Maker Update: Flippin’ Switches [Maker Update #115] – Adafruit Edition – (video). This week on Maker Update, flipping switches, free boards for PyCon, shields, swords, robot music, purple rovers, LED legs, neon bikes, Lidar for dogs, and a look at PyPortal.
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Project of the Month
BLE Light Switch with Feather nRF52840 and Crickit by John Park
Live build video
Digi-Key and Adafruit at PyCon – All attendees will receive a Circuit Playground Express!
Rose’s Shield – Steven Universe by Ruiz Bros.
Obsidian’s Sword – Steven universe by Ruiz Bros.
Robotic Xylophone with Adafruit Grand Central by by Dano Wall
See also: MIDI Solenoid Drummer by Collin Cunningham
Circuit Python BLE Crickit Rover by John Park
NeoPixel Spats with Gemma and MakeCode by Erin St Blaine
No-Solder Faux Neon Bike Lights by Amelia
A Halo for Lucy by Bud Bennett
Adafruit PyPortal – IoT for CircuitPython by Kattni Rembor
Adafruit PyPortal – CircuitPython Powered Internet Display
PyPortal Adafruit Quote Book by John Park
PyPortal IoT Data Logger with Analog Devices ADT7410, Adafruit IO and CircuitPython by Brent Rubell
Raspberry Pi Zero Stand by Ruiz Brothers
NeoTrellis M4 Noisy Grains of Sand by John Thurmond
Make It Pulse by Mike Barela
Micro:bit Radio Control of Crickit Robotics by Mike Barela
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