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  • What Can You Use The Wio Terminal For?
    September 23, 2021

    What Can You Use The Wio Terminal For?

    Wio Terminal from Seeed Studios The Wio Terminal is a microcontroller with wireless connectivity that's compatible with Arduino and MicroPython. Along with Grove ports and a 40-pin GPIO the system also features a LCD display, IMU, microphone, buzzer, light sensor...

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  • Back to School with Cool Components.
    August 25, 2021

    Back to School with Cool Components.

    We have put together a fantastic collection of products to help you get ready for the new academic year at home and at school. Makey Makey Using the Makey Makey you can make anything into a key just by connecting...

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  • Teensy LED Controller Guide & Example Code
    July 13, 2021

    Teensy LED Controller Guide & Example Code

    Our new Teensy LED Controller is designed to make using NeoPixel and DotStar LED strips and rings as easy as possible with a Teensy board. The screw terminal connectors mean you don't need to fuss with connectors, simply strip the wires and...

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  • Everything You Need to Know About Protoboards
    July 1, 2021

    Everything You Need to Know About Protoboards

    Protoboards and Veroboards (stripboard) are great for turning prototype circuits made on breadboards into permenant, mountable circuits to use in projects. In most cases the components are soldered onto these boards to create secure more perminent connections so we'd always...

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  • Summer Ideas with Cool Components
    June 24, 2021

    Summer Ideas with Cool Components

    With Summer finally here we've put together some great products from solar panels to hand held gaming consoles, that will help you make the most of the sunshine! LilyPad Sewable Electronics Kit Make your new summer wardrobe complete with some awesome...

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  • LED Shield Guide & Example Code
    June 8, 2021

    LED Shield Guide & Example Code

    Our new LED Shield is designed to make using NeoPixel and DotStar LED strips and rings as easy as possible with controllers that use the Arduino Uno pinout. The screw terminal connectors mean you don't need to fuss with connectors, simply...

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  • How to Charge a Lithium Polymer (LiPo) Battery
    May 18, 2021

    How to Charge a Lithium Polymer (LiPo) Battery

    A LiPo charger is circuit board which provides a stable charging current to a battery which shuts off once it's fully charged and often has LED indicators for power and charge status. There many types of chargers designed for Lithium...

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  • How does a Stepper Motor work?
    April 15, 2021

    How does a Stepper Motor work?

    Stepper Motors are a type of brushless DC motors, they're different to typical DC motors as they don't simply spin when voltage is applied. They're made from multiple phased coils which can be turned on/off quickly using a driver to...

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  • What is a Voltage Regulator?
    March 9, 2021

    What is a Voltage Regulator?

    A Volatge Regulator is a component designed to provide a constant specific output voltage, this can be higher, lower or the same as the input voltage. They're often used when a source voltage cannot be connected directly to a circuit or subcircuits need...

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