Overwatch costumes pop-up regularly here at Adafruit. Cosplay from the game is popular at the moment, and a lot of the looks involve LEDs and other tech. Today, we’re highlighting DIY Prop Shop’s how-to for making D.Va’s headset, a.k.a. a fancy pair of headphones. They used Worbla and foam for the base of the headset and made it light up. Watch the above how-to to see how to make a D.Va headset of your own.
This playlist contains more tutorials from AWE me’s DIY Prop Shop.
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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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.