Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #8: Rainbow Ring!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #8: Rainbow Ring!

The Pi HutDec 8, 2023
It’s day #8 of the Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar! Today we're playing with addressable LEDs again, but this time in the format of an RGB LED ring - it's another...
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Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #7: Time to Slide!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #7: Time to Slide!

The Pi HutDec 7, 2023
It’s day #7 of the Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar! Today we're jumping back to a control component - something we can use to physically control our blinky components, with our...
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Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #6: See the RGB!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #6: See the RGB!

The Pi HutDec 6, 2023
It’s day #6 of the Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar! Today is another blinky day and it's time to go multicolour with addressable RGB LEDs! The chunky LEDs in today's box...
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Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #5: Switch the DIP!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #5: Switch the DIP!

The Pi HutDec 5, 2023
It’s day #5 of the Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar! Today we're using a new control component - things that we/our environment can interact with to trigger our code, which can...
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Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #4: Brilliant Bar Graphs!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #4: Brilliant Bar Graphs!

The Pi HutDec 4, 2023
It’s day #4 of the Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar! Today you'll find a new blinky component - one of our favourites in fact - a bar graph display. Whilst essentially it's...
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Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #3: Incredible Inputs!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #3: Incredible Inputs!

The Pi HutDec 3, 2023
It’s day #3 of the Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar! Yesterday we got familiar with creating circuits with outputs (using our LED) and using that circuit with code. Today...
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Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #2: Lighting LEDs!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #2: Lighting LEDs!

The Pi HutDec 2, 2023
It’s day #2 of the Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar! Yesterday we got comfortable with the Pico and learnt about its different features, including some sample code and the...
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Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #1: Let's Get Started!

Let it Glow Maker Advent Calendar Day #1: Let's Get Started!

The Pi HutNov 30, 2023
Welcome to day #1 of Let it Glow – your 12-day maker advent calendar packed with blinky stuff and other components to control your blinky things with! Everyone’s welcome here – absolute...
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Coding the Waveshare RP2040 Matrix

Coding the Waveshare RP2040 Matrix

Tony GoodhewSep 15, 2023
The Waveshare RP2040 Matrix development board is an inexpensive, super-compact RP2040 microcontroller with a tiny 5x5 addressable RGB LED matrix on the front. This tiny development board is packed with...
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MicroPython Skill Builders - #6 Temperature & Humidity Sensors

MicroPython Skill Builders - #6 Temperature & Humidity Sensors

Tony GoodhewAug 24, 2023
Welcome to another instalment in our MicroPython Skill Builders series by Tony Goodhew, aiming to improve your coding skills with MicroPython whilst introducing new components and coding techniques - using a Raspberry...
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Build a Raspberry Pi Pico Robot with Mecanum Wheels

Build a Raspberry Pi Pico Robot with Mecanum Wheels

Tony GoodhewJul 24, 2023
In this tutorial, we'll show you how to build and code a Raspberry Pi Pico robot using mecanum wheels! Normal wheels allow the robot to move forwards, backwards, spin and...
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Assembly Guide for the Aluminium Armour Dual-Fan Heatsink for Pi Zero

Assembly Guide for the Aluminium Armour Dual-Fan Heatsink for Pi Zero

The Pi HutJul 21, 2023
This guide will show you how to assemble the Aluminium Armour Dual-Fan Heatsink for Raspberry Pi Zero! All you’ll need is a cross-head screwdriver and of course a Raspberry Pi...
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