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C.H.I.P. is the world's first $9 computer, made to make making things more of a thing!  With WiFi, Bluetooth, power management, and onboard storage with mainline Linux pre-installed, C.H.I.P. is ready to pop into your projects! 

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CHIP on Smartphone
Easy
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Full instructions

A portable computer for your smartphone.

FAM
Intermediate
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Work in progress

Super Secret Messaging with PocketCHIP!

Agent
Intermediate
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Work in progress

A device to provide data for Machine Learning.

C.H.I.P.-play Speakers! ♪ (⌐■_■)♪
Easy
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Full instructions

Use C.H.I.P. to make any old speakers AirPlay speakers. Use several C.H.I.P.s to make a network for a multiroom audio experience!

C.H.I.P.py Ruxpin ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ
Intermediate
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Bring Teddy Ruxpin back to life, but on your own terms! Make him say whatever you want, or have him search twitter to read tweets!

CHiP-hole: Network-wide Ad-blocker
Easy
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Protip

Block ads for your entire network by connecting your C.H.I.P. to your network and installing the Pi-hole software. Vanquish advertisements!

Blinky LED with C.H.I.P. and BASH
Easy
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Protip

Every evil genius has to start somewhere, so let's start by blinking an LED with a C.H.I.P. and a BASH script.

C.H.I.P. RADAR
Easy
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Track local aircraft traffic in real-time

Connect a Mobile Application to your C.H.I.P. Using BLE
Easy
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Protip

This article shows how you can build a mobile application that connects to your C.H.I.P. using Bluetooth Low Energy.

C.H.I.P. MIDI Arpeggiating Synth
Intermediate
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Full instructions

Turn CHIP into a ready-to use simple synthesizer, capable of creating a huge variety of sounds. Control it with a MIDI keyboard or even OSC!

CHIP as a WiFi Router
Intermediate
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CHIP can be used as a router by taking incoming connection from Ethernet connector to share an Internet connection wireless.

C.H.I.P. Projects to Start With
Easy
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Protip

We've compiled and categorized these resources, for reference and inspiration!

Upcycle Your Old Speakers with C.H.I.P.
Easy
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By adding a C.H.I.P., an amp, and a hard drive, I've put my entire music library inside a pair of handsome old speakers I control over WiFi.

CHIPBOOK
Advanced
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Make Your Own NOTEBOOK Using CHIP.

C.H.I.P. 'n Say!
Advanced
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Teach your See 'n Say to say more than just animal noises!

Swift on the Next Thing C.H.I.P
Easy
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Protip

This project will show how to install and use the Swift programming language on the C.H.I.P.

Convert your old USB printer into a WiFi AirPrint printer!
Easy
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Protip

Re-fresh your old perfectly working printer to enjoy the benefits of wireless printing!

Open Door Alarm with GPIO and Monit
Easy
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Full instructions

Ever left your freezer door open, only to find you spoiled your entire stock of frozen strawberries? This project aims to prevent that.

Controlling an LED with CHIP and BASH
Easy
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Protip

Continue down your path to world domination by bending an LED to your will with a CHIP and a button.

Boinc computing on CHIP
Easy
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Protip

Running a Boinc project on CHIP is easy and a great way to test your new CHIP board.

Motor On!
Intermediate
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Protip

How to drive a motor from C.H.I.P. (In this case, controlled by a button and confirmed by an LED.)

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