Maker Update #206: Ballot Dropper #Adafruit #Making #MakerUpdate @Adafruit

Ballot Dropper [Maker Update] *Adafruit Edition*

This month on Maker Update (video), a ghost drops some candy, Matrix in a box, Fusion 360 Monster, sorting garbage, M2 Connection and giving your Pi a voice.

Show Notes [Maker Update #206]

-=Project of the Month=-

Remote Control Candy Dispenser Ghost


Go Vote!

I Voted Pins from AlpenGlowYarn

AdaBox 016

Ladyada’s Keynote from Empire State Maker Faire

-=Adafruit Projects=-

Adafruit QT Py Activity Timer and Hydration Reminder

NeoPixel Frankenstein

Matrix Portal RGB Display Handbag

Color Mixing QT Py Cuff Bracelet

-=Contributed Projects=-

Pi Trash Classifier with Lobe


The Great Search: M.2 E Key Connectors

Adafruit Voice Bonnet

How E-Ink Displays refresh

Adafruit QT Py and NeoPixel LEDs

-=Product Spotlight=-

Matrix Portal

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