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What's New - January 2024

DIYODE Magazine

Issue 78, January 2024

We're always on the look out for new and exciting maker-related products. Here's just a few that we spotted from our advertisers this month.

Rotary Power

USB Lithium 25,000RPM Rotary Tool

A handy tool to drill, cut, sharpen, polish or engrave.

  • Supplied with 42 accessories from sanding wheels to
    grinding stones.
  • Can be set to speeds between 5,000 to 25,000 RPM.
  • Runs for up to 60 minutes on a full charge.

Available at Altronics T2125 $69.95

Level Up!

Arduino for Arduinians book

DIYODE contributor, John Boxall, has been busy designing and documenting '70 projects for the experienced programmer'. The many practical projects include building watchdog timers, controlling AC mains power outlets, controlling an Arduino with Bluetooth, monitoring automotive electronics with CAN bus, building a mini web server, and taking photos using an ESP32 camera.

  1. 478 page paperback
  2. 233(H) x 178(W) x 30(D)mm

Available at No Starch press ISBN-13: 9781718502789 $39.99

Keep Printing

3D Printer Toolbox Kit - 7pcs

3D printers need regular maintenance to ensure perfect prints and to avoid the dreaded bird's-nest like print failures.

This kit includes a nozzle cleaner, spatula, seven Allen keys (1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5 and 6mm), pliers, side cutters, and spanners (6/7mm & 8/9mm).

Available at Jaycar: TL4596 $39.95

Workbench Power

Work Bench 6 Way Surge Protected Individual Switch Power Board with 2 x USB Type-A and Type-C PD

Running out of power points on your workbench? This 6-way board will keep your projects powered. There's six individually switched power sockets, including one that can handle a large plugpack, two USB-A ports and one USB-C port with Power Delivery technology. It's surge protected, too!

Available at Jaycar: MS4112 $79.95