New product (#28901): 2×16 Blue Backlit Serial LCD

2 x 16 Serial LCD - Blue Backlit (#28901)

We’ve got a new Parallax 2 x 16 Serial LCD with Piezo Speaker (Backlit Blue) in stock. This LCD is probably the easiest to use due to the single I/O line serial interface. It works with any microcontroller system we offer, except the micro:bit which prefers an I2C interface. 

Future Innovators Fund Kit Recipient, Judah

The Future Innovators Fund started in 2021 thanks to a customer donation. At present, there’s over $3,000 available for specific students who show interest in the topics of robotics, coding, and electronics.  Our latest donation is an ActivityBot 360 to a student named Judah. As you can see from the look on his face, he’s […]

What’s a Microcontroller? with Python and micro:bit v2.0 Parts Kit Choices

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s4j9SStVwY Educators launching the new “What’s a Microcontroller? with Python” curriculum in their Fall classes are asking about which kits they need. I wrote an overview post a few weeks back you may read before this one. Since we’ve not yet made a formal landing page for the series, the “getting started” pieces are found […]