Jonathan Xu
Published © GPL3+

Potato Badge

It's exactly what it sounds like. Carved with love from a fresh Yukon Gold potato. <3

BeginnerFull instructions provided2.5 hours1,550

Things used in this project

Hardware components

An complete necessity. Nothing can replace this absolute unit. A yam? Nope. A sweet potato? Maybe.
Blinking Led
Flashy and colorful. Try getting one that switches between colors (linked above) for maximum entertainment.
Pushbutton switch 12mm
SparkFun Pushbutton switch 12mm
Very clicky.
Wire Cable - By the Foot
OpenBuilds Wire Cable - By the Foot
Button Cell Battery
A CR2032 is a preferable size, though any button cell that's around 3V is good.

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)


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Circuit Diagram

A schematic detailing the wiring behind the potato badge. It's extremely simple.


Jonathan Xu

Jonathan Xu

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Hardware enthusiast who's good at shorting out Arduinos. @ University of Waterloo Software Engineering 2024