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How to Conserve Battery Life with IoT Projects

If you’ve ever created a project that uses batteries, you’ll be well aware how hard it can be to decide on elements in the project which can affect the battery life. You end up ‘umming’ and ‘ahhing’ for ages about ...

Tags: battery consumption efficient iot particle power

2 Aug 2017

Our Rigol DP-832 Power Supply Review

The Rigol DP-832 is a 3-channel, benchtop power supply suitable for a serious maker, makerspace or product developer. In this video I'll take you on a tour of the supply's operation and give my two cents on things I like and dislike. Ke...

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29 Jun 2017

Stress Testing Your Raspberry Pi (for Cooling and Overclocking)

Part of the joy that is Raspberry Pi is getting stuck into it at a slightly lower level and finding out exactly what you can do with it if you take a look under the hood. One of the most popular experiments to do with your Raspberry Pi is o...

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6 Jan 2017

How to use Solar LiPO Chargers

Every day, Solar energy bombards Earth with about 173,000 terawatts of power. That's close to the yearly electricity bill for Planet Earth. Solar energy is free power from the stars. So the question stands, why aren't we using it more? Price and spac...

Tags: battery charging lipo charger power solar

9 Dec 2016

Powering Portable Projects: Batteries

Want to make your project portable? We've put together a quick guide to get you up to speed on battery options and help you decide which batteries might be best for your project. Batteries are a whole different game to plug packs and benchtop power s...

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3 Nov 2016

Choosing a Benchtop Power Supply

If you're looking for a benchtop power supply, but you're unsure of what you should be looking for in a decent supply for your workspace, we have got you covered with this guide. We will look at the specifications to look out for in a power supply an...

Tags: benchtop equipment guide laboratory power supply

18 Oct 2016

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