MagTag Mega Pack: 6 New MagTag Projects for PyLeap

We’ve added a bundle of 6 brand-new projects specifically designed for your Adafruit MagTag on PyLeap. PyLeap, our mobile app, simplifies downloading entire projects to your Adafruit devices. Using Wi-Fi, you can connect your MagTag to PyLeap as a way to transfer these MagTag Mega Pack projects to your device.

Let’s dive into the 6 new projects included in the MagTag Mega Pack!

  1. MagTag Dishwasher Status: This is an excellent use of MagTag’s EPD display. By displaying either DIRTY or CLEAN, the current state of the dishwasher is known.
  2. MagTag Cat Fed Clock: Did you feed the cat this morning? Would the cat tell you if you did? Of course not – food is an indoor pet’s main source of entertainment. Using MagTag, we can create a clock that sets itself and allows you to save a reference to the last time you fed the cat – simultaneously maintaining your pet’s healthy weight and sanity.
  3. MagTag Progress Displays: This project will show you how to fetch information from the internet and show it on your MagTag with progress bars for percentage data.
  4. MagTag Slideshow: Build this looping slideshow viewer to show off beautiful artwork on the Adafruit MagTag grayscale E-Ink display!
  5. MagTag Sports Schedule Viewer: This MagTag project puts your daily sports schedule on your fridge. Check out the upcoming games in any sport covered by the ESPN API, including NCAA basketball, NHL hockey, NFL football, college baseball, Italia Serie A soccer, and more.
  6. MagTag Kitchen Timer: This project uses the eInk display, NeoPixels, and built-in buttons of the Adafruit MagTag to make a rechargeable, programmable kitchen timer magnetic. The MagTag displays the time left and then plays an alarm through the speaker and flashes the NeoPixels when the timer is done.

In addition to the MagTag Mega Pack, we’ve also added 2 new Adafruit CLUE projects to our list, so make sure to check them out as well.

To start using the MagTag Mega Pack, download the PyLeap mobile app, find the projects you want to try, and follow the easy instructions to transfer them to your MagTag device here.

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