A Visit to Merchant Taylors' School

A Visit to Merchant Taylors' School

Back in October, two members of our Team helped run a workshop at Merchant Taylors' School in London as a part of their Design Week held annually. This year it was extra special as the school was opening its new Design Centre. A Merchant Taylor Student working with the BBC micro:bit. The workshop was based to help prepare for the introduction of the BBC micro:bit into schools and to help the Year 7 students get used to the new programming interface of the BBC micro:bit. The students experimented... Read more

BETT Show 2016 Highlights

BETT Show 2016 Highlights

Last week, we were excited to be one of the three partners of the BBC showcasing the BBC micro:bit at the BETT Show 2016. Geoff, one of our directors gave a talk about the use of the BBC micro:bit with external accessories. Geoff showing the programming options of the BBC micro:bit We were amazed at the amount of interaction from everyone who visited us in the STEAM village. Our hands-on BBC micro:bit powered crane and line-following buggy even attracted the attention of Sangho Jo - President for... Read more

Igloo Tutorial 4: Fading LED - Pulse Width Modulation

Igloo Tutorial 4: Fading LED - Pulse Width Modulation

This is a video tutorial for Igloo, the Sewable PICAXE wearable module from Kitronik. Tutorial 4: Fading LED - Pulse Width Modulation This tutorial demonstrates how to use an Igloo PICAXE wearable module to make the on-board LED fade in and out using the pulse width modulation code   The picture below shows the configuration of the accessories when attached to the Igloo whilst running the uploaded code on the right hand side. ... Read more

New Veneered MDF

New Veneered MDF

Want to add a touch of class to your project? We've expanded our range of Veneered MDF and set up a separate category on our online shop so you can view the whole of our Veneered MDF all in one place. Veneered MDF is a great value way to show off projects where appearance is important. We've added these new veneered MDF sheets in 600mm x 400mm sheet sizes: 6mm Black American Walnut Veneer MDF. 6mm Ash Veneer MDF. Our high-quality Oak Veneered MDF is already hugely popular, and many of you have... Read more

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