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The Hacksmith: 1,000,000 Amp Capacitor Bank

The capacitor bank used for the Railgun project created so much power that, of course, the Hacksmith team decided to modify the circuit to blow stuff up!

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How to use Charlieplex LED matrices with CircuitPython!

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Maker Faire Bay Area 2018 – They just keep getting better!

Digi-Key had a great set-up in San Meteo, CA for Maker Faire Bay Area 2018

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Increasing battery life by 40 times for a DYI Arduino based sea level indicator

In this post we showcase a sea level measurement station as an example of such IoT use case, explaining its functionality and the ways to get the power consumption lower. For more details and measurement data, check out the videos below!

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The MLX90393 is a tri-axial magnetic sensor capable of sensing very small fields while behaving as one would want and expect during saturation in larger fields.

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Dial in the perfect color for your NeoPixel projects

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NXP Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit | Maker Minute

NXP’s Rapid IoT prototyping kit is a comprehensive IoT end-node solution with a user-friendly development environment that enables users to quickly take their idea to a proof-of-concept. The kit is based on the Kinetis® K64 MCU and KW41Z wireless MCU, with an A1006 secure authenticator and NTAG I2C plus NFC interface.

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Nintendo Labo Toy-Cons are a lot of fun to build, but customizing them is the real icing on the cake. Let's spice up the Piano Toy-Con with sound-triggered lighting effects courtesy of Circuit Playground Express.

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The Best GUI Widgets for Raspberry Pi

Writing programs for the Raspberry Pi can be a fantastic way to learn a programming language, but not all programs are command-line based. In this blog, we will look at some of the various GUI libraries available for different languages.

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If you have been wanting to design your own 3D printed object, Tinkercad is a great starting point. This tutorial will walk you through designing a simple project box. It has been designed to hold an Arduino Pro Mini, but you can change the dimensions to meet the needs of your own project.

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This series of slides will demonstrate how to pair a Micro:bit with a cell phone, how to program it, and complete the coaster project using the ZIP Halo.

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How much impact can the human body handle? This tutorial will teach you how to build your very own impact force monitor!

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