What board did we work on over the weekend? Here’s a CLUE….it’s a new CLUE! A year after designing the original nRF52840-based CLUE we’ve swept it into an ESP32-S2 version with the new Mini Modules. Currently the ESP32-S2 Mini has no PSRAM built in but given the existence of ESP32-S2’s with flash/PSRAM we figure its only a matter of time before a PSRAMified version is available. We scooted the WiFi module down to make it fit…but it all worked out and this way when you press the front buttons, its less likely for one’s fingers to touch the antenna. The front will be the same as the current version.
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