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Another shipment of fun stuff from Digikey and NKCelectronics

I think this will be my most… well thought out…. project yet!  Woohoo!

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New gear from Mouser – a digital multimeter! This is getting serious!

In addition to the stuff from NKCelectronics I got in the mail yesterday, I also received a box from Mouser. It seems like Mouser and DigiKey both have similar things, but there are always parts that you can find at one and not the other, as was the case with the digital multimeter I wanted […]

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NKCelectronics Rocks! – NKC has great customer service

I got some more gear in the mail yesterday. Below is an image of what my Arduino Ethernet Shield, from NKCelectronics looked like when I got it out of the packaging. I was totally willing to keep this, and repair it myself, but NKC stepped up to the plate and hit a customer service home […]

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Not your usual PIR sensor – playing with ZDots

I made an order a while ago from DigiKey. I got some basic electronics prototyping stuff as well as a few sensors and LEDs t play around with. One of the more interesting things I picked up was a Ziglog ZDots PIR sensor (click to view datasheet). Now this is not the usual PIR sensor […]

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