Posts Tagged ‘RGB’

Homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Glen has written an article detailing his homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light: This project is a small DMX-512 controlled, color-changing RGB LED light. The light can be controlled via the DMX512 protocol or it can run a number of built-in programs depending on how the software is configured. The light incorporates an...

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App note: HT66FB574/572 colour effect USB mouse

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

App note from Holtek on using their HT66FB574/572 to develop color effect mice. Link here (PDF) Demands from the video gaming industry for different types of gaming mouse continue to expand. Adding a large number of RGB LEDs to the mice can produce different colours and brightness changes creating a...

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WiFiRGB – A WiFi-enabled RGB high-power LED

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Tom blogged about his WiFi/Browser controlled RGB LED project: Features Simple hardware, using pre-fabricated modules Controls an RGB LED via any recent browser, any operating system WiFi credentials can be configured via browser Software is written as an Arduino sketch Full details at Tom's blog. Check out the video after the...

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SXAM: A indoor ambient quality monitor

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Davide Gironi published a new build, a indoor ambient quality monitor: SXAM (Spark to Xively AMbient quality monitor), is an ambient quality monitor that logs 4 environmental parameters to the and display the ambient status by using for RGB leds. SXAM logs: Humidity Temperature Ambient noise Brightness Project...

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1-Pixel Pacman

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Mike Szczys of Hackaday built 1-Pixel Pacman and wrote a blog post detailing its assembly: I usually see retro-gaming projects using tiny screens with a fair number of pixels (64×64) but what I really like is the look of making every pixel count. With this in mind I built 1-Pixel Pac-Man, the...

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8×8 RGB LED array with a Raspberry Pi

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Bob Davis has been working on an 8x8 RGB LED array with a Raspberry Pi project: I have been working on a book of Raspberry Pi projects. One of the projects is an 8x8 three color LED array. I picked up some more of them on eBay lately and they had a...

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Hard disk drive clock with Arduino Uno

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

ACVoltage  wrote this instructable detailing his DIY POV clock using hard disk drive and Arduino Uno: This is a fun project that can be done easily and also cheaply. In this instructable we will explain step by step how to make this beautiful POV clock. Used material: -Arduino Uno, -Tiny RTC modul, -ULN 2003,...

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DirtyPCB Charliecube

Monday, August 25th, 2014

kjetilei shared his Charliecube project, inspired by the instructions provided by SobiGuy at SobiSource: I showed the cube at my local makerspace and proposed a build day. The interest was high enough to bulk order the various items needed for 10 kits. Just before ordering the batch of protoboards I...

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Interactive LED beer pong table

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Jeff wrote this Instructable detailing the build of his LED beer pong table project: This instructable will guide you through all of the steps to in order to create a one-of-a-kind beer pong table complete with cup detecting RGB pods, automatic ball washers, a 32x12 ping pong ball LED grid, side LED rings for...

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RGB LED ring clock

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Greeeg over at the 430h forum has been working on a RGB LED ring clock: The clock is comprised of 2 rings of 60 LEDs each. the LEDs are WS2812 parts, which include a built-in driver. The PCB is one of the interesting parts of this clock. I designed the board in...

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LED cube spectrum analyzer project

Monday, November 11th, 2013

John Boxall over at Tronixstuff posted a step by step guide on building a LED cube spectrum analyzer: A few weeks ago I was asked about creating a musical-effect display with an RGB LED cube kit from our friends over at Freetronics, and with a little work this was certainly possible using the...

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Mobile phone/Arduino Bluetooth interface

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Kerimil has created another app for interfacing mobile phones and microcontrollers through Bluetooth. This time it's a simple phone controlled RGB LED. The Arduino sketch/code can be found in his Arduino Forum post. The Android .apk file can be downloaded from Google docs, as well as a zip file containing...

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Arduino-controlled RGB LED infinity mirror

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Ben Finio wrote this Instructable detailing his RGB LED Infinity Mirror: It’s an RGB LED infinity mirror that lets you toggle between an adjustable-speed color-fade mode and a direct-control mode where you individually set the red, green, and blue LED brightness levels. The primary inspiration for this particular project comes from this...

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Get in touch with your things – Souliss

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Get in touch with your things – Souliss: The future of lights goes through LEDs because compared to standard lights they’re tiny, easy to control and consume low power. But what we were missing until now was a powerful yet straightforward hardware controller for everyone willing to use LEDs and...

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RGB LED driven by PWM using Netduino

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Embedded-Lab is doing a series of tutorials for the Netduino. The Day 7 tutorial of a series is RGB LED color formation using Pulse Width Modulation: Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) is a digital method of delivering a varying amount of power to a load, and hence can be used to...

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RGB pixel clock

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Tobias Floery built this RGB pixel clock and wrote a detailed explanation describing the build. These RGB Pixels look like they are fun to work with since they are so versatile. Tobias Floery is having some fun building an RGB Pixel Clock using a string of them. You can see...

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Controlling a high power RGB LED with Raspberry Pi

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Thomas Sarlandie writes, "I have hooked up a high power LED driver that I designed and built a few months ago to a 40W led and to a Raspberry Pi. I had to fight the Pi a little to get clean PWMs out of it (without using an Arduino or...

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Bluetooth controlled RGB LED strip

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Hmms shared his Bluetooth controlled RGB LED strip project. Atmega8 microcontroller with the Arduino bootloader controls the LEDs, while the Bluetooth communication is handled via a cheap serial to Bluetooth module. I wanted the strip to be Controllable via a PC or a Mobile Phone.So I decided to make my...

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The LiveLight Project: open source ambilight solution

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Juha Kuusama writes to inform us of LiveLight, a cool DIY ambilight project. This is a homebrew ambilight system by SunWind that has 9 PWM controlled RGB channels which drive RGB LED strips that are mounted in the back of a 40" Sony Bravia. All the parameters can be reprogrammed...

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Arduino MIDI RGB display interface

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Here's a MIDI keyboard interface project from SuLuLab. It uses an Arduino, MIDI Shield, addressable RGB LED strip based on chip HL1606, 5VDC 1.5A PSU for strip supply (USB port current is not enough), and the Arduino's FastSPI_LED library. MIDI messages from the keyboard (real or simulated on PC) enter...

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