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Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Using two micro:bits, a micro:pixel and a TMP36 we use the built in radio to transmit data from one micro:bit to another to make a colourful temperature display.
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
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Make your doorstep the envy of your neighbours with our super-tech Pumpkin, brought to life by the BBC Micro:bit and our Micro:pixel add-on
Friday, 16 September 2016 | Richard
if you are struggling with converting American Wire Gauge (AWG) to something more easy to deal with, check out this handy conversion table
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Have you ever wondered how hot or cold your room gets? well now with the BBC micro:bit and an inexpensive sensor you can! In this tutorial I'll show you how to turn your BBC micro:bit into a thermometer using a TMP36 and programming it using the Microsoft Block editor.
Wednesday, 3 August 2016
Raspberry pi vs Micro Bit - The BBC micro:bit is a different beast to the Raspberry Pi, where the Raspberry Pi is a superb fully functioning LINUX computer that you can plug a keyboard, mouse and monitor into the micro:bit is more like a standalone sensor board that you can program to do very specific tasks. The Micro Bit Language, Where to buy the Micro:Bit, MicroBit Specification and more...
Friday, 8 July 2016 | Richard
De-soldering when things go wrong isn't as tricky as you may think its is. Follow our De-soldering tutorial and learn two techniques to get the job done.
Tuesday, 5 July 2016
You’ve used our pre-terminated jumper wires before right? But sometimes they’re not the correct length or colour so what to do? Crimp!
Crimping a wire and connector is a basic wire work skill that anyone can do with the correct tools. In this blog post I’ll explain how to use our crimp tool, connectors and housings we also have a video in this post so you can see the crimp in motion.
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 | Admin