USB Tester and the DigiSpark Pro

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After supporting the DigiX on Kickstarter, I have become a fan of DigiStump. So what better way to support them than buy stuff? I supported their new Kickstarter this year for the DigiSpark Pro. I got the beta kit which they made at their office and it came with the extras along with being shipped sooner. I posted about the details earlier: I finally got around to doing some basic power testing with the USB Tester. I took this picture just before our vacation. Running the basic blink sketch its using about 22mA. Which is less then an Arduino Uno.

DigiSpark Pro

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Digistump is the company behind the Digispark and DigiX and now their latest Kickstarter the Digispark Pro! They are a family owned company based in Portland, Oregon. I backed the Digispark Pro with the Beta Edition as the reward. This has to be one of the fastest Kickstarters I have backed as it was funded May 11th, 2014 and I received the Beta Edition June 22nd, 2014. Here are some pictures of the Beta Edition. Bottom center Digispark Pro The Digispark Pro Beta Edition comes with an extra “shield”. This shield has an 8×8 LED Matrix, joystick, LDR(Light Sensor), MAX7219 with socket to drive the LED Matrix, and all of the needed passives. All you have to do is solder …