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In This Issue:

Feature

Sensory Development

Clever electronics provide a special needs boy with a sensory device to help him learn and grow. We were impressed. Miles has...

Miles Hitchen

Issue 4, October 2017

Secret Code

Functions and Multi-Dimensional Arrays

Repetitive tasks can be made more efficient, and you can handle data in a convenient way. In the world of programming,...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 4, October 2017

Projects

Emergency Phone Charger

What started as a quest to debunk a "lemons charging phones" video, turned into something far more practical. When life gives...

Rob Bell & Daniel Koch

Issue 4, October 2017

Feature

Retro Temp

Digital displays might be the standard these days, but there's something special about the classic Nixie Tube. We took a quick...

Sascha Grant

Issue 4, October 2017

The Classroom

Coping With Capacitors

Storing electrical charge, a little like air in a tyre. Capacitors are valuable components, and easy to understand. Last...

Daniel Koch

Issue 4, October 2017

Projects

MQTT Voice Controlled Power Point

Turn on and off a mains appliance using voice commands? Yes, you can do that. You’ve probably seen the new Google Home®...

Tim Blythman

Issue 4, October 2017

Feature

Power of Three

Creating your own bench power supply is no small task, let alone a three-channel, touch-screen controlled unit! With three...

Tom Biskupic

Issue 4, October 2017

What The Tech

Google Voice Assistant With Raspberry Pi

As a kid growing up, I was fascinated by the potential for voice control. In fact, even VOX (voice operated relay) CB radios...

Rob Bell

Issue 4, October 2017

Projects

Design And Make: The Ubiquitous Logic Probe

This is the first of our discrete projects! A logic probe is a powerful tool for any maker to have, since it simplifies...

Bob Harper

Issue 4, October 2017

Feature

Plane Spotting

Did you know you can track planes in the sky using free software? David does. And he's doing it! There's a fantastic community...

David Such

Issue 4, October 2017

Circuit Modd

The Adventures of Circuit Modd - 004

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 4, October 2017

New & Reviewed

Spotlight on: Airblock

The Airblock first appeared in 2016 on Kickstarter, pitched by Makeblock, the brains behind mBot and other cool robotics and...

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 4, October 2017

Projects

Part 2: SAM v1.1

In Issue 3 we built a basic obstacle-avoidance robot named SAM (Somewhat Autonomous Machine). This month we’ll continue this...

Oliver Higgins

Issue 4, October 2017