At the time of writing this guide, the sleep features of CircuitPython are under active development. As a result, you (currently) will need to use the "Absolute Newest" firmware release for this project. You can get it here:

This will eventually work with mainstream releases and we'll try and update this when that occurs.


This project uses the following BMP image files. Make sure you have a copy of them to the CIRCUITPY drive which appears when you connect your MagTag to your computer via a known good USB cable. You can download them here or via the project zip link in the code sections.


Since we end up only using a few of the MagTag's features, this project does not use the MagTag specific library. Therefore, you only need the following in your CIRCUITPY/lib folder:

This guide was first published on Jan 12, 2021. It was last updated on Jan 12, 2021.

This page (Project Specific Software Setup) was last updated on Feb 14, 2021.

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