Overview

This 3D printed heart beats rhythmically, powered by a servo motor and a Circuit Playground Express board connected to a potentiometer, which allows the user to increase or decrease the heart rate.

This spooky installation is a great introduction to coding with MakeCode and is a fun way to freak out your next guests!

Parts

Circuit Playground Express

PRODUCT ID: 3333
Circuit Playground Express is the next step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've taken the original Circuit Playground Classic and...
$24.95
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Continuous Rotation Servo

PRODUCT ID: 154
This servo rotates fully forward or backwards instead of moving to a position. You can use any servo code, hardware or library to control these servos. Good for making simple moving...
$11.95
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JST 2-pin Extension Cable with On/Off Switch - JST PH2

PRODUCT ID: 3064
By popular request - we now have a way you can turn on-and-off Lithium Polymer batteries without unplugging them.This PH2 Female/Male JST 2-pin Extension...
$2.95
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Small Alligator Clip to Male Jumper Wire Bundle - 6 Pieces

PRODUCT ID: 3448
When working with unusual non-header-friendly surfaces, these handy cables will be your best friends! No longer will you have long, cumbersome strands of alligator clips. These...
$3.95
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Slide Potentiometer with Plastic Knob - 45mm Long

PRODUCT ID: 4272
Slip slidin' away Slip slidin' away You know the nearer your resistance The more you're slip slidin' awayIf you're...
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Materials

In addition to the electronics, for this project you will also need:

Read on to learn how to build your own!

This guide was first published on Aug 28, 2019. It was last updated on Aug 28, 2019. This page (Overview) was last updated on Sep 16, 2019.