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Best Holiday Gifts for Makers 2020 - Maker Holiday Gift Guide

Best Holiday Gifts for Makers 2020 - Maker Holiday Gift Guide

Looking for a holiday gift for those special makers in your life this 2020 season? Check out our holiday gift guide for makers, 2020 edition!
Flashforge Adventurer 3 3D Printer Review

Flashforge Adventurer 3 3D Printer Review

The Flashforge Adventurer 3 3D printer is a good, cheap 3D printer. But is it right for you? Find out in our Flashforge Adventurer 3 review with a look at its specs, print quality, and more!
Electromaker Show Episode 24

Electromaker Show Episode 24

This week saw the release of open-source firmware to turn an STM32 “Blue Pill” into a multi-purpose test and measurement instrument. We also cover the two new Tinkerboards which will give the Raspberry Pi 4 a run for its money, crowdfunding campaigns, cool electronic projects and much more!
What is a Transistor

What is a Transistor

Learn all about a transistor, from what a transistor is, what mosfte it, what BJT is, what transistors do, NPN transistors, and more!
Orange Pi Zero2 Specs and More

Orange Pi Zero2 Specs and More

The Orange Pi Zero2 SBC is a competent little maker board with a low price tag. Rocking a quad-core Allwinner system-on-a-chip (SoC), the Orange Pi 2 maker board can run Linux and Android. But should you buy it? Learn all about the Orange Pi Zero2, from what it is to whether or not this is the right single-board computer for your needs!
What is a Diode

What is a Diode

Learn all about diodes! Learn what a diode is, find out about diodes in parallel versus diodes in series, zener diodes, schottky diodes, the history of diodes, what diodes are made of, and more!
Electromaker Show Episode 23

Electromaker Show Episode 23

Catch up on the latest maker, tech, DIY, IoT, embedded, and crowdfunding updates for the week of November 16, 2020 featuring a 3D-printed modular MIDI playset, liquid-cooled Raspberry Pi, DIY Arduino-based resin 3D printer, and more!
Best Arduino Robot Kit

Best Arduino Robot Kit

Check out the best Arduino robot kit options you can buy, from DFRobot and SeeedStudio Arduino robot bundles to Parallax kits and everything in-between.
Best Arduino Shields

Best Arduino Shields

Check out the best Arduino shields you can buy, from the rduino Ethernet shield to a Raspberry Pi shield for Arduino and everything in between! Arduino shields are boards that plug into Arduino microcontrollers to expand functionality.
Electromaker Show Episode 22

Electromaker Show Episode 22

Here are the latest maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunded, and embedded updates from the week of November 9, 2020! Highlights include a RISC-V Linux dev board, ESP32-based WT32-ETH01 with Ethernet, a DIY Raspberry Pi-based DDJ-400 build, and more!
Raspberry Pi 400 Specs and More

Raspberry Pi 400 Specs and More

The Raspberry Pi 400 new all in one Pi is basically a Raspberry Pi 4 crammed in a keyboard case. It's got a higher stock clock speed and virtually the same Pi 4 feature set. But should you buy one? Learn all about the Piu 400, from its specs and real-world performance to whether or not it's the right board for you!
Electromaker Show Episode 21

Electromaker Show Episode 21

Check out the top maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunding, and embedded news stories from the week of November 1, 2020 featuring the release of the Raspberry Pi 400, Orange Pi Zero2 SBC announced, and more!
Best Microcontrollers for All Uses

Best Microcontrollers for All Uses

Looking for a new microcontroller? Here are the best microcontrollers for all uses, from the most popular microcontroller to top microcontrollers for wearable tech and cosplay, IoT applications, robotics, and more.
Cypress CY8CPROTO-063-BLE Development Kit Specs and More

Cypress CY8CPROTO-063-BLE Development Kit Specs and More

The Cypress Semiconductor CY8CPROTO-063-BLE PSoC 6 BLE prototyping kit is an excellent microcontroller with Bluetooth Low Energy onboard alongside a solid array of I/O. Affordably-priced and great for prototyping, it's a compelling MCU option.
Electromaker Show Episode 20

Electromaker Show Episode 20

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 20! This week, we take a look at Ubuntu on the Raspberry Pi, the Arduino IoT Kit, and more!
Best Raspberry Pi microSD Cards

Best Raspberry Pi microSD Cards

Looking for a Raspberry Pi memory card? These are the best Raspberry Pi microSD cards for all uses and budgets. From budget SD cards to high-capacity microSD cards, here's everything you need to know about Raspberry Pi microSD card performance, speed, and what to buy.
Cypress CY8CPROTO-062-4343W PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Prototyping Kit Specs and More

Cypress CY8CPROTO-062-4343W PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Prototyping Kit Specs and More

The Cypress CY8CPROTO-062-4343W PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Prototyping Kit is an easy-to-use microcontroller. With solid specs including an ARM Cortex-M4 processor and great connectivity such as Wi-FI and Bluetooth onboard, is a fantastic microcontroller for making and prototyping. Learn all about the Cypress CY8CPROTO-062-4343W PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Prototyping Kit, from its specs to whether or not you should buy one!
Electromaker Show Episode 19

Electromaker Show Episode 19

Welcome to the Electromaker Show, episode 19! Here are the latest maker, tech, DIY, IoT, and embedded updates from the week of October 19, 2020.