Elecrow Blogs

  1. April 06, 2023

    Elecrow's Partner Seller Program - Sell your products online


    Designing and creating a DIY project is so appealing and fulfilling. Seeing your DIY projects produced in batches and sold online is even more appealing.

    Do you always have great DIY engineering ideas in your head that you want to make money from, but worry that they will never come to fruition because there are no professional teams to help you produce them?

    Do you have finished products that you have designed yourself, but are afraid that there is no traffic and no great marketing channels for you to sell your products?

    Don't worry, Elecrow can help you bring your ideas to life and sell them online to reap the rewards!

    You focus on the design,

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  2. April 05, 2023

    Best Guide for Mechanical Keyboard Keycap Types

    Whether you are a maker, a typist, a programmer, or a gamer, you may want to customize your mechanical keyboard with aesthetic keycaps, which are removable covers placed over a keyboard's key switches.

    Mechanical keycaps are specifically designed to provide a comfortable and durable user experience while improving your typing efficiency. Available in many different shapes, sizes, and colors, a wide variety of keycaps have already hit the market for people to customize. But what exactly are mechanical keyboard keycaps? This guide will give you an in-depth look at the different types of keycaps and how they can affect your typing experience.


    What are the main types of keycap designs?

    The four

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  3. April 04, 2023

    Elon Musk OpenAI cofunder urges halt to AI training beyond GPT-4

    It's just incredibly surprising that Elon Musk OpenAI cofunder would call for a halt to training, given that ChatGPT -3 just debuted in November 2022.

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  4. April 03, 2023

    The Top 4 Strategies for Monetizing Your Electronics Hobby

    If you're an electronics hobbyist or DIY electronics maker with a passion for tinkering and building, you may be wondering how to turn your hobby into a profitable venture. Fortunately, there are many ways electronics hobbyists can make money, from selling products online to offering freelance engineering services. In this article, we'll explore 4 ways you can make money as a freelance engineer.


    Sell Your Products Online

    There are several ways makers and electronic hobbyists can sell their products online:

      Sell Things Online

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  5. March 29, 2023

    Which mechanical key switch should you get?

    If you have been a gamer or a coding programmer, the mechanical keyboard is definitely something you cannot escape, having a mechanical keyboard and clicking to play or code with the "click" sound is really cool, but when it comes to key switches, you might be wondering, what is the difference between them?

    There are tons of key switches on the market for you to choose from, this ultimate guide will go over how different mechanical key switches work, their specifications and how they sound, etc. to give you a deeper understanding of the mechanical key switches and teach you to choose the perfect key switch for yourself.


    Different Types of Mechanical Key Switches

    There are generally 3 main types of mechanical key switches, they are clicky,

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  6. March 28, 2023

    Introducing ChatGPT4: The Next Generation of Language Models

    GPT-4 is the newest and furthest-developed version of the OpenAI language model. Its release on March 14, 2023, has been hailed as the next milestone in the development of deep learning.
    So what is ChatGPT4? What are the improvements over the current free version of ChatGPT-3.5 and ChatGPT-4?

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  7. March 27, 2023

    Special Offer for 2023 Elecrow Mechanical Keyboard Promotion

    To express our appreciation to all Elecrow customers, old and new, Elecrow is launching a special promotion on mechanical keyboards from March 27th to April 27th. 

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  8. March 24, 2023

    Exploring the Benefits of Using the ESP32 3.5" HMI Display for Electronics Projects

    As a DIY electronics maker, having a portable HMI (Human-Machine Interface) screen in your hands is so necessary that it can help you build so many creative electronics and IoT projects with interactive intelligent commands.

    To give you the best price with the maximized functions of ESP32 portable HMI screens, Elecrow has launched the 2 pioneering ESP Terminal HMI screens which come in 2 versions: one is ESP32 3.5" HMI RGB display, the other is ESP32 3.5" HMI SPI display.


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  9. March 22, 2023

    The Top 8 Must-Have Tools for Electronic Makers


    If you're an electronics maker or hobbyist, having the right tools can make all the difference in your projects. With the right tools, you can make precise measurements, solder and desolder components with ease, and troubleshoot any problems that may arise. In this blog, we'll cover the essential, complementary, and advanced tools that every electronics maker or hobbyist should have in their toolkit.



    Soldering Iron and Solder

    Soldering is the process of joining two pieces of metal with a filler alloy that has a melting point below 840°F (450°C); the soldering iron is used to make these joints, and the alloy used to make them is solder.

    Choosing a

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  10. March 10, 2023

    Top 10 PCB manufacturers in USA

     Top 10 PCB manufacturers in USA


    It is important for makers to find a good manufacturer who has already accumulated enough experience and great skills in PCB manufacturing, it can save you a lot of trouble in your PCB manufacturing process. Here is the list of the top 10 PCB manufacturers in the USA.


    Advanced Circuitry International (ACI)

    Founded in 1992, Advanced Circuitry International is one of the

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