CircuitPython now available on the Seeed Studio Wio Terminal #CircuitPython @SeeedStudio @Adafruit
The Wio Terminal, an all-in-one microcontroller development kit which includes sensors, buttons, Grove connectors, and a screen, is now officially-supported in CircuitPython.
The Seeed ‘s Wio Terminal is an ATSAMD51-based microcontroller with wireless connectivity supported by a Realtek RTL8720DN. Its CPU speed runs at 120MHz (Boost up to 200MHz). Realtek RTL8720DN chip supports both Bluetooth and WiFi providing the backbone for IoT projects. The Wio Terminal itself is equipped with a 2.4” LCD Screen, onboard IMU(LIS3DHTR), microphone, buzzer, microSD card slot, light sensor, and infrared emitter(IR 940nm). Note: The RTL8720DN isn’t currently supported from CircuitPython. Therefore, WiFi and Bluetooth will not currently work.
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