Our selective soldering team is in the midst of our largest batch of boards to date. The CRICKIT (Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit) is an octagonal green board that makes it dead simple to add motors, solenoids, relays, LEDs, NeoPixels, a speaker and more to your electronics project. Read about how we are making these boards in our Manhattan-based factory on the Adafruit Blog!
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The image you’re referring to shows an upcoming version of the CRICKIT, there will ultimately be three or more versions that pair with different products. Manufacturing it this week, should be available by the end of this week or next 🙂