Well it’s great to see that people are still making their own version and the latest addition has been made by forum user Ulf Maier. He has kindly provided some photo’s of his build which happens to be a super cheap coffee table from ikea. Ulf also found a fault in my PCB design where I accidentally missed one track from the microcontroller to the LED display, details of this can be found HERE. The potentiometer knobs were even 3D printed, and he has added his own implementation of brightness control which makes it great for playing in all sorts of lighting conditions.
Also, Ulf had to get his PCB’s made in bulk, if you’d like to purchase a PCB from him for around $3, then drop him a line in the forum.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.