Make: Getting Started with Adafruit Trinket


Looking for a board to power your next project Whether you re creating a robot, music-making gizmos, or something wearable, you owe it to yourself to try on something small for size.


Product Description

Written by a member of Adafruit s tutorial team, Getting started with Adafruit Trinket provides a jump start into using Trinket and offers great projects to inspire your own creations.


  • Illuminated projects with Adafruit s NeoPixel smart colorful LEDs
  • An LED Color Organ that changes patterns to music
  • Electronic jewelry like a flashing Space Invaders pendant
  • Kaleidoscope Goggles to dazzle onlookers
  • A personal audio player you program yourself
  • A two-wheeled robotic rover
  • The Reactive Toy Animal, which moves and makes sounds
  • A clock that displays time on analog meter

About the Author:

Mike Barelais a Senior Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State. A graduate of both Whitman College and the California Institute of Technology in Electrical Engineering, he has worked at Hewlett-Packard, the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Boeing. He has traveled the world, living in a number of countries providing security to American Embassies. An avid electronics enthusiast, he has worked on computers since the introduction of the PC. He rekindled his electronics and microcontroller interests, authoring a number of popular articles on using Arduino-compatible systems. This includes collaboration with Adafruit Industries on their popular Trinket microcontroller.

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