MakerSHED – MAKE Magazine craftzine Kits

“A little bit of everything for makers, crafters, and budding scientists, from Arduinos to sock monkeys to chemistry sets .”

MakerSHED – MAKE Magazine craftzine Kits

An irresistible collection of books, kits, robots, microcontrollers, science sets, electronics, tools and supplies, all curated by us, the people behind MAKE and Maker Faire.

Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

These Three can go into one Large Stocking.

Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

The 3D Christmas Tree Kits are a great way to celebrate the season – simply solder the LEDs and attach the PCBs to form a 3-dimensional Christmas tree that will brighten any desk or cubical. 9V battery and soldering required. Create some holiday cheer.

Solder: Time Watch Kits are an easy to solder real time watch kit with a unique laser cut acrylic casing. Four individual acrylic parts are cut to fit the internal PCB, battery and switch perfectly. Includes a velcro wrist band. After soldering the Solder:Time,

The Tiny Cylon kit is fun and easy to solder multi-mode LED Larson scanner kit. It features 5 red LEDs that blink or glow in various patterns. The Tiny Cylon uses an Atmel ATtiny 13 for is brains that comes pre-programmed with multiple LED sequences.

Computer Christmas – Light Control

Hill Robertson’s Computer Christmas! Home of the 320 Circuit Parallel Port Controller Box! This is the place to be if you are looking for information about controlling Christmas light displays with a computer.

Computer Christmas - Light Control

Computer Christmas – Light Control – Computer Christmas is a site full of contributions from people all over the world for Christmas light enthusiasts.

HowTo: How to build a triac switching unit SSR – “Here’s how the circuit works: The optoisolator protects your computer from the evil nastiness of the power line. It has an LED that is optically coupled to a triac inside the package. In our application we are supplying the LED side of the MOC3010 with +5 volts.”

Projects –

  • Christmas Light Control Forum
  • A low cost lighting sequencer
  • HowTo: An ‘all in one tester’
  • Build a 16 Ch PicDimmed Renard