Fun, educational to build, and a bit like magic. Check this video of the DIY 3D tilt sensor hooked up to Philips Hue. The project is designed to be made in a FabLab (Zürich represent!) with a laser cutter, a 3D printer and a soldering iron. Because the project is based on Adafruit’s Bluefruit EZ-Key, no programming is required.
- PLA in 6 colours
- gray acrylic, 3mm
- 24 copper nails, 2.5 x 25 (e.g. on eBay)
- 1 aluminium ball, 20mm diameter (e.g. on eBay)
- 10 jumper wires, F-F
- some hookup wire
- 1 3.7 V LiPo battery
- 1 LiPo charger
- 1 Bluefruit EZ-Key module
- a used 1″ bike inner tube to make DIY rubber bands
- 3D printer
- Laser cutter
- Soldering iron
- Heat sink (e.g. a clamp)
- Pliers and a wire stripper
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