Posts Tagged ‘PixelInvaders’

Arduino burglary prevention

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

michu figures thieves rarely enter a house if they think someone is home. You might fool a burgler by leaving on a light or TV when you go out, but what a waste of electricity. This simple Arduino project simulates the lighting of a TV, making it look like it's...

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PixelInvaders: LED matrix panel

Monday, November 28th, 2011

[embed][/embed] Michu built a LED matrix panel that is controlled by his PixelController software we blogged about. The panel consists of 64 individual RGB modules. The modules have three RGB LEDs on them controlled with a LPD6803 serial shift register LED driver. The color range is 15bit deep, or 5bit...

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