Have a special event coming up and you're counting the days? Perhaps a convention is happening? Or maybe your looking forward to your vacation to Iceland? The PyPortal Event Countdown Clock has got you covered!

Build your own PyPortal Event Countdown Clock and then customize it for the event of your choice. All coded in CircuitPython, it gets the precise time from the internet using built-in WiFi, then draws the display with the days, hours, and minutes until that special event!

Once the event day arrives, you'll be treated to a celebratory graphic on the PyPortal display!


Front view of a Adafruit PyPortal - CircuitPython Powered Internet Display with a pyportal logo image on the display.
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USB cable - USB A to Micro-B - 3 foot long
This here is your standard A to micro-B USB cable, for USB 1.1 or 2.0. Perfect for connecting a PC to your Metro, Feather, Raspberry Pi or other dev-board or...
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Additional Tools & Materials

You may want to create the optional desk stand for your PyPortal Event Countdown Clock. For this you'll need:

If you don't have access to a 3D printer you can optionally use an online service such as 3D Hubs to have it printed for you on demand.

Angled shot of 6 stand offs from a Circuit Playground Bolt-On Kit.
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This guide was first published on Mar 13, 2019. It was last updated on Jul 24, 2024.

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