Star Guardian Urgot
from League of Legends! I wore this to Anime Expo in LA last weekend and had
a BLAST! I learned so much about the capabilities of Arduino boards and
Neopixels, and thanks to this build I am so much more confident in coding!
For Urgot I used an Arduino Uno, and 2 Trinkets to power about 200 RGB Leds.
(I had planned to use 3 trinkets, but one of them literally blew away in a
Urgot has 6 Neopixel Jewels and about 5M of strips on his
body! Everything was powered by portable 5V cell phone chargers that I hid
throughout the armor. The Adafruit tutorials and Neopixel Uberguide were BY
FAR the most helpful tools in making this costume an animated, glowy
success! I really just wanted to thank you guys for providing such a high
quality array of products and learning resources. ADAFRUIT IS THE BEST. I
can’t wait to start my next glowy costume!
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.