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Elecrow Blogs

  1. April 26, 2023

    The Top 6 strongest 3D printer filaments in 2023

    3D printing is a fantastic technology that can make your ideas come to a real-life project just by simple steps, however, the 3d printer filament like PLA sometimes cannot build sturdy objects to fulfill high-demand electronics project needs.
    To increase the strength and durability of 3D printed parts, it's recommended to use strong filaments instead of normal filaments. In this blog we will explore the concept of filament strength and highlight 6 of the strongest 3D printer filament types available for end-use parts 3D printing.


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  2. April 25, 2023

    The differences between Raspberry Pi Pico and Arduino  

    The Raspberry Pi, known as one of the most powerful and famous single board computers (SBC), is a type of microcontroller unit that contains a CPU, RAM, and an external hard drive. Makers can use Raspberry Pi to run a variety of operating systems, including Linux, Chrome, and Windows.


    With the introduction of the Raspberry Pi Pico, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is challenging Arduino's dominance in the MCU market. To compare the two platforms and understand their differences, strengths, and weaknesses, let's explore them further.

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  3. April 20, 2023

    Everything you need to know about Banana pi

    If you're familiar with the Raspberry Pi, you might recognize the Banana Pi. Both single-board computers have similar features, but their performance and I/O capabilities differ. Although the Banana Pi is a relatively new SBC on the market, its many features show that it has strong potential and great capacity to meet the needs of DIY electronics makers. 

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  4. April 19, 2023

    3D printing Applications on Fashion Industry Celebrities

    If you are a fan of the Met Gala, it is fun to watch celebrities walk the red carpet in their stunning gowns. However, some of these dramatic and unique garments are 3D printed, which is already a common phenomenon in the fashion industry.

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  5. April 18, 2023

    The Best 5 Raspberry Pi Alternatives in 2023

    The best single board computer (SBC) is undoubtedly the Raspberry Pi, but due to chip and electronic component supply chain issues, it's sometimes hard for makers to get the Raspberry product they want, but there are a variety of alternatives to the Raspberry Pi that offer unique features and capabilities.These alternatives can be used for everything from AI and VR support to industrial use or simply for smaller projects. With no new version of the Raspberry Pi expected until 2023, now is a great time to explore these options.

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  6. April 17, 2023

    The Best Guide for Mechanical keyboard Simulators

    The Mechanical Keyboard Simulator is a type of software that mimics the feel, sound, or even some aesthetic appearances of a variety of mechanical keyboards, allowing users to perform simple typing tests; it can also provide a realistic typing experience that allows keyboard users to hear the distinctive sounds of keystrokes from different mechanical keyboards, even if they are typing on a non-mechanical keyboard or using headphones to hear the sound.

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  7. April 14, 2023

    Everything you should know about Orange Pi 5

    Powered by an 8-core Rockchip RK3588S SoC, the Orange Pi 5 is a giant leap forward in single-board computing and is said to be faster than the aging Raspberry Pi 4.

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  8. April 13, 2023

    Exploring the History of the Hobby Electronics

    Both hobby electronics and the maker industry are evolving fields in the technology world. The roots of hobbyist electronics can be found in the 50's of the last century.

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  9. April 12, 2023

    New Arduino Uno R4 Coming in May: Upgraded configuration with USB-C and Wi-Fi support  

    One of the most popular open source hardware on the market, Arduino launched the Uno R3 in 2010, and 13 years later, an upgraded version - the Arduino Uno R4 - has been released with a giant leap in processing power, memory, storage, and network connectivity.

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  10. April 11, 2023

    The Ultimate Guide to Mechanical Keyboards: Everything You Need to Know

    Mechanical keyboards are appreciated by fast typists because they have a springiness and feel unlike the cheap membrane keyboards that come with most computers. They are also preferred by gamers.

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