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What’s Metro shaped and has an ESP32-S2 WiFi module? What has a STEMMA QT connector for I2C devices, and a Lipoly charger circuit? What’s finishing up testing and nearly ready for fabrication? That’s right – its the new Adafruit Metro ESP32-S2! With native USB and a load of PSRAM this board is perfect for use with CircuitPython or Arduino, to add low-cost WiFi while keeping shield-compatibility
DYNAMIXEL Motor – AX-12A
For advanced robotics projects, a simple hobby servo motor won’t have the repeatability and control you need. When a better class of servo motor is required, folks have always turned to DYNAMIXEL motors!
The DYNAMIXEL is a smart actuator system developed to be the exclusive connecting joints on a robot or mechanical structure. DYNAMIXELS’ are designed to be modular and daisy chained on any robot or mechanical design for powerful and flexible robotic movements. The DYNAMIXEL is a high performance actuator with a fully integrated DC (Direct Current) Motor + Reduction Gearhead + Controller + Driver + Network, all in one servo module actuator. Programmable and networkable, actuator status can be read and monitored through a data packet stream.
This TIE Fighter-lookalike PCB, named Launchpad, is a specially-made add-on board that breaks out all the pins on your micro:bit and CLUE so you can creatively, collaboratively connect your project’s circuits with conductive materials on almost anything, nearly anywhere!
The breakout sits flat so its good for use on rigid surfaces with conductive paint, or with conductive nylon, or with just plain alligator clips.
Totaling 150 connectors and matching plastic sheaths, this Spade Quick Connector Kit is a must-have for your workstation. You’ll have enough connectors to fuel your maker tendencies for days on end! Perfect for making wire harnesses to micro switches, arcade buttons and toggle switches.
These connectors are really common in electronics, we use with our arcade button quick-connects.
Adafruit 9-DOF Orientation IMU Fusion Breakout – BNO085 (BNO080) – STEMMA QT / Qwiic
Here it is, the motion sensor you were looking for: the one that just gives you the directly usable information without requiring you to first consult with a PhD to learn the arcane arts of Sensor Fusion. The BNO085 takes the life’s work of multiple people who have spent their entire career focused on how to get useful information from direct motion sensor measurements and then squeezes that information down into a 5.2×3.8mm box, along with the sensors to go along with it.
Please note, the BNO085 is the ‘upgrade fix’ to BNO080 – it is completely back-compatible with the BNO-080 and, in addition, fixes an SPI timeout bug that made SPI difficult to use. The ‘085 is the same price and you can use any existing ‘080 code so we are only going to carry the ‘085!
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