Adafruit Weekly Editorial Round-Up: ESP32-S3 Feather, Coding your Bluetooth Device with CircuitPython, NeoPixel Ring Lamp and more!
ADAFRUIT WEEKLY EDITORIAL ROUND-UP
We’ve got so much happening here at Adafruit that it’s not always easy to keep up! Don’t fret, we’ve got you covered. Each week we’ll be posting a handy round-up of what we’ve been up to, ranging from learn guides to blog articles, videos, and more.
Oh heck, why not re-spin the ESP32-S2 Feather layout for the S3 mini modules we just sampled? Support for this chip is very new, but maybe this will inspire some development 🙂 We mostly just had to change the back silkscreen – this module has 8MB flash but no PSRAM. We like that we’ll be able to reuse the tester and stencil and pick-place program! We’ll order the PCBs now so when the modules come in we can run them pretty fast. Hopefully in a few weeks the PSRAM version will be available, that will be a great lil upgrade, coming soon 🙂
Many people are familiar with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) for connecting peripherals such as mice and keyboards or event some headphones or earbuds. However, BLE can do so much more. Did you know you can transfer files over BLE? This is the basis for being able to edit CircuitPython files directly on your device.
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