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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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