Introducing: Arduino Pro Mini & Compatible Pro Micro

This week we've gone small. Mini in fact. We already sell a lot of the Arduino compatible 5V Pro Micro, so we decided not only to add the 3.3V version, but also the Arduino Pro Mini.

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The 3.3V Pro Micro contains an improved ATmega32U4 chip, and has the advantage of ease of use with compatible 3.3V sensors combined with lower power consumption. Unlike the Pro Minis this board contains an on board USB transceiver, so it doesn't require an external FTDI boards to be able to connect it to a computer.

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Introducing: Oak Veneered Plywood and MDF!

Introducing: Oak Veneered Plywood and MDF!

As you know at Kitronik, we like to be able to provide you with a wide range of materials to build projects with, whether it is our range of perspex and acrylics, our very own Electro-Fashion range, or our laser-cut suitable plywood and MDF panels. With this in mind we are delighted to bring to you the addition of Oak Veneered Plywood and Oak Veneer MDF sheets to the range, measuring 600mm x 400mm. There are two different cuts that can be used in veneer production, ‘quarter cut’ which are... Read more

Fashion Embroidery & Stitch Show - Julie Boyd

Fashion Embroidery & Stitch Show - Julie Boyd

Our friend Julie Boyd, an experienced Design & Technology Consultant, recently exhibited at the Fashion, Embroidery & Stitch Show at the NEC in Birmingham. This was her 3rd Year at the show and was her busiest year to date! Here is a brief overview of what she got up to. Kitronik sponsored a number of mini E-textiles Workshops and demonstrations during the day to give a taste of the applications of E-textiles including Kitronik’s own PCB LEDs to make LED fabric torches, cuffs and decorative... Read more

Inside The Gadget Show Live 2015

Inside The Gadget Show Live 2015

This week sees the 7th annual Gadget Show Live held at the Birmingham NEC from April 8th - 12th, with exhibitors showcasing the latest in technology from around the globe. We went along on behalf of CEL to show off and demonstrate the Robox printer, as well as to introduce Kitronik to more people and so we could meet some of you in person! With manufacturers from all walks of technology at the show there really is something for everyone, ranging from the hugely impressive Dyson stand demonstrating... Read more

Nottingham Trent University First Year Design & Technology Projects

Nottingham Trent University First Year Design & Technology Projects

In partnership with Nottingham Trent University’s Design and Technology faculty, Kitronik assisted with a brief for first year undergraduate students, designing and making an item as part of their studying of E-textiles and inspired by our Electro-Fashion ® range. You can read the brief below: ‘A new and exciting area within the design and technology curriculum is that of e-textiles. Electronic and computational technology can be imbedded within fabric. This is a growing field within fashion... Read more

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