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Photon Kit

SKU: CE00040

$54.95 AUD, inc GST
$49.95 AUD, exc GST

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Photon Kit

SKU: CE00040

$54.95 AUD, inc GST
$49.95 AUD, exc GST
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Retired Product

Replaced by: CE00284
This product has been replaced by: CE00284

Particle’s IoT (Internet of Things) hardware development kit, the Photon, provides everything you need to build a connected project. Particle has combined a powerful 120Mhz ARM Cortex M3 micro-controller with a Broadcom Wi-Fi chip in a tiny thumbnail-sized module called the PØ (P-Zero). The Photon Kit includes a Photon with headers, a shiny white mini-breadboard, a USB-micro cable, and a couple of extra surprises to help you start building right away.

Prototyping is easy as the Photon plugs directly into standard breadboards and perfboards, and may also be mounted with 0.1" pitch female headers on a PCB. The Photon is not only powerful, but easy to use. The small form factor is ideal for IoT projects with cloud-connectivity. To get you started quickly, Particle has added a rock solid 3.3VDC SMPS power supply, RF and user interface components to the PØ all on a small single-sided PCB.

Your Photon comes with access to the Particle Cloud, a free cloud service. The Particle Cloud has some great features for building connected projects, including over-the-air firmware updates, an easy-to-use REST API, and firmware development supported by web and local IDEs.

This particular edition of the Photon comes in a kit with a few other parts. When combined together, the Photon can implement these parts to create simple experiments and help kindle ideas for different projects by adding parts of your own! Check the Kit Includes section below for a complete list of items included in the Photon Kit.

Note: This Photon Kit is currently available for preorder with a tentative release date of June 2015.

Kit Includes:

  • 1x Photon
  • 1x White Breadboard
  • 1x USB Micro B Cable
  • 1x Photo Resistor
  • 1x Red LED - 3mm
  • 2x Resistor - 220-Ohm 5% ¼ Watt

Features:

  • Particle PØ Wi-Fi module
    • Broadcom BCM43362 Wi-Fi chip
    • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
    • STM32F205 120Mhz ARM Cortex M3
    • 1MB flash, 128KB RAM
    • RF avg. output power (max)
    • b/g/n, 16.5dBm / 15.0dBm / 14.5dBm (+/-1.5dBm)
  • On-board RGB status LED (ext. drive provided)
  • 18 Mixed-signal GPIO and advanced peripherals
  • Open source design
  • Real-time operating system (FreeRTOS)
  • Soft AP setup
  • FCC, CE and IC certified

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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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  1. Review by Warrick verified purchaser
    Rating
    80

    Wow, first impression was that it is tiny, but that only belies the power of this device....Coupled with the particle.io free cloud service and hours of fun are sure to follow! (Posted on 5/05/2016)

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