I played a lot of Ultimate in college, and I've wanted to build a programmable, sensor-equipped disc ever since. This project is intended as a basic starting point for DIY disc projects: It can be programmed in the Arduino IDE or with CircuitPython, it looks cool when flying, and it responds to being thrown and caught.

This guide was written for the 'original' Gemma board, but can be done with either the original or M0 Gemma. We recommend the Gemma M0 as it is easier to use and is more compatible with modern computers!

You'll need:

Assembly is fairly simple and goes quickly, but you'll want to factor in at least 24 hours of curing time for the E6000.

This guide was first published on May 22, 2015. It was last updated on Jul 23, 2024.

This page (Overview) was last updated on May 20, 2015.

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