Brian Lough

SAO Stand

Some where to put your lovely SAO kits!

The SAO stand is a small and simple way of powering and displaying your SAO devices. It uses a right angle CR2032 battery holder as the stand so it does not need any other leverage to stay upright, even with larger SAO kits. It also breaks out all the pins so you can test your SAO kits easier.

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What is a "SAO"?

SAO stands for "Shitty Add-On", there is a good explanation of their history and

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TinyPICO Breakout Shield

A screw terminal breakout and prototype for TinyPICO ESP32 boards. Each pin of the TinyPICO is broken out to its

A screw terminal breakout and prototype for TinyPICO ESP32 boards. Each pin of the TinyPICO is broken out to its own screw terminal, plus there are some additional screw terminals for power and ones that are user configurable.

More info coming soon!

Arduino Author imageBrian Lough September 09
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Feather Huzzah32 Matrix FeatherWing

A simple way of using these awesome displays with an Huzzah32

The Feather Huzzah32 Matrix FeatherWing is for connecting the Adafruit Feather Huzzah32 Development board to RGB LED Matrix panels. It's a much quicker and tidier way of connecting up these displays.

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Author imageBrian Lough September 03
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ESP32 Debug Shields

A really easy way to use the ESP-Prog to Debug your ESP32 sketches.

A simple breakout board for making using the ESP-Prog easier. For use with Platform.io debugging functionality

This page is a WIP!

Available versions:

There are multiple versions of this board available, they are the same other than they work with different ESP32 based boards

ESP32 MiniKit:

Adafruit Feather Huzzah32:

Note: The Built-in LED of the Huzzah32 board is on pin 13,

Author imageBrian Lough August 07
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Pandamonium 🐼

Why not bring some Pandamonium into your life with this cute Panda badge!

Pandamonium is a PCB badge in the shape of a panda with flashing eyes. It can be worn as a badge or used as an SAO

Pandamonium is available on my Tindie store


Please note that due to shipping restrictions, I can not ship the panda with batteries. They are the super common coin cell type (CR2032)

Badge .Assembly

Note: You will need a tweezers for assembly

This is a fairly standard kit in terms of soldering requirements.

  • Start with
Products Author imageBrian Lough July 05
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ESP32 Matrix Shield (Mini 32)

A simple way of using these awesome displays with an ESP32

The ESP32 Matrix is a shield for the Mini 32 ESP32 Development board for connecting into RGB LED panels. It's a much quicker and tidier way of connecting up these displays.

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D1 Mini Screen Breakout

The D1 Mini Screen Breakout is a shield for the Wemos D1 mini style ESP8266 boards for simply connecting a

The D1 Mini Screen Breakout is a shield for the Wemos D1 mini style ESP8266 boards for simply connecting a couple of common displays to your D1 Mini without the need of any external wiring.

The board works with Nokia 5110 style displays and any i2c OLED screens I've some across.

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Arduino Author imageBrian Lough June 09
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TinyPICO Matrix Shield

Could have been the first 3rd party Tiny Pico shield, but Biluni got to market first!

The TinyPICO Matrix is a shield for the TinyPICO ESP32 Development board for connecting into RGB LED panels. It's a much quicker and tidier way of connecting up these displays.

NOTE: At time of writing this guide, you are required to install a modified version of the PxMatrix library, see "Using the display" section for more details

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