- Adafruit is a fast growing global leader in educational electronics platforms, prototyping and development tools, operating out of a manufacturing facility in the heart of NYC. It was founded by Limor "Ladyada" Fried in 2005 and specializes in the design and fabrication of original electronic learning platforms, which Limor personally selects, tests and approves before releasing. Adafruit is in the vanguard of Open Source Hardware, striving to educate makers of all ages in the field of electronics and programming.


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IoT Platforms

Check out DigiKey’s IoT Studio now supporting Huzzah32 from Adafruit, compatible with WiFi, Bluetooth & contains a built in USB-Serial converter. Learn More

IO+ Annual Subscription

Adafruit IO+ is the Internet of Things for everyone, built from the ground up to be the easiest way to stream, log, and interact with data. Learn More

Itsy Bitsy Series Embedded Platforms

Adafruit's Itsy Bitsy series embedded platforms use the same footprint and mostly standardized pin function in a breadboard-friendly, dip form factor. Learn More

SGP30 Breakout Board

Adafruit's SGP30 has a standard hot-plate MOX sensor as well as a small microcontroller. Learn More

BME680 Environmental Sensor Breakout Board

Adafruit's BME680 environmental sensor breakout board offers Bosch's BME680 sensor picked-and-placed on a PCB with a 3.3 V regulator and level shifting. Learn More

Circuit Playground Express

Adafruit's circuit playground express is the next step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. Learn More

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Programming the Adafruit Feather STM32F405 Express with STM32CubeIDE -

In this tutorial, we’ll create a quick blinking LED example and upload it to the Adafruit Feather Express board using the built-in DFU bootloader.

Hack-A-Pumpkin Challenge

Observe the Digi-Key Resident Geeks in their diabolical scheme to hack life into an unsuspecting Cucurbita Pepo.

Adafruit PyRuler | Digi-Key Daily

Adafruit introduces their PyRuler, which is a smart PCB engineering reference ruler with CircuitPython.

Adafruit AdaBox012 - PyGamer | Digi-Key Daily

Adafruit introduces their AdaBox012, the PyGamer, which is an entry-level handheld gaming device for DIY gaming.

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