October 03, 2022
Elmwood no more, long live Elmwood! Elmwood Electronics and PiShop are now together! Please see our blog for more info.
August 10, 2021
The Pico is a great board with a lot of excellent compact build options. For this project I’ll be making an automatic plant watering system with the help of the Pico to keep it running.
July 28, 2021
Raspberry Pi Pico’s are a great microcontroller that has a fair amount of range, despite the slightly more tricky set up process, once it’s ready to go there’s a lot you can do.
June 29, 2021
As we delve into larger projects with more components and potentially less instructions, schematics become more important. If you’re like me, schematics haven’t played a huge role in your life since 9th grade science class.
June 23, 2021
Circuit Playground Express really streamlines a lot of the things you can do with boards when learning. By having so many built-in components and so many alligator clip pads there’s not soldering required and it has minimal set up requirements.
June 15, 2021
After all the soldering instructions I wanted to actually show a project with light soldering that’s relatively simple and uses minimal components.
June 08, 2021
Soldering is a good skill to learn and improve throughout your making and DIY-ing, there’s quite a few situations where it will be the best option for a more permanent build.