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The Darth Faders Learn Guide shows you how to make your own desktop sci-fi prop that is constantly thinking about its next move…
Or, take back control from the machines and use the rotary push encoder to select a specific fader combo. Easily customized using CircuitPython, this kinetic sculpture uses three motorized slide potentiometers, a Feather RP2040, and a Motor FeatherWing, all mounted in an ominous 3D printed enclosure.
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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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