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Oct 2015 - 43oh Halloween Contest

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Hi Team,

If you are keeping a close watch on @@enl's Halloween projects, anyone? thread, we created a small contest. This is a little late in the month.. but there are prizes to be had!

Showcase your Halloween project here..whether it is a costume or anything done at home to scare people.


How To Enter

To submit your entry, make an entry into this thread with the following:

  1. Start a build thread in any of the following Project subforums - MSP, Tiva-C, CCXXXX, C2000 or BeagleBone. This will enable members to ask you questions and comment on your project. Please post:
    1. a small description of your project.
    2. a picture or video of your setup
    3. Code.
    4. Schematic and/or board files.
  2. In this thread, post
    1. a small description of your project.
    2. a picture or video of your setup.



The winners will get to choose any prize from the pool in order of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th..etc. Thanks to @@abecedarian for sponsoring the prizes.

  1. Radio Shack Motor Pack, value = $39.95 USD (donated by abecedarian)
  2. WIZwiki W7500, value = $45.00 USD (donated by abecedarian)
  3. RaspPI B+(donated by abecedarian)
  4. Your choice of $25 giftcard from Sparkfun, Adafruit or anyplace that sends giftcards electronically. I can even Paypal it to you if you are not interested in a card.
  5. Same as above, but $20.
  6. Dev board from TI <$20.


- Voting begins on Nov 1st.

- Entries due October 31st.


Rules :

- You must be a member of the 43oh forum at least a week before your submission or have at least 5 posts in the forums, for your entry to be considered when the voting begins.
- One entry from each member will be permitted.
- Your design has to be open source. if you can, select a license from here or here. 43oh will not claim any ownership.
- Your project can be anything based around TI Micro-controllers. You may interface any of TI's controller to another controller. But try to keep TI as the main controller.
- You may reuse code from anywhere as long as you give credit to the original author.
- You must submit code and schematics of your project with a proper description.
- You can submit your project, if it was created before the announcement of the contest.

- Previous entries in other 43oh contests will not be permitted.

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  • 3 weeks later...

My submission is a Blue Angels F-18 costume for a four year old with the main visual effect coming from a custom MSP430G2553 driving an Adafruit WS2812 "neopixel" ring.  More documentation here.


Hi @@Fmilburn! Looks like you get to choose your prize. Let me know what you want.

Thank you for your entry!

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