Alpha Core

Atmel ATtiny85 0

Miniaturizing Arduino Projects

As already mentioned briefly in this post about my Arduino Starter Kit, most of the Arduino boards come with AVR controllers (a microcontroller of the Atmel family), e.g. an ATmega328P-PU. However, when there’s no...

Visual Micro 1

Visual Micro: Arduino & Visual Studio

One of the things that bothered me about the original Arduino IDE is it’s over-simplicity. Don’t get me wrong, when starting off with Arduino, it’s straightforward and easy to work with, but it lacks...

Proxxon IBS/E 0

Rotary Tool

When building something there comes a time in the development process when you actually want to build an enclosure around your invention. Maybe you just need to drill some holes, or cut something. There...

SunFounder Arduino Uno 0

Arduino Starter Kit

To get started with Arduino, I bought the SunFounder Learner Kit as well as the SunFounder Super Starter Kit. When buying a kit, you get a lot of stuff to start experimenting with in...

ERSA i-CON Nano soldering station 0

Soldering Equipment

Since it’s better to start off with some decent tools to avoid problems later on—that’s at least what I convinced myself of in order to justify the cost—I bought the ERSA i-CON Nano soldering...