Adafuit Neopixels power the world’s first World’s First Wearable On-Demand Running Christmas Tree Service #WearableWednesday
Thanks to Joseph Tame for sharing his fun project with us! He wrote in:
Over the past two years your blog and store have encouraged me to try my hand at making all sorts of stuff, but my latest invention has been the most ambitious to date – a 1500-LED wearable Christmas tree, powered by 99 AA batteries channeled through 9 of your finest UBECs to 24 metres of Neopixels.
The response here in Tokyo has been fabulous!
I just wanted to thank you for helping me so much in making this happen – and if you’d like to share it with your community I’d be delighted!
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