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From the Forums: Octocopter UFO! #droneday #neopixels

Nice octocopter UFO build from damage on the forums.

My Octocopter UFO…

using an adafruit pro trinket which is basically a mini “Arduino” to read 3 standard ppm channels from my RC receiver to decide which sequence to display. I also have the nav lights on a “oh crap” switch so that I can always get to them if I get disoriented.
Pro Trinket: https://www.adafruit.com/products/2000

For the lights themselves, I am using a neopixel strip also from adafruit.. https://www.adafruit.com/product/1138

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