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Make your favorite skateboarder a light up board they’ll love! #AdafruitWeekendPresent

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Trick out that skateboard present with this Adafruit Trinket NeoPixel Longboard tutorial.

Upgrade your ride with NeoPixel LEDs. In this project we’re upgrading a longboard with more neopixels, making a very bright and safe summer night ride!

In this project we’re going to use the Trinket micro-controller to power 100 NeoPixel LEDs with a Powerboost 500C and 2500mAh lithium polymer battery.

Parts
2 NeoPixel Ring 16x
1 NeoPixel LED Strip 30 – 1m
1 Powerboost 500C
1 Trinket 5V
1 2500mAh Lithium ion Polymer Battery
1 Slide Switch

Tools & Supplies
Soldering Iron
Solder Wire
Wire Wrap
Male/Male Jumper Cables
Female/Female Jumper Cables
JST Extension Cable
#6-32 x 1/2′ machine flat phillips screws
#6-32 x 3/4′ machine flat phillips screws
#4 x 3/8′ machine flat phillips screws
Screwdriver Set
Shrink Tubing
Flat Pliers
Wire Strippers
Panavise Jr.
Third Helping Hand

Full tutorial


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