Hello everyone and welcome to another Friday New Product Post! We only have a few products this week so we decided to not do a normal product post video. Instead, we picked a couple existing products and did some demonstration videos. A couple weeks back we never really did a proper demonstration of the coin acceptors, so we now have a full video explaining how those work.
Vimeo version found here.
I also decided to do a little demonstration of the Serial LCD Kit. It’s a really underrated product and we felt like a little example code and video might give people some ideas on how to use it.
Check out the Vimeo version here.
The demo code from the video can all be downloaded on the product page for the Serial LCD Kit. Of course there are millions of possibilities, we just wanted to come up with a few simple demonstration of where having an Arduino and an LCD in one package can be useful.
The Tiny AVR Programmer is a great way to program your ATTiny ICs. Put your IC into the socket, and plug the board into your USB and program away. The ISP header is also broken out so you can use the programmer for other AVR microcontrollers!
Remember the RN42-XV module we had a couple weeks back? We now have the RN41-XV module in stock as well. Whereas the RN42-XV is a class 2 module, the RN41-XV is a class 1 module. So if you need the extra range, check out the new RN41-XV.
Want to start playing with the Propeller P8X32A? Great! We now have a breakout for the chip. The breakout gives you everything you need to start playing with the Propeller P8X32A including external flash memory so your program persists through power-down, a crystal oscillator footprint so you can add a clock source if you want to speed things up and all of the GPIO broken out to standard 0.1" spaced headers and labeled.
And lastly, we have a revision to our Koala ProtoBoard. The Koala has a large PTH prototyping area, battery power, USB charging, and USB-serial TTL. It also fits into our project case. This new revision uses a new USB charging circuit and fixes the footprint for the inductor.
Well, this concludes another week of new products. Of course we’ll be back again next week with more new products and maybe a demonstration or two. Thanks for reading and see you again next week!