There is a new wave of bubble blasters that are self-contained and use peristaltic pumps! No big dipping baths that make mess everywhere. You can take a $9 kid’s toy and hack it to run for HOURS! We have also included open-source files we designed so you can 3D print or laser cut holsters that make these Bubble Blasters portable and even WEARABLE!
This basic guide will get you started hacking your own bubble machines quickly and easily. Not much electrical experience needed!
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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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