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The Diyode Codeshield is a fascinating project out of the Diyode hackerspace in Guelph, ON. It’s an Arduino shield loaded with sensors, a buzzer, a motor, LEDs, a rotary encoder, and so on, with the idea that it would help people learn Arduino programming without having to learn about electronics first. The group showed off the Codeshield at Maker Faire and even made a giant version of the shield to raise some buzz! They ended up getting an Editor’s Choice ribbon for their efforts. One of the coolest aspects of the projects is that the group is creating lesson plans to go with the shield–very smart!

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John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net


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  1. John Edgar Park says:

    Love the huge shield. Somehow missed this at the Faire, so I’m not sure if it fits onto the Arduino GRANDE or not…

    1. clifford paul says:

      what kind of power suppy would be needed to power the GRANDE and CodeShield GIANTE? Is there a USB for that at the App Store?

    2. 10x scale, right? We should get them together sometime, see if they hit it off :)

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