NEW GUIDE: Robotic Marionette using CRICKIT #CircuitPlaygroundExpress #CircuitPython
This guide shows how to turn scrap cardboard, paper clips, and hot glue into a customizable Robotic Marionette.
This marionette uses the Adafruit CRICKIT for Circuit Playground Express to control its dancing limbs. Four arcade style buttons control the movement of four servo motors. Great for beginner programmers, this projects also shows how to use CircuitPython to control various inputs and outputs.
Check out the Robotic Marionette on the Adafruit Learn System to learn how to build your own!
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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.