• Adafruit Unveiled the 1.8″ Color TFT Shield v2

    Adafruit has unveiled a new second-generation version of its popular 1.8 inch Colour TFT display which is now being combined with an Arduino shield fitted with a microSD card slot and a 5-way joystick navigation switch and...

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  • Solar Boost Bag: the Portable Solar Charger You Might Need

    If you would like to add a solar panel to your favourite backpack or bag you may be interested in a new tutorial published to the Adafruit website detailing how you can boost the power from a...

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  • Raspberry Pi – Pi Score MAME Arcade Cabinet

    Jeremy Williams and Sean Charlesworth designed a snap together classic arcade cabinet to house a MAME system – the Pi Score. The Pi Score Tabletop MAME arcade cabinet features a snap together classic arcade cabinet design which...

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  • Espruino Pixl.js, the JavaScript small LCD screen and microcontroller!

    Adafruit is pleased to announce a new product: the Espruino Pixl.js, a JavaScript microcontroller with LCD. The small LCD display can be programmed and debugged wirelessly with JavaScript and is both multi-functional and easy to use. With...

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  • Crickit: Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit

    Adafruit has announced it will soon be launching its new Adafruit Crickit development board designed for Circuit Playground Express. The new board has been designed as an add-on development board for the popular Circuit Playground Express to...

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  • DIY a Cardboard Raspberry PI Tablet

    “These days, people tend to jump straight to rapid prototyping with a 3D printer. But, the reality is that it’s only rapid relative to traditional manufacturing. Even a simple design can take an experienced CAD operator hours...

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  • How to Bring Back Your Old Rotary Phone

    Maker “bicapitate” has shown on Imgur his new creation: a 1961 Western Electric Model 500 rotary phone converted into a cellphone using an Arduino sbc. The Western Electric Model 500 includes a generous amount of space inside,...

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  • HairIO: The Interactive Hair Extension

      The Hybrid Ecologies Lab at UC Berkeley have created interactive hair extensions capable of changing shape and color, sensing touch, and communicating over Bluetooth. Hair is a unique and little-explored material for new wearable technologies. Its long history of cultural...

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  • Are you Searching for an Inky pHAT for Raspberry Pi 3? Take a Look at This

    Raspberry Pi enthusiasts searching for a small screen suitable for their next pilot project may be interested in the Pimoroni Inky pHAT, specifically designed for the Raspberry Pi 3, 2, B+, A+, Zero, and Zero W or any pi...

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  • Plastic Player2: the Open Source Music Controller

    Plastic Player 2 is an open-source analog interface for digital music. It merges the benefits of digital music streaming with the tactile appeal of physical media. The heart of Plastic Player 2 is a Raspberry Pi running...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • DIY Arduino-Powered Optimus Prime’s Blaster

    Youtuber Bob Clagett  is a huge fan of 80’s toys and movies. Inspired by Transformers he decided to realize his dream: build his own life-sized Optimus Prime ion blaster. Now, after hours of 3D printing and finishing,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • BME680 sensor board from Bosch is now available on Adafruit

    Makers, developers, electronic enthusiasts and hobbyists waiting for the arrival of the BME680 sensor board from Bosch at the Adafruit online store will be pleased to know that the environmental sensing board is now available. Providing the ability to track...

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  • 3D Printed Impressive LED Eyes

    If you’ve ever wanted to add glowing eyes to something, now is your chance. Not only is this perfect for spooky dress-up or cosplay (unfortunately Halloween has just passed), but it could also make cyclists or pedestrians...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Introducing Women in Hardware: The Interview Series

    Hackster’s 2016 survey of people from 104 countries discovered that under 6% of hardware developers are women – an amount that’s as distressing as it is surprising. Women are running companies, making cool projects, and designing hardware...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Adafruit Has Announced Two New Products: Pysense and Pytrack Boards.

    Adafruit has announced the arrival of a couple of new products to its ever-growing range of electronic components in the form of the PyCom Pytrack and Pysense. The new Shields work with all PyCom boards including the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • DIY a Raspberry Pi Vintage Spotify Radio

    Inpired by the ​1938 Emerson AX212 radio, the maker Tinkernut decided to make a Spotify streaming radio, but with a bit of flare. It looks like a retro radio with working knobs that displays the album art of the song...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • A Quick Rundown on Adafruit’s Feather Ecosystem

    Adafruit began their Feather ecosystem endeavor last year with the introduction of the Feather 32u4 Basic Proto, a tiny (51mm×23mm×8mm) development board outfitted with an ATmega32u4 SoC, 20 GPIO pin-out and an onboard prototyping section. What made...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Adafruit GEMMA v2 – Miniature wearable electronic platform

      Dedicated to wearable electronics, Adafruit presents the GEMMA V2 evolution, basically very simile to V1 but with an on/off switch and a different connector. Here are the details: The Attiny85 is a fun processor because despite...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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