Overview

Grab a friend and quiz-off with this internet-connected trivia app, powered by the Adafruit PyPortal!

Using the Open Trivia Database API, the PyPortal can connect to thousands of verified questions online. Connect two arcade buttons to the PyPortal and face-off with a friend!

Parts

You can pick up an Adafruit PyPortal and a USB cable (if needed). If you like, you can mount the PyPortal in the Adafruit laser-cut acrylic stand. All these parts are bundled in AdaBox 011 if you'd like to buy them together. 

AdaBox011 - PyPortal

PRODUCT ID: 4061
Reach out beyond your desk - to the stars and beyond - with PyPortal! This ADABOX features a new, easy-to-use IoT device that allows you to customize and create your...
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Instead of AdaBox 011, you can buy parts separately:

Adafruit PyPortal - CircuitPython Powered Internet Display

PRODUCT ID: 4116
PyPortal, our easy-to-use IoT device that allows you to create all the things for the “Internet of Things” in minutes. Make custom touch screen interface...
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USB cable - USB A to Micro-B

PRODUCT ID: 592
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...
$2.95
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Other materials

Arcade Button - 30mm Translucent Red

PRODUCT ID: 473
A button is a button, and a switch is a switch, but these translucent arcade buttons are in a class of their own. They're the same size as common arcade controls (often referred to...
$5.95
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Arcade Button - 30mm Translucent Blue

PRODUCT ID: 476
A button is a button, and a switch is a switch, but these translucent arcade buttons are in a class of their own. They're the same size as common arcade controls (often referred to...
$5.95
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Arcade Button Quick-Connect Wire Pairs - 0.11" (10 pack)

PRODUCT ID: 1152
Quick connector wire sets will make wiring up our arcade-style or metal buttons quicky-quick. Each wire comes as a 'pair' with two 0.11" quick-connects pre-crimped onto...
$4.95
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2 x JST PH 3-Pin to Male Header Cable - 200mm
Connect buttons to PyPortal

Tools and construction

  • small cardboard box
  • hobby knife
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • wire cutters
  • tape

Optional

Adafruit PyPortal Desktop Stand Enclosure Kit

PRODUCT ID: 4146
PyPortal is our easy-to-use IoT device that allows you to create all the things for the “Internet of Things” in minutes. Create little pocket...
$9.95
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This guide was first published on Jul 17, 2019. It was last updated on Jul 17, 2019. This page (Overview) was last updated on Oct 04, 2019.