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John De Cristofaro

ADAFRUIT 16-Channel Servo Shield

$18 adafruit.com

Don’t let your Arduino’s scarce pulse width modulation outputs crush your hexapod-building dreams! Adafruit’s new shield lets you easily control up to 16 servos using just two pins. You can even stack multiple shields to control up to 992 servos through the same pins! Not into bots? It works with LEDs and almost anything else controlled by PWM.

—Marc de Vinck

1. Raspberry Pi Camera Board

$25 element14.com

Give your Pi the gift of sight with the official Raspberry Pi Foundation Camera Board. This small, inexpensive accessory connects to the dedicated camera serial ...

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