Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Using the micro:bit radio to send and receive sensor data

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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Super Scary Halloween Pumpkin using the BBC Micro:bit and our Micro:Pixel

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
Make a thermometer with the BBC micro:bit

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
What is the BBC Micro:Bit?

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 - The 2 techniques

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
Crimping Tutorial - How to crimp like a pro

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

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