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Build Your Own Arduino Keyboard Synth!

Like the Raspberry Pi, the Arduino is one of those tools that has immense potential but can end up being put away in a box and forgotten about. Well, now it’s time to open that box again: this project is the perfect way to start getting to grips with Arduino once more.

Coding the BBC micro:bit with Edublocks

The BBC micro:bit is not short of programming languages. We can use blocks, Javascript, Micro Python and the legacy TouchDevelop, CodeKingdoms and Microsoft Blocks.

OpenAuto Turns Your Raspberry Pi into a Carputer

Want to install a Raspberry Pi into your car and use it to access satnav, in-car entertainment, and more? It’s possible! Since its release, the Raspberry Pi has been at the heart of many carputer projects, so what makes OpenAuto different?

Steam Link Streaming Arcade (with a Raspberry Pi?)

Playing video games on custom-configured hardware is becoming increasingly popular, with the Raspberry Pi proving particularly adept as the heart of a retro gaming machine. Sticking the compact computer into your self-built gaming cabinet is probably the easiest step.

And Now.... A Guitar that Plays Itself!

It’s 61 years since the production of the RCA Mark II Sound Synthesizer, an instrument dubbed “the first programmable electronic synthesizer.” It’s essentially the first device to feature automated playback; it can play itself.

Hear The Cranberries' Hit “Zombie” on Arduino and Disk Drives!

“In tribute to Dolores O'Riordan, the Asimov Club presents ‘Zombie’ from The Cranberries played on floppy drives, hard drives and now with percussion (solenoid).”

Join ElectroMaker at the Meety Pi Club for the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend!

This year marks the sixth anniversary of the launch of the Raspberry Pi. To celebrate, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is coordinating Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekends all around the world – and ElectroMaker is getting in on the act!

Raspberry Shake: A Pi-Powered Earthquake Detector

It’s always great to see a successful Kickstarter project, but let’s hope the Earth didn’t move too much for the Raspberry Shake team, whose earthquake detector is now available to purchase.

Build Your Own Dot Matrix Printer with an Arduino!

Back in the days of 8-bit and 16-bit computing, office (and home, if you could afford it) printing relied not on inkjet and laser printers, but on dot matrix.

What We Saw at the CRL Accelerator Demo Day

Ever wondered how tech startups find money? What puts a kid with a Raspberry Pi, a great idea, and a working prototype in touch with investors and partners?

An Arduino-Controlled BB8 with 3D Printed Parts!

Everyone loves Star Wars, and its robots – and their design – hold a particular fascination. When The Force Awakens hit cinemas in 2015, the realisation of astromech droid BB8 set tongues wagging and brains ticking over.

Track the ISS with a Raspberry Pi!

Since the first module was launched in 1998, the location of the International Space Station (ISS) continues to fascinate. Stepping outside on an evening to watch its movement across the night sky imbues a sense of pride in humankind’s achievements ... but it’s not always possible to see the structure.

4 Amazing Raspberry Pi Synthesizer Projects

We’ve found these four Raspberry Pi synthesizer projects that will amaze you.

The Final Frontier: Build Your Own Raspberry Pi-Powered Mars Rover!

Raspberry Pi-based robotics projects have been popping up since the board was released in 2013, but few come close to this: a Nasa-backed Mars Rover. With plans set to be released by the Jet Propulsion Labs (JPL), there is a real possibility that you could build your own $2.5 billion rover … for a fraction of the cost!

What Would YOU Do with a BBC micro:bit?

Launched in 2016, the BBC micro:bit is the 21st century successor to the BBC Micro desktop computer, a favourite across schools in the 1980s, and the inspiration for many careers in computing!

Take Your Raspberry Pi Out on the Trail

Want to take your Raspberry Pi outside? Of course you do. Thanks to increasingly smaller rechargeable batteries, and shock-proof and waterproof cases, it’s becoming easier. But what should you do with it once you’ve broken free of the shackles of indoor life?

Amazing Raspberry Pi-Powered LED Cube!

It isn’t every day that something comes along and totally blows us away, but this LED cube, complete with a gyro-based fluid “simulation” certainly does.

Could You Beat a Raspberry Pi at Noughts and Crosses (Tic-Tac-Toe)?

Unveiled at the Maker Faire New York in Autumn 2017, the Tic-Tac-Toe Robot is a Raspberry Pi-based project that challenges (and beats) a human player.