SeedBoard

Want to see what a SeedBoard can do? Check this post! Note: SeedBoards are currently not for sale, but if you really want one drop me an e-mail and I will get in contact! So big(ish) news guys! Me and my co-partner Jacob Rawson have been developing a small micro-controller dev board in our spare […]

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Blutooth Audio Link – Video!

Above is a video about my Bluetooth Audio Link board REV.1. My revision 2 board is currently up on OSHPark, so go check that out! http://oshpark.com/shared_projects/4JnDnzgH Also if you have got a rev.1 board here are the instructions for making it work properly! Unfortunately there were some design changes needing to be made which I […]

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VFD Tube Clock

Hey people! So a while ago I bought an old Vacuum Florescent Display tube, and attempted to build my own controller for it. Well I’ll keep that story brief but it doesn’t need saying that I failed dramatically, and blew about £60 on it ($96). But I didn’t give up and a couple of weeks […]

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Bluetooth Audio Link

UPDATE: The BAL project has now been redesigned, check the BAL section on the header to see the changes! Hey everyone, So after successfully completing my RGB LED strip lights, I was at a loss for what project to embark on next. I wanted to make something a bit more flashy, and a bit more […]

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Hakko Fx-888D Review Take 2

Hey everyone! This is a re-write of my review of the Hakko Fx-888D review, thanks to some brilliant people giving me feedback on the EEV Blog Forum – link to thread here. So recently I picked up a new Soldering Station: the Hakko Fx-888D. This soldering station is a more substantial and robust iron than […]

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Hakko Fx-888D Review

Hey everyone! So I’ve been soldering on my old Soldering Iron (Antex C15), which, don’t get me wrong, is a lovely iron for it’s price, for a while. But I’ve been doing a lot of soldering recently and it wasn’t quite good enough. So I decided to upgrade to a slightly higher priced and more professional […]

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RGB LED Strip Room Lighting Build – Part 2

Hey there everyone! So in part one I dealt with getting the strip hooked up to the MOSFETs and getting it fading through the colour Spectrum! Now that is great and all, but I want to do MUCH more than that. My original plan was to have a controller module with some potentiometers and buttons, […]

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RGB LED Strip Room Lighting Build – Part 1

Hey there everyone! So I recently ordered some RGB LED strips from e-Bay (sorry the link is for e-Bay UK, I’m a UK guy so!) and I’m planning on turning these into a lighting system for my bedroom at home. In this post I’m going to take you through how far I’ve got so far and I’ll […]

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Getting an ATX power supply to run outside a PC

Hey everyone, So I recently bought an old ATX power supply off a friend of mine, and it took me hours to get it running, so I thought I’d do a quick post to help you guys do it in future. So first thing everyone will tell you is to ground the green wire to […]

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Getting into Electronics

Hey there everyone! So, I’m presuming if you’re reading this you’re fairly new on the electronics scene, or you’re just wondering how easy it is to get into electronics nowadays? Well I’ll tell you simply — very. In my opinion, electronics has never been quite so interactive and fun as now! And in all honestly, […]

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