Pololu Wixel Shield for Arduino

51045

12.95 USD
Qty
Price
1
$12.95 ea.

This Arduino shield interfaces the Pololu Wixel wireless modules to your Arduino-compatible project, enabling simple wireless programming, debugging, and control using standard Arduino software.


Description [Hide]

The Pololu Wixel shield seamlessly enables a wireless link (with a typical range of ~50 feet) to duplicate the functionality of your Arduino’s USB interface, which means you can use the standard Arduino computer software to:

  • wirelessly program the Arduino.
  • wirelessly debug sketches with the Arduino serial monitor.
  • wirelessly communicate with the Arduino from your computer’s virtual COM port.

More generally, the shield can also be used for wireless communication between an Arduino or Arduino clone and other embedded systems (including additional Arduinos). Alternatively, this board can also be used without an Arduino as a general-purpose Wixel prototyping board.

The Wixel shield does not interfere with the Arduino’s existing USB circuitry, so the Arduino’s traditional wired USB connection can still be used while the shield is connected.

Shield Features

  • Prototyping space for easier/cleaner construction of custom circuits
  • Shield-accessible Arduino reset button and pin 13 LED
  • Four general-purpose 2/3 voltage dividers (can be used to safely connect 5V signals to 3.3V inputs)
  • Two general-purpose MOSFETs (can be used as level-shifters or high-current outputs)
  • Wixel socket allows the Wixel to be removed and used for other applications

Included Hardware
The Wixel shield ships with all of the surface-mount parts populated. However, soldering is required for assembly of the included through-hole parts. The following through-hole parts are included with the Wixel shield:

  • two extended 1×8 female headers (for Arduino shields)
  • two extended 1×6 female headers (for Arduino shields)
  • one 1×12 female header (Wixel socket header)
  • one 1×11 female header (Wixel socket header)
  • one pushbutton (Arduino reset button)

This provides everything you need to plug an assembled Wixel into the shield and the shield into an Arduino.

You Might Also Like [Hide]

QRD1114

Line Sensor

IR emitter and receiver in one package for close-range optical detection (sold individually)

$1.35 USD

60170

Double Rainbow RGB LED strip controller for Ardweeny

It's a RGB controller. For RGB LED strip lights. Two separate strips, actually. For an Arduino. Well, the Ardweeny, actually. What else can we call it but the "Double Rainbow Controller"?

$15.00 USD

18845

DC Motor + Stepper FeatherWing Add-on For All Feather Boards

A Feather board without ambition is a Feather board without FeatherWings! This is the DC Motor + Stepper FeatherWing which will let you use 2 x bi-polar stepper motors or 4 x brushed DC motors (or 1 stepper and 2 DC motors).

$19.95 USD

30305

VoiceShield Kit

The Voice Shield (VS) is an analog audio shield for the Arduino that allows you to play audio sound byte.

$55.95 USD

50516

Power Driver Shield Kit

This shield allows you to use a computer power supply (or other power source) to use your Arduino to switch high current.

$19.95 USD

ARDX

Arduino Experimenters Kit

The Solarbotics edition of the Oomlout Arduino Experimenter's Kit makes learning Arduino microcontrollers fabulously straightforward!

$84.95 USD

50450

Arduino USB Board (Uno R3)

The Arduino Uno is the all-new replacement for the favourite and popular Arduino Duemilanove. Now shipping R3!

$29.45 USD

IR1

Infrared Optical Sensor

These infrared photodiodes are a proven light sensor in BEAM technology.

$1.35 USD

52822

PCBGrip Tri Nut Accessory (pairs)

Inserting and aligning nuts into Openbeam can be a bit tricky, but this clever, simple tri-nut insert is a simple, effective solution to the problem.

$4.60 USD

RWN

9mm Rubber Nub Wheel

9mm diameter rubber nub semi-hemispherical wheels designed to be press fit onto 1-2.5mm shafts.

$0.65 USD

Currency


Login

Email:

Password:

Remember Me

Forgot Your Password?

Don't Have an Account?
Sign Up!