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Sometimes when people reach different milestones on YouTube, they will create their own play button. I decided that I would love to do that too, and I also wanted to have a subscriber counter. So to accomplish both goals, I came up with this: an Infinity Play Button! The infinity has a double meaning here because it has the subscriber counter AND the play button mirror is also an infinity mirror.

For the infinity mirror I just used a regular LED strip controller. For the subscriber counter display, that’s being controlled by an Arduino. I didn’t create the code that I used here, but I found this video made by the person who did create the code.

I have also made a video of my Instructable, and you can check that out here:

This was a pretty big project. Hopefully I described the steps well, and it is very important to also refer to the pictures that I have added.

Here is what I used for it:

- Ruler
- Sharpie
- Removable, Double Sided Tape
- Tin Snips
- Screw Clamps
- 2” Spring Clamps
- Rubber/Plastic Hammer
- Dremel
- Cutoff Wheel
- Cone Grinding Stone
- Sanding Drum
- Sanding Block
- Sand Paper
- Drill
- 1/8” Drill Bit
- 1/16” Drill Bit
- Countersink Bit
- Soldering Iron
- Solder
- File
- Hot Glue Gun
- Hot Glue Sticks
- Handheld Saw

- D1 Mini WiFi Board
- MAX7219 Dot Matrix Module,Red
- MAX7219 Dot Matrix Module,Blue
- MAX7219 Dot Matrix Module,Green
- Round Mirror
- Aluminum Sheet Metal
- Wood Glue
- E6000 Glue
- Flat Black Paint
- Hammered Bronze Paint
- Addressable LED Strip
- LED Connectors
- Addressable RGB LED Controller #1
- Addressable RGB LED Controller #2
- 5VDC Power Supply
- Plexiglass
- Mirror Film, Gold
- Mirror Film, Silver
- Mirror Film, Bronze
- Painters Tape
- Aluminum Foil Tape
- 16 Gauge Wire
- 1” Square Dowel
- Screws”

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