MCM Electronics - United Way Day of Action

Posted by Greg on Jun 24, 2016

MCM Electronics - United Way Day of Action

Today a crew of eleven MCM Electronics employees volunteered their time to help out with a local charity for the United Way Day of Action!  

We headed to the local charity Hannah's Treasure Chest to sort and package diapers for families in need.[More]

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MCM Electronics Hamvention / Bay Area Maker Faire Recap

Posted by Greg on Jun 7, 2016

On the weekend of May 20-22nd the MCM Electronics team participated in two large events in different parts of the country. Hamvention which is located in our hometown of Dayton and the Bay Area Maker Faire in the San Fransisco area.

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MCM Multicomp Weatherproof Case Sweepstakes - 2016

Posted by Christian on Jun 1, 2016

We're giving away up to $200 worth of our Multicomp weatherproof cases in the month of June to one lucky winner. All you have to do to enter is post a picture or video of how you're currently using your Multicomp case from MCM on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Google+ and use the hashtag #mcmcases. [More]

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MCM Electronics at the 2016 Dayton Hamvention!

Posted by Greg on Apr 28, 2016

Join MCM Electronics at the 2016 Dayton Hamvention!

The 54th Annual Dayton Hamvention runs from May 20-22 at Hara Arena just North of Downtown Dayton. We will be in booths SA307-311 and will have plenty of great maker items on hand for sale. 

Make sure to drop by our booth, say hi and see what all we have on hand for you including Raspberry Pi 3 demos and an Ultimaker 2 3D Printer!

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MCM Electronics at the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire!

Posted by Greg on Apr 28, 2016

Join MCM Electronics at the 2016 Bay Area Maker Faire!

The 11th annual Maker Faire runs from May 20-22 at the San Mateo Event Center in sunny California. We will have a booth right next to the Pi Foundation and will have plenty of great maker items on hand for sale. 

Make sure to drop by our booth, say hi and see what all we have on hand for you! You can also enter our drawing to win an Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer [More]

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Raspberry Pi 8MP Camera Overview and Comparison

Posted by Greg on Apr 25, 2016

The New Raspberry Pi 8MP Camera V2 is Now Available in Standard and NoIR!

Today an update to the Raspberry Pi camera was launched, dubbed the Raspberry Pi Camera V2. Watch as we go over the differences between the old and new, both physical and performance-wise, and give a refresher on how to get started using your Raspberry Pi camera.

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2016 Dayton Maker Fest Wrap Up

Posted by Greg on Mar 18, 2016

This past Saturday, March 12th, Pi Day came two days early at the 2016 Dayton Makers Fest sponsored by Make it Dayton

Over 600 enthusiastic makers attended the second annual event and enjoyed a vast array of maker projects and presentations. 
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Happy Pi Day 2016

Posted by Greg on Mar 11, 2016

Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate than with the Raspberry Pi 3 1GB Single Board Computer?

The Raspberry Pi 3 was launched on February 29th 2016 the fourth anniversary of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Over 8 million of the various iterations of the Raspberry Pi boards have been sold around the world and the number is steadily increasing every month. 

Here are some handy Raspberry Pi links that are great for any day usage!

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MCM Electronics at the 2016 Dayton Maker Fest - 3/12/16

Posted by Greg on Mar 4, 2016

2016 Dayton Maker Fest

Join us and celebrate Pi Day two days early on Saturday, March 12th! 

Make it Dayton is having their second annual Pi Day Maker Fest at the Wright Brothers Institute in Dayton and we'll be joining in the fun and providing two Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kits as door prizes:

Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit

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Raspberry Pi 3 GPIO Pin Layout

Posted by Greg on Feb 26, 2016

Now that you have the new Raspberry Pi 3, a chart mapping out the GPIO Pins would be handy wouldn't it? We thought so and created this quick guide!

Raspberry Pi 3 GPIO Pin Layout

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