Maker Update: Flippin’ Switches [Maker Update #115] @makerprojectlab @adafruit edition!

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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Show Notes

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!

Adafruit Projects

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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