Inside: Maker Faire UK 2015

We have been extremely busy over the past month creating our very own Memory Game (a version of the ‘Simon Says’ game) and getting it ready for the Maker Faire UK at the Life Centre in Newcastle on the 25th - 26th April.

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We were joined by Grant from CEL to help us on the Robox 3D Printer section of our stand. This included a working CEL Robox Printer that showed 3D Printing in action! We managed to print off some new designs including a Creeper design from Microsoft’s Minecraft computer game series which proved very popular with the younger Makers.

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Introducing: SparkFun’s Arduino MicroView Module with Accessories!

Introducing: SparkFun’s Arduino MicroView Module with Accessories!

Here at Kitronik over the last week, we have been very busy getting our new Memory Game (#memgame) ready for its first outing at the Maker Faire UK at the Life Centre in Newcastle. We are continuing with the recent Arduino theme by introducing the Arduino MicroView Module with its associated accessories and SparkFun’s Line Sensor Breakout Board into our current product line up. The MicroView is an extremely small Arduino compatible microprocessor with an OLED display and is ideal for rapid prototyping.... Read more

Featuring: Kitronik's Fizzbit Module Election Action Set!

Featuring: Kitronik's Fizzbit Module Election Action Set!

Still undecided on who to vote for? Want an alternative to the Election Debate? Then let the Fizzbit Election Action Set decide!   Designed by The Crafty Robot Company, The Election Set features all five leaders of the main political parties running in the upcoming 2015 Election. You can download these Election designs and try them out for yourself. You can also download designs including a cowboy, dragon, or play Fizzbit Football! You can make your own design and add it to our Fizzbit Module. The... Read more

Introducing: Arduino Pro Mini & Compatible Pro Micro

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. 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. If... Read more

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

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