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Broomstick – an animated LED driver with the @Adafruit #ItsyBitsy

 on Instructables lays out Broomstick, an LED driver that makes great effects.

Boomstick is a project for creating an animated string of programmable RGB LEDs, powered by a small Arduino, and reactive to music. This guide focuses on one hardware configuration that you can assemble in order to run the Boomstick software. This hardware is a great size for putting into a wearable item such as a robe or spirit hood, or lighting up the length of a portable totem pole. The components include a mic (to pick up music), a knob (to adjust brightness) and a button (to switch animations). The whole unit (including LEDs) is powered from a single micro USB port, which can be plugged into a wall adapter, or a portable USB battery charger.

The project uses Adafruit parts including:

BOOMSTICK - ANIMATED LED DRIVER

See Instructables for the full write up.


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