I designed and built a floor loom for weaving last year. Now I’m trying to modify it to be an Arduino-controlled Jacquard loom. That will let me do much more complex designs and not just repetitive patterns.
I’ve done some programming but not much hands-on electronics. I was very nervous about starting to solder, especially the 1/10″ stuff on many of your boards. But….
Thanks to your tutorial videos, the excellent Hakko soldering station I got today from Adafruit, more tutorials on programming a 7-segment display on an Arduino and how to connect the backpack, I got the Adafruit_LED_Backpack/examples/sevenseg.ino sketch to WORK THE FIRST TIME!
(When does that ever happen?)
Thanks for all the excellent guidance and products on your web site.
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