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NEW PRODUCTS THIS WEEK
Adafruit ADXL343 + ADT7410 Sensor FeatherWing: Upgrade any Feather board with motion and precision temperature sensing, with this all-in-one sensing FeatherWing. It sports two fantastic sensors from Analog Devices: an ADXL343 triple-axis accelerometer and an ADT7410 precision temperature sensor.
Both sensors are connected over the shared I2C bus, so you can use it with any and all Feathers! We also break out the interrupt pins and address-selection jumpers in case you want multiple Feathers or have I2C address conflicts. We’ve got both Arduino (C/C++) and CircuitPython libraries available so you can use it with any Feather board and get data readings in under 5 minutes.
Bolt-On Kit for Circuit Playground, micro:bit, Flora or Gemma: You have a Circuit Playground Express, and want to connect some wires to it for adding LEDs or sensors or speakers? You can use our nice alligator clips, but they are a little bulky. If you aren’t quite ready to solder to your Playground, try this simple but effective bolt kit.
Flexible Silicone Neon-Like LED Strip – 1 Meter – Purple: Here at Adafruit we love discovering new and exotic glowing things. Like moths to the flame, we were intrigued by these fresh Flexible Silicone Neon-Like LED Strips! They look a lot like neon, but without the need for expensive transformers, glass tubing or inert gasses.
Super flexible and bendy, they feature a single-color non-addressable LED strip with a solid chunk of translucent silicone rubber as a diffuser. They look incredible, and super easy to use and are a great way to make your projects light up!
Pimoroni Keybow Mini Mechanical Keyboard Kit with Raspberry Pi – Linear (Soft) Switches: Glow up for keyboards! Pimoroni’s Keybow is a solderless mini mechanical keyboard with super satisfying high-quality clicky switches. The per-key RGB lighting shines brilliantly through the clear DSA-profile key caps, so you get all the incredible LED colors while clickety-clacking away at your coding, hotkey-ing, etc!
Keybow is an easy-to-build, solderless, DIY mini mechanical keyboard. It’s Raspberry Pi-powered, with twelve illuminated keys, hot-swap linear (soft) switches, clear keycaps, and awesome customisable layouts and macros. It’s the ultimate macro pad.
Adafruit GPIO Expander Bonnet – 16 Additional I/O over I2C: The Raspberry Pi is an amazing single board computer – and one of the best parts is that GPIO connector! 40 pins of digital goodness you can twiddle to control LEDs, sensors, buttons, radios, displays – just about any device you can imagine. This Adafruit GPIO Expander Bonnet will give you even more digital deliciousness – 16 more digital input/output pins are yours for any desire you have. The outputs are grouped into two 16-pin connectors that have a matching ground pin. You can set each pin to be a digital output (high or low) or as an input, with an internal pull-up if you like!
Simply pop the Bonnet on top of your Pi, the circuitry connects to the SDA/SCL I2C pins for control. The MCP23017 chip converts our Python commands to pin instructions.
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