Bottom of proto board and stripped wires
Wires with crimped ends
Wires cut for NeoPixels
An IR receiver and socket were added to pin 9 but no code is being written for this version of the device. The IR receiver is being considered as a future upgrade for switching modes rather than the reed switch.
Simple RGB controllers were researched as an alternative for a lower cost version of the Color/Touch. Rather than individually addressable lights like the NeoPixels the inexpensive version would use RGB strings and an inexpensive commercially available controller. One meter of lights and a controller were ordered.
- Build electronics
- Solder remaining NeoPixels
Solder three more switches
- Solder power terminals for transferring power
- Solder terminals for accepting power 9V battery
Add IR receiver socket
- Program Arduino
- Write digital output code for one or two sounds
- Immediately play sound at new mode if appropriate
- Cut and drill polycarbonate sheet
- Drill frame for wires
- Install switches
- Install light hoods
- Install electronics
- Install polycarbonate and light diffuser sheets
Research inexpensive RGB controller for non-addressable LEDs
- Put code online
- Draft schematics
- Create instructions for project
The rest of the posts for this project have been arranged by date.
A list showing of all the final posts of COMPLETED projects.
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