MicroSD Breakout With Level Shifter Hookup Guide

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The MicroSD Breakout with Built-In Level Shifter makes it easy to add mass storage to your project while working with a 5V system.

SparkFun Level Shifting microSD Breakout

SparkFun Level Shifting microSD Breakout


Required Materials

To follow along with this hookup guide, you will need the following:

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