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Looks like @lars extended his hatched ground plane over the entire bottom layer.  His traces from touch pad to pin are not crossing any others - I may try to do that as well to avoid any potential signal noise.  I'll take a look at that tonight - shouldn't be too difficult.

I also noticed that the presents that are supposed to be over the touch pads aren't there - I'll check to see if that's just the oshpark job I'm using.

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Video as promised!

Hey @@cubeberg, I've added a project configuration into your code. Starting with CCSv5.3, we have introduced a new and more elegant way of defining a project for easier import/export. This feature is

Thanks for the suggestions  I'll see what I can come up with.  I kind of like this design - http://www.electronics-lab.com/blog/?p=24513 - provides a decent amount of area.  Rudolph would be fun too!

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Battery holder (2) - http://www.digikey.com/product-search/en?x=6&y=17〈=en&site=us&KeyWords=BAT-HLD-001-ND

CR2032 (2)

LEDs 3mm (7) - I'd go with something simple like http://www.taydaelectronics.com/leds/round-leds/3mm-leds/led-3mm-green.html and http://www.taydaelectronics.com/leds/round-leds/3mm-leds/led-3mm-red.html and maybe a white LED for the top.

LED Resistors (7) - Depends on the LEDs chosen

Resistor - 47K (1) - reset pull-up

Ceramic Capacitors - 1nF (1), 0.1uF (1)

Electrolytic Capacitor - 10uF (1)

MSP430G2553 (1)

 

That should take care of it!

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More progress - music and lights!  Current software monitors the left touch button.  Touch on the left button wakes the board up and starts the lights for 10 seconds.  Right button when awake plays a song!  

Also worked on a 3d-printed frame - hoping to do a 1/2 globe or something.

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