A nice review on the new
Adafruit Crickit robotics board was posted yesterday by Christian Cawley on Electromaker.
What Can You Do with an Adafruit Cricket explores using the Creative Robotics and Interactive Construction Kit from Adafruit – Crickit for short – and the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express.
Crickit is powered by seesaw, Adafruit’s own I2C-to-whatever bridge firmware. Just two data pins are required to control the inputs and outputs on the Crickit, which are all powered by 5VDC (no support for mixed voltage). As such, any 5V servos, motors, relays, etc., can be used with the Crickit. But what might you do with it? One idea is to use the Force…
He reviews a number of Adafruit Crickit demonstrations, including
resurrecting a 1985 Nintendo R.O.B. robot.
You can read Christian’s full article here on Electromaker.
Crickit is Adafruit’s new robotics controller. It’s an add-on to Circuit Playground Express that lets you #MakeRobotFriend using CircuitPython, MakeCode, or Arduino, to build robotics, arts, crafts, audio animatronics, sensors, agriculture/robot farming, physical computing, kinetic sculptures, science experiments, telescope control and much more!
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