Monthly Archives: June 2011

Multiplexing for a 7 year old

I have been wanting to make a LED clock for sometime and can’t really believe I never have. So I rummaged through some parts and found some nice 4 segment LED displays. I found some code for a simple clock … Continue reading

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Arduino Police LED Strobes!

OK, sometimes your brain gets a little fried on a project and you need to decompress a little right? That happened a little while ago, and here is the result. I have this awesome little 10th scale 40mph+ Losi stadium … Continue reading

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Dual Boot LED Control, RGB to HEX Converter

OK, so a while ago I fell in live with these Nokia 5110/3310 LCD displays. They use a library from adafruit.com that you can find here. They are small, fast, and don’t gobble up a lot of current. So I … Continue reading

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JOS – Open Source Menu Interface for Arduino/TFTLCD

***UPDATE*** There is updated code that works with the current Adafruit libraries! New post is here. So I ordered a 2.8″ TFTLCD with touchscreen fromĀ Adafruit and really wanted to do more than 1 “screenfull” of stuff. So I stayed up … Continue reading

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“Breathing” Sleep LED

I always have loved Apple and their non-jerky, fluid like GUI in all of their OS’s. Then I noticed it even with their hardware when I got my MacBook Pro over 3 years ago. My older PC’s always had a … Continue reading

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