Friday New Product: Grove, Charger, Stro...

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May 1, 2015

We are going to continue with some nice Grove products and mix it up with other bits and pieces. More sensors, a SparkFun LiPo charger, and some raw parts round out this session.

Grove - Moisture Sensor
$6.36

This simple Grove moisture sensor is ideal for measuring soil dampness.
Grove - I2C Touch Sensor
$19.38
This advanced Grove sensor breaks out into 4 touch sensor pads for finger proximity detection.
Grove - Light Sensor
$3.78

Inexpensive and well designed, it's handy for general light intensity measurements.
Grove - Water Sensor
$3.78
A simple but effective Grove water sensor. Expose the electrodes to a drop of water, and the signal drops very low. Can be used with both analog and digital ports.
SparkFun LiPo Charger Basic - Mini-USB
$9.54

Simple, no-brainer method to charge up a single cell Li-Ion / LiPoly battery.
5mm RGB strobe LEDs
$0.80

Quick and simple way to add cycling Red/Green/Blue LEDs to a project.

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