NEW PRODUCTS – Red Hex-Segment Single Digit – 2.3″ and 0.8″ Tall Common anode
Red Hex-Segment Single Digit – 2.3″ Tall Common anode. Big! Segmented! Hex! This is a huge hex-segemented digit, so big it won’t fit on a single breadboard. Luscious 2.3″ tall digits with bright red segments. Each digit comes with 16-segmented digit plus one decimal point. The other decimal point doesn’t light up – you could color it in with a black sharpie if the unlit dot is distracting. We don’t have a backpack or driver for this digit, but you can connect the common anode to about 5VDC and then connect a 200-1000 ohm resistor from each cathode to ground each segment through a 74HC595 or microcontroller pin.
Red Hex-Segment Single Digit – 0.8″ Tall Common anode. Mini! Segmented! Hex! This is a little hex-segemented digit that fits great into a breadboard. Cute 0.8″ tall digits with bright red segments. Each digit comes with 16-segmented digit plus one decimal point. We don’t have a backpack or driver for this digit, but you can connect the common cathode to Ground and then connect a 200-1000 ohm resistor from each anode to 3-5VDC to light up each segment through a 74HC595 or microcontroller pin.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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.