Things used in this project

Hardware components:
Particle Spark Core
Also works with a Photon (or even Electron!)
USB LiPo/Li-Ion Charger
Resistor 220 Ohm
Resistor 330 Ohm
11026 02
Jumper wires (generic)
12002 04
Breadboard (generic)
USB Power Supply (500mA+)
With appropriate USB micro/mini cable
Li-Ion Battery 500mAh
500 mAh or greater recommended
Software apps and online services:
IFTTT - Particle Channel


Breadboard Schematic
The basic schematic. The battery and charger are different from what I actually used but are very similar. The graphics in the schematic are what I had to work with. ;-)
Particle power monitor bb



Garrett Bartley

Husband, father, maker.



Did you replicate this project? Share it!

I made one

Love this project? Think it could be improved? Tell us what you think!

Give feedback


Similar projects you might like

Control Adafruit NeoPixels using Python and JQWidgets
  • 962
  • 8

Full instructions

In this tutorial, we'll see how to control an Adafruit NeoPixel ring via mobile using Python and JQWidgets.

I Keep My Cucumber Growing Conditions Moist - Part 3
  • 305
  • 3

Full instructions

This is the next step with an Particle Photon and softAP integration: cucumbers go online.

What's My I2C Address?
  • 257
  • 4

The story of how to make a clock through using a LCD 1602 or LCD 2004 over I2C.

Study Buddy
  • 2,861
  • 141

Full instructions

Know when an assignment is coming up!

Study Buddy

Team Alexa and Shannon

MyHumidity Controlled by BME280 and Photon
  • 553
  • 6

Full instructions

Checks if humidity threshold is reached and informs the user by using Blynk/IFTTT-services with softAP integration.

MyLCD20x4 clock with value-added information
  • 49
  • 0

Full instructions

Use a Particle Photon, a BME280 sensor and a cheap LCD20x4 to start your own clock-project.

ProjectsCommunitiesTopicsContestsLiveAppsBetaFree StoreBlogAdd projectSign up / Login