Adabox 010 – NeoTrellis M4 with Analog Devices ADXL343 #MAKEWITHDIGIKEY @digikey @ADI_News
Adabox 010 shipped with NeoTrellis and turned out to be one of the most popular products and Adaboxes of the year.
This ADABOX was a multi-sensory feast – Lights! Sound! Squishy buttons! This box comes with a Trellis M4. It’s a grid of 4×8 silicone buttons, with a NeoPixel behind each one for rainbow glory. The engine is a ATSAMD51 microcontroller with stereo audio channels and microphone input.
Trellis is an all-in-one synthesizer, drum-machine, MIDI sequencer, audio filter, sampler…A DIY toy that will help you make any sort of music you’d like, so you can make the bleepy-bloops all winter long.
It’s now in the store as a stand-alone box as well.
Special thanks to the generous sponsorship and support from Analog Devices and Digi-Key, we’ve even included a fancy triple-axis accelerometer! Each Trellis M4 comes with an ADXL343 built right in, so your lights and music can react to movement and tilt.
3-Axis ±2 g/±4 g/±8 g/±16 Digital MEMS Accelerometer
Analog Devices Inc.
The ADXL343 is a versatile 3-axis, digital-output, low g MEMS accelerometer. Selectable measurement range and bandwidth, and configurable, built-in motion detection make it suitable for sensing acceleration in a wide variety of applications. Robustness to 10,000 g of shock and a wide temperature range (−40°C to +85°C) enable use of the accelerometer even in harsh environments.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.