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More Raspberry Pi products are here today, including eInk displays and robotics kits. We also have a new 64x64 RGB matrix!
This week we have even more new parts and kits for your Raspberry Pi, including two different HATs from PaPiRus, as well as two versions of robotics kits from GoPiGo. If the RPi isn't your thing that's okay – we also have a huge 64x64 RGB LED matrix for you!
As a reminder, our Liquidation Sale is currently in full force! We've slashed the prices on these items to their lowest ever. Take a look and see if you can find a bit of treasure; the sale runs until 8/31!
The PaPiRus is a HAT for the Raspberry Pi and Pi Zero that is capable of driving an ePaper display by making use of the existing open source RePaper codebase and examples. ePaper/eInk is a display technology that mimics the appearance of ink on paper. Unlike conventional displays, ePaper reflects light just like ordinary paper and is capable of holding text and images indefinitely, even without electricity.
The GoPiGo Beginner Starter Kit from Dexter Industries is a complete robotics kit controlled by the Raspberry Pi 3 B+. The GoPiGo works at your level, whether you are a parent looking for a smart, fun weekend project to do with your kid; a teacher looking for a way to increase engagement in your science course; or a grad student in need of a platform for robotics research that requires mobility! Assembly only takes about 30 minutes, which means you will be able to start using your new robot platform almost immediately after receiving it. This kit is also available as a classroom pack for up to five students.
Are you looking to add a lot of color to your project? These 64x64 RGB LED panels are an awesome place to start – that’s 4,096 LEDs on a 7.5 x 7.5" board! You can create animations, games and all sorts of other fun displays with them. On top of all that, thanks to an IDC connector and a seamless frame, these panels can be daisy-chained together to form even bigger LED displays.
Alright everyone, that's it for this week! As always, we can't wait to see what you make! Shoot us a tweet @sparkfun, or let us know on Instagram or Facebook. We’d love to see what projects you’ve made!
We'll be back next week with even more fantastic new products!