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eBooks: Raspberry Pi Beginner's book and The Raspberry Pi Annual 2018Print

I wrote a news about the eBook "Networking with the Micro:bit" yesterday.
Today, there is eBook for fans of Raspberry Pi. A lot of info you can use for another SBC's like Orange Pi, Banana Pi or Nano Pi.

You can download the eBook here:

The second eBook is Raspberry Pi Annual 2018. You find how to use Scratch and RaspberryPi and also using of python in this book.

Download here:

eBook: Networking with the Micro:bitPrint

Maybe you heard about Micro:bit development board. This popular Micro:bit board is used for childern on primary school in UK. This board is popular on the whole world.
The ebook describes the using of Micro:bit and you find there a lot of examples how to use Micro:bit.

Cigdem Sengul and Anthony Kirby wrote the "Networking with the Micro:bit" in cooperation with Micro:bit Foundation and Nominet company.

The ebook ( PDF ) is available on

Small power supply board with 3.3V/3APrint

Do you remember on very small power supply board with 5V/1A output?
So, here is other power supply board, but with 3.3V output and up to 3A.

It can power arduino boards, ESP8266, ESP32, GPS or GSM module.

Christmas with BigClown - The first settings and review of modulesPrint

Welcome to a new tutorial about BigClown platform.

The series of articles should be describe the work with the boards and modules of BigClown platform.

I want to start slowly, at first I describe a few interesting modules and than I show you how to set your BigClown board and operating system.
We start with Windows OS.
At the end of this article is written a few sentences regarding the concept of BigClown, mainly the price.

Whole tutorial is available on

Docking Hub for Raspberry Pi ZeroPrint

Docking hub for Raspberry Pi Zero is kickstarter campaign which will end.
The docking hub contains 5X USB connector for USB 2.0 interface, microUSB connector, RJ45 ethernet connector and audio output/input (3.5mm jack).
The price start from 25 USD.

OrangePi Lite2 - Allwinner H6 with USB 3.0 and WiFi 802.11 acPrint

Xunlong officially released Orange Pi One Plus which contains a new Allwinner H6 processor.

Armbian shared pictures of new single-board computer with this processor which is called OrangePi Lite2.

There are two USB connectors, the first with USB 2.0 and the second with USB 3.0. It is obvious that there is missing ethernet interface. The OrangePi One Plus contains gigabit ethernet interface instead of USB 3.0. stats for 2017Print

Stats of the most reading news and articles and also Operating Systems market share and Web Browser share.

OrangePi One Plus (Allwinner H6 proccesor, Gbps ethernet)Print

Armbian released some info and pictures of prepared single-board computer called Orange Pi One Plus.

This single-board computer contains Allwinner H6 processor.

The H6 processor is used in Orange Pi 3 Plus single-board computer.

Programmer of ATtiny4/5/9/10/20/40 from Arduino boardPrint

The programmer of very small microcontrollers: ATtiny4/5/9/10/20 and 40 from Arduino board.

You find whole info regarding the programmer. There are tutorial "how to upload the code", GUI software and also schematic of programmer.

STM32 CubeProgrammerPrint

ST released oficial tool which is used for uploading of your code to STM32 microcontrollers.

STM32 Cube Programmer tool is working on all common operating systems - Windows, Linux and MacOS.
This software supports SWD and JTAG interfaces and also UART and DFU interfaces...

Interesting sensors for your meteostationPrint

UPDATED: added more sensors

Do you have any own meteostation? Check this article. Here is a short list of interesting sensors.

What kind of sensor do you use? Temperature, humidity ot pressure sensor? You can improve your meteostation.
Sensor of temperature, humidity, pressure, UV, light intensity, ...

The article is available on

Constant Current or Constant Voltage Mode of AC/DC LED driversPrint

Aimtec?s AC/DC LED driver series AMEPR30-AZ, AMEPR60-AZ, AMER90-AZ, AMER120-AZ, and AMER150-AZ all can be utilized in either a Constant Current or a Constant Voltage mode.

Whole article is available on

Meduino Mega2560 Pro MiniPrint

The Arduino board called Mega2560 uses the ATmega2560 microcontroller. The Arduino board costs 35 EURO. The microcontroller is very interesting, it contains a lot of analog(16) inputs and digital inputs/outputs (54, 15 for PWM) and the microcontroller is working on 5V voltage.

Epalsite electronics designed the small board exactly with this microcontroller. You can buy it e.g. on for 12.99 USD. The Meduino Mega2560 Pro Mini board.

WisLTE - LTE Arduino shield (NB-IoT) for 39.00 USDPrint

Maybe you saw press news that Vodafone uses IoT network which is based on NB-IoT .
So, if you are looking for useful module for the connection to this NB-IoT network maybe you found Sinovoip (BananaPi) NB-IoT board.

RAK wireless company released Arduino Uno compatible shield which contains BG96 module.

LattePanda Alpha and Delta with Windows 10 ProPrint

DFRobot released a kickstarter campaign before 2 years. DFRobot wanted money for development and sell for this board - LattePanda - Windows 10, Arduino microcontroller, Quad core, 2/4GB RAM, 32/64GB eMMC, BlueTooth 4.0, WiFi, USB3.0

And now, here is another single-board computer called LattePanda Alpha and Delta and you will be really supprised! ...

ESP32-PICO-KIT for 10 USDPrint

If you want to buy ESP32 development board called ESP32-PICO-KIT, ElectroDragon offers this for $10.
Info about ESP32-PICO-D4

Pmods ? how to get started?Print

Here?s a beginner?s guide showcasing Pmod compatibility with the popular Arduino Uno platform. We will use a sample project ? Pmod NAV ? described on the Digilent Projects website. And then? Try to make your own project!

Article is available on

Banana Pi M2 Berry: Your cloud service on your server - nextcloudPrint

Cloud services are very popular and the offer is big.
Not all your data you want to save on thirt-party servers. So, then you can use own cloud service on your server.
This tutorial will be working on Banana Pi M2 Berry (SBC with SATA interface), but the tutorial is the same for another SBC like Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi or Nano Pi.

Tutorial here:

ESP32 PICO D4 development board with 4MB FLASH for 8.50 USDPrint

Espressif shared the news about a the new version of ESP32 called ESP32 PICO D4 a few weeks ago. The ESP32 PICO D4 contains 4MB FLASH memory .

Now, here is developent board which contains ESP32 PICO D4 [datasheet]. You can buy it on ...