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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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  • Soldering is Easy Tutorial Comic Book
    September 21, 2017

    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 to Mitch Altman, Andie Nordgren & Jeff Keyzer for creating this awesome...

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  • Arduino - Buying Guide
    September 13, 2017

    Arduino - Buying Guide

    Introduction Arduino is a family of small, cheap, singleboard computers, used by hobbyists, students, academics, artists, and a whole range of different people. Despite new-comers like the Raspberry Pi, the Arduino is still a fantasic choice for people who want to create a...

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  • May 1, 2017

    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 be easier to read if you indent it (like Python)....

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  • May 1, 2017

    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), but we can easily calculate that. We calculated the time...

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