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Community Corner – October 17, 2014: The Featured Projects from this Week


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This week in the community, Peter Parnes posted photos of his daughter Tovah’s recent Wearable El Wire Project. We think she did a fantastic job! See more photos here!

My young Maker Daughter Tovah Parnes (14) created this outfit yesterday using El-Wire for a night at the theater. 
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Thanks to Andy Modla for sending in his awesome LED Light Stick Version 2 project!

The second version is longer than the first stick at 64 inches vs. 48 inches, and has more LEDs: 240 vs. 64. Unlike the first version, it uses a 1 MByte SPI Flash memory chip to store images instead of a Flash memory card. The computer board, an Adafruit Flora (Arduino based), sends image data to Adafruit Neopixel Digital RGB LED strips (144 LEDs per meter). The Flora SPI bus reads images from an external Flash memory chip that was previously programmed over Flora’s USB port from a PC.
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