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Blogs about Arduino

Blogs about Arduino

  • Hack Superman - Launch Day

    Pete Wood

    Back in July I posted a blog introducing our mission to send Superman to the edge of Space and back for Mattel toys. After a couple of planning sessions the team went away to work on their tasks. Then in early September, we had a capsule ready for launch.


    • FORTHdsPIC on a MicroStick

      Bill Marshall

      The last episode of the FORTHdsPIC saga introduced version 0.5 with its new ability to work in an embedded ‘turnkey’ application. I thought I’d take a break from adding new functionality and try porting it across to a more mainstream platform – the Microchip MicroStick II. Production of a User Manual also seemed to be a good idea.


      • Music Tech Fest


        Ever heard of Music Tech Fest? Here we tell you what it is, when it is and why we at RS Components are sponsoring it.


        • Video from OSHUG #34 — Teaching

          Andrew Back

          The May 2014 Open Source Hardware User Group meeting featured talks on experiences of using the LilyPad Arduino to teach basic electronics and coding, using the Raspberry Pi as an education tool, and MzTEK, a non-profit organisation that aims to redress the imbalance of women artists working in the fields of new media, computer arts, electronics and technology.


          • Low Cost 3D Printer - RepRapPro Ormerod


            3D printing is one area which has gained a lot of popularity over past few years. Not only 3D printers have caught the fancy of many tech savy creative people for making interesting 3D shapes, but they are also becoming more & more important part of electronics product design process in big/small design houses, R/D centres and product development centres etc.


            • The Quest to 3D Print the Holy Grail

              Pete Wood

              When Indiana Jones went on a dangerous quest to find the Holy Grail, he had to travel for miles, battle evil forces and get shot at… a lot. Andrew Lewis however went no further than his dining room, he just downloaded it and printed it using some wood based printer filament on his modified RepRapPro Ormerod 3D printer.