The Adafruit team is getting ready to film the next episode of “Circuit Playground, C is for Capacitor”. Previous episodes included: “A is for Ampere” and “B is for Battery” – as we move through A to Z of electronics, we are introducing new characters we think you will love. Meet Cappy!
Cappy is the de facto leader of the group. He is always coming up with crazy schemes. A running joke is that his capacitance value changes depending on his mood. Cappy speaks in a West County English accent (a traditional ‘pirate’ accent). His catchphrase is “smooth sailing.”
Adafruit is filled with artists, musicians, engineers, crafters, writers and even puppeteers – so for each character we have open tryouts within the company, it’s a fun process and we wanted to share this with you. Enjoy!
We were recently approached by TV network(s) to do the show just for TV but we decided we want to do this ourselves and produce it for you with just the Adafruit team. As services like YouTube are used more and more (and on TV) we know the show is viewed on many TVs now!
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.