Build Tutorials and Resources

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.

Programming

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
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

awg
AWG

What on Earth is AWG?

All across our website and in fact all across ANY website relating to electronics, wires, connectors or soldering you will see references to a unit called AWG. But what does this actually mean? AWG stands for American Wire Gauge. The

Microbit Tutorials

Micro:bit Distance Reader with Haptic Feedback

One cold and blustery morning, Ewan had an idea! “How about using a micro:bit with a distance sensor and a haptic feedback driver to create an Electronic “white stick”. This task was handed to myself, and after reading a few

arduino tutorials at proto-pic
Assembly & Guides Tutorials

Setting Fuses and Uploading to ATTINY85 Chip

Tutorial   If you would like to purchase the products in this video, click the associated product. Description A demonstration of how to hook up an ATTINY85 chip to be programmed from an Arduino programmed with the ArduinoISP sketch. Both

heART - a beating heart surface mount soldering kit
Soldering Kit Tutorials

Surface Mount Soldering Kit

Tutorial If you would like to purchase the products in this video, click the associated product. Description   This video will show you how to assemble our heart kit. The kit is a great introduction to surface mount hand soldering.

Sparkfun Big Done Push Button
Assembly & Guides Tutorials

Sparkfun Big Dome Push Button

  If you would like to purchase the products in this video, click the associated product. Description The Sparkfun Big Dome Push Button with a couple of methods of connecting it up to get it to light up nicely.  

stepper motor
Assembly & Guides Tutorials

Stepper Motor

Tutorial Description This video shows how to hook up a 5VDC 512 Step motor toArduinouino, using an EasyDriver stepper board. Here is a link to the code used in this demo. GET CODE  

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