Create your own LED persistence-of-vision double staffs to spin and twirl and light up the night. Based on the Adafruit Genesis Poi design and code, these double staffs created by Erin “Firepixie” St Blaine take it to the next level with a Pro Trinket microcontroller, infrared remote control and more more MORE LED pixels, for bigger and brighter and sharper images, and a juicy 2200mAh battery that lets you outshine the brightest star in the sky.
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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.
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