Cypress, Murata and Future join in $99 IoT dev board

Future Electronics is selling an IoT development kit which costs $99. Developed with suppliers Cypress Semiconductor and Murata, the Nebula board is an IoT cloud ready board for prototype development. Wireless connectivity comes from the Murata 1DX module, which integrates the Cypress CYW4343W Wi-Fi and BT/BLE combo SoC. This includes a 2.4 GHz WLAN IEEE … This story continues at Cypress, Murata and Future join in $99 IoT dev board... Read more

New Tutorial! Inspecting Parts in Eagle – Layer by Layer

I’ve been using Eagle a lot lately to update some previous projects and learning how to design my own parts. In this week’s tutorial, I thought I’d put together a crash course walkthrough on how to inspect parts. I go over some basics using the interface and take a look at how to export libraries from boards using a ULP. Download Autodesk Eagle for Free Mentioned PCBs Adafruit JoyBonnet for... Read more

Becoming League of Legends’ Darkin Kayn

Kai of Kai’s Cosplay and Craft is comfortable with making massively detailed and complex costume builds. He’s dressed as League of Legends characters before, but he recently went to the next level with a Darkin Kayn costume. Kai worked with Riot Games Malaysia & Singapore division to make the costume. He speaks about his passion for cosplay in the above video, as well as discussing the process for making Darkin... Read more

Build a polyrhythmic sequencer with Raspberry Pi

Back in The MagPi 58 we showed you our Hexome simulator, running on a mobile device and controlling a sequence. It used concentric rings of trigger positions, starting with a ring of six with each subsequent ring having six more trigger positions. Now we take that basic idea, run with it, fall over, pick up the pieces, and assemble it into a universal polyrhythmic sequencer. This article was written by... Read more