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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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Apple IIe Mini Powered by C.H.I.P.
Easy
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Full instructions

A self contained C.H.I.P. based Apple IIe mini computer. Runs off of a 12V drone battery. Working monitor power switch and audio.

Dial a Grue
Advanced
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Work in progress

Allows you to play classic text adventure games (like Zork) using an old rotary phone.

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!

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

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

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!

CHIPBOOK
Advanced
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Make Your Own NOTEBOOK Using CHIP.

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.

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.

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.)

Make a C.H.I.P. Robot
Intermediate
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How to make a C.H.I.P. robot.

Blast off with RocketC.H.I.P.
Intermediate
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This is RocketC.H.I.P.: a C.H.I.P. with specially configured WiFi and the circuity to control a relay. We use it to launch hobby rockets.

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