Arduino tinkering day 0 to 1: Getting the bits together

A while ago the Little Printer got quite famous on the internet. A small thermal printing device let’s you print your favourite stuff from the internet, like sudokus, weather forecasts and tweets. A lovely gadget that comes at a high price in closed system.

A while later doro stumbled across Little Printer’s website again and then found someone who copied the concept and build one by himself, using the microcontroller Arduino. Starting from there we found several similar builds and even one with an amazing documentation to it, complete with programs and building instructions, done by the folks at