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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 here, in our news. We …

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(Closed) Educator’s Workshop: Electronics with micro:bit and Python – November 15, 17, 19

Add a pre-engineering focus to your maker and CTE programs. Combine circuit-building, micro:bit Python scripting, and signal measurement, with lessons that support coding, product design, and manufacturing.

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Ping))) Ultrasonic Distance Sensor with Graphical Debug Demo

Description The Ping))) object provides the distance from the sensor connected to an I/O pin through a 3.3k to 4.7k …

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P2 Quick Byte

Using Smart Pins to Measure Frequency Output of TSL235R Light-to-Frequency Sensor

Description Through the use Propeller P2 smart pins it is easy to measure the frequency, periods and duty cycle of …

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P2 Quick Byte

Configuring Visual Studio Code for Programming the P2 on Mac, Windows, and Linux

Description This Quick Byte details the setup to configure three open source software tools to program the Propeller 2 (the …

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Customer Success

Orchard Pollination System

https://youtu.be/2P3qlKDZPCc Parallax customer www.jonyjib.com specializes in custom-designed products of all types. They designed this automatic orchard pollination system.  This Parallax Propeller …

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Customer Success

Parallax Propeller 1 Flies High in Super Bowl 2021 on JonyJib Aerial Camera Sled

Did you watch the Super Bowl? Parallax had a prominent view as our Propeller 1 Multicore Microcontroller flew over the …

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