The brand new SparkFun Qwiic Speaker Amp is right here together with a brand new Qwiic MicroMod Professional Package!
Howdy and comfortable October, everybody! It’s Friday but once more and naturally you already know that which means extra new merchandise. This week we’re comfortable to convey you two new merchandise to take a look at, and we’ll begin with the brand new SparkFun Qwiic Speaker Amp. This small board has been designed from the bottom as much as simply soak up audio enter and output to audio system all by way of Qwiic. Following that, we’ve got a method for all of you to get began utilizing MicroMod in addition to the Qwiic-connect system. Our Qwiic MicroMod Professional Package contains an assortment of various Qwiic sensors and equipment in addition to a straightforward to make use of MicroMod set as much as start constructing your subsequent mission as simply as attainable. With none additional delay, let’s bounce in and take a better have a look at each of this week’s new merchandise!
The SparkFun Qwiic Speaker Amp contains the Texas Devices TPA2016D2 stereo, filter-free class-D audio energy amplifier. What distinguishes this audio amplifier from others is that it options quantity management (i.e. achieve), Dynamic Vary Compression (DRC), Automated Achieve Management (AGC), allow/disable amplifier, and its capacity to be configured by way of software program by way of I2C. Its environment friendly class-D operation additionally means low warmth and lengthy battery life when driving 4Ω audio system at as much as 2.8W in stereo, and eightΩ audio system at as much as 1.7W in stereo. That is fairly a bit extra energy than the mono amplifier (TPA2005D1) or Noisy Cricket stereo amplifier (LM4853). It will not shake a stadium however it can present loads of quantity in your audio initiatives.
Trying to get began with the SparkFun Qwiic system? The SparkFun MicroMod Qwiic Professional Package supplies you with a MicroMod Provider, a MicroMod Processor, two sensors, a joystick, an OLED Display and all of the cables you might want to begin using Qwiic and I2C simply. This equipment was designed to permit customers to get began with MicroMod and Qwiic with out the necessity for soldering or breadboarding. Hooking up a handful of inputs and outputs to a Provider Board has by no means been really easy. Use the joystick, accelerometer or proximity sensor and one small show for outputting textual content, graphics, or perhaps a microPong recreation!
That is it for this week. As at all times, we will not wait to see what you make. Shoot us a tweet @sparkfun, or tell us on Instagram, Fb or LinkedIn. Please be protected on the market, be sort to at least one one other, and we’ll see you subsequent week with much more new merchandise!