Tag Archives: electronics

FreePCB Arduino Shield Template

Having been too busy / lazy to sit down and learn Eagle CAD or another “real” PCB program, I’ve been using FreePCB to make all kinds of PC boards on the LPKF board plotter at work. With our increasing use of … Continue reading

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Components: LEDs

LEDs are useful devices. They require a bit more thought to use than indicator lamps, but are very versatile and efficient. Continue reading

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Dumpster Divin’

An unboxing of one of SparkFun’s famous “Dumpster Dive” boxes. Continue reading

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A (friendly) open letter to Radio Shack

Radio Shack is actively marketing to electronics hobbyists and DIYers once again. This is a Good Thing. Continue reading

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