Five Light Spheres #NeoPixels


Thanks to Lucky Resistor for sending us this project!

I just published the guide for the five light spheres project. An artful decoration for this winter.

It uses an Adafruit Feather M0 Basic Proto as microcontroller and 10 Flora NeoPixels to create the wonderful color combinations.

Read more on Lucky Resistor

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