From the Forums: Steam Punk Goggles with Trinket Pro
cameraready shared a Steam Punk Goggles project built around the Trinket Pro on the Adafruit Forums:
….I was able to get everything finished and working last night. I ended up building a small box out of scrap poplar and staining it. I added a couple strips of copper foil tape for effect but will need to come up with an easier way to access the battery for charging. When I have more time I might make another enclosure that resembles a miniature barrel.
I didn’t realize the Trinket Pro backpack would charge the battery until after I placed my order. I’ll definitely be getting one with my next order and integrating it into the project later….
Trinket-Powered NeoPixel Goggle Kit Pack: Here’s one place to start if you want to design your own goggles project. One of the most popular Trinket projects now has it’s own kit pack, make your very own programmable NeoPixel goggles with 2 x 16 LED rings and an Adafruit Trinket. It even comes with a rechargeable LiPoly battery and charger. It’s a great easy build and when you’re done you’ll have the coolest accessory…. (read more)
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