One of the “must haves” as a Raspberry Pi enthusiast certainly is a PiNoir camera. Besides of using it as a security cam, one can find a lot of projects on the web for observing animals, especially birds. So here is my own stylish version:
I recently discovered a nicely made Arduino shield for programming Amtel microcontrollers, which was designed by Jeff Murchison. Jeff is sellling the shields on Tindie. Unfortunately, the shield was out of stock at the time of writing. Thus, I dowloaded his fritzing project files from github and ordered a PCB at fritzing.org. It saved me of going through the hassle with German customs as well, since Jeff’s shields are shipping from Canada.