Things used in this project

Hardware components:
WS2812B LED Strip
Magical twinkles (the 'B' series are supposed to be brighter/better color than the prior 2812s) I used the 30led/m density strands.
11113 01
SparkFun Arduino Pro Mini 328 - 5V/16MHz
Brains of the operation, Receives signals from the computer running the screen, maps them to the LEDs
Panasonic eca 1em102
Capacitor 1000 µF
Buffers incoming power to protect the LED strip
Hand tools and fabrication machines:
09507 01
Soldering iron (generic)

Custom parts and enclosures

Retention plate for 5x7cm perfboard
A small slip to cover the back of the perfboard to protect the screen and prevent shorts.


Arduino Code
Code that runs on the arduino that listens for magic words


Dan Fein

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Thanks to McGuinness.


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