Ian Buckley

Ian Buckley is a writer, musician, and perpetual tinkerer. Commonly found surrounded by hobby electrical components, he's also a keen programmer and likes to build crazy-sounding instruments with microcontrollers. In addition to Electromaker, Ian writes over at MakeUseOf and has bylines at the likes of Online Tech Tips as well as Help Desk Geek.

Single Core RISC-V ESP32 C6 brings WiFi 6 and Matter to the Party

Single Core RISC-V ESP32 C6 brings WiFi 6 and Matter to the Party

Provided that's a DIY IoT party you are having there. We certainly are.
Self-Soldering PCBs Reflow Themselves

Self-Soldering PCBs Reflow Themselves

But they can't fix your routing errors, unfortunately.
3D Printing a Giant Lego Golf Kart Turns Out to be Difficult

3D Printing a Giant Lego Golf Kart Turns Out to be Difficult

Ivan Miranda's ongoing quest to 3D print the largest things continues!
LDR based Flex Sensor is an Amazing Low-Cost Hack

LDR based Flex Sensor is an Amazing Low-Cost Hack

Designed for a high school project, it's an amazing cost cutter!
The Raspberry Pi Camera Module V3 is Here!

The Raspberry Pi Camera Module V3 is Here!

Super fast autofocus is the big new feature, along with other upgrades!
Elephant Robotics Arduino-Powered Robotic Arm Is a One Arm Maker Army

Elephant Robotics Arduino-Powered Robotic Arm Is a One Arm Maker Army

In that, it can draw, engrave and grab things!
Raspberry Pi Supply Chain Update: All Good News?

Raspberry Pi Supply Chain Update: All Good News?

Recently, Eben Upton, Raspberry Pi CEO, revealed a much anticipated light at the end of the supply chain hell tunnel.
Lite 3DP Gen 2 is a Mini Resin Printer with Big Ambition

Lite 3DP Gen 2 is a Mini Resin Printer with Big Ambition

A resin printer that fits in the palm of your hand? Yes! And it's on its second iteration.
Adafruit's Scorpio Turns the RP2040 into an 8-Channel Blinkenlights Beast!

Adafruit's Scorpio Turns the RP2040 into an 8-Channel Blinkenlights Beast!

The new dev board uses PIO to drive 8 channels of Neopixels!
Electromaker of the Month - December Winners

Electromaker of the Month - December Winners

Let's find out what the Electromaker Community got up to in Novemver!
Mele Quieter2Q Is a Fanless Mini-Pc That Lives up to Its Name

Mele Quieter2Q Is a Fanless Mini-Pc That Lives up to Its Name

In that, it really is quiet, and it really is mini
Bela's Gliss Might be the Most Expressive Touch Module You Can Buy

Bela's Gliss Might be the Most Expressive Touch Module You Can Buy

Touch input with pressure sensitivity, waveshaper, and signal visualizer, Gliss does all of these things, and more!
Would You Let Strangers Control Your Christmas Tree?

Would You Let Strangers Control Your Christmas Tree?

LCD screen baubles! Addressable LEDs!  OllieQ has done something amazing with this web-controlled Xmas tree.
The 10 Best Gifts for Makers in 2022

The 10 Best Gifts for Makers in 2022

Find the perfect gift for the Maker in your life!
Electromaker of the Month - November Winners

Electromaker of the Month - November Winners

Let's see which community project caught our judges eye this time!
Electronica 2022: Actron Are Bringing a Standard to Embedded Displays

Electronica 2022: Actron Are Bringing a Standard to Embedded Displays

The German display specialist showed us their range of hot-swappable, multi-function screens.
Electronica 2022: GrabMax's Chess Playing Robot

Electronica 2022: GrabMax's Chess Playing Robot

Even smarter than it looks, this robot shows off GrabMax's AI hardware and software perfectly
Electronica 2022: Infineon's NFC Batteryless Entryways Seem Like Wizardry

Electronica 2022: Infineon's NFC Batteryless Entryways Seem Like Wizardry

It's not a new idea, but we've never seen NFC work like this.