Adafruit was founded in 2005 by MIT hacker & engineer, Limor "Ladyada" Fried. Her goal was to create the best place online for learning electronics and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels.
Adafruit has grown to over 50+ employees in the heart of NYC with a 50,000+ sq ft. factory. Adafruit has expanded offerings to include tools, equipment and electronics that Limor personally selects, tests and approves before going in to the Adafruit store. Limor was the first female engineer on the cover of WIRED magazine, awarded Entrepreneur magazine's Entrepreneur of the year. Ladyada was a founding member of the NYC Industrial Business Advisory Council. Adafruit is ranked #11 in the top 20 USA manufacturing companies and #1 in New York City by Inc. 5000 "fastest growing private companies". Adafruit is featured in Google's Economic Impact Report. Limor was named a WHITEHOUSE CHAMPION OF CHANGE in 2016. Adafruit is a 100% woman owned company.
Adafruit 0.56" 4-Digit 7-Segment Display w/I2C Backpack - Green is an interesting LED display to make your project a visual treat.
Adafruit 0.56" 4-Digit 7-Segment Display w/I2C Backpack - Red is a cool LED display that can be used to for any visual displays involving time or any digits.
Adafruit DS1307 Real Time Clock Assembled Breakout Board is a handy RTC clock that works best for any real time project that you are undertaking.
Adafruit DRV8833 DC/Stepper Motor Driver Breakout Board has the ability to drive either one motor or two motors in different directions.
Adafruit 1.8" 18-bit Color TFT Shield for Arduino with MicroSD and Joystick
The gShield for Arduino (formerly known as grblShield) is a complete hardware solution for Dank’s CNC motion control system called grbl.
Its a mini panel-mountable HDMI monitor with a built-in touchscreen! So small and simple, you can use this display with any computer that has HDMI output, and the shape makes it easy to attach to a case or rail.
This incredibly small stereo amplifier is surprisingly powerful - able to deliver 2 x 2.1W channels into 4 ohm impedance speakers (@ 10% THD).
Circuit Playground - Developer Edition is a combination of sensors and Led's that helps you with all your projects involving Arduino.
PowerBoost 500 Charger - Rechargeable 5V Lipo USB Boost @ 500mA+ helps you to recharge you battery on the go when you are doing your project.
Thermocouple Amplifier with 1-Wire Breakout Board - MAX31850K offers an easy interface with breakout boards.
Adafruit Audio FX Sound Board - WAV/OGG Trigger with 2MB Flash is a one solution for all your audio needs.