Review: Propeller Activity Board
The Propeller Activity Board from Parallax boasts an 8-core processor that offers both power and speed. Makers looking for a variety of peripherals will find 18 I/O pins, a microSD card slot, and a mini audio-stereo jack among other features — all packed into a 4″×3″ board.
Why To Buy
Although the IDE was most recently updated about a year ago, Parallax offers a huge repository of tutorials, example code, and software for learning to program in C.
Parallax Propeller Activity Board
|Software:||SimpleIDE, Propeller Tool, XBee Ready|
|Clock Speed:||Octo-core 80 MHz|
|Processor:||32-bit Octo-core P8X32A-Q44|
|I/O Pins Digital:||18|
|I/O Pins Analog:||4 ADC, 2 DAC|
|Dimensions:||4.0 in x 3.05 in|
|Additional Features:||Stereo audio jack, 3-pin headers for servos, all I/O pins are general purpose|