RedStick Hookup Guide

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Introduction

The SparkFun RedStick is a production version of the BadgerStick, which made an appearance at a trade show near you in the BadgerHack Badge. This version carries an NCP1402 boost regulator (as seen in the SparkFun 5.0v Step-Up Breakout Board, so it can run at 16MHz from a 6V down to a 2V input!

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The RedStick

The RedStick operates as an Arduino Uno in the Arduino IDE!

Covered in This Tutorial

Suggested Reading

  • RedBoard Hookup Guide – The RedBoard and RedStick have many similarities. Learn the ins-and-outs of getting either up and running in the Arduino IDE in this tutorial.
  • BadgerHack – The original BadgerStick (promo) documentation.
  • Charlieplexed 8x7 LED Array Github – If you would like more information on how the 8x7 LED array is programmed, check out the code files.