Join MCM Electronics for the National Day of Making!

Posted by Greg on Jun 16, 2014

This Wednesday, June 18th is the National Day of Making and MCM Electronics is here to help you celebrate. How will you be celebrating the day?
 
On June 18, 2014 use #NationOfMakers to share your creations or ideas. 
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Low Price 3D Printer Filament

Posted by Greg on Jun 16, 2014

Stellar Labs 3D Printer Filament Only $19.99!

MCM Electronics is proud to announce that we now carry Stellar Labs 3D printer filament! These 1kg (2.2lb) spools are available in seven popular colors: Arctic White, Pure Blue, Cardinal Red, Natural, Midnight Black, Sonic Silver & Battleship Gray. You also have your choice between ABS & PLA filament available for only $19.99 a roll! With this great low price you can print out a wide variety of items all at a reduced cost, with more room to experiment!
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Dayton Hamvention 2014 Recap

Posted by Christian on May 27, 2014
Thanks for visiting us at Hamvention

We had a great time at Hamvention and want to thank the thousands of you that stopped by the booth to grab a catalog, talk shop or just say “hey”.

Here are some of the pics and videos of the action, both at our booth and elsewhere around the show. It was certainly a crowded space!

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10% Off Sale - Now through Memorial Day (Coupon Code Inside)

Posted by Christian on May 22, 2014

To show appreciation for our men and women who are serving or have served, we're offering 10% off nearly all products through Memorial Day. Get the coupon code after the jump. [More]

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Just Added - Swift Green Replacement Refrigerator Water Filters

Posted by Christian on May 15, 2014

Swift Green water filters provide a healthy, cost effective and eco-friendly alternative to replacing your refrigerator water filter. Coconut husks produce the activated carbon needed to remove impurities from water while also converting the emissions into thermal energy.In addition to being an eco-friendly filter, Swift Green filters cost less than half of OE replacements. At a minimum of 2 filters per year, the savings really adds up! [More]

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Dayton Hamvention 2014 - Makers...The Future of Ham Radio

Posted by Greg on May 6, 2014

MCM Electronics will be participating in the 62nd annual Hamvention in Dayton May 16-18! 

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. 

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GertDuino: Add-On Board for Raspberry Pi

Posted by Bryan on Nov 22, 2013

The Gertduino is a Raspberry-Pi add-on which offers the same functionality as an Arduino-Uno but with some extra features thrown in. The Gertduino board features an Atmega328 microcontroller, runs of 5V, has the 16MHz oscillator and has connectors which are 100% Arduino-Uno compatible. It also contains the reset switch, 2 user push buttons, and 6 LEDs.

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The Perfect Case for the DJI Phantom and Blade 350 QX Quadcopter

Posted by Christian on Sep 23, 2013

DJI Phantom quadcopter pilots have determined the 22-14355 Duratool Case is of perfect size to house the uber popular DJI Phantom quadcopter and its accessories. [More]

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Raspberry Pi chipKIT Pi Expansion Board With 32-bit MCU Unveiled (video)

Posted by Bryan on Sep 20, 2013

Microchip released the chipKit Pi this week. The chipKIT Pi expansion board is the latest in a line of Raspberry Pi add-on boards that extend compatibility to the Arduino family of products. Designed by Element 14 and Microchip, the chipKIT Pi is designed to allow developers a way to create, compile and program Arduino sketches within the Raspberry Pi operating system. Once the sketch is complete it can be uploaded and run on the chipKIT Pi without the Raspberry Pi board being attached. [More]

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New Out of Box Software (NOOBS) for Raspberry Pi - Part 2

Posted by Bryan on Aug 2, 2013
Last week we talked about the new operating system for the Raspberry Pi (NOOBS). This week we are going to take a look at the different operating systems and why you would choose one over another. There is a variety of distros in this operating system (Distro is another name for operating system), from the Debian-based Raspbian to the multimedia RaspiBMC and everything in between. [More]