The brand new SparkFun Twin-Port Logging Protect for Factor Plus is now obtainable together with the brand new SparkFun LoRaSerial Package and SMA Magnetic Mount for our Swarm Mobile Board!
Howdy, everybody! Welcome again to a different Friday Product Submit right here at SparkFun Electronics! This week we’re pleased to convey you an assortment of latest merchandise together with the beta model of our new LoRaSerial Package. This RF allow LoRa IoT Package shall be a robust accent for our RTK Surveyor product line. Simply make certain to keep watch over it, as a result of we plan to revise this equipment quickly and put it in an enclosed case! That being mentioned, our really headliner right this moment is the brand new SparkFun Factor Plus Twin-Port Logging Protect! This useful protect is each Factor+ and Feather-compatible and will certainly help you with most, if not all, of your information logging wants. Additionally releasing this week, we’ve an SMA magnetic mount that must be good for a Swarm Satellite tv for pc antenna! Lastly, we’ve a complete reel of WS2812 LEDs (sure, that is 1,000 LEDs!) that be part of our addressable LED providing. With out additional ado, let’s soar in and take a better have a look at all of this week’s new merchandise!
Acquire and skim information your manner!
The SparkFun Twin-Port Logging Protect is a Factor Plus/Feather-compatible board which lets you entry your microSD card over each SPI and USB-C. It’s designed to be mounted on or underneath one in every of our Factor Plus boards. You’ll be able to log information to and skim information out of your microSD card over SPI as standard, utilizing your favourite Arduino SD library. However you too can join it to your laptop by way of USB-C and skim and write information at as much as 35MBytes/second!
The SparkFun LoRaSerial Package is a pair of serial radio modems that merely passes serial backwards and forwards. Do you’ve gotten a system that should report information each few seconds? Is it situated past WiFi or Bluetooth® vary? Do you want 9 mile / 15 kilometer vary? LoRaSerial transmits information over LoRa giving it unbelievable vary in comparison with different strategies. We’ve commonly transmitted over 9mi/15km line-of-sight utilizing two LoRaSerial radios, proper out of the field.
This product is presently within the beta section and is discounted accordingly. This model is really helpful for customers who’re prepared and capable of present suggestions and replace the firmware as new options are made obtainable. The radios work however is probably not very best for all functions but.
When experimenting with GPS or RF, it may be very useful to have the antenna on the highest of your home or automotive with a transparent view of the sky whilst you keep in doorways and heat at your keyboard. This 2m (6.5ft) magnetic mount SMA extension does an incredible job of connecting your receiver or radio to a distant antenna with as little RF loss as attainable. Whilst you’re stationary, this mount must be good for a Swarm Satellite tv for pc antenna.
The WS2812 could seem like a typical 5050-sized (5x5mm) SMD LED, however there’s really an built-in management circuit embedded inside there too. Typically you do not want 10 and even 50, possibly you want a complete reel of 1000! In case you are the one that wants that many then that is the right amount for you. If you happen to look actually onerous, you may see the tiny black chip hidden in there, together with minuscule gold wires connecting the chip to the LED. This LED is actually greater than meets the attention!
That is it for this week. As all the time, we will not wait to see what you make. Shoot us a tweet @sparkfun, or tell us on Instagram, Fb or LinkedIn. Please be protected on the market, be type to 1 one other, and we’ll see you subsequent week with much more new merchandise!