Parallax Holiday Sale - 10% off through November 29th!

This year it’s important to place holiday orders as soon as possible. We’re launching this sale amidst some challenges (inventory shortages, increased shipping times) so please act fast! The discount is applied automatically – no coupon codes needed.

Propeller 2 Live Forum Events

We just posted invitations for a dozen Propeller 2 Live Forums between December 2021 and April 2022. These events provide opportunities to learn about our new P2 Multicore Microcontroller through interactive trainings and to hear from users who have put the P2 into their products. 

Gripper 3.0 and LaserPING Product Bundle

We’ve made the most interesting, useful Gripper for our small robots. It’s compatible with everything we make: cyber:bot, ActivityBot 360, Boe-Bot, and Shield-Bot for Arduino. With this bundle, we’ve thrown in the LaserPING so you can accurately locate and pick up an object (while saving some big dollars!)

P2 Edge Revision C

The P2 Edge Revision C includes an SD card socket for bootup, *.wav file/data storage, video/image storage, or code files. The high-precision TCXO oscillator keeps accurate time over months and years; and
the 5-16 VDC input voltage provides more flexibility to product developers. 

micro:bit v1.5 is in Stock Again

The micro:bit v1.5 modules are back in stock as the CLUB version. The micro:bit v2.0 will not be available again until 2022, so we suggest educators purchase the v1.5 for their programs. 

Propeller 2 Quick Bytes: 26 Code Examples to Get Started

Quick Bytes cover the P2 programming topics requested by our customers. The examples demonstrate programming tools, smart pin modes (ADC, DAC, serial, PWM), communication protocols (SPI, serial, RF), RGB LEDs, games, and motors. The P2’s parallel processing ability and software-configurable peripherals let these functions can occur on any GPIO!   

LaserPING 2m Rangefinder

Measure distances of objects in the 2-200 cm range with single-pin communication and code-compatibility with the Ping))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensors. Highly functional solution for situations involving angled detection surfaces, soft objects, or through clear acrylic!

P2 Edge and P2 Edge Breadboard Bundle

Developers of all backgrounds are getting started with the Propeller 2 Multicore Microcontroller. We’ve assembled a bundle of the most popular items you’re purchasing, including the P2 Edge Module, P2 Edge Breakout Breadboard, and PropPlug with cables into a single package at a discount. Consider joining the P2 Live Forums to ask questions and get up to speed!   

Announcements

News

The Gripper 3.0 Shortage is Solved and our CNC Shop is Running Smoothly at New Location!

Last summer we posted a story about how we were renovating our office and moving our CNC shop to Northern …

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Integrating the P2-EC Module into PCB Layouts, and a Simple Project You Can Build with Michael Mulholland, March 9 & 16 2022
Propeller 2

Integrating the P2-EC Module into PCB Layouts, and a Simple Project You Can Build with Michael Mulholland

This is a two-part series. The first portion provides some best layout practices for integrating the P2-EC Module into your own PCB. The second presents a sample Propeller 2 Project Board design.

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P2 P2 LED Cube with Stephen Moraco, February 23 2021
Propeller 2

P2 P2 LED Cube with Stephen Moraco

This community project started by Stephen Moraco set the goal of creating a six-sided 64×64 RGB LED cube from HUB75 panels!

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Propeller Tool Updates: Single-step Debugging and Floating Point Math with Chip Gracey, February 16th 2022
Propeller 2

Propeller Tool Updates: Single-step Debugging and Floating Point Math with Chip Gracey

The presentation will include examples you can load and run on your own Propeller 2 setup, so have some hardware handy!

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BOE Shield-Bot for Arduino | Education Overview & Next PD Feb 3 2022
Educator

BOE Shield-Bot for Arduino | Education Overview & Next PD

An overview of the BOE Shield-Bot for Arduino, its uses in classrooms, and a preview of the upcoming professional development workshop with a focus on Arduino C++.

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FlexSpin Updates with Eric Smith February 2nd 2022
Propeller 2

FlexSpin Updates with Eric Smith

See how Eric continues to improve FlexSpin, an alternative compiler for the Propeller 2 that runs on Mac, Windows or Linux under FlexProp.

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Featured

Parallax Holiday Sale Starts Friday, November 19th!

Dear Community,  Between November 19th and 29th we’re running our 2021 annual Holiday Sale! Everything in the store will be …

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Propeller Platinum Platform (P3) Controller with Francesco Santandrea, Jan 26 2022
Propeller 2

Propeller Platinum Platform (P3) Controller with Francesco Santandrea

See Francesco Santandrea of Italy provide an overview of this reconfigurable industrial development system built around the P2-EC Module.

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P2 Universal Motor Driver and Heavy Duty Robot System with Chip Gracey, Jan 19 2022
Propeller 2

P2 Universal Motor Driver and Heavy Duty Robot System with Chip Gracey

Interested in heavy-duty, precision-controlled robotic platforms, like the ones you’ve seen from Parallax in the past? Get a developer’s update with an intro to the electronics and hardware we’re creating.

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