ABC: Basic Connections – The Essential Book for Makers

Arduino is the world’s most popular open-source electronics tool, used every day by millions of people for experimenting and learning electronics. Thanks to the support of the maker community, anyone can share their knowledge and learn from thousands of other projects. You can create anything using basic components like switches and LEDs, or more advance components like digital interfaces and wireless commu ...

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Commercialised 1005-size metal power inductor

The expansion of the line-up of the metal multilayer chip power inductor MCOIL MC series, from TAIYO YUDEN, which uses a metallic magnetic material, as well as the commercialisation of the tiny metal power inductor MCEE1005 (1.0×0.5×0.55mm, maximum height), has been announced. This power inductor is used as a power choke coil in power supply circuits for wearable devices, smartphones, and IoT devices. By so ...

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Program a mBot With Scratch And Arduino

Makeblock was founded in 2012 in Shenzhen as the world’s first open-source robot and programing platform. With more than 400 mechanical components, electronic modules, and software tools, the company is determined to bring meaningful STEM education opportunities and the maker mindset to the mass consumer market to make a real difference in society’s future with robotics. Makerblock has a variety of products ...

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WalaBeer Tank

The tank that will follow you and serve you beer. Coolness is over 9000! Story Abstract There are things that deep inside every man wants to have. Combining beer and tanks is one of these things! This project will be about this thing, a voice controlled tank that delivers beer to you with an autonomous "follow me" function or with an RC control. Let's build the beer tank of our dreams! Chassis We need a goo ...

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WISDome – Weapon Identification System Dome

A new way to save lives by neutralizing the attacker before he can act. Story Our Vision of the Product Our vision for WISdome is a network of weapon owners, providing extended functionality for weapon maintenance and security through IoT. The product will mount weapons and connect to nearby Wi-Fi hotspots, sending information to our cloud. We plan to add many unique modes for the weapon owners. Modes that ...

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Project “Gallon” – Smart Drinking Water Monitoring Platform

This project is a platform for drinking water monitoring and analytics, consists of IoT device, cloud, and mobile and web app. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 PCF8574 × 1 AC-DC Module 5V 500mA × 1 10 Segment LED Bar Graph (Red) × 1 Resistor 100 ohm × 11 Resistor 1k ohm × 1 Resistor 475 ohm × 1 AMS1117 × 1 Capacitor 470 µF × 1 Resistor 10k ohm × 4 MOC3021 × 1 BTA41600B × 1 ...

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PCB future is lightweight, low-cost, and flexible: Product how-to

In the last ten years, the technology for manufacturing lightweight, flexible PCBs has made huge progress. Lightweight flex circuits are usually associated with materials like Kapton. The use of those materials is typically limited to high-value applications due to price. Fast forward to 2015, and the landscape has changed dramatically. Printed electronics makes the news on a regular basis. We hear about br ...

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New Product – VFD Modular Clock IV-18 SMT

We showed a demo of this clock at Maker Faire Tokyo 2014 and it is now available in our online shop! VFD Modular Clock IV-18 SMT edition is a special solder-free kit version of the original VFD Modular Clock . The kit comes with all electronics pre-soldered, but you still assemble the enclosure yourself. Features: IV-18 8-digit Russian VFD Display Tube Open source mbed based firmware LPC1347 ARM Cortex-M3 6 ...

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PCB future is lightweight, low-cost, and flexible: Product how-to

In the last ten years, the technology for manufacturing lightweight, flexible PCBs has made huge progress. Lightweight flex circuits are usually associated with materials like Kapton. The use of those materials is typically limited to high-value applications due to price. Fast forward to 2015, and the landscape has changed dramatically. Printed electronics makes the news on a regular basis. We hear about br ...

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