Andrew Burrows
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Making a Working Model of BBC TV's The Button

My family and I really enjoyed "The Button" on TV this spring and we wanted a way to play the game at home so I made this.

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Making a Working Model of BBC TV's The Button

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
×1
Raspberry Pi Touch Display
Raspberry Pi Touch Display
×1
Camera Module
Raspberry Pi Camera Module
×1
600x400x3mm laser ply
×2
Darlington High Power Transistor
Darlington High Power Transistor
×2
LED (generic)
LED (generic)
Very bright, , 5mm, red
×28
LED (generic)
LED (generic)
Very bright, 5mm, green
×28
Resistor (generic)
As needed to adjust voltage for LEDs
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Laser cutter (generic)
Laser cutter (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
Vacuum Former (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

The designs for the 3D printed and laser cut parts are here on thingiverse

Schematics

Wiring diagram

In reality there are more LEDs used than shown

Code

Button Software

Credits

Andrew Burrows

Andrew Burrows

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