Take Flight with Feather entries: TinyOWL and Near Field Feather #FeatherContest @Hackaday @DigiKey @Adafruit

The Take Flight with Feather Contest is running from now to December 31st – see all the details in the kickoff post!

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We’re going to highlight entries posted on Hackaday.io two at a time. Here are today’s entries:

TinyOWL

By Sam Joseph:

update: Name suggestion: TinyOWL – O.W.L = on when lit (led)

A Retro Feather — Using a ATtiny (which were released in 1999) Go back 20 Years 1999-2019 to control the enable pin

GET THAT PROJECT DOWN TO SLEEP POWER IN THE uA CONSUMPTION RANGE with ATtiny. Using an ATtiny board with low power sleep cycles to toggle “enable” on a Feather board to save power

Simply place this Feather shield on a ESP32… ESP8266…. M0…. M4.. etc..

Uploads to the ATtiny could be done with a DIP Socket or a “C Test Clip – SOIC 8-Pin”

PN7150 Near Feather Field Controller

By Gerriko IOT:

This is a proposed PN7150 NFC Controller Featherwing, as per Adafruit’s specification https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-feather/feather-specificationIt includes a PCB trace antenna. The antenna portion is also designed so that it can be snapped off and then joined with a uFL RF adapter cable.The antenna and controller board all fit within a Feather Tripler Protoboard.

Want to learn more about Feather? See the Awesome Feather list for details.


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