Overview

Now you can beam images THROUGH THIN AIR from your mobile device to your Circuit Playground Bluefruit!

Use the TFT Gizmo's beautiful screen to display any image you like, and change your mind any time! Just whip out your phone or tablet running the Adafruit Bluefruit app (iOS or Android), and you can send a new image right to the Circuit Playground Bluefruit via Bluetooth LE. In mere seconds you'll have a brand spanking new image to admire!

You can use your new powers to make a handsome locket adorned with the face of a loved one, a HELLO my NAME IS badge, an interactive hat pin, and more!

Parts

Circuit Playground Bluefruit - ALPHA - Bluetooth Low Energy

PRODUCT ID: 4333
Circuit Playground Bluefruit is our third board in the Circuit Playground series, another step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've...
OUT OF STOCK

Circuit Playground TFT Gizmo - Bolt-on Display + Audio Amplifier

PRODUCT ID: 4367
Extend and expand your Circuit Playground projects with a bolt on TFT Gizmo that lets you add a lovely color display in a sturdy and reliable fashion. This PCB looks just like a round...
OUT OF STOCK

Lithium Ion Polymer Battery with Short Cable - 3.7V 350mAh

PRODUCT ID: 4237
Lithium ion polymer (also known as 'lipo' or 'lipoly') batteries are thin, light and powerful. The output ranges from 4.2V when completely charged to 3.7V. This battery...
$5.95
IN STOCK

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
IN STOCK

Fully Reversible Pink/Purple USB A to micro B Cable - 1m long

PRODUCT ID: 4111
This cable is not only super-fashionable, with a woven pink and purple Blinka-like pattern, it's also fully reversible! That's right, you will save seconds a day by...
$3.95
IN STOCK

You'll also need an iOS (11.3 or later) or Android device to install the Adafruit Bluefruit app.

Steps

First, we'll connect the TFT Gizmo to the Circuit Playground Bluefruit.

Then, we'll download the Adafruit Bluefruit app onto an iOS or Android device.

After uploading the quickstart .UF2 file to the CPB, we'll be ready to start beaming images to the device! Let's get started.

This guide was first published on Oct 24, 2019. It was last updated on Oct 24, 2019. This page (Overview) was last updated on Nov 14, 2019.