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Category Archives: Arduino

512 RGB pixels based LED panel

Adafruit brings out 512 bright RGB LEDs based panels arranged in a 16X32 grids fashion.  This product is superb product to be used to display animations or short video clips. These displays are designed to be driven by FPGA, CPLD, Propeller, XMOS or other high speed multi-processor controller. The good news is that the display [...]

DIY Arduino-powered Ambilight

You can build a simple “Ambilight” clone, similar as one posted by the Admin at Electronics-lab. You can watch the above video for more detailed features.  ” Ambilight is a feature of some Philips televisions that projects colored light onto the wall behind the display, synchronized with the content on the screen to create an immersive effect.”   [...]

Scrolling LED display for SMS via an Android app and Arduino

Hey do you want to send SMS to your friend? Try this!!! Now you can send SMS text messages to a cheap scrolling LED display via an Android app and arduino with USB host shield. To build this you will require: an Android Phone (2.3.3+), Scrolling LED Belt Buckle, Arduino and USB Host Shield  Necessary software [...]

DIY Glass block LED matrix

Makezine member Matt Mets shared one recently finished up glass block display LED sign. He got impressed with the method for mounting lights on a frame made from PVC pipe. In your build you too can use PVC as it is cheap, lightweight, and machines easily, making it perfect for this application. For the display you can use an array [...]

LilyPad Arduino Simple Board

LilyPad is a wearable e-textile technology developed by Leah Buechley and cooperatively designed by Leah and SparkFun. Each LilyPad was creatively designed to have large connecting pads to allow them to be sewn into clothing. Various input, output, power, and sensor boards are available. They’re even washable! Sparkfun member Dia posted a nice tutorial on this [...]