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Time your Drones with an Awesome 3D-Printed Arduino-Powered Landing Pad!

Time your Drones with an Awesome 3D-Printed Arduino-Powered Landing Pad!

Ever fancied giving your quadcopter drone a cool landing area, or wanted to time its progress running circuits around your garden? Sure, a stopwatch is one option, but if you're busy controlling the drone you’re not going to be able to get an accurate timing.
Raspberry FPV Robot Security Drone

Raspberry FPV Robot Security Drone

Being small, and compatible with a range of cameras (such as its own camera module and many USB webcams), the Raspberry Pi makes a great security cam. You may have already seen it in action performing just this task, or have tried out some motion-detection software.
RasPad Lets You Take Your Pi Anywhere

RasPad Lets You Take Your Pi Anywhere

One of the most frustrating things about the Raspberry Pi is its lack of portability. Unless you have a display for the device, and a battery, you’re usually going to have to leave it at home.
Arduino and Raspberry Pi Meet Lego Thanks to Leguino!

Arduino and Raspberry Pi Meet Lego Thanks to Leguino!

Lego, Arduino and Raspberry Pi seem obvious bedfellows, but no one has quite managed to get integration between them quite right. One product hoping to finally perfect it is Leguino, a range of Lego-compatible electronic modules currently available for preorder following a successful Kickstarter campaign.
A YouTube Media Remote Powered by Arduino!

A YouTube Media Remote Powered by Arduino!

Ever used a wireless remote keyboard – one of those typically intended for media centres – and decided the buttons were too small or found the touchpad too temperamental?
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ released: Upgraded processor, faster networking

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ released: Upgraded processor, faster networking

There’s no shortage of single-board computer (SBC) options available. From the Banana Pi to BeagleBoard, makers benefit from loads of SBCs for a variety of do-it-yourself (DIY) project bases. However, the Raspberry Pi remains a top choice.
Help us make Brighton’s young people ‘future-proof’ with #BrightFutures

Help us make Brighton’s young people ‘future-proof’ with #BrightFutures

Our mission at, MakerClub is to ensure that young people have the stuff to thrive in the 21st Century.

How Android Things Can Develop Your IoT Project

Realising your dreams has always been tricky, but if you’re dreaming up something techy, it’s getting easier. You’ve got the Raspberry Pi, and Python, for example, or an Arduino and C++.
Raspberry Pi-Powered Translation Glasses

Raspberry Pi-Powered Translation Glasses

It seems only yesterday that the entire tech world was obsessed by Google Glass. It had everything: accessibility implications, privacy concerns, and portable communications.
Build a MIDI/FX Controller for Your Guitar with UDOO X86

Build a MIDI/FX Controller for Your Guitar with UDOO X86

The first guitar I ever picked up was a guitar synthesizer, with onboard MIDI. Despite a lack of amplification, it inspired me to learn the instrument; 30 years later, I’m still playing!
Can You Control a Quadcopter with an Arduino?

Can You Control a Quadcopter with an Arduino?

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had quite a few quadcopters, and they’ve all ended up crashing. Or lost.
A Children’s Contactless Music Box for the 21st Century

A Children’s Contactless Music Box for the 21st Century

Various toys have been released for children over recent years that feature contactless technology to initiate a response. This might be character voices, music, or even actions (in the case of an activity centre). With this project, the focus is on audio playback and replicating the MusicCards project.
Connect an Arduino to Otto’s DIY Eurorack Prototype Boards

Connect an Arduino to Otto’s DIY Eurorack Prototype Boards

Otto's DIY makes learning and experimenting easier and more accessible. Building eurorack modules is a great way to learn electronics, get creative and have fun.
Raspberry Pi-Controlled Balance Bot

Raspberry Pi-Controlled Balance Bot

How many wheels do you expect to find on a robot? Three? Four? Sometimes, they have more, such as when they’re designed to travel over (alien) terrain.
Build Your Own Arduino Keyboard Synth!

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

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

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?)

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.