Back to the Future Day - 10/21/15!

Posted by Greg on Oct 16, 2015

 

Back to the Future Day - 10/21/15!

This Wednesday at 4:29 PM PST Doc, Marty & Jennifer will appear from the past...at least that;'s what happened in the film Back to the Future II released in 1989 where the trio traveled from 1985. 

The movie showed many predictions about the future and while we don't have flying cars and Hover boards at our disposal we do have quite a lot of the other great technology.

Here are a few you can buy now and live the future today!

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MCM Electronics Tent Sale 2015 Recap!

Posted by Greg on Sep 28, 2015

MCM Electronics 2nd Annual Tent Sale

 

This past weekend, September 25th & 26th, we had our second annual tent sale featuring clearance deals, special pricing and hundreds of Scratch & Dent deals! 

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Building a Tablet with the New Raspberry Pi Touchscreen

Posted by Michael on Sep 4, 2015

When I built my original Raspberry Pi Tablet (aka the “PiPad”), one of the hardest (and most expensive) things to source was a Pi compatible touchscreen that could run on 5V. As far as I know, there is only one supplier and from according to many makers who are trying to build a PiPad. They are frequently out of stock.

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MCM Electronics at the Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire 2015!

Posted by Greg on Sep 2, 2015

Last weekend, August 29th & 30th, we joined in the fun at the Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire. Over the weekend we talked to hundreds of enthusiastic current & future makes plus saw a lot of amazing creations from people all around the area.
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Astro Pi: Your Code in Space

Posted by Greg on Aug 25, 2015

Astro Pi Sense Hat

In December 2014 two Raspberry Pi computers were flown to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a six month mission and were connected to the new "Astro Pi" board! Also included was the winning code from the Astro Pi competition sponsored by the UK Space Agency. This competition was open to Primary & Secondary students throughout the UK who submitted their code for the chance of it being used in the mission! [More]

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MCM Electronics Tent Sale 2015

Posted by Christian on Aug 24, 2015

 

MCM Electronics Tent Sale

MCM Electronics is gearing up for our second annual tent sale. We will have thousands of items specially marked and plenty of product experts on hand to help you with your questions...plus a few special surprises!

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MCM Electronics at Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire - 8/29-8/30

Posted by Greg on Aug 20, 2015

MCM Electronics at Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire


Join MCM Electronics at the Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, August 29th & Sunday August 30th!  

Sponsored by Make Magazine the Maker Faire is a celebration of creativity and invention! there will be thousands of maker enthusiasts from all around the greater Cincinnati area sharing projects and ideas plus dozens of great vendors including MCM Electronics!

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Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to homesteaders to scientists to garage tinkerers. They are of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect and grow this community.

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LED Filament Light Bulbs

Posted by Greg on Jul 8, 2015


Now Available! An expanding line of Pro Elec LED Filament Light Bulbs which mimic classic incandescent bulbs with their classic shape and a similar looking filament. If you like the look and feel of classic incandescent light bulbs then you will love these LED's which are virtually indistinguishable to clear incandescent bulbs when lit! Currently we have LED light bulbs available in the classic A19 shape and the popular candelabra style. 

Available Bulbs:
25-7410 - 2 Watt Dimmable LED Filament Candelabra Bulb
25-7415 - 4 Watt Non-Dimmable LED Filament Candelabra Bulb
25-7420 - 5 Watt Dimmable LED Filament A19 Standard Bulb
25-7425 - 4 Watt Non-Dimmable LED Filament A19 Standard Bulb
25-7430 - 7 Watt Non-Dimmable LED Filament A19 Standard Bulb

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MCM Electronics Recap of Hamvention 2015!

Posted by Greg on May 18, 2015

 

MCM Electronics returned for a second year to the annual Hamvention in Dayton on May 15-17! 

Hamvention is sponsored by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association and this year their theme is makers as they wholeheartedly welcome the maker community to their convention. Hamvention features hundreds of vendors and is attended by over 20,000 electronics, makers and amateur radio enthusiasts from around the world. 

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Create a Raspberry Pi Desktop PC

Posted by Greg on May 7, 2015

Raspberry Pi Desktop PC

Can you use a Raspberry Pi 2 to replace your desktop PC? 

Yes, with the power of the Raspberry Pi 2 you can do everything you expect a basic computer to do: Browse the internet, write documents, create spreadsheets, draw, make presentations play games and more! While it will not be as powerful as your standard desktop, you can perform all of the basic functions of a desktop at a fraction of the cost and use it as an excellent second machine.

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