Adafruit is open and shipping! Let's build back better, together!
0

Shark Week: the gear behind “Testing if Sharks Can Smell a Drop of Blood” is by @idlehandsdev #SharkWeek #SharkWeek2019 #Feather #Adafruit

We blogged yesterday afternoon about Mark Rober and his YouTube video on Testing if Sharks Can Smell a Drop of Blood as part of Shark Week.

The test involved a set of radio-controlled pumps to simultaneously release liquids into the water to see if there was attraction to sharks. Just to expand on what we’ve added since then:

This hardware twas built by Sean Hodgins @idlehandsdev. He writes:

Yeah it was such a quick build (< 2 weeks from design to complete) it made sense to just stick a couple of (Adafruit) LoRa feathers in there with the motor driver! They worked flawlessly.

All the files and a manual are on Sean’s GitHub here. The receivers use an Adafruit Feather M0 RadioFruit board connected to an Adafruit Motor FeatherWing.

Sean has done a lot of interesting work – see his YouTube channel and Twitter for all kinds of builds (worth subscriptions/follows). A Makers’ bonanza.

 

 

 


Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 25,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/

CircuitPython – The easiest way to program microcontrollers – CircuitPython.org


Maker Business — To make it through a tough business cycle, layoffs should be a last resort

Wearables — Old iThings

Electronics — Too much noise?

Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: MagTag is here, Guido goes Microsoft and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @micropython @ThePSF

Adafruit IoT Monthly — CO2 Cuckoo Clock, Wippersnapper, and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — Making a Smart LEGO Ferris Wheel!

EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey

New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Products 11/18/2020 Featuring Ultra Flexible White LED Strip – 320 LED per meter -1m long~3000K!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.