Teensy 3.1 USB Development Board

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Teensy 3.1 USB Development Board

The latest Teensy USB Development Board is version 3.1. It has the same size, shape and pinout, is compatible with code written for Teensy 3.0, and is well supported on the Arduino IDE using Teensyduino. Plus Teensy 3.1 adds several new features, due to an upgraded microcontroller. See a detailed comparison of the different Teensy versions here.  

Key Features of Teensy 3.1:

  • USB can be any type of device
  • AVR processor, 16 MHz
  • Single pushbutton programming
  • Easy to use Teensy Loader application
  • Free software development tools
  • Works with Mac OS X, Linux & Windows
  • Tiny size, perfect for many projects

Teensy Projects

What can you do with Teensy 3.1? Well, that’s up to you! But here are a few ideas:


USBdriveby uses the fact that many computer have no security in place to protect against USB devices plugged into them. Once plugged in, it emulates a mouse and keyboard. An excellent tool for pentesters. 

Disorient Pyramid @ Burning Man 2013

The massive light pyramid at Disorient Camp at Burning Man 2013 was powered in part by four Teensy 3 devices. Video  

Constructs of Aquaintence  [sic]

A cell phone signal reactive light sculpture created using Teensy devices. More information.

Constructs of Aquaintence from Chris Coleman on Vimeo.

More Teensy projects 

These are just a few examples. Get more ideas for Teensy 3.1 projects.

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