Is not your ordinary micro:bit clone
I was happy to snag an alpha version of Adafruit CLUE, straight from the hot baking sheet. When Adafruit Industries release limited batch of their new development board. I was really stoked to get this one as I really like BBC micro:bit and Adafruit’s new baby seems like 100% upgrade in everything !
So lets take a look at what we got here. This nice unboxing video will tells about packaging and components. Please check high resolution photos of Adafruit CLUE as well.
Here are hardware specs with the links to the websites with detailed information and spec sheets.
|Wireless CPU:||Nordic nRF52840 Bluetooth LE processor|
64 MHz Cortex M4 processor
1 MB of Flash, 256KB RAM,
|Display||1.3″ 240×240 Color IPS TFT display|
|Proximity, Light, RGB and Gesture Sensor||APDS9960 from Avago Technologies:|
Has integrated IR LED and driver, along with four directional photodiodes that sense reflected IR energy from the LED. It’s proximity detection feature allows it to measure the distance an object is from the front of the sensor (up to a few centimeters) with 8 bit resolution
|Microphone||PDM MEMS SiSonic SPK0415HM4H-B |
|Humidity Sensor|| Sensirion SHT30-D|
|Status LED||RGB NeoPixel indicator LED|
|Storage||2 MB internal flash storage for datalogging, images, fonts or CircuitPython code|
|Sound||Buzzer/speaker for playing tones and beeps|
|White LED||Two bright white LEDs in front for illumination / color sensing|
|Connectivity||Qwiic / STEMMA QT connector|
|Power||Power it from any 3-6V battery source (internal regulator and protection diodes)|
|Software||Programmable with Arduino IDE or CircuitPython|
High resolution images of Adafruit CLUE:
I like this board very much. I think we can create some very cool utilizing vast array of sensors, Bluetooth and Display.