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Drum Break!

Maker Update #195, Adafruit Edition

This month on Maker Update (video), a 3D printed drummer, Adafruit at the newsstand, going live, a voting calendar, an eyeball shootout and a panic button for all your Zoom calls.

Project of the Month

Solenoid Drum Kit


HackSpace 34 – The story Behind Feather

Make: Vol 74: Python on Hardware

CircuitPython Day: 9/9/2020

Adafruit Projects

Automatic On-Air Sign

Lego Neon NeoPixel Sign

DIY Robotic Sky Tracking Astrophotography Mount

PyRuler Video Chat Panic Button

Contributed Projects

PyPortal voting calendar


EYE SHOOTOUT: Contrasting Open Source and Big Retail Electronics

Raspberry Pi HQ Camera Lenses

Adafruit MicroSD SPI or SDIO Card Breakout Board

Product Spotlight

Adafruit SHARP Memory Display Breakout


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