Make-It.ca - The Maker's Resource

Maker Resources: Electronics, IoT, Arduino, LEDs, and More...

Rebuilding and Updating Of The Site

Updates are happening! Welcome to our new site, Make-It.ca. We are dedicated to the Maker Spirit and all which it represents. 

Make-It.ca is a resource for the maker movement with an emphasis on the electronics tinkering. Maybe you are involved with electronics, Arduino hardware or software design, robotics, 3-D printing or Amateur (Ham) Radio – we have resources for it all.

Our sister site, PCBoard.ca is a valuable resource where we offer unique electronic devices and components. Need an LED, maybe a resistor or capacitor or a battery pack? PCBoard.ca is the place to look for all that and more.

See a problem, a typo or maybe a page not found? Reach out to us on our Contact Us page to make us aware – we appreciate your feedback!

Proto Arduino

Proto Arduino

Arduino Nano or ATTiny85 prototype development board. The Proto Arduino is a versatile prototyping platform. Compatible with the Arduino Nano v3 or Digispark style ATTiny85.

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York Region Hamfest 2019

York Region Hamfest

York Region Hamfest is generally held on the first Saturday of November each year. One of the last hamfests of the season with large crowds and great deals.

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Gel Cell Charger

Gel Cell Charger

The GCC01 Gel Cell Charger utilizes a highly accurate and effective solution, which will fully charge 12v Gel Cell batteries and indefinitely maintain your cells on a float charge.

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Brampton Tech Fair 2019

Brampton Tech Fair 2019

Join us on Saturday, October 26th for the 2019 Brampton Tech Fair – a free event where everyone can discover current technologies and get involved in hands-on demonstrations.

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UV LED PC Board Exposure Build

UV LED PC Board Exposure Build

Design overview of a do-it-yourself design to build a UV exposure system using UV LEDs. This UV LED system can expose your boards in 30 seconds or less. This UV Light Source is capable of exposing photo-resist or for the UV curing of different paints and finishes.

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Creality Ender 3 3D Printer

Creality Ender 3 – 3D Printer

The Creality Ender 3 is a remarkable low-cost 3D printer. An excellent first-time 3D printer and also an attractive option for an additional printer to your collection. See our handy hints so you too can get the most from your Ender 3.

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Technical Notes and Useful Information

Technical Notes

We produce many technical documents, reference guides, application notes, and much more. As we generate new material, they will be added to our collection here.

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10mm Color Changing LED Pinout (1200x600)

10mm Color Changing LED

Color Cycling LEDs are a very different type of LED. Each features three separate LEDs connected to a dedicated microcontroller inside of the LED. When powered, the LED will automatically perform a slow fade cycle.

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LED Heart Kit - Fully Assembled and Kit of Parts

32 LED Heart Display Kit

Colorful LED Heart kit can be assembled by a novice kit builder in one evening. Includes all parts including 32 multi-color LEDs, USB power connections and PC board.

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Candle Flickering LEDs - How To Hookup and Power LEDs Which Imitate A Candle Flicker

Candle Flicker LEDs

Candle Flicker LEDs are a new generation of LEDs which incorporate a tiny microprocessor which, when power is applied, will closely mimic a real candle flame.

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Online Resistor Color Code Calculator

Reading Resistor Color Codes

A resistor is one of the most common building block used in electronics circuits. Resistors are available in several shapes and sizes. This tool decodes information for all color banded resistors.

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