Author Archives: Michael Castor

Netduino 2 – Faster & Better for the Same Price.

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netduino2_overheadSecret Labs has been busy. They updated their flagship Netduino Plus (now the Netduino Plus 2) back in November and they just updated to the Netduino to the Netduino 2! The Netduino 2 features the same Arduino shield pin compatibility, footprint, and .NET Micro Framework programability as the original but adds more speed, code space, and features.

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Lulzbot Upgraded and Unboxed

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ao101_standWe reviewed Aleph Object's Lulzbot AO-100 in our Ultimate 3D Printing Guide where it scored highly in several categories. The freshly upgraded AO-101 promises to make this capable machine even better! Check out the latest unboxing video for a comprehensive list of the updates and how it compares to the previous model.

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Learn a New Skill in the New Year – Getting Started with Arduino

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MSGSA-2Why not add learning a new skill to your repertoire in the New Year? I know you've seen loads of projects that use the Arduino, and with special deals on our Getting Started with Arduino Kit, there's no better time to learn how to use this versatile microcontroller.

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Hexy the Hexapod now in the Maker Shed

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MKAB1-2What has 6 legs, 19 servos, an Arduino for brains, and ultrasonic sensor eyes? It's Hexy the Hexapod robot from Arcbotics, and it's available in the Maker Shed just in time for the Holidays.

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Type A Machines Series 1 Dual Extruder – Now Shipping from the Maker Shed

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MKTA1-2The Series 1 from Type A Machines is now available in the Maker Shed! This 3D printer won Best in Class in our Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing for good reason. It features a huge 9" x 9" x 9" build area, a competitive price, and now dual extruders for dual color or mixed media printing.

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Flora has Arrived in the Maker Shed!

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MKAD51-2The long awaited Adafruit Flora has arrived in the Maker Shed! This versatile e-textiles platforms make "smart" clothing other stitch-able projects that can interact with their environment.

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New in the Maker Shed: Arduino Due

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MKSP16-2The newest Arduino has just arrived in the Maker Shed. The Arduino Due is the first 32-bit ARM powered Arduino and packs a number of high-level features into a low-cost package.

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Updated Pulse Sensors in the Maker Shed

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MKPLS1-2The Pulse Sensor is a great way to incorporate biofeedback into your projects. This upgraded version adds amplification and noise reduction allowing for faster, more reliable heartbeat readings.

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Raspberry Pi Boards and Starter Kits Now Available in the Maker Shed!

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RaspberryPiLabelAre you bummed you couldn't get to Maker Faire New York to get a Raspberry Pi? Don't fret, they are now available online in the Maker Shed!

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