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Propeller Activity Board WX

SKU 32912 Categories , ,

$79.00

175 in stock

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Quantity Price
1 - 9 $79.00
10 - 19 $75.05
20+ $71.10

Product Description

The Propeller Activity Board WX features the 8-core Propeller microcontroller pre-wired to a host of popular peripherals for fast and fun experiments.  Designed especially for STEM education, it’s a great tool for learning or teaching technology basics: electronics, programming, sensors, communication, computer science, engineering, and control systems.

Programming is well-supported with our visual BlocklyProp tutorials or text-based C-language tutorials. It’s also the board included on the ActivityBot 360° Robot.

The WX version of the Propeller Activity Board expands upon the functionality of the original (#32910).  There’s more current for your projects with independent 1.8 amp 3.3 V and 5 V switching regulators, an upgrade from audio-out-only to a Mini TRRS audio/video (or audio/mic) jack, and selectable wireless socket/USB communication between host computer and the Propeller chip (RF module not included!)

Key Features:

  • BlocklyProp graphical programming on Chromebook, Windows, or Mac
  • Text-based C programming on Windows or Mac
  • 8-core Propeller microcontroller & 64 KB EEPROM
  • RF module socket with WiFi support — experiment with wireless communication and debugging
  • microSD card holder — log sensor data or play WAV files
  • Mini TRRS audio/video jack — listen to WAV files, synthesized speech, or output Propeller-generated video
  • 3-pin headers — quickly connect servos, sensors, serial LCDs, etc.
  • Breadboard — build and rebuild circuits without soldering
  • A/D and D/A converters — read or set the voltages for battery monitoring or sensors
  • Independent switching regulators —  3.3 V, 1.8 A and 5 V, 1.8 A
  • Power via USB or power supply/battery pack — the choice is yours
  • A bag of 10 3″ jumper wires and four protective rubber feet are included

Note: our 7.5 VDC, 1 Amp Power Supply is recommended, not included.

This product replaces the original Propeller Activity Board (#32910).

  • Power requirements: 6 to 15 VDC from an external power supply, or 5 V from a USB port
  • Communication: USB mini-B (onboard serial over USB) or wireless (RF module not included)
  • Dimensions: 4.0 x 3.05 x 0.625 in (10.16 x 7.75 x 1.59 cm)
  • Operating temp range: +32 to +158 °F (0 to +70 °C)
  • 8-core Propeller P8X32A-Q44 microcontroller
  • 1.8A, 3.3V/5V switching regulators
  • 18 Propeller I/O available for prototyping
  • 64 KB I2C EEPROM
  • 5 MHz crystal oscillator
  • microSD card slot
  • Mini TRRS audio/video jack
  • Wireless module socket with DO, DI, RTS, CTS access
  • Breadboard with 34 5-socket rows
  • 3-pin servo ports, jumper-select 5 V or VIN
  • 12-bit 4-channel SPI ADC with 5 V reference
  • 2-channel D/A, 0–3.3 V
  • 3-position power switch
  • Reset button
  • 2.1 mm centar-positive power jack
  • Auto-selects between USB or external power
  • Built-in USB over-current protection

Additional Information

Weight 0.1432 lbs
Dimensions 1 × 1 × 1 in

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