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NEW GUIDE: Holiday Icicle Lights with Flair #Adafruit #NeoPixels #Christmas

NEW GUIDE on the Adafruit Learning System: Holiday Icicle Lights with Flair!

I adore most anything with LEDs, but found those store-bought icicle or meteor lights a bit lacking. Nature rarely moves in straight lines and perfect intervals! In this project we’ll make our own, applying some basic physics for an eye-catching drip effect. PLUS…these have a built-in magic trick, making a “splat” where they hit the ground!

This is a remix of an earlier project: the OOZE MASTER 3000 from Halloween. That project was inspired by those unconvincing store-bought Christmas meteor lights, stepping it up with a bit of physics math to make the drips look “real.” Now we’ve gone full-circle and it’s a Christmas project again!

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