What does E-Textiles mean?

E Textiles basically means putting electronics into textiles.  The idea is to add LED’s and other components to light up your textile project and give it a wow factor. If you can sew a running stitch and tie a knot, you will be able to produce amazing projects – only your imagination stops you. E…

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Measuring Voltage with a Multimeter

Measuring Voltage with a Multimeter – after completing your chibi light card and creating a beautiful circuit out of copper tap.  Your LEDs are either flickering, or not lighting up at all – what could be wrong ? The flickering / dark LEDs aren’t getting enough voltage (power). Using a multimeter, you can check how much…

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Weekend Blog

What is muscle wire ? Muscle wire, also known as smart wire, more commonly known as nitinol or smart wire, which is the name for very high performance, shape memory alloy, actuator wires. It is made of nickel-titanium. What can muscle wire be used for ? Muscle wire can be used in electronics, cars, medical…

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Wearable Wednesday

Another amazing wearable from Adafruit for Wearable Wednesday  Roxy Dee (@theroxyd) wanted to do something different for Defcon 25. Although she is usually all about infosec, she decided to transfer her tech love to fashion and created a Cyber Dress. Of course like most preparations go for cons, there was very little time, so Roxy…

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Camper Van Happy Birthday Card

Camper Van Happy Birthday card. I used adhesive felt, card stock and of course #chibi lights to complete the camper van lights using a parallel circuit template from Chibitronics. As a UK reseller of Chibitronics #chibi lights we offer great prices and there are lots of creative ways to use these lights. Why not share…

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