OK, the only reason I am writing is to tell you how happy I am that you do what you do!!!! I am 51 and a big electronics nerd from way back. I have purchased many things form you and love all of them. I used to analog audio kits… and I wrote DIY for several magazines in the late 80’s and 90’s. My mantra for a good kit was that is was:
- something less expensive than you could buy
- something there was no way to get without building it
- something totally awesome that you could say “I built that”
Adafruit hits on all three.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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