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Simon Monk
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I've a Kickstarter running: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/simonmonk2/monkmakesduino

The idea is that its Arduino Uno compatible but breadboard and education friendly.

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This project is one of the things you can make from the Educational Kit for MonkMakesDuino on Kickstarter:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/simonmonk2/monkmakesduino

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Introducing the MonkMakesDuino
Yet another Arduino clone, but his time a bit different in that is is designed with education and breadboard use as its main goal. Its on KICKSTARTER now , so take a look if you are interested. The main features are: Breadboard friendly - clearly labelled p...

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The MonkMakesDuino from @monkmakes in action
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/simonmonk2/monkmakesduino

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Logging Multimeter Readings with a Digitek DT-4000ZC on a Mac
I bought one of these multimeters a few months ago on eBay , to be able to automate the timed taking of readings using a multimeter. Given the price, I wasn't expecting much, but it works pretty well. Being a Mac user, I am used to either using software in ...

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Raspberry Pi 2 vs 3 Current Consumption During Boot
I just wanted to share this fairly uninteresting result in case its useful to anyone. I measured the current drawn from a 5V power supply on both a Raspberry Pi 2 (with Realtek WiFi dongle) and a Raspberry Pi 3 (with built in WiFi) to get an idea of the cur...

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On Switch for Raspberry Pi
When you gave finished using your Raspberry Pi, you should really shut it down, otherwise, its possible to corrupt the SD card image which would mean you having to reinstall Raspbian. Having shut-down your Raspberry Pi you can get it to boot up again by unp...

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Merry Christmas from MonkMakes

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Introducing the Joey board from Gooligum Electronics.

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Introducing the Joey Raspberry Pi Display
Gooligum Electronics (could they be more Australian?) recently sent me a Joey board to play with. These boards are incredibly good value at $8 (the American sort of dollar) and a neat design that uses offset holes in the PCB so that it will slide over your ...
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