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== Plan ==
 
== Plan ==
  
* Rainbowduino http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/rainbowduino-led-driver-platform-plug-and-shine-p-371.html
 
* 8x7 grid of RGB LEDs
 
  
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| Rainbowduino
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| http://www.nkcelectronics.com/rainbowduino-led-driver-platform.html
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| cjdavis has purchased (Wednesday). NKC Electronics has said they will ship overnight UPS and bill me for it.
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| LED matrix controller http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/rainbowduino-led-driver-platform-plug-and-shine-p-371.html, can be daisy chained together, or used singly
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| 56 X RGB LEDs
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| Many
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| 5 purchased from nkcelectronics, we really need to purchase ~65 matching pieces to make this work.
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| shiny
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| Connector board
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| DIY
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| TBD
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| Daughter board to plug into the rainbowduino and hold connectors for the LED columns
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| Wire harness
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| Misc
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| TBD
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| Ethernet cabling and connectors
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== Pictures ==
 
== Pictures ==
  

Revision as of 12:39, 21 October 2009

Overview

Turn the glass block wall in the bathroom at the Hive into a giant LED matrix.

Plan

Part Source Status Description
Rainbowduino http://www.nkcelectronics.com/rainbowduino-led-driver-platform.html cjdavis has purchased (Wednesday). NKC Electronics has said they will ship overnight UPS and bill me for it. LED matrix controller http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/rainbowduino-led-driver-platform-plug-and-shine-p-371.html, can be daisy chained together, or used singly
56 X RGB LEDs Many 5 purchased from nkcelectronics, we really need to purchase ~65 matching pieces to make this work. shiny
Connector board DIY TBD Daughter board to plug into the rainbowduino and hold connectors for the LED columns
Wire harness Misc TBD Ethernet cabling and connectors

Pictures

<flickr>4031410668</flickr>