Intro to Neopixels

  simple_neopixels code simple_neopixels_strip_test code Buy neopixel strips here. Buy power supplies here. This is the 4 Ampere one we used in class. It can comfortably power as many as 67 neopixels. This is the adapter we used to connect the power supply....

Crash Course Arduino Inputs and Outputs

Crash Course Arduino Input Output Reading: Electricity First hour: Inputs Using a meter to read Voltage. One battery, two batteries, three batteries, in a pack. In most cases you want to connect the black lead to ground. Graphite variable resistor with alligator...

LED Jacob’s Ladder effect for Baltimore Water Ballet

I connected and programmed a set of LED lights and an Arduino to make a Jacob’s Ladder effect for the fluid movement water ballet. The show is called “Science Fair”. The LED strips are of the Neopixel style, though the are an off-brand. They are...

Mars in 2033

Ron Howard miniseries, futurical fiction about a crewed mission to Mars in 2033. “This November, the National Geographic Channel will take audiences into outer space in a way we haven’t seen before. From producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer comes Mars, a...