Category Archives: Electronics

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Espressif ESP8285 What we know so far

Espressif’s new ESP8285 chip announced around 2 months ago and I can’t wait to get it to my hands. I gathered some information about it so you can have a look below. Espressif announces mass production of the ESP8285 Wi-Fi chip today, adding a new member

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Arduino wifi sheild with Esp-01

So if it happens to be the owner of the very first esp8266 modules, the Esp-01’s, you already know that it is not that simple to physically connect them to an arduino board due to pinout. You will need either to bend the pins to

ARM IBM-MBED IoT Starter Kit

The IBM-MBED IOT STARTER KIT is an ARM and IBM bolster Internet of Things with cloud based mbed starter kit. The ARM has joined forces with IBM to launch its Internet of Things (IoT) mbed device platform as a starter kit with cloud support, offering

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What is an operational amplifier?

Operational amplifier (op-amp) is one of the main building blocks in electronics. First created in 1941 by Karl D. Swartzel Jr. The best definition can be found in the quote below: An operational amplifier (often op-amp or opamp) is a DC-coupled high-gain electronic voltage amplifier

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Intel Curie, the revolution in wearables

The Intel® Curie™ module is the first platform of its kind from Intel, a complete low-power solution designed for companies interested in developing wearable devices as well as consumer and industrial edge products. The Intel® Curie™ module packs a robust set of features into its

UDOO NEO

  UDOO NEO is an open hardware low-cost computer equipped with a FreescaleTM i.MX 6SoloX applications processor for Android and Linux. The processor embeds an ARM® Cortex-M4 microcontroller which makes the board compatible with the Arduino environment allowing high performance at a low price. Ideal as a

Find easily electronic components

One of the biggest challenge if you are a maker, is to find the correct electronic components for your circuits. How many times did you wish for a place with all the information about the parts you might need for your next build? Now there is

MIPS Creator CI20

One more “raspberry pi” style board is going to hit the market in January and it comes from the company “Imagination”. Specs look a lot better than raspberry but the price is almost double. No surprise here as the general rule is if you need

ESP8266 The cheapest WiFi module for your Arduino

The last few weeks there is a lot of buzz around a new module which gives WiFi access to your Arduino controller via serial port. the name of it is ESP8266 and its main advantage is the very low price. Less than 3$ dollars. Comparing that