Spotlight – Understanding LEDs

25 Pack LED Bags Assorted Colours Rainbow

Birth of a legend. The LED is one of those inventions that happened slowly then all at once. The idea of electroluminescence was discovered in 1907. H. J. Round, a British scientist, working at Marconi Labs was one of the pioneers of the technology. While working with cat’s whisker detectors he used a variety of […]

Arduino Boards – Tackling the Mystery

Arduino Uno R3

Introduction to Arduino In the last number of years, electronics hobbyists all over the world have had one thing on their tongues; Arduino. Thousands of projects on Instructables have featured these boards. But “Arduino-controlled” can be a daunting term for electronics newbies and analogue heads alike. So let’s get stuck into a little about these boards […]