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HifiBerry MiniAmp and speech synthesis

A while back HifiBerry gave us a MiniAmp to play with – thanks guys! We wanted to use it for something in the Silk Mill, but as playing music in there isn’t really on (at least in the normal course… Continue Reading →

Software for Makers

One question that often comes up when people are looking at the machines is ‘What software do I use with this?’ I hope this gives a quick introduction. We’ll stick to free software where possible. By machine type 2D Machines… Continue Reading →

Raspberry Pi Heating Control

NOTE: this article will be starting slim and expand as I get round to it. I hope the CMS doesn’t remove my formatting and links again… Domestic heating control has seemed a bit primitive to me for a while now…. Continue Reading →