Today’s 20min project: A 3.5″ floppy disk alarm clock.(read more)
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Many thanks to Mark Stevenson for sharing the Halloween project + guide he created for his oldest son featuring NeoPixel Rings! Click here for more awesome photos and video content on the project.
I made a robot costume for my son this year for Halloween. We used your neopixels and excellent tutorial for the eyes. It turned out great and everybody would stop him and ask him where he got the mask. I wrote up an instructable for the build that allows others to replicate the project. Thanks for the great products and support!(read more)
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