MCM Electronics - 2016 Dayton Mini Maker Faire Recap

Posted by Greg on Jul 20, 2016

MCM Electronics - 2016 Dayton Mini Maker Faire Recap

MCM Electronics joined in all the fun at the first annual Dayton Mini Maker Faire held at the lovely Carillon Historical Park. The park itself is 70 acres of Dayton History showing of local inventions and historical building and artifacts. The local maker group Make It Dayton put together the show and well over 2,500 eager makers attended over 50 exhibitors including the Boneyard Build Off and the Learn to Solder area! 

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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 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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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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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 3 to replace your desktop PC? 

Yes, with the power of the Raspberry Pi 3 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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Build a Raspberry Pi Media Center

Posted by Greg on May 7, 2015

Raspberry Pi Media Center

Create a home theater PC to stream movies, pictures and more using a Raspberry Pi 3 and Kodi!

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Play Raspberry Pi MinecraftPi

Posted by Greg on May 7, 2015

Raspberry Pi Minecraft Pi

Create a portable, dedicated Minecraft machine using your Raspberry Pi 3!

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MCM Electronics at Dayton Hamvention 2015!

Posted by Greg on May 1, 2015
MCM Electronics will be participating in the 63nd annual Hamvention in Dayton 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. Hamfest features hundreds of vendors and is attended by over 20,000 electronics, makers and amatuer radio enthusiasts from around the world. 

You can find MCM Electronics in booths 307-311
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