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An interactive list of features and reviews to help you pick the right microcontroller for your projects.

SparkFun Pro Micro RP2040

SparkFun Pro Micro RP2040

The SparkFun Pro Micro RP2040 takes the new RP2040 microcontroller chip from the Raspberry Pi Foundation and puts it in a minimal form factor. Previously, SparkFun used the Pro Micro form factor with an ATmega32u4 to provide the functionality of an Arduino Leonardo: the usual GPIO, analog inputs and PWM outputs plus native USB support. […]

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Pimoroni Tiny 2040

Pimoroni Tiny 2040

Everybody’s favorite new-ish processor is showing up to the party again in another brand new costume. The Tiny 2040 is brought to us by our friends at Pimoroni, makers of way too many awesome and must-have microcontroller bits and pieces. This time they’ve put the RP2040 on a shrunken-down board the size of a postage […]

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Arduino Nano 33 BLE

Arduino Nano 33 BLE

The Arduino Nano 33 BLE is a Nano-sized board with Bluetooth connectivity and a 9-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) that adds a compass to the usual gyroscope and accelerometer. This board should not be confused with the Arduino Nano 33 BLE Sense. The two boards are identical except the Arduino Nano 33 BLE does not […]

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Adafruit ItsyBitsy RP2040

Adafruit ItsyBitsy RP2040

Not only did we get a new Raspberry Pi with their new Pico, we got a whole new chip! Now, rather than just bonnets and hats, we get new boards from outside vendors using the RP2040 chip, and it’s quickly making its way to all of the competing form factors. That’s how we arrive at the […]

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MangOh Yellow

MangOh Yellow

The MangOh Yellow is a very capable development board packed full of features. Aimed specifically for cellular-enabled IoT applications, the board is designed to get users up and running quickly. The processor runs Legato, a variant of Linux designed specifically to integrate seamlessly with multiple wireless technologies. Furthermore, it contains all the necessary hardware to […]

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Adafruit Neo Trinkey

Adafruit Neo Trinkey

Sometimes you have a small job that just needs to be done well. It’s those moments where you see a board and say to yourself — this is it! “This is it” sums up a lot of aspects of the Neo Trinkey. This tiny little board is part USB key, part microcontroller, emphasis on the micro. Coming […]

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BBC micro:bit V2

BBC micro:bit V2

Micro:bit V2 brings new features with an update to its popular platform. The BBC launched the original micro:bit in 2015 as an educational tool for kids to inspire creativity while learning to code. The UK-based organization created an entire curriculum for teachers to build coding lessons through many different projects aimed at both beginners and […]

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