Build Tutorials and Resources

Microbit Tutorials

Amp:bit Headphone and Speaker Add On

Tutorial Description   This short video introduces the amp:bit. This product is the easiest way to hook up a set of headphones or speakers to your BBC micro:bit. Simply plug the micro:bit into the amp:bit and then plug in your

Soldering Kit Tutorials

Nightlight Kit

Tutorial Description This short video, we will show you how to assemble our Nightlight soldering kit. This is an intermediate (not an intermittent) soldering kit due to the mechanical construction of the box part of the kit. This should take

Soldering Kit Tutorials

Lighthouse Beginner’s Soldering Kit

Tutorial Description In this video, we show you how to make the beginners soldering kit: Lighthouse. This video takes you step by step in the process of soldering the lighthouse kit.

exhi:bit Prototyping system for micro:bit
Assembly & Guides Tutorials

Solder Headers to Exhi:bit

Tutorial Description This short video we show you how to solder the headers to the exhi:bit DIY Daughter board the easy way.

Microbit Tutorials

Simon Says Board for BBC Micro:bit

Tutorial Description   This video introduces the simon:says board for micro:bit. The fully assembled add-on board helps to turn your micro:bit into a Simon Says game. Simply program it and you’re good to go!  

Soldering Kit Tutorials

Arduino Breadboard Kit

Tutorial Description In this video, we show you how to build our Arduino compatible breadboard kit. We also show you how to use an FTDI board to upload a sketch.

exhi-bit Pedestrian Crossing experiment board
Assembly & Guides Tutorials

Exhi:bit Assembly Guide

  This guide will show you how to assemble the pedestrian crossing project board for the exhi:bit prototyping system for micro:bit. We also show you a quick demo of it running at the end. Please note the Red LEDs look

Soldering Kit Tutorials

Unigeek Unicorn Badge Kit

Tutorial Description   In this short video, we show you how to assemble the Unigeek, a colourful Unicorn badge soldering kit.


Concept to Product – Our USBTINY Programmer

Here at Proto-PIC we are always thinking about new products we can bring to the market. Sometimes the ideas ‘just come to us’, other times, it’s a customer comment, review, or passing remark that inspires the idea.  We had a

Soldering Kit Tutorials

About Soldering

Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about and build electronics without needing to pick up

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