# News

• ## How to use a Big Dome Button!

The Big Dome Buttons are one some of our best selling items - we've had customers using them for everything from turning on Christmas lights to interactive walls. Our iconic red buttons...

• ## Getting started with the Lightino Fidget Spinner

We've read many different guides on setting the Fidget Spinner up but they all seem to be overly confusing or conflict each other so we've made it as simple and...

• ## Xbee Modules - Reprogramming a series 2.5 to a series ZB

Introduction Xbee modules are wonderful things, but the communication standard they use differs. Series 2.5 (or Series 2), as it's sometime called, is currently the most popular version that we...

• ## How to create working circuits on paper

Find out how to draw (yes draw!) electronic circuits on normal paper... Circuit Scribe is a pen that you can use to draw electronic circuits. This means you can make...

• ## Soldering is Easy Tutorial Comic Book

Learn the basics of soldering with the awesome Soldering is Easy Comic Book.... (You can grab the PDF version here if you want) --------------------------- --------------------------- --------------------------- --------------------------- --------------------------- --------------------------- --------------------------- --------------------------- Credit...

• ## Lightino Lessons Help Sheet

The Basics Statements are grouped together by curly brackets { }, not by indentation (as in Python). You can put newlines and spaces where you like, but your code will...

• ## Lightino Lesson 5: How fast is it spinning?

In previous lessons the code calculated the time for a revolution, so as a final exercise, let's display! Actually, rotational speed is more often measured in revolutions per minute (RPM),...

• ## Lightino Lesson 4: Let's display messages!

You can display messages just as well as patterns since each letter, digit or symbol is just a pattern. Luckily for us, someone has already worked out all the patterns...

• ## Lightino Lesson 3: Hold it! Stop your pattern from spinning!

You will have noticed that the patterns you've made so far spin round, because we haven't told the Lightino when to start during a rotation. This is what the sensor...