You might recall my issues with power when it came to powering a motion sensor with a Wemos, from the xmas challenge: Connected Christmas Trees So I've created a little splitter for the power-in part to make it easy to grab the power straight fr...
In this post I want to describe a Christmas Magic Advent Calendar project I have been working on recently (with some awesome help from the family). This project is best described as my take/dream on Advent Calendar. I think we all k...
During Christmas 2016 I stared in awe at a neighbour's fabulous Christmas light display. They had moving trains, characters, music, it was amazing. There was an ice cream van.
I resolved that next year we would build a display to rival theirs....
I wanted to make it as a proof of concept that we can have not just boring lights that are given by the monochrome LEDs and in the same position in the Christmas tree we can have as many colors as we want.for more details enter the link belowhttps://...
And now... time to unveil the finished project!
The last step was to hide the electronics from the trees in a semi-festive manner.
Using the little paper box imitations of Altoids tins that I created in my ...
Albero di(Gi) Natale is my first project made using Arduino. "Albero di Natale" means Christmas Tree in Italian. So the name has been created by the combination between "Albero digitale" and "Albero di Natale" and can be write down in both forms: Al...
The Python Server
BBC Micro bit remotes
Model Construction (on a budget)
Christmas is a very special time of year for me and my family. Every year, we celebrate the holidays by ma...
Having completed adding the sound in my last Blog I decided to improve the LED part a little bit. I took three of the LEDs white wooden snowflakes shapes and fixed them to the front and sides of the box. Rather than just these three LEDS on and off I...
I'm getting closer! I added some pull-down resistors for the motion sensors, and made a few tweaks to the software (there was too much of a wait time between sensor reads, for one; and I had the motion sensing levels backwards). Tree number...
The Holiday Boxes & LEDs Video Card (With my Best Wishes to All)
Parts and Design
The City Skyline
The Big Rotating Gear
The Glowing Star
The Electret Microphone