Our classic electronics surplus stores are disappearing. Can they be saved?

Continue reading

We use 0603 SMD packages but the electronics world uses much smaller sized components.

Continue reading

Wherein I take a break from pushing pixels around to wire my biker scout trooper helmet for sound.

Continue reading

Everything you need to design for manufacture, all in one place.

Continue reading

A look inside some common power supplies.

Continue reading


All Tags

Recent Blog Comments

Cool thanks! Looks awesome! I’ll have to check it out. =)
Not really a “workshop” – it’s a presentation aimed at (non-“techie”) senior citizens who’ve been hearing the words “micro:bit”, “Arduino”,…
I’m glad to see the FR-1 board availability, though given the price of a CNC machine and my budget, I can generally put up with the couple…
It’s just incredible! Guys fellows and great effort. This will undoubtedly be a contribution to education. I would like other educational…
Aaaah…that would be most unfortunate. What do you mean “noticable?” Is this a workshop?
I use it to call periodic logging events for sensors or check in logs to servers. Great for iot projects! Allows your code to be very tight…
Very helpful, very clear. Thank you. Haven’t tried it!… but will be my first port of call when I need this. I particularly liked the…
Thanks, Shawn! I’m working on a presentation which I’m planning on running from a Zero connected to the projector in order to convince the…
One other thing: If you have problems with @reboot stuff coming up before all of the other stuff is done, stick in a…
I have not tested this, but it looks like you can add the following to /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart: @xset s noblank @xset…

Recent Authors


Liquid Soulder





Megan Arnold



Fire Train 2018

Ell C





All Authors