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The CircuitPython programmable USB hub now on Crowd Supply #CircuitPython @crowd_supply @capablerobot @MicrochipMakes @CircuitPython

https://www.crowdsupply.com/capable-robot-components/programmable-usb-hub

Updating our previous post, the Capable Robot CircuitPython programmable USB hub is now available for order on Crowd Supply.

In addition to being a 4-port USB 2 High-Speed hub, this Programmable USB hub is also:

  • CircuitPython based development board.
  • A bridge between your computer and I2C (via Sparkfun Qwiic connectors), GPIO, and SPI (via its mikroBUS header).
  • A power supply, providing 6 A of 5 V power to downstream devices and 13 mA resolution monitoring (per-port). Port power is individually limitable and switchable.
  • A USB to TTL Serial adapter.
  • A flexible embedded electronics test and development tool. USB data pairs are individually switchable, allowing you to emulate device removal and insertion via software.
  • Mountable.
  • Functionally flexible. Open source python drivers on the upstream host and Python firmware on the internal MCU allow the behavior of this USB hub to be easily changed to suit your application and environment.

See the video and annotated board below and visit the campaign on Crowd Supply.

Usb-Hub-Labelled Jpg Project-Body


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