NeoPixel Manicure

NeoPixel Manicure

“This project is great for cosplay and looks amazing both in person and in photos. Soldering wires to the tiny NeoPixel LEDs is definitely challenging, but with a magnifying glass and some patience, it’s doable. This build is inspired by the music video for Spring of Life by my favorite J-pop group, Perfume. In the video, directed by amazing …

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Infinity Mirror Scuba Mask

Infinity Mirror Scuba Mask

“Jacques Cousteau style scuba mask turned into an infinity mirror with programmable RGB LEDs controlled by an Arduino. Jacques Cousteau style scuba mask turned into an infinity mirror with programmable RGB LEDs controlled by an Arduino. Unlike other infinity mirror mask/glasses I’ve seen, this project allows you to see while wearing by adding a wide peephole. Firmware is …

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Neopixel Light Up Sushi Serving Board

Neopixel Light Up Sushi Serving Board

“A maker has to make. But one of the things that people will come in for, is everyone has to eat. Christy Canida on Instructables At the intersection of food, technology and the hunger zone, make this light up sushi serving board to better enjoy your food. You have permission to play with your food.”

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Beautifully Finished Humidity and Temperature Sensor

Beautifully Finished Humidity and Temperature Sensor

“We built a stylish and useful humidity and temperature sensor for our home workshop that uses color to alert us to big swings in humidity. Learn how we built a walnut dovetailed case and used easy-to-find Arduino components to build a stylish and useful humidity and temperature monitor for the wood shop. This DIY project showcases a bit of woodworking …

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Minimalist Iot Clock (Using ESP8266, Adafruit.Io, IFTTT, And Arduino Ide)

Minimalist Iot Clock (Using ESP8266, Adafruit.Io, IFTTT, And Arduino Ide)

“In this tutorial I’ll show how you can make a minimalist clock synchronized with the internet. I tested this with two different ESP8266 based boards: Firebeetle and NodeMCU. The microcontroller gets current time from a Google server, and displays it on a NeoPixel LED ring. It also receives current weather data from WeatherUnderground, using IFTTT and Adafruit.io platforms …

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Feather-based Hue lighting controller

Feather-based Hue lighting controller

“The Philips HUE lighting system is very cool. Wifi control of your lighting, full color lighting, etc. You simply replace your regular bulbs with HUE bulbs and gain the an immediate improvement by having switched to LED lighting. Open up the HUE app on your smartphone and you can have very precise control of on/off, brightness, and color (with …

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Web-Controlled LED Animations with Raspberry Pi and Arduino

Web-Controlled LED Animations with Raspberry Pi and Arduino

“Set up your Arduino and Raspberry Pi to control lighting and animation on an RGB LED strip from your smartphone or PC. Arduino Light Animation (ALA) is an Arduino library for controlling LEDs and running colorful animations with the minimum amount of effort. The library provides more than 30 predefined animations and several color palettes. For more information about ALA …

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