From famed author and kit-designer Monk Makes comes the Electronics Notebook. Perfect for the boffin in your life (or the inner-boffin you’re harboring inside). Put your own ideas, diagrams, calculations & notes down in these 158 pages of engineering graph paper. It’s spiral-bound so easy to use in lab or lay flat on a table.
Here is a sleek and self-healing hobby mat designed for LEGO® and other brick-builders of all experience levels. The material is very similar to hobby/sewing/cutting mats. The grid design includes helpful layout grids and two radius angle guides. In the upper left corner you get a neat little reference legend for “brick math” along with the height of a LEGO miniature for scale.
Sure, we’ve got all sorts of diffused bare LEDs in all sorts of colors and sizes. But have you ever laid your peepers on a set of succulent-shaped LEDs? These look too cute and charming and will look amazing for any magic-, eco-, or agro-science-themed electronics project.
By popular request, you can now get our 14-segment LED backpacks without the LEDs! These backpacks feature an HT16K33 I2C LED driver, they’re simple and easy to use – you can use our very nice library for the backpacks to get running in under half an hour, with numbers and letters displaying. If you’ve been eyeing matrix displays but hesitated because of the complexity, this is the solution you’ve been looking for!
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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