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A Group of Gators is a "Congregation"

A gathering of SparkFun original products is affectionately referred to as a kit. The SparkFun gator:board ecosystem is now also available as a congregation. The more information we create and combine for the micro:bit and gator bit, the more useful the ecosystem becomes! Unfortunately, I can't say the same for all the wacky names for groups of animals I now know...

Sometimes a kit of SparkFun original products comes together so well that we forget to recognize all the additional work that goes into making it easy to use. Today we would like to feature all the tutorials that make these kits possible! The SparkFun gator:science Kit for micro:bit is the result of over eight months of product development across the SparkFun engineering and documentation teams. Check out all the individual tutorials and hookup guides below to see how this ecosystem has grown!

SparkFun gator:bit v2 Hookup Guide

The gator:bit v2 is a breakout board for the BBC micro:bit. The gator:bit exposes almost every pin on the micro:bit to clippable pad with circuit protection. It also has as built-in addressable LEDs and a built-in buzzer.

SparkFun gator:particle Hookup Guide

The gator:particle is an I2C heart-rate monitor and pulse oximeter that can be used as a particle sensor. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:particle with the micro:bit platform.

SparkFun gator:environment Hookup Guide

The gator:environment combines two I2C sensors for temperature, humidity, pressure, eCO2, and eTVOC values. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:environment with the micro:bit platform.

SparkFun gator:microphone Hookup Guide

The gator:microphone is an I2C sensor for detecting sound with an electret microphone. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:microphone with the micro:bit platform.

SparkFun gator:soil Hookup Guide

The gator:soil is analog soil moisture sensor. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:soil with the micro:bit platform.

SparkFun gator:UV Hookup Guide

The gator:UV is an I2C based UV sensor. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:UV with the micro:bit platform.

SparkFun gator:log Hookup Guide

The gator:log is a serial communication based data logger. This tutorial will get you started using the gator:log with the micro:bit platform.

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