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SwiftIO Maker kit

The Maker kit is a great tool to get started with our SwiftIO board. You can learn the basic electronic concepts and make basic circuits. After you finish the built-in missions, you can create more based on what you have learned.

Most parts adopt grove connectors, which allow you to connect a module using a 4-pin cable instead of 4 separate wires. So don't worry about the wiring.

In our maker kit, you can find different parts for their specific usage. Let's find them out together.

Maker kit

  • SwiftIO board: control all other parts in the kit and make them respond to your code.
  • Shield: connect on top of the SwiftIO board to simplify the wiring.
  • Breadboard: help you to build the circuits. You can place LEDs and resistors on it through the holes, then use jumper wires to connect them to your board.
  • 16x2 LCD: display characters and the values from sensors. It uses I2C protocol to communicate with your board.
  • 7-segment display: display digits or make a countdown.
  • Buzzer: buzz when you apply a PWM signal to it.
  • Humiture: measure the temperature and humidity. It uses I2C protocol to communicate with your board.
  • Potentiometer: change the resistance in your circuit as you twist its shaft. So you can use it to control how other devices work.
  • servo: change the position of its arm with the PWM signal. If you stick the arm to other objects, you can thus control their movement.
  • LED: emit light when you set a digital output and have different degrees of brightness when applying a changing PWM signal.
  • Motor driver module, Motor and Fan blade: diy a small fan by setting PWM signal.
  • Button: control the state of the other modules by pressing or releasing the button.
  • Light sensor: measure light intensity.
  • 4-pin cable: connect the modules to the shield.
  • Jumper wire: connect the components to the board.
  • 1kΩ Resistor: connect with the LED to prevent the current from being too strong.

There is a quick guidebook inside the kit. You can also follow the project tutorials to learn more about electronics and programming.