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December 6, 2013 AT 4:00 am

Control Tree Decorations From Your Browser with Xmas Pi! @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

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Sam writes: “I had a crack at another Christmas project this year connecting a RasPi, Arduino, webcam and some WS2801 pixels to make a set of lights your can control and view over the internet. I also hacked my toy train so you can control it to. I have a bit of an explanation on the site and I still have to write a little more code and solder a few more wires but it’s up and running! :)”

What do you get if mix a Rasberry Pi, Arduino, some RGB Pixels and a Christmas Tree??? The xMasPi of course! I have the tree on most nights, so if it’s off come back later

Use the controls below to control the lights and train. Once you take control you only get 1 min before your logged out. Feedback is appreciated and please be patient, the camera feed is pretty slow and the site wont work with Internet Explorer (use Chrome!).

Try it here!


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