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New Learn Guide! HalloWing M4 Tombstone by @ecken

New Learn Guide! HalloWing M4 Tombstone

Build a 3D printed light up tombstone with an animated eye! Use the HalloWing M4 and NeoPixels to make a backlit sign with a custom message or spooky face!

Use the HalloWing M4 with it’s pumpkin spiced silkscreen to make this years projects really pop! Features the crispy IPS display, gobs of on-board sensors, and a nice assort of expansion ports. Create your own eye graphics and change them by swap out bitmap images.

The parts are designed to snap fit together and for support-free 3D printing! Use black LED acrylic to make a panel with vinyl graphics. The design features Victorian style aesthetic with floral ornaments and chamfered edges.

YouTube Project Video
https://youtu.be/ch_fyu6Uoz4

Learn Guide
https://learn.adafruit.com/hallowing-tombstone/

Code on GitHub
https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_Learning_System_Guides/tree/master/M4_Eyes

HalloWing M4
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4300

NeoPixel Strip
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3919

Black LED Acrylic
https://www.adafruit.com/product/4749


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