Posts Tagged ‘toy’

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][/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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Recent Comments

  • KH: Using an alkaline coin cell down to 1.0V or under is a very bad idea anyway, unless you as the designer or manufacturer don't care...
  • KH: Farnell says TS1001 is no longer stocked. Not on RS. Digikey says it's obsolete. That said, there are a lot of nanoamp-class parts on sale...
  • Peter: Sunday--
  • Chris Brightly: Best of luck to all, including the wayward prototypers yet to post!
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