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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.

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.

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...
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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, ...

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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.

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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.

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.

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

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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:


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 ...

Zeroshell is small linux distribution which is used for servers.
The Zeroshell OS can be used like Live CD (for laptops and desktops) or like the running OS from microSD cards - especially for single-board computers.
The Zeroshell supports Raspberry Pi Zero, 2, 3 and Orange Pi Zero, R1, Plus, Plus2 and PC.
The settings of whole OS is available from your web browser...

When: April 24 - 25, 2018
Where: Clarion Congress Hotel Prague

After the successful IQRF Summit 2017, the next edition will be held in April 2018. Come and see the progress in the Internet of Things field, projects IQRF Alliance members are currently working on, successfully realized pilot projects and opportunities for cooperation. Again, you can look forward to a lot of real solutions and products.

The czech website DCCMM shared a post regarding very small PCB with switching voltage regulator. The output voltage is 5V and output current up to 1A.
The voltage ripple of regulator should be < 30mV and efficiency is up to 90%.

FriendlyARM released a new member to NanoPC family. NanoPC-T3.
So much power for $75 (without shipping).

SoC: Samsung S5P6818 Octa-Core Cortex-A53, 400M Hz - 1.4G Hz
PMU Power Management: Implemented by a Cortex-M0 MCU, support software power-off, sleep and wakeup functions
System Memory: 2GB 32bit DDR3 RAM
SD Storage: 1 x microSD Card Socket
Ethernet: Gbit Ethernet(RTL8211E)

A new subfamily of L4 family microcontroller which is more powerful and also has lower power consumption of ARM Cortex-M4 which is called L4+ (STM32L4 Plus).

Original L4 which is based on Cortex-M4 achives up to 100 DMIPS and up to 80 MHz.

L4+ exceeds maximal frequency about 40 MHz - so, up to 120 MHz and in benchmark achives up to 150 DMIPS (up to 410 CoreMark).

The picture tutorial how to set and run Bolt IoT platform.

Info about Bolt IoT and kickstarter campaign was mentioned in this news. The base component is ESP8266 chip in ESP12S module. Other components are GREEN LED (cloud indication) and BLUE LED (WiFi indication, voltage regulator for 3.3V (LMS1117) and microUSB cabel which is used like power supply.
The main point of this project is SW part of Bolt IoT. Firmware of ESP8266 and cloud of the platform.

Whole tutorial is available on

A new IoT platform for makers. Do you want to make IoT home? Check this platform called Bolt IoT.
Bolt IoT is not only hardware, that's a platform which also includes cloud and analyzation of data.
The hardware contains interfaces to WiFi. Bolt Cloud can be used for remotely configuration, monitoring and also controlling of your BolT IoT devices...