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A comprehensive list of free Kitronik resources and all of our latest news posts, with the newest additions at the top.

Easter 2021 Project Ideas For The Laser Cutter

Easter 2021 Project Ideas For The Laser Cutter

Spring will soon be sprung and that means that Easter 2021 is just around the corner. Which also means we have another excuse to fire up the laser cutter! We've rustled up a couple of nice project ideas for Easter that you can make as is or tweak to taste! Materials suggestions and free DXF file downloads included.
Live Tech Talk - Compact Motor Driver/Robotics boards - Mon 22nd Feb

Live Tech Talk - Compact Motor Driver/Robotics Boards - Mon 22nd Feb

The team at Kitronik are back with another Live Tech Talk. Following on from last months 5 Tech Talks, this time we will be looking at our range of Kitronik Compact Motor Driver boards. Kevin and Alasdair will go through each of the boards in turn and discuss features, uses and other related information.
Bamboo Sheet Facts & Side Pressed and Plain Pressed Explained

Bamboo Sheet Facts Plus Side Pressed & Plain Pressed Explained

Bamboo clearly has a lot going for it. It's green, it's durable, and it can make a great replacement for traditional hardwoods. Find out what makes bamboo great and learn about the differences between side pressed and plain pressed sheets. 
Valentines 2021 Project Ideas For The Laser Cutter

Valentines 2021 Project Ideas For The Laser Cutter

Valentines 2021, we might be all but confined to base this year but if you're lucky enough to still have access to a laser cutter, we've got some great idea starters for you. We've got a full set of place mats, coasters, napkin rings, and drink stirrers. It's all here! As always, there are free dxf files that you can take straight to the laser cutter. 

Solar Power – an Enlightening Guide

Solar Power – an Enlightening Guide

The sun provides a huge potential source of energy for our planet. Average solar energy falling on the planet is around 1300 W/m2. This is roughly ...
Important Customer BREXIT Ordering Information

Important Customer BREXIT Ordering Information

As Kitronik is located in the UK and from January 2021 the UK is no longer part of the EU. Therefore, for European customers there will be a few changes around the way you receive orders from us. Whilst you won’t need to worry about the paperwork as we have that in hand you should be aware that any orders shipped from January 2021 will be shipped without any UK VAT. 
Green Energy - Adding a Solar Panel to the Kitronik Smart Greenhouse

Green Energy - Adding a Solar Panel to the Kitronik Smart Greenhouse

Greenhouses are used for growing plants. Plant rely on an amount of sunlight to grow, and so we can also use some of this sunlight to power the con...
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Online MakeCode Tutorials For The Kitronik Greenhouse Kit

We have created a series of online MakeCode tutorials to introduce you to the features of the Environmental control board. The environmental control board sits at the heart of our Smart Greenhouse Kit. It contains all of the features needed to build a fully automated growing system.
Kitronik Design And Technology Flyer Winter/Spring 2021

Kitronik Design And Technology Flyer Winter/Spring 2021

The Design and Technology winter Flyer 2021 is now out and should be landing soon. We've also uploaded a pdf version here that you can access while you wait for your hard copy. All you need is an internet connection and browser. View it anytime, anywhere. Find out more...
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Kitronik Live Tech Talks 18th - 22nd Jan 2021

In place of going to BETT this year we will instead be streaming a range of online workshops and talks and we would love for you all to join us. They will take place between 18th and 22nd of January and will be centered around our range of products. Find out more...
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Bringing In The New Year With Kitronik

We hope that you all had a good break over the Christmas and New Year period. Although it's been a challenging year, to say the least, the rest was...
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Laser Cut Perspex® Sweet Pastels Memory Stick Cases

These laser cut Perspex® sweet pastels memory stick cases might just be the tastiest maker resource we've ever put together. See how we made ours and grab our files so you can make your own. Just add materials and a laser cutter!
Four Festive Project Ideas From Kitronik For Christmas 2020

Four Festive Project Ideas From Kitronik For Christmas 2020

Christmas is drawing closer and the excitement in the office is growing rapidly. We want to share some of our excitement with you with a few simple...
Christmas 2020 Shutdown, Ordering, And Delivery Information

Christmas 2020 Shutdown, Ordering, And Delivery Information

Christmas is now just a few weeks away and we want to make sure that everyone gets their orders delivered in good time. We've complied all of the facts and dates into a single list. 
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Laser Cut Edge Lit Signs For Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020 is almost here and that means it's time to make shiny things. Like you needed an excuse! So, let's leave 2020 in the rear-view mirror in style with some Christmas themed laser cut edge-lit signs. See how we made ours and grab the DXF files to make yours!
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Computing Products Update Flyer Winter 2020/Spring 2021

We've just completed our Computing Products Update Flyer Winter 2020/Spring 2021. 70 pages of essential product information to get you up to date with new releases, and there have been quite a few! Grab the PDF.
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Making Fun Stamps With Laser Compatible Rubber

If you want to know how to make fun and functional stamps with laser compatible rubber, then you've come to the right place! In this quick guide, we'll show you how we made ours. 
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Laser Cut Perspex Cyber Visor For Halloween 2020

We might not be able to party for Halloween 2020 like it's 1985 but we can at least dress like it is. Check out Emma's cool laser cut, light up, perspex cyber visor. Emma is our resident graphic designer and she's done her level best to ensure your Halloween is as good as it can be. It's lit!
Breaking News: Announcing micro:bit V2

Breaking News: Announcing micro:bit V2

Today sees the next chapter in the micro:bit story unfold with the announcement of micro:bit V2. It's been talked about for a while and now it's finally here! This isn't just a new firmware update either, it's a new board with new tech and new features!
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How To Update HEX Files To micro:bit V2 Universal HEX

We're going to show you how to easily update your micro:bit V1 HEX files to micro:bit V2 Universal HEX files. The good news; there are no code changes required! These 4 simple steps will only take a few seconds. If only all change was this straightforwards! Let's get to it.