Check out this great RBG LED geodesic dome project shared on the Adafruit Forums by community member J4mes:
It only took me 3 weeks of soldering every spare moment I had, but I was able to extend 46 Flat RGB LED Pixels from 3.5in apart to 4ft apart.
Now my only problem is that my soldering skills were rudimentary when I started, as I got better as I progressed, so there are a bunch of weak or compromised connections. Last night I cut out 4 of the pixels because I had to twist the wires just so to get the connection to run cleanly through.
I will be traveling with this installation quite a bit and need LEDs that are going to last and put up with the elements.
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Happy CyberMonday ya’ll it’s #MakerBusiness
Wearables — Let it rain
Electronics — Autoscale is cheating!
Biohacking — CRISPR is Currently in Patent Court
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.