Nov 252011

Hexascroller ? LEDs

Adam and I upgraded Hexascroller to control 5 m of Adafruit RGB LED strip through a spare serial port connected to a Teensy 2.0 that drives the strip via SPI. Now when a new message is displayed, the accent lights switch to a bright flashing mode to attract attention, then they will return to soothing, slow color changing mode.

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RGB LED strip accent lighting

Teensy driving RGB LED strip

Hack Friday

ribbon of color

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