This Mini Power Meter with Voltage, Current, Watts, mAh & mWh Display (whew that is a mouth-full) is a lot like the USB In-Line Voltage and Current Meter we carry but can be used with a wide range of voltages (not just USB connections). Measure the working voltage and current output for any project with this really fancy power meter.
This power meter has a small LCD display that shows off voltage, watts, amps, and mAH and instantly reads the numbers out for testing devices, such as chargers, cables, and cell phones. There are a few nice extras in this very fancy monitor, such as showing the impedance of the connected device as well as calculating the cumulative Watt-hours and milliAmp-hours over a running time. Basically it’s an all-in-one power management solution that doesn’t require any calculation or data logging on your part.
You can have it self-power from the power source it’s measuring (it has a quiescent of about 20mA and requires at least 3V), or you can power separately from a JST connector or power-only micro USB socket.
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.