Hello, my name is a wearable name badge @MadisonMimic

Madison writes up a project to make a wearable electronic name badge:

A makerspace I’m a part of has a night that we’re open to the public for people interested in joining. It’s a fun community event, and it’s wonderful to see people get excited about the makerspace too when we offer tours of the facilities. Typically, members wear just a piece of tape with their name written on it, but I wanted to do something a bit extra and shows off what you can do at the space.

…my renders have a module on it and that I’m using DIP MAX7219’s instead of a much less bulky SMD version. The second is easy to blame on the chip shortage, at the time of writing, some suppliers have a 52-72 week lead time on the MAX7219 SMD version. The module that appears on the renders is a small boost converter offered by Adafruit based around the TPS61023. For the size, it’s incredibly efficient, and still fits within my current requirements too.

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