i finally got my shoes working and wanted to post my working assembly. hats off to to the original designer of this project. I had fun with this project and it’s got me thinking of lots more future projects.
I wrote up a a quick blog post to comment on all the little things I learned in the process that might save others some time. I sure hope this is the right place to post this cuz I couldn’t find any better area. (Read more.)
And from the customer’s project build notes:
This post is intended to provide clarity to the same problems I ran into while attempting to building the “firewalker” shoes found on the Adafruit tutorial page. I am in no way affiliated with Adafruit and this page is intended for educational purposes only so I am not responsible for anything you do. On that note, my hat is off to the original designer(s) of this project. it’s pretty darn cool… (read more)
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