RP2040 Board Comparison - Which RP2040 Board Should You Buy

RP2040 Board Comparison - Which RP2040 Board Should You Buy

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released its very own system-on-chip in the RP2040. While its Raspberry Pi Pico microcontroller uses the RP2040, there are other MCUs based on Pi Silicon. Compare the Raspberry Pi Pico vs. Adafruit Feather RP2040 vs. Adafruit ItsyBitsy RP2040 vs. Pimoroni Tiny RP2040 vs. SparkFun Thing Plus vs. SparkFun Pro Micro vs. SparkFun MicroMod and find out which RP2040 board is best!
Electromaker Show Episode 30

Electromaker Show Episode 30

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 30! This week saw some major news with the release of the Raspberry Pi Pico, the Raspberry Pi Foundation's first-ever microcontroller. Plus, the Plybot 3D printer seeks crowdfunding, a new crop of Arduino RP2040 boards are popping up, and more maker madness!
Best Seeed Studio Grove Modules, Sensors, and Accessories

Best Seeed Studio Grove Modules, Sensors, and Accessories

If you're using Seeed Studio's Grove ecosystem for Arduino, you'll want the right accessories. Check out the best Seeed Studio Grove modules, sensors, and peripherals including moisture sensors, breadboards, and more!

Maker Board Spotlight: Arduino Uno

Learn all about the Arduino Uno, from its specs to what it can do! Find out the difference in an Arduino board versus the Arduino IDE, compare the Arduino Uno vs. Mega vs. Micro vs. Every, and learn whether you should use an Arduino Uno!
Electromaker Show Episode 29

Electromaker Show Episode 29

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 29! This week saw a boozy barrel Raspberry Pi barcade, DIY Thor’s Hammer, Little Bee current & magnetic field probe, plus more awesome maker stories. Check out these maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunding, and embedded updates!
Maker Board Spotlight: SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green

Maker Board Spotlight: SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green

Learn all about the BeagleBoard BeagleBone Green and BeagleBone Green Wireless, from what they can do to specs and if this is the right single-board computer to fit your needs!
What is a Microcontroller

What is a Microcontroller

What is a microcontroller and what can a microcontroller do? Learn about MCUs vs SBCs, the difference in a microcontroller and microprocessor, plus more!
Electromaker Show Episode 27

Electromaker Show Episode 27

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 27! This week saw the PD Micro Arduino-compatible board with programmable power delivery launch, a Wi-Fi mesh system that’s open-source and hackable debuted, an Odroid Blue Box for Home Assistant was revealed, plus a Raspberry Pi LoFi hip hop radio was built. Check out these maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunding, and embedded updates!
What is Grove System Arduino Seeed Studio

What is Grove System Arduino Seeed Studio

The Grove system for Arduino is an open-hardware ecosystem for beginners. It's easy-to-use with plug-and-play connector cables that eliminate soldering or complex wiring, Arduino IDE connectivity, and tons of modules or sensors for fast, easy prototyping. Learn all about what the Seeed Studio Grove system for Arduino is, what modules are available, how cables work, plus more!
Best Raspberry Pi 4 Cases - Top Raspberry Pi 4 Compatible Cases

Best Raspberry Pi 4 Cases - Top Raspberry Pi 4 Compatible Cases

The Raspberry Pi 4 is an excellent hardware refresh. Keep your Pi 4 safe and secure with the best Raspberry Pi 4 cases on the market!
LattePanda Alpha Specs and More

LattePanda Alpha Specs and More

The LattePanda Alpha is an x86 SBC that can run Windows 10 as well as full-fledged x86 Linux desktop distros like Ubuntu, Pop!_OS, and Debian. It's powered by an Intel Core M3-8100Y dual-core CPU and an Intel UHD 615 iGPU. Outfitted with M.2 connectors, an Arduino co-processor, and fantastic I/O, the LattePanda Alpha is a powerful single-board computer that boasts desktop-replacement capabilities and can serve several purposes, from digital signage and embedded devices to gaming, emulation, and HTPC use.
Best Linux Operating Systems for the Raspberry Pi

Best Linux Operating Systems for the Raspberry Pi

Check out the best Linux OSes for the Raspberry Pi. From Raspberry Pi Linux distros for desktop use to gaming, HTPC use, and everything in between, these are the best Linux distros for the Raspberry Pi!
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!
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 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!
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!