Future Christmas:Workshop with Tencent Maker at TechSpace Shenzhen

  • Posted on January 15, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • By Christina
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December 22th-23th, Tecent Maker Club held a two-day Maker’s Christmas Workshop named FUTURE CHRISTMAS at TechSpace in Shenzhen. Makeblock was invited to be there as tools provider. There’s seven groups for differents projects: Project 1# Hunting Robot Project 2#Mechanical Robot Tank Project 3#Wi-Fi Robot Project 4#Wi-Fi Smart Plug Project 5#Smart Quadrocopter Project 6#Wooden Plane Project […]

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Makeblock First Workshop Stage with Chaihuo Maker Space

  • Posted on December 3, 2013 - 9:58 pm
  • By Christina
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Last Sunday, Makeblock held the First Workshop Stage with Chaihuo Maker Space in Shenzhen.  The host Jasen Wong, the founder of Makeblock,  provided the Makeblock kits and parts and leaded the makers to create their first robotic cars. See? These makers are using Makeblock kits/parts to build the robot. Geeks are focusing on constructing robotic […]

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Getting Started with ArduBlock for Makeblock Electronic Modules

  • Posted on November 11, 2013 - 6:26 pm
  • By eric
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Recently we release a graphic programming IDE based on Ardublock. ArduBlock is a popular block programming language for Arduino developed by David Li in Xinchejian, you can find the source code of Ardublock here. We also made an installation package for easily installing ArduBlock for Makeblock. So let’s getting started with ArduBlock for Makeblock Electronic […]

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Nanoscope built with Lego, Makeblock and Arduino

  • Posted on November 11, 2013 - 6:08 pm
  • By eric
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On Sep 27, 2013 by Alan Parekh This Nanoscope was built during a 5 day LEGO workshop, LEGO and Makeblock allowed for some rapid building but some custom 3D printed parts were also needed. It can sense very small structures and scan them in. Via: Make and Wired “The microscope they constructed is built upon […]

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Maker Marathon held by Leiphone

  • Posted on August 1, 2013 - 11:30 am
  • By eric
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The Maker Marathon held by Leiphone will begin at Aug. 10th at Tencent Building. The theme of this Marathon is : Maker:Make Life Better. Makeblock is one of the Cooperation agencies of this Marathon. We have offered some Makeblock kits for the competitors to build their products. See more details about this Maker Marathon here.

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Makeblock Combine with Lego NXT

  • Posted on July 31, 2013 - 6:11 pm
  • By eric
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On July 8, 2013 by Mr. Zhang 1. Introduction The maker culture is a contemporary culture or subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture. The power of the rise may come from 3 different aspects: (1)The rise of the open source hardware, the development of smart sensors and the better access of a variety […]

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Me-Stepper Driver

  • Posted on July 24, 2013 - 5:39 pm
  • By eric
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Our previous version of stepper motor driver seems too big and the use of it is difficult for the beginner. On the market, there are several easy use and mini stepper motor driver, such as the Easy Driver Stepper Motor Driver, Big Easy Driver and the A4988 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier. But the uses of […]

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The Upgrade of Me Series Electronic Modules

  • Posted on July 13, 2013 - 11:02 am
  • By eric
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During the last few months, we made an upgrade of all the Me series electronic modules. We made a big change on Me-Base Shield, changed the connector from 4P4C RJ11 to 6P6C RJ11 connector. In each of the connector on Me-Base Shield, we add an I2C interface so that these ports on Me-Base Shield can […]

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Makeblock Staff Workshop

  • Posted on June 24, 2013 - 3:48 pm
  • By eric
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Every Saturday is our Makeblock staff workshop time. All the Makeblock staff get together and build robot by Makeblock. See what we have built last Saturday.   Makeblock Transformers: We are trying to build a  Transformers by Makeblock, the body is done. And we are planning to add some electronic modules to it and make […]

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Makeblock: a Platform for Robotics

  • Posted on June 13, 2013 - 4:38 pm
  • By eric
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On May 10, 2013 by Ethan Lowry While we were in Shenzhen we visited Makeblock. They went through HAXLR8R last year and ran a very successful Kickstarter to fund their robot-making kits. They’ve taken the classic Elector Set concept and cranked up the quality and capability. The anodized aluminum frame pieces and heavy rubber treads […]

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New update for Kickstarter & Happy Chinese Spring Festival

  • Posted on February 4, 2013 - 11:20 am
  • By admin
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Dear all, Chinese Spring Festival is around the corner(From Feb. 6 to Feb. 16). We will go back to our hometown and enjoy the time with families. Best wishes to all of you. For the Kickstarter project, we have tried our best to prepare the things for mass production before we get the money. The […]

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DIY a toy tank with Makeblock

  • Posted on November 30, 2012 - 11:39 am
  • By admin
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A toy tank built with Makeblock.

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