Hello and welcome, we are back again with more new products on this fine Friday! We are happy to announce two brand new Qwiic Haptic Drivers that both use the DA7280 motor from Dialog Semiconductor. One version of this new board comes in a typical breakout package, while the other breaks the Haptic motor off of the board and delivers you an option to build a kit! We close out the day with a new 1250 mAh lipo battery with certification! Now, let’s jump in and see what we have!
The SparkFun Qwiic Haptic Driver includes an itty-bitty, Linear Resonant Actuator (LRA) vibration motor and Dialog Semiconductor’s DA7280 motor driver IC for applications that require haptic feedback.
Control the vibration motor with the DA7280 via I2C, PWM, or a combination of three general purpose input pins. Utilizing our handy Qwiic system, no soldering is required to connect it to the rest of your system. However, we still include 0.1″-spaced PTH pads in case you prefer to use a breadboard to access the driver’s I2C, power, interrupt and general purpose input pins on the edge of the board.
The SparkFun Qwiic Haptic Motor Driver Kit includes the same itty-bitty, Linear Resonant Actuator (LRA) vibration motor, as well as wires and the breakout board for Dialog Semiconductor’s DA7280 motor driver IC for applications that require haptic feedback. This kit is intended for applications where the vibration motor needs to be mounted separately from the board. Please be aware that you will need to manually solder the wires and motor to the board.
These are very slim, extremely light weight batteries based on lithium ion chemistry. Each cell outputs a nominal 3.7 V at 1300 mAh and comes terminated with a standard 2-pin JST-PH connector with two-millimeter spacing between pins. Thanks to its IEC62133 certification, this battery is safe to use on professional IT, GNSS, Bluetooth® and other devices without any concern!
That’s it for this week! As always, we can’t wait to see what you make! Shoot us a tweet @sparkfun, or let us know on Instagram or Facebook. We’d love to see what projects you’ve made! Please be safe out there, be kind to one another, and we’ll see you next week with even more new products!