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Archive for January, 2022

Designing an Outdoor Enclosure for an Arduino RP2040

Sunday, January 30th, 2022

In this video I explain how I have designed a weatherproof outdoor enclosure for an Arduino RP2040 PCB that I have designed. The PCB provides a wireless Pixel Strip controller to control addressable WS2812B RGB LEDs (NeoPixels). It uses the Arduino Nano RP2040 connect, which is an Arduino board based around the Raspberry Pi RP2040, […]

Radio Control for the Raspberry Pi Pico – using I-Bus

Saturday, January 8th, 2022

The Raspberry Pi Pico does not come with any kind of wireless build-in, but that doesn’t mean you can’t control it without wires. You can easily add a Radio Control controller such as ones used to control RC model Airplanes. In an earlier video I explained about how you could interface with a receiver using […]

Stewart Watkiss (PenguinTutor) in The MagPi Magazine

Saturday, January 1st, 2022

The January 2022 edition of the MagPi Magazine has an article on me and some of my projects. If you missed the printed version then you can still download the magazine free of charge from the MagPi website (113)


UK days out, children and holiday information is also available on the Days Out Diary web site
Linux, LPI and the Quiz / Test Program posts are also available on the Penguin Tutor website
First Aid Information, first aid games and first aid practice test / quiz entries are also available on the First Aid Quiz Web site