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Nick Gammon published an interesting post on using SPI on 16 MHz Arduinos to run WS2812 LEDs (aka neopixels) at: http://gammon.com.au/forum/?id=13357. He also provides a link with a lot of information about the NRZ protocol used by the WS2812 and tolerances: https://wp.josh.com/2014/05/13/ws2812-neopixels-are-not-so-finicky-once-you-get-to-know-them/. The tolerances are actually quite a bit looser than what I previously believed. So, I set out to do something similar with Energia and LaunchPads running at different speeds. Spoiler alert: It works. The previously linked articles provid
This project is a submission for the 2015 Project of the Month Halloween contest. It came about as a request from my four year old grandson after he had seen the Blue Angels fly over during Seafair in Seattle. The basic air frame was constructed from two cardboard boxes as shown in the photograph below. . The boxes are attached to each other with brads and hot glue. Edges are reinforced where I felt necessary by folding extra cardboard over or gluing in reinforcement cardboard. Also shown in the photograph above are the following: wings, tail, and fins constructed from a corrugated pl
Hi Everyone, I have made available binaries and source code for an RGB lighting project called LightServer that I thought some of you would be interested in. The best way to see what you can do with LightServer is to view the videos on Vimeo here - https://vimeo.com/album/3015956 No coding experience required to set this up and use. Technical Details LightServer uses the Tiva C LaunchPad and the CC3100 Wi-Fi BoosterPack and a custom BoosterPack (Eagle files included