Raspberry Pi + Scratch + Scratch GPIO = Fantastic! Had fun in the workshop with Raspberry PI and how easy Scratch GPIO makes it to control external hardware. I need to dive deeper into this.
Tag Archives | LED
Soda Bottle Rocket LED Fireworks on MAKE:
MAKE: featured our Soda Bottle Rocket LED Fireworks. Over the past year we have been experimenting with LEDs in all sorts of ways. It all started with us wanting to create a LED Firework display. Check out the MAKE: tutorial. You can make them too. We hope you Enjoy!
Steampunk Laser Pistols
A 3v coin cell battery and a LED – thats all it takes to explore, connect, and create something fantastic. We started with Chuties at the World Maker Faire. Then we created E-Feltie Flowers for the Greater Newark Mini Maker Faire. Now we have Steampunk Laser Pistols. We will have these available for the Steampunk Worlds Faire in […]
5mm PixelBits v2 are here
Pixelbits V2.0 have arrived! You asked for 5mm and they are here. Look on the left of the picture – so cute! 5mm smart LEDa! 8mm versions on the right. They are in the shop and we now have better prices! YEAH! The more you order the better we can get from the factory. We […]
Flower Power Project: Misadventures of a Novice Maker
If you’ve been following my posts, you know that I’ve been practicing my soldering skills with the seeed studio Learn to Solder 2V and 3V LED panel kits and playing with foam flower cutouts. Last night, it was time to put it together in an arrangement. Everything was set but I had to figure […]
CPLDCPU dives deeper into the PixelBit
Tim over at CPLDCPU blog and author of the light weight ws281 libraries takes a deeper look at the PixelBit. According to his test he has found that “the timing is virtually identical to the WS2812B timing. This means that the light_ws2812 library is able to support these devices without any modifications.” Check out CPLDCPU […]