Bubble displays, a new barometric pressure sensor, and more! Check out what we have this week for new products.Favorited Favorite 0
We’re back with more new products! We have a little bit of something for everyone this week. Be sure to check out the bubble displays in action in the video.
I’m already trying to find a use for those displays. They aren’t the brightest in the world, but they’re really cool looking and the size is perfect. Just think of a huge array of them displaying an assortment of sensor values.
The T5403 is a ultra-low current barometric pressure sensor. It has an I2C interface and accepts 1.7 - 3.6V input. This could be great for a high altitude balloon project, or any application where you need to conserve power.
This is the HP QDSP-6064 bubble display, a tiny, 4-digit, 7-segment numerical indicator. The bubble lens on each digit gives them a really distinctive look. They make for great small numeric readouts. They also don’t draw much current and work just like any other 7-segment display.
A couple of weeks ago we released the new pcDuino V2. It’s a cool board, but it only works with 3.3V logic shields. Thankfully, the pcDuino Voltage Translator Shield let’s you use your 5V shields with the pcDuino V2.
There’s a new version of the popular EM-406A GPS module, the EM-506. The form factor has changed a tiny bit and it has an updated chipset, the SiRF IV. It;s a great simple and reliable GPS receiver for all your positioning needs.
Lastly, we finally found a good 9V li-ion battery charger! It’s made by Tenergy and can charge 2 9V batteries at once and has a status LED to let you know when your battery is ready to use.
That’s it for this week. Hopefully there’s something here you’ve been waiting for. As always, thanks for watching and reading and we’ll see you again next week with more new products!