Community Corner – October 10, 2014: The Featured Projects from this Week


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This week Sean Riney shared this awesome mask project he’s working on! We can’t wait to see the final product.

Hey everybody! Just wanted to share with you a mask piece that I’m working on using Neopixels and a Gemma, let me know what you think so far! (read more)


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John Guarnero shared with us some movie props projects he has been creating using Adafruit components, including his talking Back to the Future time circuit working from this Adafruit Learn Guide by Phil Burgess!

I suspect we’ll be sharing a number of more of these in the coming weeks, perfectly timed for Halloween! (And check out a video of it in action, hosted on his website here.)

I have made several projects using Adafruit components. I have made how-to documents on all of the projects. The projects include a talking BTTF time circuit, talking ET with flashing heart, C3PO, etc. I have documentation and videos on my website on how to do it. I am currently making a Zoltar replica using an Adafruit Arduino and one of your new sound shields.(read more)


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