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Best Adafruit NeoPixels Devices

Best Adafruit NeoPixels Devices

Adafruit's NeoPixels individually-addressable LED lights come in all shapes and sizes. Check out the best Adafruit NeoPixels devices, from light strips and through-hole LEDs to matrices and everything in between!
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!
What are Adafruit NeoPixels and Should You Use Them?

What are Adafruit NeoPixels and Should You Use Them?

What exactly is Adafruit NeoPixels? These high-quality individually-addressable RGB LEDs are great for a variety of projects. From what NeoPixels are and which NeoPixel devices exist to what you can make with them, here's a primer on Adafruit NeoPixels LEDs!
Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESP8266 Specs and More

Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESP8266 Specs and More

The Adafruit Huzzah Feather with ESP8266 is a great Arduino-compatible microcontroller. It can be used with the Arduino IDE, MicroPython, and NodeMCU Lua. It's great for smart home automation, home security, and a variety of other purposes. Learn all about the Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESp8266, from its specs to what it can do and a breakdown of ESP32 vs ESP8266.
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.
What is an Inductor?

What is an Inductor?

Learn all about inductors, from what an inductor is to various applications, what inductors actually do, and the different types of inductors that exist.
Best Raspberry Pi Heatsinks and Fans to Keep You Raspberry Pi Cool Under Load

Best Raspberry Pi Heatsinks and Fans to Keep You Raspberry Pi Cool Under Load

Check out the best Raspberry Pi heatsinks on the market! From budget anodized aluminium heatsinks to combo heatsinks and fans, or heatsink cases, these are the best actively-cooled and passively-cooled Raspberry Pi heatsink options available!
Best Arduino Modules You can Buy - From Temperature Sensors to Ultrasonic Sensors and More!

Best Arduino Modules You can Buy - From Temperature Sensors to Ultrasonic Sensors and More!

Explore the best Arduino modules for completing robotics, environmental sensing, and smart home projects with microcontrollers such as Arduinos and Arduino clone MCUs! From obstacle detection modules to IR sensors and temp and humidity modules, these are the best add-ons and sensors for Arduino you need to buy!
What is a Capacitor?

What is a Capacitor?

So what is a capacitor? Learn all about how capacitors work, the different types of capacitors, what the purpose of a capacitor is, and more!
What is a Resistor?

What is a Resistor?

Learn all about resistors, from an easy explainer of what resistance is to the different types of resistors, what a resistor does, and more!
Custom IoT Solutions - Intro to Internet of Things

Custom IoT Solutions - Intro to Internet of Things

Learn about custom IoT solutions, from what a custom internet of things application is, common uses, and why a DIY IoT app may be better than an off-the-shelf solution.
Best SBC for Retro Gaming Emulation

Best SBC for Retro Gaming Emulation

Single-board computers can be great for retro gaming and running ROMs for various systems. Check out the best SBC for emulation, from the Raspberry Pi to the RockPro64, ASUS Tinker Board, Odroid XU4, Odroid N2 and H2, UDOO Bolt, and more!
Maker Faire Rome 2019 Day 1 in Review

Maker Faire Rome 2019 Day 1 in Review

Maker Faire Rome 2019 day 1 opened with a slew of innovation, from IoT products to 3D printing and everything in-between. Plus, we caught up with renowned innovator Bruno Murai.
Best Arduino Clones  - Are Arduino Clones Any Good?

Best Arduino Clones - Are Arduino Clones Any Good?

Check out the best Arduino clones you can buy, from the Diavolino to the Arduino LilyPad, and Adafruit Flora for tons of Arduino IDE-compatible microcontroller alternatives.
Adafruit PyPortal Review

Adafruit PyPortal Review

We get hands-on with the Adafruit PyPortal, from what it is and what it can do to should you buy the PyPortal!
Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 Day 2 Highlights: Meeting Our Favorite Makers, Engaging Panels, and More!

Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 Day 2 Highlights: Meeting Our Favorite Makers, Engaging Panels, and More!

Maker Faire Bay Area 2019 day 2 hit in full force for a slew of phenomenal panels. Plus, we met a ton of our favorite makers including Estefannie Explains it All, Sophy Wong, Joel Telling, and Clarissa aka MakeAndFake!
Meet a Maker Episode 7: Shawn Hymel

Meet a Maker Episode 7: Shawn Hymel

Welcome to the Electromaker.io Meet a Maker podcast! We chat with Sean Hymel about content creation, the maker space, and Arduino!
Review : Building a Cube with Cube:bit

Review : Building a Cube with Cube:bit

LED cubes are great, but for those new to electronics (and seasoned experts) they can be really difficult to build and control … if only there were a more simple way to create them...