PCB Design with EasyEDA

PCB Design with EasyEDA

EasyEDA is an easy-to-use, yet powerful, printed circuit board (PCB) design tool that comes in two variants - desktop and on-line. To-date its producer claims that more than two-and-a-half million designs have been produced by the software; and counting. The software features more than 1 million components and allows you to create create your own, or import libraries that other users have created. Furthermore, there are thousands of ready built projects that you can access as a starting point for your own projects. One of our members, Rob, gave a really interesting talk and demonstration of the software in action at our meeting on the 7th November. You can view his presentation and some useful links using Adobe's Acrobat Reader. ...
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Liverpool Makefest 2017

Liverpool Makefest 2017

The maker movement is a growing community of folk who like to invent, design and tinker with all forms of technology and Liverpool Makefest is the north west's biggest maker event. Liverpool Makefest showcases hundreds of makers This year saw hundreds of people visit Liverpool's Central Library and more than 200 makers to experience live science experiments, get hands on with amazing technology, have a go at fun crafts, get close up with the latest inventions and have a play with gadgets that might just be the next big thing. Quantum Technology Club at Liverpool Makefest These makers varied from individuals, to clubs, businesses and education establishments. One of those in attendance was our very own Quantum Technology Club who was showcasing everything wireless and some projects that our members had recently built. On display were... A live amateur radio station capable of communicating with other licensed amateur radio stations around the world and out in to space. The ever-popular Morse Code (CW) demonstration where visitors...
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MagPi Issue 56 now available

MagPi Issue 56 now available

MagPi is the official Raspberry Pi magazine and the latest edition, for April 2017 (issue 56), has just been released . This highly popular magazine is now available to buy in the high street, or download, free-of-charge, from the MagPi web site. Great news - Raspberry Pi beats Commodore 64 The April edition includes the fabulous news that the Raspberry Pi has beaten the Commodore 64 to become the world's third best-selling computer of all time, behind the Mac and PC. MagPi contents Other interesting articles include a review of all operating systems (OS') available for the Pi and no less than nine tutorials for practicals that will be of interest to beginners and experts alike. Quantum Technology Club - highlighted event Best of all, on page 91 you will see the Quantum Technology Club proudly displayed as a highlighted event on the Jam Heat Map, a visual representation of all the technology-based clubs that will be having meetings during April....
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Raspberry Pi Five Years Old

Raspberry Pi Five Years Old

The Raspberry Pi is five years old - that's a long time in the history of IT and the Raspberry Pi continues to go from strength to strength; a testament to the original design philosophy and continued development. So, what's being going on with the Raspberry Pi... https://www.youtube.com/embed/wivyPH4AF1Q?ecver=1...
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