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  • Guide to the BBC micro:bit
    October 12, 2017

    Guide to the BBC micro:bit

    One of our favourite products at Cool Components is the BBC micro:bit. Here’s our comprehensive guide to the micro:bit, and some exciting projects you can create with it. The BBC micro:bit The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized codeable computer with motion detection,...

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  • Why we love the Scanse Sweep 360 Scanning LIDAR
    October 6, 2017

    Why we love the Scanse Sweep 360 Scanning LIDAR

    The Scanse Sweep is a single-plain 360 degrees scanning sensor that aims to bring the powerful capabilities of LIDAR to the masses at an affordable price. It features a rotating head that can move both clockwise and counterclockwise. Is a small,...

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  • The all new uArm Swift range
    October 5, 2017

    The all new uArm Swift range

    Introduction We just got stock of the uArm Swift range of desktop robotic arms made by UFactory! They were designed to make miniature desktop versions of the high standard robotic arms used in commercial manufacturing that are both affordable and accessible to everyone. The uArm...

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  • Introduction to XBee
    September 21, 2017

    Introduction to XBee

    Xbee modules are a family of really nice little radio devices that use the ZigBee or 802.15.4 protocol. They send and receive data via the 2.4GHz or 900Mhz band at a relatively low power and can be used to set...

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  • How to create working circuits on paper
    September 21, 2017

    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 working circuits from nothing more than paper, the pen, and...

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  • 7 Reasons Why The Photon Rocks!
    September 21, 2017

    7 Reasons Why The Photon Rocks!

    The Photon is a small, cheap, WiFi enabled Internet of Things board. We've been playing with it recently, and it's really awesome - here's why. 1.Getting Connected Is Super-Easy The Photon connects to the internet via WiFi, so before using, you'll need...

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  • Addressable LED Strips - Common Questions
    September 21, 2017

    Addressable LED Strips - Common Questions

    We love 'em. LED strips are pretty amazing. You can create amazing lighting installations, shimmering wearables or just add some blinky bling to your living room! But for the beginner, there are some issues which are confusing. Here's a quick...

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