SparkFun MicroMod Input and Display Carrier Board Hookup Guide
Introducing the SparkFun MicroMod Input and Display Carrier Board! This nifty little board works with all SparkFun MicroMod processors so you can create your own display with one of a multitude of processors.
The carrier board includes 6 APA102 Addressable LEDs, 6 Input Buttons, Onboard Voltage Regulation, 2.4" TFT Display Screen, IO Connector, and a Buzzer. In addition, there's a microSD card slot to store and read data.
Let's dive in and see what we can do!
Like all of our MicroMod Carrier Boards, there is no processor included but instead you can plug in a processor board of your choice to the MicroMod M.2 connector on the carrier. Below are a few options to choose for your processor:
You'll also need a USB-C cable to connect the Carrier to your computer and if you want to add some Qwiic breakouts to your MicroMod project you'll want at least one Qwiic cable to connect it all together. Below are some options for both of those cables:
Along with a processor and the pertinent cables and accessories, if you want to take full advantage of the features of the Input and Display Carrier Board, you will need a microSD card:
The SparkFun MicroMod ecosystem is a unique way to allow users to customize their project to their needs. Do you want to send your data via a wireless signal (eg. Bluetooth or WiFi)? There's a MicroMod processor for that. Looking to instead maximize efficiency and processing power? You guessed it, there's a MicroMod processor for that. If you are not familiar with the MicroMod system, take a look here:
We also recommend taking a look through the following tutorials if you are not familiar with the concepts covered in them: