NEW GUIDE: Ethernet for CircuitPython with Wiznet5K #CircuitPython #AdafruitLearningSystem #IoT #Ethernet @Adafruit
A new guide in the Adafruit Learning System: Ethernet for CircuitPython with Wiznet5K. Wireless is wonderful, but sometimes you want the strong reliability of a wired connection. If your project is going to be part of a permanent installation, you’ll want to add ethernet networking to your project.
We’ve built a module for CircuitPython compatible with WIZnet 5k-series TCP/IP Ethernet controllers to quickly get your projects online. Seconds after connecting, the module will handle performing the DHCP setup for you. You may also supply this module with a statically-assigned network configuration.
In this guide, you will set up your CircuitPython hardware and connect to the internet. We’ve included code walkthrough portions of this guide, so you can roll your own Ethernet-connected IoT CircuitPython project.
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