These free formed designs were creative but a little too down and dirty for me. I thought I could do better, and immediately thought of the handful of tiny13 8-pin microprocessors I had sitting around. I wanted to make a menorah with the following features in mind:
Controlled by an AVR ATtiny13
Powered by ~3v (unregulated to save on parts)
One button operation
Sleep mode when the menorah “burns out” after an hour or so
I’m happy to say I did accomplish all of my goals. More after the break.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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