Month: February 2013

Sir Jonathan Ive on Blue Peter

Here’s a great little spot on Blue Peter with the fabulous Sir Jony Ive (we’re not worthy, we’re not worthy!!) Blue Peter was required viewing when I was a kid and although I may have replaced “sticky back plastic” with Gaffer tape, it’s still a big part of my Maker DNA.

The Shop is Open!

We are now officially open and can take orders in the shop. We hope everything works smoothly, but please bear with us (and please let us know) if there’s the odd hitch – We’re still finding our feet a bit. Welcome!

Demystifying Op Amp Power Supplies: Split, Single & Virtual Grounds

Alan Wolke has made a fantastic video on the basics of op amp power supplies. He particularly explains how and why split power supplies came to be used, with a neat experimental setup that beautifully demonstrates how it works. Negative power supplies are always a difficult and arcane concept to get your head around. This …

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