Bit:Bot Robot for BBC Micro:Bit

Bit:Bot Robot for BBC Micro:Bit

Bit:Bot – The Integrated Robot for BBC Micro:Bit Purchase BitBot here   A great way to engage young and old kids alike with the BBC micro:bit and all the languages available. Both block-based and text-based languages can support the Bit:Bot You can also use the Radio or Bluetooth functionality of the Micro:Bit to send and […]

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Playground for Crumble, Micro:Bit & Raspberry Pi

Playground for Crumble, BBC Micro:Bit and Raspberry Pi (Click on any image to enlarge) ┬áPurchase Here Playground Overview The Playground system allows you to connect external electronics (inputs, outputs, sensors, etc.) to your controller. Currently supports Crumble (from Redfern Electronics), Raspberry Pi and the BBC micro:bit. The connections from the controller are converted to 3-pin […]

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McRoboFace Home Page

McRoboFace – Emoticon for Electronic Creations (Click on any image to enlarge) Purchase McRoboFace Here Overview The McRoboFace is a robotic face with 17 individually controllable RGB LEDs that you can use to bring your electronic creations to life. Each LED can be set to any of 16 million different colours (256 for each of […]

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ZeroPoint – Analog Output for your Raspberry Pi

ZeroPoint – Analog Output   Overview ZeroPoint is an analog gauge with a prototyping area for your own sensors The gauge is a small stepper motor (X27.168) that is driven using an H-bridge (it’s a bipolar stepper so needs to be driven both ways) Although it is a standard stepper motor to operate, it only […]

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Ultrasonic Addons for CrumbleBot – Assembly and Use

Ultrasonic CrumbleBot Addons Download Updated Crumble software from here This post gives brief instructions for assembling the Static and Panning versions of the Ultrasonic addon for CrumbleBot You will need version 25.5 or later of the Crumble Software – see the link above to download it.   Static Ultrasonic Distance Sensor Check you have the […]

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“QUARK” – First Views

“QUARK” – Overview and Description (Click any image to enlarge) Now updated to include V0.2 Version 0.2 “Button”, “Blinkies” and underside of “Proto” v0.1 Top side v0.1 under side Specification Processor: ATMega328P-AU Clock Speed 16MHz Fully compatible with Arduino Uno USB Interface: CH340G Battery: Rechargeable Lithium Ion LIR2032 (3.6V nominal) Diameter: 28mm (v0.1 was 27.25mm) […]

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PiStep2 Dual & Quad Stepper Controller for Raspberry Pi

PiStep2 Stepper Controllers for Raspberry Pi PiStep2 is the new (May 2016) release of PiStep which has been a standard stepper motor controller for Raspberry Pi for a couple of years. PiStep2 changes the GPIO header to a 40 pin version, compatible with all Raspberry Pis since B+. This includes A+, B+, 2B, 3B and […]

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Ar2Pi2 – Dual Mode Robot – Arduino vs Raspberry Pi

Ar2Pi2 – The Robot That Can be Arduino or Raspberry Pi (Previously known as BotZero) Click on any photo to enlarge. Ar2Pi2 as an Arduino Uno compatible robot   Ar2Pi2 as a Raspberry Pi robot   Overview Ar2Pi2 is a tiny robot that fits well inside the boundaries of an A6 sheet of paper (148 […]

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Win a Picon Zero and Raspberry Pi Zero!

Win a Picon Zero and Raspberry Pi Zero! Competition Now Closed You wanted analog inputs for your Raspberry Pi? – You got it! You wanted to drive servos with no difficult software? – You got it! What about driving WS2812 “neopixels” without kernel software that breaks every other release? – You got it! Or maybe […]

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