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Inside Minimatrix

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNA6DSa0spc[/embed] In this video Nick Johnson demonstrates his tiny Minimatrix project and wrote a detailed explanation describing the build: While minimatrix is in principle a pretty simple device, there’s a surprising amount of detail that goes into getting it right - and some interesting lessons to be learned in designing...

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Minimatrix: A small and simple self-powered LED matrix

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Nickjohnson posted his minimatrix project in the forum. It's AVR powered 8x8 LED matrix, with an IR sensor for communication. It has just 8 parts in its BoM: A one-color 3cm LED matrix, an ATTiny2313/4313 to power and drive it, an 8-way resistor network, a battery holder, and two decoupling...

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  • KH: Yeah, it's an end-user thing. Very few people would spend hundreds of hours on this kind of project and sustain it. It's more or less...
  • Max: Not quite a dinosaur if you've seen Big Hero 6 though... wait. You've watched it with your kids, didn't you? That's cheating...! ;) One of...
  • Edward Mallon: A visiting researcher dropped by our humble basement workshop with questions about the physical skill level students would need if they added one of our...
  • KH: And that looks really expensive... Only browsed the vid though, I'm an dinosaur so I had the sound off too. Nice of him to open-source...
  • Anton: I really need bus pirate!! Thanks