Adafruit will not be shipping orders Monday May 27, 2019 Memorial Day Orders placed after 11am EST Friday May 24 will go out Tuesday May 28.
0

NEW TUTORIAL: NeoMatrix 8×8 Word Clock

NewImage

NEW TUTORIAL: NeoMatrix 8×8 Word Clock

A word clock tells the time using words. This clock uses the Adafruit NeoPixel NeoMatrix 8×8 to create a colorful word clock! You can power it over USB so it makes for a great desk time-keeper

The clock uses the DS1307 Real Time Clock breakout kit so it’ll keep time even while unplugged! The DS1307 has an accuracy of +/- 2 seconds per day, but this clock tells the time with a precision of five minutes (so it’s good for general time keeping) The microcontroller board we’re using is the Pro Trinket 5V but you can swap it with any Arduino compatible or microcontroller that can use I2C and NeoPixels.

See the full tutorial here!


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.

Join 10,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython 2019!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Robotics manufacturer Anki shuts down

Wearables — Authentic shell business

Electronics — Lazy Libraries

Biohacking — Biohacking : The State of Tactile Notifications

Python for Microcontrollers — Google Coral, the console worn as a badge, and more Python on hardware! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF @Adafruit

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



1 Comment

  1. I’d love this project, though I’d probably us a chronodot in lieu of the DS1307.
    However, I don’t have access to a Laser cutter – does anyone sell the Enclosure / Front face?

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.