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.
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.
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. [More]
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.
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."
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]
The CuteDigi pcDuino Project Competition 2014
To help better explain the MCM Electronics Raspberry Pi Model B+ kits we have created videos detailing what is included in each kit and some of their details.