NEW GUIDE: AdaBox 008 Learn Guide @adafruit @johnedgarpark #adafruit #adabox008

 

AdaBox 008 is nearly here! It’s coming soon to the mailboxes and doorsteps of all 4000 subscribers! SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading here (and certainly don’t look at the guide) if you like surprises!

If you want to play along at home, we’ll be doing the Live AdaBox 008 Unboxing at 9pm EST, this Friday, 7/13/2018. Live text chat in discord in the #livebroadcast channel, and we’ll have live video on YoutubeTwitchPeriscope (Twitter) and Facebook.

Want to know more about the AdaBox 008 Learn Guide? Scroll down below…

OK, they’re gone now — you can read on now and go check out the AdaBox 008 Learn Guide!!!

This ADABOX is based around CRICKIT a Creative Robotics and Interactive Creations tool KIT. When paired with motors, servos, a Circuit Playground Express and your own creativity, you’ll be able to craft your very own Robot Friend!

This brand new mega guide of guides will be the perfect companion for your AdaBox 008, as you check out the unboxing section. Then, you’ll read about the genesis of this incredible new platform in Ladyada’s Crickit Manifesto, learn the basics of Crickit, gain fiberboard fabrication skills in Cardboard Fundamentals, and dive deeper into motors, servos, and steppers as you Make it Move with Crickit.

Then the projects begin! We’ve got lots and lots of terrific, fun builds, and they’re sectioned into First Projects using MakeCode, Intermediate Projects with CircuitPython, and Advanced Projects that use either coding language, adding increased build and function complexity. You’ll be building automata, animatronics, interactive mobile ‘bots, and much more!

You’ll have hours of creative robotics and interactive construction ahead of you just building the projects in this guide, and many, many more as you begin exploring and building the projects you dream up for the future!

 

 

 


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