Follow the Raspberry Pi Educators RoadTest Progress

Posted by Greg on Dec 15, 2014

 

The first MCM / CPC / element14 Educators RoadTest recently finished up its entry phase and over 90 educators & students entered. MCM and our sister company from the UK, CPC, each chose three finalists to compete for the grand prize of a 3D printer. 
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Win An Official Raspberry Pi USB Hub

Posted by Greg on Dec 4, 2014

 

What is Your Favorite Technology Gadget of 2014?

Just go to the MCM Electronics Facebook page and tell us what you think the best technology gadget of 2014 has been! We will tabulate the results and draw one lucky winner at random for the hub which will arrive before Christmas! [More]

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What's in Your Case?

Posted by Greg on Dec 1, 2014

We recently asked people who have purchased our Weatherproof Tactical Cases what they store in their case. We received a good variety of responses and some of our favorites are shown below. Please use these to get some ideas of what you can store, but the possibilities don't stop with what's shown below...use your imagination and then show us what you store in yours! Buy yours here: MCM Weatherproof Tactical Cases

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Raspberry Pi Mobile Phone

Posted by Greg on Nov 26, 2014

Raspberry Pi B+ Phone Project

Have you ever thought about creating your own cell phone? With the Raspberry Pi B+ and a few other items you can do just that! Our friends at Adafruit have created a great video tutorial guiding you through the process.

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The Internet of Holiday Lights RoadTest Plus

Posted by Bryan on Nov 26, 2014

Do you know anything about Arduino or Holiday lighting? Over at our sister company, element14, you can prove your skills by entering their holiday lighting roadtest. The Grand Prize is a 3D printer from Robox. 

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Holiday Hours & Shipping Schedule 2014

Posted by Greg on Nov 24, 2014

Holiday Hours & Shipping Schedule!

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What's in Your Case? Sweepstakes

Posted by Greg on Nov 18, 2014

How do you use your weatherproof case?

Through forums and feedback, we've learned that there are literally hundreds of uses for the weatherproof cases you've purchased from MCM. We'd like to hear your story.
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Enter the Raspberry Pi Educators’ RoadTest

Posted by Greg on Nov 5, 2014

Enter the Raspberry Pi Educators’ RoadTest to Win a 3D Printer!

RoadTests are a chance to test and keep the latest technology for FREE! The element14 Community, an online community of 260,000+ engineers, in partnership with MCM and CPC, is pleased to present its first Raspberry Pi Educators’ RoadTest in support of the Community’s STEM Academy.

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MCM Electronics Fluorescent Magnifier Lamp in Nuts and Volts Magazine

Posted by Greg on Oct 31, 2014

In the November 2014 issue of Nuts and Volts Magazine Chris Savage put together an article highlighting the most useful tools on his workstation. We were very pleased to see that he included our Fluorescent Magnifier Lamp (21-935) in his list of tools that he feels are essential. - "The last tool on my bench that I want to mention is my magnifying lamp. When working on small parts - especially SMD components - this lamp comes in very handy. I picked it up from MCM Electronics for under $50 and it is very solid."

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Create a Raspberry Pi Powered Home Monitor System

Posted by Greg on Oct 29, 2014

Have you ever wanted to set up a system in your home that will monitor a room visually as well as record other certain attributes? We came across this great article by Marco Schwartz on the Open Home Automation Website which runs through creating a home monitoring system based on a Raspberry Pi B+. [More]

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