0

Alex Dainis, PhD Made A Thing! LED HELIX @AlexDainis

I Made A Thing! LED HELIX (video) –

I made a thing! It’s an embroidered DNA helix with little LED sequins as the base pairs! This is a slightly different video than normal but I had a lot of fun making this project and I hope you have fun watching as I try and make it work!

Made with…

LED Sequins: https://www.adafruit.com/product/3377
Conductive Thread: https://www.adafruit.com/product/641
Gemma M0: https://www.adafruit.com/product/3501
Battery Pack: https://www.adafruit.com/product/727

Watch!


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.

Join 14,000+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython 2019!

Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7:30pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Re-evaluating Amazon after its acquisition of Whole Foods

Wearables — It’s not a deal breaker

Electronics — Higher isn’t always better

Biohacking — Vitamin-C + Gelatin for Accelerated Recovery

Python for Microcontrollers — Supercharged Supercon with CircuitPython, Quoth the Raven MOAR PYTHON! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython #PythonHardware @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF @Adafruit

Adafruit IoT Monthly — The S in IoT is for Security, Amazon announces Sidewalk and more!

Microsoft MakeCode — Xenomorph candy bucket and spooky workshops with MakeCode!

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !



1 Comment

  1. This is one of the BEST EVAH videos Adafruit has linked to. So many reasons for praise…

    1) She jumps into the deep end of the pool and starts learning right away.
    2) She learns from her mistakes and improves upon them – right away.
    3) She combines several mediums without fear.
    4) She reminds me of how I learned C coding: take a piece of working code, modify it and see what happens. I did this with Borland C graphics routines 35 years ago and it was amazingly fun.
    5) She shows us so many positive ways to learn!
    6) She *is* awesome!

    Thanks Adafruit! This will be shared for my grandkids!

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.