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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
https://learn.adafruit.com/bluetooth-light-switch-with-crickit-and-nrf52840

Live build video
https://youtu.be/aUuYSUMVMWg?t=926

News

Digi-Key and Adafruit at PyCon – All attendees will receive a Circuit Playground Express!
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/02/23/digi-key-and-adafruit-at-pycon-all-attendees-will-receive-a-circuit-playground-express-digikey-adafruit-pycon-pycon2019/

Adafruit Projects

Rose’s Shield – Steven Universe by Ruiz Bros.
https://learn.adafruit.com/rose-s-shield-steven-universe

Obsidian’s Sword – Steven universe by Ruiz Bros.
https://learn.adafruit.com/obsidian-sword-steven-universe

Robotic Xylophone with Adafruit Grand Central by by Dano Wall
https://learn.adafruit.com/robotic-xylophone-with-circuit-python

See also: MIDI Solenoid Drummer by Collin Cunningham
https://learn.adafruit.com/midi-solenoid-drummer/overview

Circuit Python BLE Crickit Rover by John Park
https://learn.adafruit.com/circuitpython-ble-crickit-rover

NeoPixel Spats with Gemma and MakeCode by Erin St Blaine
https://learn.adafruit.com/neopixel-spats

No-Solder Faux Neon Bike Lights by Amelia
https://learn.adafruit.com/no-solder-faux-neon-bike-lights

A Halo for Lucy by Bud Bennett
https://hackaday.io/project/163920-a-halo-for-lucy
https://blog.adafruit.com/2019/02/28/a-halo-for-lucy-helping-a-dog-avoid-collisions-with-circuitpython-feather-circuitpython-hackadayio/

Tools/Tips

Adafruit PyPortal – IoT for CircuitPython by Kattni Rembor
https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-pyportal

Adafruit PyPortal – CircuitPython Powered Internet Display
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4116

PyPortal Adafruit Quote Book by John Park
https://learn.adafruit.com/pyportal-adafruit-quote-board

PyPortal IoT Data Logger with Analog Devices ADT7410, Adafruit IO and CircuitPython by Brent Rubell
https://learn.adafruit.com/iot-pyportal-data-logger-adafruitio-circuitpython

Raspberry Pi Zero Stand by Ruiz Brothers
https://learn.adafruit.com/raspberry-pi-zero-stand

NeoTrellis M4 Noisy Grains of Sand by John Thurmond
https://learn.adafruit.com/NeoTrellisM4Sand

Make It Pulse by Mike Barela
https://learn.adafruit.com/make-it-pulse

Micro:bit Radio Control of Crickit Robotics by Mike Barela
https://learn.adafruit.com/micro-bit-radio-control-of-crickit-robotics

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