With four lights and one switch wired the programming was started. Example code from Adafruit was copied and gutted. A simple program to randomly assign colors when the switch was pressed was uploaded. A delay was added so the colors would not flicker so quickly which made them appear almost white. A routine was added so the color cannot get so close to white. A burst of photos was taken to show the lights changing colors.
Code to change colors at a button press
Colors changing on NeoPixels
- Build/print all light hoods
- Build electronics
- Draft schematics
- Program Arduino
- Break up tasks
- Sketch pseudo-code
- Write code for first switch and 4 NeoPixels
- Cut, install, and paint 1/4 round molding
- Cut polycarbonate sheets
- Cut light diffuser sheets
- Install switches
- Install light hoods
- Install electronics
- Install polycarbonate and light diffuser sheets
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