Desk of Ladyada – It’s an RS-232 world, we just VINDRIKTING in it #DeskOfLadyada #Adafruit

We got a whole chunk o’ prototypes this week, so we’re going through and testing them.

First up is our IR transceiver breakout. By request: it has both 940nm high power transmitter LEDs and a 38KHz receiver sensor for a variety of IR remote control projects.

Then, the project we worked on last week, RS232 Pal, is a 2/2 channel transceiver with the MAX3232. Coincidentally we also got a nice RS232 breakout cable sample in, so we’re testing both at the same time.

Finally, a HUSB238 switchable breakout, for USB Type C PD projects where you don’t want to do any soldering.

Now that those PCBs are booked, we’re back to an older project that BlitzCityDIY is heading up: create a new drop-in-replacement innards for the IKEA VINDRIKTING PM2.5 sensor so that it can be IoTified.

And this week on The Great Search – Vertical USB Type C replacement for IKEA VINDRIKTING

See the Desk of Ladyada video below:


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