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Arduino Announces The Uno Mini Limited Edition

Arduino Announces The Uno Mini Limited Edition

What an incredible journey the Arduino concept has been. Remember when we proclaimed that The Arduino is Here To Stay after they sold 10 thousand units? Well, now they’ve sold over 10 million, and they want to celebrate. They are announcing the Arduino Uno Mini Limited Edition. A pint sized nod to the ubiquitous Arduino […]

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So Many Choices: Our Favorite Makers Weigh in on Their Go-To Dev Boards

So Many Choices: Our Favorite Makers Weigh in on Their Go-To Dev Boards

Dev boards give makers limitless options for their projects. Some of our high-tech pals share their personal processes to pick a board.

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A Chip Is Born: RP2040-Based Boards Go From 0 to 60+ With Impressive Speed

A Chip Is Born: RP2040-Based Boards Go From 0 to 60+ With Impressive Speed

The microcontroller market — where chips designed for real-time embedded use are placed into development boards typically referred to as “microcontrollers” themselves — is rarely shaken up. If you want something friendly to beginners, you pick an Arduino with a Microchip ATmega328; if you want connectivity, an Espressif ESP32-based board; for performance, STMicro’s STM32 series. […]

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Core Memory: Why We Used 60-Year-Old Tech in an Arduino Shield

Core Memory: Why We Used 60-Year-Old Tech in an Arduino Shield

About ten years ago, we designed and made an Arduino shield implementing “core memory,” a technology that was sixty years old even then. Our shield stored 32 individual 1s or 0s using magnetic fields going either clockwise or anticlockwise around 32 tiny doughnuts of magnetisable ‘ferrite’ material. This kind of memory, invented in the 1950s, […]

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Maker Classes in August: All Things 3D Printing, Robotics, and Games!

Maker Classes in August: All Things 3D Printing, Robotics, and Games!

Looking to escape the heat? Stay cool with Maker Campus as makers dive into Arduinos, 3D print the latest fashions, create games for those thundering summer nights, and more! Beginning 3D Printing For Educators – July 31st / MAKE: Geometry – Getting Started! – August 14th $20 Has your school, library, or museum recently purchased […]

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Roundup: Five Long-Range LoRa Projects to Explore

Roundup: Five Long-Range LoRa Projects to Explore

Follow your dog, track the weather, automate your greenhouse and more — flex your reach with these long-range IoT projects

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This Giant Arduino Actually Works… Kind Of

This Giant Arduino Actually Works… Kind Of

Any maker who loves their Arduino wishes they had more. Typically though, they don’t simply mean BIGGER. Zach, however, did mean bigger: 12 times bigger! Zach’s giant Arduino is mainly comprised of wood, cnc milled to look like the tiny blue board. A fresh coat of paint and some 3d printed connectors and chips bring […]

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