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  • Christmas Opening Hours and Postage Cutoff Dates
    December 3, 2019

    Christmas Opening Hours and Postage Cutoff Dates

    With Christmas rapidly approaching we thought we'd update you on when we'll be open and dispatching orders over the festive period as well as the postage cutoff dates for you to receive your order before the big day!  Opening Dates:...

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  • Resistor Colour Code Guide
    December 2, 2019

    Resistor Colour Code Guide

    Resistors are one of the most used components in electronics and almost every circuit you make will use one in some form. They're really useful components but usually only when you use the correct value. They're not like other components...

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  • How are LEDs used in plant growth?
    November 25, 2019

    How are LEDs used in plant growth?

    With the population across the globe continuing the rise there's been a shift in the way countries produce their food. In order to meet the increase in demand for fresh produce, farmers are turning to alternative methods to rapidly growing...

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  • Christmas Gift Ideas 2019
    November 20, 2019

    Christmas Gift Ideas 2019

    With Christmas quickly approaching we have put together a range of recommended Christmas ideas that are good for Kids, Adults, Gamers, Secret Santa, Stocking Fillers and more! Stocking Filler and Secret Santa Ideas If you're looking for something a little different...

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  • What Language Is an Arduino Programmed In?
    November 18, 2019

    What Language Is an Arduino Programmed In?

    Using an Arduino is often peoples first experience with text-based programming but it might not be apparently clear what language the Arduino IDE uses. We're going to take a quick look at the language used to program Arduinos and some...

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  • Famous Scientists and their Inventions - Georg Ohm
    November 13, 2019

    Famous Scientists and their Inventions - Georg Ohm

    Born:  16th March 1789 Erlangen/Germany Died:   6th July  1854 Munich/Germany Georg Simon Ohm was born into a Protestant family in Erlangen, Brandenburg-Bayreuth, son to Johann Wolfgang Ohm, a locksmith and Maria Elizabeth Beck, the daughter of a tailor in Erlangen....

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  • How a Colour Changing Led Works
    November 4, 2019

    How a Colour Changing Led Works

    Colour changing LEDs are commonly used in a lot of technology, they look good, provide a modern touch to your electronics and allows for some customisable choice in how they look. However, a lot of people don’t know how these...

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  • Fixing Common Arduino Issues
    October 28, 2019

    Fixing Common Arduino Issues

    Arduino boards are designed to be as simple to use as possible but all user undoubtedly encounter some errors/issues at some point. We're going to breakdown some of the issues/errors our customers encounter the most. We'll keep on updating this...

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  • Understanding a Basic Arduino Sketch
    October 21, 2019

    Understanding a Basic Arduino Sketch

    Functions There are some similarities in the code between all Arduino sketches. In every Arduino sketch, you'll usually see a Void setup( ) and a Void loop( ) these are functions that ran everytime the board is powered on or...

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