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Control panel toy with Stellaris LaunchPad

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Tom designed this mock up of a control panel for his kid's 3rd birthday. It has 26 LEDs, a joystick, 3 buttons, and 2 switches. A Stellaris LaunchPad is used to control the LEDs depending on what user interface options are pressed, moved, or switched. Via the forum. Happy birthday...

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8×8 bi-color LED matrix toy

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MkQzpkjcxQ[/embed] This a 8x8 bi-color LED matrix toy is driven by an MSP430 microcontroller, a few 74HC595 serial to parallel ICs, and some MOSFETs. At the end of the video you can see the animation in action. Via the forum.

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  • Derek: Is the Sunday one no longer a thing?
  • MG: Hi Ian, that's great news!!! I had a lot of misunderstandings with the factory that made me PCBs. I guess that despite keeping the "dirty"...
  • Doub: Just add sleeving and black variants of these 5557 and you'll take the enthusiast/gamer PC market by storm.
  • Jonathan Eisch: This is great! Coax with RF and lemo-00 connectors would make a huge difference to physicists everywhere. SHV (high voltage) is probably too much to...
  • James Fowkes: This is a brilliant service, I'm sure I'll be using it a lot. An option for spade/FASTON connectors would be amazing!