Products // News

This is the start of a series that I’ll be publishing every week letting you know of some interesting Maker products you can get on Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Tindie, and all the popular and non-popular vendor sites and anything else I can find.

I’ll highlight some of the more interesting products in my video, and put the rest up here.
My aim is to give you a heads up so you don’t have to go searching. Continue reading Weekly Roundup #01 – New Maker Products // News

Learning Arduino: Button debounce matters // Episode 5 // Tutorial

Episode 5 of MickMake Mates tutorial into Learning Arduino builds on previous episodes and takes you further into Learning Arduino. This episode covers:
– What is debounce?
– What are some ways of resolving debounce?
– What does a capacitor do?
– The start of an Uber project that merges 3 tutorials into one. Continue reading Learning Arduino: Button debounce matters // Episode 5 // Tutorial

Learning Arduino: Pullups and Analog Inputs // Episode 4 // Tutorial

MickMake is teaching Tim how to program an Arduino so that he can build an automatic firing mechanism for his Nerf guns. In Episode 4 he learns about resistor colour codes, pullup resistors, potentiometers, and reading Analog data. Continue reading Learning Arduino: Pullups and Analog Inputs // Episode 4 // Tutorial