Posts Tagged ‘WS2812B LEDs’

Fake TV security light

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Marcus Jenkins writes, "I made this gadget which steps up the game from leaving a light on at home when you're out. Place in near a window to make it look like somebody's at home watching TV. " Project details at Marcus Jenkins' site. Via the contact form.

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Controlling WS2812B LEDs with a Bus Pirate

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Markus Gritsch writes, "Hi, after successfully controlling some WS2812B LEDs using SPI on a Micro Python board, I thought it would be nice to do the same using my Bus Pirate." Via the project log forum. Check out the video after the break. Get your own handy Bus Pirate for $30,...

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  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please