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MAKE ROBOT FRIENDS WITH AN ADAFRUIT CRICKIT & A PARTICLE XENON

Brandon Satrom on the Particle blog writes:

I’ve written in the past about how the new Feather footprint on Particle Mesh devices opens up a world of plug-and-play capabilities with the rest of the Adafruit Feather ecosystem. With over 50 FeatherWings to choose from, there are a ton of options for your next project.

One FeatherWing that I’ve been playing with lately is the Adafruit CRICKIT FeatherWing. It’s a powerful, octagonal board that you can use to, as Adafruit likes to say, #MakeRobotFriend.

Since all three new Particle Mesh devices–the Argon, Boron, and Xenon–are Adafruit Feather-compatible, you can use any device with the CRICKIT platform. The device just pops right in, and since our devices are pin-compatible, it will work as any other Feather microcontroller would. On the firmware side, nearly every popular Adafruit device with a library is supported on the Particle platform, so you should have no trouble jumping in with FeatherWing displays, sensors, and more.

The article goes in-depth on using motors, servos, NeoPixels, capacitive touch and more with CRICKIT and Xenon.

If you want to start with my demos, the full source code is here, or you can try any of the growing number of CRICKIT projects that the Adafruit folks have posted online. Happy Meshing with Adafruit!

See the full article here.

captouch MAKE ROBOT FRIENDS WITH AN ADAFRUIT CRICKIT & A PARTICLE XENON


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