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Friday New Product: Raspberry Pi v2, PCBGrip Kits

February 27, 2015

Posted By Yana

For Fridays, it’s either all or nothing – so today is an all day, with all kinds of exciting new things:

Raspberry Pi Version 2 1GB

Much like the B+, but with additional horsepower and memory under the hood.
Raspberry Pi Camera Board Module
The Raspberry Pi has the Camera Serial Interface, which this camera uses to great effect with high-speed and high resolution.
Raspberry Pi Camera Case – Black

The Raspberry Pi Camera Case is cheap insurance for your RaspiCam applications.
Hakko FX-901 – Cordless Soldering Iron
Soldering irons are great when mains power is nearby. For those times when you need to crawl under a car dash, the Hakko battery-powered version suits the need better.
Actobotics Standard Gripper Kit A – Channel Mount

Sometimes you need to pinch (or grip) something remotely, and this Actobotics unit the solid and inexpensive mechanical part to your solution.
PCBGrip Kit 750 – Master

For the most flexibility in assembling electronics, the PCBGrip Master Kit has a full complement of options.
PCBGrip Kit 150 – Standard

For a truly useful tool when assembling electronics, the PCBGrip Standard Kit has pretty much all you’ll need.
PCBGrip Kit 50 – Minimalist

For the most flexibility in assembling electronics, the PCBGrip Master Kit has a full complement of options

Friday New Product: More Grove

February 20, 2015

Posted By Yana

Today we have more standalone Grove modules and kits brought to you from SeeedStudio:

SeeedStudio Mixer Pack V2 Electronic blocks kit

Before inexpensive microcontrollers, logic circuits did the bulk of electronic decision-making. The Mixer Pack makes it easy to play with simple “if-then” circuits without soldering.
Grove – Starter Kit for Arduino

No doubt the simplest and most flexible no-soldering way to start hacking with Arduino.
Grove – Differential Amplifier V1.2

Designed to interface weak input signals to the Grove system of prototyping.
Grove – Air Quality Sensor

Detect carbon monoxide, alcohol, acetone, paint thinner, formaldehyde and other gasses with this plug-and-use Grove module.
Grove – Protoshield

On the rare occasion there isn’t a Grove module for your project, build your own!

More Grove Parts from SeeedStudio

February 12, 2015

Posted By Yana

As promised, we keep adding to the Grove items category:

Grove – Flame Sensor

An adjustable-sensitivity flame sensor, with Grove interface compatibility.
Grove – GSR Interface

Galvanic skin response measures the electrical conductance of skin. This Grove module makes it easy to measure the response across 2 fingers on a hand.
Grove – Infrared Receiver

Any project that requires talking to a standard 38kHz IR remote control will work well with this receiver.
Grove – Infrared Emitter

Convenient plug-in-and-use Infrared emitter module for the Grove system.
Grove – Ultrasonic Ranger
Ultrasonic distance sensor, featuring the plug-in-and-use Grove system.
Grove – Touch Sensor
It’s a ready-to-use touch sensor switch compatible with the Grove system. Plug it in, tuck it in behind a non-metallic surface, and you are finished.





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