More Power To You

It seems that some projects fall just on the wrong side of the microcontroller/PC divide power-wise. It sometimes appears that if you want to be able to display video and read from GPIO ports, you’re either going to have to learn Spin and work with Propeller chips, or use a low-cost PC for the graphics and an Arduino or similar board to handle your sensors. Luckily, this isn’t the case! Two products available at SparkFun and Adafruit can help you out significantly.

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