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September 9, 2015 AT 2:00 am

NeoMickey: Mickey/Minnie Mouse Ears with Adafruit NeoPixels #WearableWednesday

Check out these adorable Mickey/Minnie Mouse ears from Adafruit customer Brian! Full write up here.

I made these ears for my recent trip to Disneyland with my girlfriend. My pair glows blue while her pair glows pink and also have the Minnie Mouse polka dot bow.

This will guide you through the basics of constructing these ears for yourself. Keep in mind this is just how I did it and you are always free to do it better. The batteries lasted for about 8 hours of continual use when using brand new AAA batteries, and about 4 hours using rechargeable AAA batteries.

The twinkle code I used for the inner neopixel strips was written by Balázs Suhajda found on Github here.

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2 Comments

  1. Carleen 'Lynkara' Martin

    Looks good. Bet they were a big hit! What’s next on the plate?

  2. Carleen 'Lynkara' Martin

    If this posts twice I apologize. But first comment did not appear to take.

    Way to go this look really awesome so what is next on the plate ^^

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