Roshamglo Hookup Guide

Contributors: Alex the Giant
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SparkFun Roshamglo Badge Kit

SparkFun Roshamglo Badge Kit


The Roshamglo Badge Kit is an easy to assemble badge that allows you to play Rock-Paper-Scissors with an opponent using infrared (IR) communication. The Roshamglo will also keep track of your score, which you can upload to the scoreboard station and see how you’re doing against other people at the event.

Required Materials

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

Suggested Reading

If you aren’t familiar with the following concepts, we recommend checking out these tutorials before continuing.

How to Solder: Through-Hole Soldering

This tutorial covers everything you need to know about through-hole soldering.

IR Communication

This tutorial explains how common infrared (IR) communication works, as well as shows you how to set up a simple IR transmitter and receiver with an Arduino.

What is an Arduino?

What is this 'Arduino' thing anyway?

How to Install an ATtiny Bootloader With Virtual USB

With this, you will be able to upload Arduino sketches directly to the ATtiny84 over USB without needing to use a programming device (such as another Arduino or FTDI chip).