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Minecraft Nightlight is Dad’s Gift for His Daughter, and it is Awesome #BLE #minecraft

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Kids these days. Their toys include 3D-printed objects and IoT devices – amazing! And it’s also great when dad’s share their experience making projects, along with all the build files and code – thanks Matthew! This project has it all: 3D-printing, Arduino code, BLE, NeoPixel LEDs, tricks for compacting the circuit layout on perma-proto board, and more.

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You can see an early test of the nightlight here:

And the fully-packaged complete build here:


 
Again, Matthew’s entire walkthrough – including STL files and Arduino code – are here on his blog.


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