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Fraction to Decimal Conversion Chart

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If you’re a maker, or at all into hobbies that require measuring things, a fraction to decimal conversion chart come in very handy. These charts allow you to quickly convert between fractions and their decimal equivalents in both inches and millimeters (imperial and metric). Fraction to Decimal Conversion Chart We’ve created this awesome and super […]

The Ultimate RetroPie Setup Guide (2022)

The Ultimate Retropie Setup Guide

There are a lot of cool Raspberry Pi projects out there, and you can hardly go wrong in pursuing any of them. But if there’s one Raspberry Pi project that is nearest to the hearts of casual D. I. Pi-ers, it’s the RetroPie. For the price of a Raspberry Pi, power supply, Micro SD card, […]

Best Power Supply for Mining Cryptocurrency (updated for 2022)

The Best Power Supply for Mining

When building a GPU based mining rig, our research shows there is a lot of misinformation going around that makes it difficult to decide what to purchase. This has a lot to do with the nature of mining. Its something that just about anyone with a little cash can do, if they can follow directions […]

The Best Multimeters (Updated for 2022)

The Best Multimeter

In this article we’re going to cover multimeters! We’ll talk about how to use them to measure voltage, current, resistance, and continuity.  We’ll go over what to look for in a multimeter, where to buy one, and give you our picks for the best multimeters you can buy. Deciding Which Multimeter to Buy? In today’s […]

Using a 555 Timer in Monostable Mode

using a 555 timer in monostable mode

In this tutorial we’re going to learn about using a 555 timer in monostable mode, but first a little history is in order! Without a doubt the 555 timer is one of the most common, if not the most common integrated circuits used on electronics over the last 45+ years. First entering production in 1971 […]

Using a 555 Timer in Astable Mode

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In this tutorial we’re going to learn about using a 555 timer in astable mode.  We’ve talked about the longevity of the venerable 555 timer and how its been around for almost 50 years at the time of this writing. It’s an incredibly versatile little integrated circuit with many fantastic uses. In this tutorial we’ll […]

Arduino Limit Switch Tutorial

Arduino Limit Switch Tutorial

In this Arduino limit switch tutorial, we’re going to talk about how to use the limit switch within our Arduino projects. The limit switch is a fantastic tool for use in projects that have motion control and automation. The limit switch can be used to tell the Arduino that a stop point has been reached. […]

Arduino Force Sensor Tutorial

Arduino Force Sensor Tutorial

The Arduino force sensor is a super neat sensor that you can use in your projects to measure if something is being pressed upon and to what degree. The force sensor is used in many devices that you might not expect. For example the drum pad! When you tap on a drum pad there is […]

Arduino RGB LED Tutorial

Arduino RGB LED

Arduino RGB LED configuration! That’s what we’re covering in this tutorial! Most of the time you will be using LEDs that are a single color. Red, green, or blue for example. an RGB LED is basically three LEDs in one that can produce many thousands of colors! Please note this tutorial is not about WS2812b […]

Convert a String to an Integer – Arduino

Convert a String to an Integer

The Arduino is a fantastic little piece of hardware. The little Atmega microcontroller under the hood is capable of some amazing stuff! In this tutorial, we’re going to learn how to convert a string to an Integer on the Arduino! And in the case that you are using a character array, we’ll also learn how […]