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The Kitronik Halloween Makes Archive

We love making seasonal things, especially when it's Halloween. It practically invites the making of weird and wonderful things. To get things off in 2021 to a flying start, let's take a look at some of the things we've made for previous years. We'll start with the newest and travel back in time as we go.
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Laser Cut Sign for our New USB RGB LED Strip

With the release of a new LED strip, we have created a new casing to allow you to make edge-lit designs for it! This blog will cover the base itself, then the Retrowave-style edge lit design.
Tech Talk - Kitronik LAB:bit for BBC micro:bit - Thurs 23rd September @ 10:30AM GMT

Tech Talk - Kitronik LAB:bit for BBC micro:bit - Thurs 23rd September @ 10:30AM GMT

The live tech talk team are back with another installment of live chat. Join us on YouTube on the 23rd September at 10:30AM GMT for information and live Q&A. This time we'll be taking a close look at the Kitronik LAB:bit Educational Platform for BBC micro:bit.
Five Reasons Why You Should Be Using Cork

Five Reasons Why You Should Be Using Cork

We'd like to explore Cork a little and highlight five reasons why you should be using it in your workspace/home/classroom. Or rather, lots of reasons that are then grouped under five headings. Find out more!
Blog posts Design And Technology Catalogue 2020-2021 PDF

The Online Kitronik Catalogue 2021-2022 PDF

We are very pleased to be able to bring you the new Design And Technology Catalogue 2021-2022. It's now out and should be landing in your school in the very near future. We've also uploaded a digital version that you can access while you wait for your hard copy. 
Tech Talk - :VIEW Graphics128 OLED display - Thurs 9th September @ 2:00PM

Tech Talk - :VIEW Graphics128 OLED display - Thurs 9th September @ 2:00PM

The live tech talk team are back with another installment of live chat. Join us on YouTube on the 9th September at 2:00PM GMT for information and live Q&A. This time we'll be taking a close look at the Kitronik :VIEW Graphics128 OLED display 128x64 for BBC micro:bit
What Are Value Acrylic Sheets & What Can You Use Them For?

What Are Value Acrylic Sheets & What Can You Use Them For?

In today's world of daily rising raw materials prices, increased consumer prices are a reality that we are all now dealing with. If you manage a materials budget for a school, what do you do? Do you continue to do what you typically do but pay extra, or do you look around at some new alternatives?
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What Is A Resistant Material?

When designing or building a project, making sure it is also robust enough is a key consideration. It may need to stand up to handling, collisions, the elements, and more. We're going to explore resistant properties and then take a look at a selection of materials to see what resistant properties they have.

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Kitronik On GitHub - A Beginners Guide

Get to grips with GitHub, with this quick and simple beginner's guide. Learn how to make the most of the online repositories we set up for some of our in house products. Though primarily aimed at the Beginner, there is also information of value for the more experienced user. Find out more...
Live Data Logging - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 3

Live Data Logging - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 3

This is part of a series to create a Data logger on the Pico. It assumes that the user has completed the Pico Discovery Kit, and both the additional ‘Pico Thermometer’ and ‘Storing Data on the Pico’ resourcesThis is the third of several extension experiments for the Discovery kit that will only be available online.
Storing Data - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 2

Storing Data - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 2

This resource is part of a series to create a Data logger on the Pico. It assumes that the user has completed the Kitronik Discovery Kit for Raspberry Pi Pico. It is intended to be completed after the Pico Thermometer resource, but this is not essential. 
Tech Talk - Halo HD for BBC micro:bit - Thurs 15th July

Tech Talk - Halo HD for BBC micro:bit - Thurs 15th July

The Kitronik Halo HD for BBC micro:bit, Kevin and Alasdair will run through the features and they will answer any questions you have live. Join us for live Q&A. The Halo HD is a very versatile bit of kit, you can use to display real-time information such as time and compass heading, the only limit is your imagination.
Pico Thermometer - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 1

Pico Thermometer - Discovery Kit For Raspberry Pi Pico Extension Exp 1

This is the first of several extension experiments for the Discovery kit that will only be available online. Learn how to read the onboard temperature sensor and understand the conversion from Voltage to ADC.
Kitronik Cafe: Sustainability in Maker Projects Ft. Cork & Bamboo

Kitronik Cafe: Sustainability in Maker Projects Ft. Cork & Bamboo

Emma put together two very simple resource ideas for bamboo and cork, using only a laser cutter! As always, we've included free downloads of our DXF designs. Both materials are regarded as prime examples of sustainable materials as the same trees/plants can be harvested time and time again. find out more!
An Introduction To Microcontrollers - Ft. Raspberry Pi Pico and micro:bit

An Introduction To Microcontrollers - Ft. Raspberry Pi Pico and micro:bit

Microcontrollers; what are they, what do they do, and how do you use one? Using the Raspberry Pi Pico and BBC micro:bit for reference, we will answer all of these questions and more! Learn now!
Using MicroPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

Using MicroPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

We've recently launched two motor driver boards for the Raspberry Pi Pico, the Kitronik Motor Driver Board and the Kitronik Robotics Board. We've also just created a GutHub repository for each board with MicroPython example code to make the job of using the boards as simple as possible. Find out more...
Using CircuitPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

Using CircuitPython With The Kitronik Motor Driver Boards for Raspberry Pi Pico

We've recently launched two motor driver boards for the Raspberry Pi Pico, the Kitronik Motor Driver Board and the Kitronik Robotics Board. We've also just created a GutHub repository for each board with CircuitPython example code to make the job of using the boards as simple as possible. Find out more...
What Is Cork And How Sustainable Is It?

What Is Cork And How Sustainable Is It?

Cork is such a versatile and environmentally friendly product that is a must for any maker environment/classroom. If you have a laser cutter, you are good to go.It can also be easily worked by hand. Find out more!
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What Are Sustainable Materials?

Here at Kitronik, we are actively looking at how we can become more sustainable, both in terms of our own business and also in the products we sell. Materials are a key part of this. Let's explore sustainability and then some of our sustainable options.
Tech Talk - Kitronik Inventor's Kit For The Arduino  - Weds 2nd June

Tech Talk - Kitronik Inventor's Kit For The Arduino - Weds 2nd June

The live tech talk team are back with another installment. Join us on YouTube on the 2nd June at 11AM GMT for information and live Q&A. This time we'll be taking a close look at the Kitronik Inventor's Kit for the Arduino