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Single Board Computer Giveaway ?>

Single Board Computer Giveaway

This week a winner was drawn for the Media Tek X20 single board computer on Patreon. The winner offered to pass the board on to another lucky Patreon supporter. So next week we will draw yet another winner from the supporter list. Stay tuned on the MKME Lab YouTube channel for more details.

👍Control Nearly ANYTHING with Alexa for under $10! 👍 ?>

👍Control Nearly ANYTHING with Alexa for under $10! 👍

Controlling virtually anything with a simple Wemos D1 mini board (ESP8266) , a relay and an Amazon Echo Dot. DIY home automation CHEAP using the amazon Alexa voice service and a few parts! Join us on MKME Discord chat here: https://discord.gg/j9S4Fgv Remember to subscribe for more videos! https://goo.gl/2qaJ2U This is a full tutorial on how to use a cheap Wemos D1 Mini wifie board to control anything in your home with the Amazon Alexa enabled Echo Dot device. Using the…

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Raspberry Pi Projects For The Holiday Season ?>

Raspberry Pi Projects For The Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us we all might get a bit more time to spend around home. What better time to make some neat new Raspberry Pi projects!  I’ve gathered up some of the recent projects I’ve found shared around the web. Raspberry Pi Satellite Data Receiver: Raspberry Pi Bar Top Arcade: EEVBlog Raspberry Pi Cluster Computer: NES Classic Mini RetroPie Gaming System: Pi Zero Hand Held Gaming Console: Poison Tap- Pi Zero USB Hacking Exploit: I hope you…

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First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board ?>

First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board

Recently the PR firm for Intel reached out to me and asked if I would have a look at the new Arduino 101 board. I agreed and decided to make a YouTube video on the topic.  Basically the 101 is the same form factor as the Arduino UNO board but with far better specs. Here is the video overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v61hdn_zdR0&ab_channel=MKmeLab So my thoughts on the board: I’ll be honest in that I have never liked the UNO form at all….

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New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos ?>

New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos

A pile of electronics goodies arrived in the MKme shop recently.  These components will be used in ongoing projects as well as some new projects you can expect to see on the YouTube channel. Thanks to Gearbest for the Raspberry Pi Goodies.  All these parts are already committed to various projects.  Too many are laying incomplete on the workshop shelves We also got some goodies from Banngood as well.  This new robot platform will be develop alongside the existing Arduino…

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Fully Automated Cat Feeding with RFID! ?>

Fully Automated Cat Feeding with RFID!

Member of the community Ken sent in his amazing cat feeding station project.  Taking existing commercially available components he was able to fully police his cats eating habits.  Check Ken out on Twitter HERE. From Ken: We have two cats, Gypsy and George. Gypsy likes to over-eat which means that George does not always get as much as he should (Life is never easy with pets). Our solution was to build two cat feeding stations. I was able to get two…

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Atmel Interviews Eric on the Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers ?>

Atmel Interviews Eric on the Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers

Atmel recently published a full one on one interview with Eric from mkme.org on the Gas Sensor for Emergency Workers Atmel states: “Confined spaces can be a dangerous part of rescue work, especially for miners and firemen. Not only do they have to worry about walls caving in and trapping people, but hazardous gasses. And while there are several expensive robotic devices out there that can take gas sensors deep into these tight areas ahead of rescuers, Eric William has…

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