Tag Archives: LED

Solar Temperature Badge

Adafruit now carries Solar Badges! It’s like free outdoor 5V batteries forever! I picked up a few of these and have been toying around what I’m going to do with them. They pump out 5V at 40mA for all of … Continue reading

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RGBW LED Controller

Control your blinky! Hi everyone, I am happy to announce that I have completed my RGBW LED controller kit and it is now for sale!┬áThis kit is a LED controller that features an embedded ATmega328 with an Arduino bootloader for … Continue reading

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Automation Intro

I wanted to give a tour/crash course on automation systems, so I put together a video showing some of what an automation system can do. I ran through everything kind of fast, so I will do more videos getting into … Continue reading

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Give some knowledge away!

I bought my son a electronics snap kit about 2 years ago, and quickly completed some projects that were in the included book. This was fun for us, a good start, but there was more. I began teaching him about … Continue reading

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Quietish Ray Gun

Hi everyone! I had an idea a while ago to modify this toy ray gun my kids have. The problem you ask? Noise. Too much noise. The bribe? more blinky in exchange for less noise. Here I will take a … Continue reading

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