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LightBlue Bean

SKU: ADA2732

$74.95 AUD, inc GST
$68.14 AUD, exc GST

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LightBlue Bean

SKU: ADA2732

$74.95 AUD, inc GST
$68.14 AUD, exc GST

Retired Product

Replaced by: DFR0424
This product has been replaced by: DFR0424

The LightBlue Bean is a low energy Bluetooth Arduino microcontroller that is programmed wirelessly and is perfect for your smartphone controlled projects!

Using Bluetooth 4.0, this Arduino-compatible board is a serial protocol that allows the LBM313 Bluetooth Low Energy module and Atmega328p to communicate both messages from the client (OS X, iOS, etc.) to the Arduino. As well as send special commands to the LBM313 to do things like read the temperature sensor and set the LED.

In other words, this tiny little bean can handle anything from opening your combination lock with your phone to reminding you to pick up Almond milk from the grocery store, to turning your fan on automatically when you get too hot. All while running on a single coin cell battery!  The folks over at Punch Through Design have made it easy to wirelessly program The LightBlue Bean from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Mac or PC!

Check out a few example projects HERE!

Features Include:

  • 3-axis accelerometer
  • Temperature sensor
  • RGB LED
  • CR2032 coin cell battery
  • ATmega 328p
  • 8 MHz clock speed
  • 3V operating voltage
  • 6 digital I/O pins, 2 analog pins
  • Bluetooth LE Peripheral
  • Wireless programming
  • Support on OS X and iOS
  • Including Windows 8 support! Not supported by Windows 7

For more information check out Bean Talk, the LightBlue Bean forums!

Note: Battery is included!

Technical Details

For product support, replacement parts and warranty for all Beantalk products, click here!

Product Dimensions: 45.7mm x 20.5mm x 8.5mm / 1.8" x 0.8" x 0.3"

Product Weight: 7.3g / 0.3oz

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Documentation and Resources:
  • The Maker Revolution
  • The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...

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We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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