Button fall apart.. Whipped up a quick little batch of 2 part epoxy to set this switch on a piece of acrylic. Checking to see if it was set, it basically totally fell apart. I was planning on taking a peek inside the housing anyway, so it wasn’t a total waste of time. Next time, glue gun!
Through-Hole soldering is fast, fun and easy. The parts you populate your PCB’s with are the very same ones you can pull from your breadboard once your project is finished, and you are ready to make a permanent version. What if the components end up taking up too much space for the size of your product? What if… Read More »
We just got them in store, and they are the the most slick proto-boards we have ever seen. I can’t decide to build a project on one, or hang it on the wall as art. We have them as the ‘Superpack’ (3 of each size) as well as single size 3 packs. Perma-Proto Half-sized Breadboard PCB – 3… Read More »
When you get a broken ‘not worth fixing’ All-in-One Scanner / Printer / Fax, there is an amazing opportunity within. On the outside, it is a broken office garbage. On the inside, a wealth of supplies for the DIY tinkerer, and you can dispose of the rest in an environmentally friendly way. Came across a broken Canon MP580… Read More »
The Shield Dock™ [SPL-018001] The Shield Dock is a super versatile prototyping shield. The Sheild Dock can be used in many different ways. Think of it as the multi-tool for your Arduino projects. It can be used with a traditionally shaped Arduino, as a prototyping shield. As a pin break-out for your other shields to a breadboard, or… Read More »
Spikenzielabs Essential Arduino Starters Kit [SPL-006009] – $39.95 : Inspired by local Montreal folks who pass by the shop, looking to get into Ardunio. We’ve pieced together many of these on the spot. Having these kits ready to go is a huge time saver. Thought of something that’s missing? We love feedback… Email SpikenzieLabs
In 1834, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier discovered that the passage of a current through a junction formed by two dissimilar materials caused a temperature change, Dubbed the “peltier effect”, it was later clarified by Emil Lenz who observed that by passing a current through a bismuth-antimony junction, water could be frozen and that ice could be melted if… Read More »