Adafruit’s GEMMA M0 wearable microcontroller comes with CircuitPython support fresh from the factory. Plug it into USB and use any text editor to open and edit the “.py” file…it’s just that simple, no IDE to install!
We’re updating most of our “classic” GEMMA guides on the Adafruit Learning System to provide example CircuitPython code for the new board along with the original Arduino sketches, and bringing the latter up-to-date where needed. GEMMA M0 can run either one.
With something like 175 GEMMA-related guides in the Adafruit Learning System, watch for updates in small batches. Here are the latest:
“Ba-DING!” The classic 8-bit chime from our favorite retro video game finally makes a triumphant come back as a Mario question block necklace. It’s so tiny and adorable you’re probably wondering, “How much?” This is custom…you can only make it, not buy it!
This project provides ideas for creating stuffed, papercraft or other toy animals with characteristics you want. You can chose your animal, make it move and have it make sounds. Assembly is straightforward, the most complex component is using your imagination.
The basic circuit shows you how to use a servo motor, a piezo speaker, and a photocell to provide interactivity with your animal.
A perfect combination for making great things! This giant helmet is 3d printed in transparent/translucent PLA for a light up wearable, giving you freedom to headbang to your favorite beats.
As a hollowed out shell, you can easily to fit a strip of LEDs inside the helmet for making an epic LED costume. You can even customize the helmet in CAD software to fit your head!
“Cyber falls” are a hair fashion accessory you might see in some rave and Burning Man circles. Also great for Halloween! This project steps it up with LED animation using NeoPixel strips.
Dress your dog up for Halloween! This project mods a pair of Doggles brand dog goggles with a swiveling laser diode for targeting all those ghouls and goblins lurking near ground level.
After building these, your dog can be Terminator, Robo Cop, or, in my case, Tank Girl’s kangaroo boyfriend.