Category: Circuits

Posts about anything electrical, from Raspberry Pi and Arduino, to hooking up a solar panel, or making your home smart.

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Wildcat is live (and angry)

This is the third post in the Wildcat saga, so if this is your first time reading this blog it might be worth catching up – to find out more about the antagonist of...

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Project Wildcat… has been delayed

It is with no small amount of sadness that I have to report that, in the final stretches of the build of Wildcat, I’ve inadvertently managed to set my progress back for a few...

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I own a shed!

When I first started this blog I was living in a small two-bedroom flat in the centre of Birmingham. It was great for transport, shopping, and restaurants, but terrible for project work. The main...

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Maze Robot

Follow the adventures of my Maze Runner robot as it makes a bid for freedom. (This is just a quick filler post while I sort out the rest of the updated blog. Watch this...

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… and he said it was good

I’m not sure why I’ve not spoken about this before, but back in June, after starting the Electronics class on Instructables, I completed my second large maker project: a Mad Scientist Light. Unlike my...

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In the eye of the beholder

When we last left our handsome hero he was securing the perimeter using a PIR sensor and an Arduino. The rig was designed to raise an alarm via a piezo buzzer when the sensor...

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What’s in the box?

A couple of months ago I got really excited when I saw that Adafruit had launched a curated box of products suitable for anyone that’s part of the maker scene. The AdaBox follows the...