This video shows the process of manufacturing our first batch of PyPortals, from applying solder paste, through two pick ‘n place machines, and into the reflow oven.
The PyPortal is an open-source hardware and open-source software IoT device. It is powered by an ATMEL ATSAMD51J20, and an Espressif ESP32 Wi-Fi coprocessor with TLS/SSL support built-in. The PyPortal has a 3.2″ 320 x 240 color TFT with resistive touch screen and includes a speaker, light sensor, temperature sensor, NeoPixel, microSD card slot, 8MB flash, plug-in ports for I2C, and 2 analog/digital pins.
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