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Kits, mounts, and buttons! Check out what we have for this week.
Sup. It’s Friday, so that means we have some rad new gear for you. Check it out!
Stepper motors work really well with Actobotics channels. I encourage everyone that needs precise movement to try using steppers. If you want to learn a bit more about robotics and getting this moving, check out the Robotics 101 video series.
The PowerSwitch Tail is really the easiest way to control an AC-powered device with a microcontroller. Simply solder it together, add in some cords, and connect your microcontroller’s output to the screw terminals. Then you can switch on and off a monitor, pump, or any other load you need control over.
This is the day many of you have been waiting for: We now have stepper motor mounts for Actobotics. These come in three different sizes: NEMA14, NEMA17, and NEMA23. They connect to the Actobotics channels with either the 0.77" or 1.5" hole pattern.
Need an SMD button with a slightly taller activating area? These new SMD buttons have exactly that. We have them in a 6mm and 12mm size. These are very similar to the PTH variety and have a nice ‘click’ when you press them.
Lastly, a footprint change forced us to make a new revision of our SD/MMC Breakout. This is the same as the previous version, just with a new updated footprint for the socket. It allows you to gain access to all the pins from your SD card.
Well, that’s all I have for this week. As always, thanks for reading and watching. We’ll be back next week with even more new stuff, see you then.