Hey guys, this seems like it would be up your alley. I designed and fabricated a custom lamp based on the ubiquitous Super Mario Brothers ? blocks. The bottom is a DIY capacitive-touch sensor which triggers an LED array and a tiny speaker to play some sound effects.
The best part is that the whole thing is powered by a little ATTiny85, including all of the audio! I’m really excited about the potential to make use of those cheap little microntrollers in places where you’d normally have to sacrifice an Arduino Uno. I plan to write up the full details of the build at some point, but for now you can just enjoy the video.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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