What should I make next? What are you making? If you want to work together or you are making something cool, let me know. Perhaps we can all work together and I will post it up.
Upcoming live streams Nothing just yet, I need to get my act together really. Any suggestions? Past live streams Live Stream 002.5 Live Stream 002 Live Stream 001
NeoPixel may well be the Adafruit trademark name for these WS2812 modules but it sure is catchy. I am using the Adafruit NeoPixel Library – https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-neopixel-uberguide/arduino-library 100 x WS2812 – http://www.aliexpress.com/item/colorful-led-Free-shipping-WS2812B-LED-With-Heatsink-10mm-3mm-DC5V-5050-SMD-RGB-WS2812-IC/32463398304.html
The board was made just for a bit of fun really and as an alternative to the MAX7219 boards. It uses 2 74hc595 ICs, one as current source and one as sink. It uses about 24ma at peak so well within the chips limitations. It is multiplexed with row scanning. Code and EagleCad files –…