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  • Our Favourite Kitronik Products
    January 6, 2020

    Our Favourite Kitronik Products

    Kitronik is another great UK based company founded back in 2005 that's dedicated to fused together Design, Technology, Electronics, E-Textiles, and Education through the products and kits they create. The majority of their products are designed for the BBC micro:bit...

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  • Our Favourite Pimoroni Products
    December 20, 2019

    Our Favourite Pimoroni Products

    Pimoroni is a UK based company that makes all sorts of interesting tech and treasures for tinkerers. Most of their products are specially designed for the Raspberry Pi, from a range of sensors and displays for the Pi to high-quality protective cases. Here are a few of our favourite Pimoroni products that we think are perfect for taking your Pi to the next level.
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  • Our Favourite STEM Education Products
    December 16, 2019

    Our Favourite STEM Education Products

    The new school term is quickly approaching we have put together some of our favourite STEM educational products for primary and secondary schools, including the BBC Micro:Bit, Makey Makey, Edison Robots, Circuit Scribe and the Maker Uno an Arduino style...

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  • Getting Started With DotStar LEDs
    December 13, 2019

    Getting Started With DotStar LEDs

    DotStar LEDs are extremely popular and are great for creating high quality LED displays. They can easily be controlled using a microcontroller such as an Arduino. We're asked frequently how to connect them and begin to control them so we've put...

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  • Getting Started With NeoPixel LEDs
    December 9, 2019

    Getting Started With NeoPixel LEDs

    NeoPixel LEDs are extremely popular and can be used for a wide variety of uses. They can easily be controlled using a microcontroller such as an Arduino or BBC micro:bit. We're asked frequently how to connect them and begin to...

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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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