Internet of Scoreboard Uses NeoPixels for Display, is Controlled by Particle Photon | #IoT #IoTuesday #scoreboard @particle
Rad project sent to us by Brandon from Whilethegluedries (great name, btw!). One tip I take away is cutting out the 7 segment display shape twice. This allows greater flexibility when working inside the box, allowing you to glue to and mount to and generally use the interior birch plywood material – instead of mounting directly to the interior frosted material. I don’t play Smash Bros myself but I appreciate Brandon’s enthusiasm for wanting to build a custom scoreboard!
Ever wanted a scoreboard? Ever wanted a Internet connected scoreboard? I did so I made one.
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