Josh Levine
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Three Story Tall Clock - Final Entry

Bring a building-sized digital clock to life using 129,600 independent RGB LEDs controlled by 72 BeagleBone Greens.

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Three Story Tall Clock - Final Entry

Things used in this project

Hardware components

WS2812B 1 meter 60 LED Neopixel Strings
×2400
SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green
BeagleBoard.org SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green
×80
Scotchlok tap connectors
×1200
Meanwell HSP-300-5
×80
Polycarbinate hurricane panel sheet packs
×16

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Scotchlok Connector Crimping Pliers

Story

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Schematics

Unbuffered transmitter board

Gerber package for transmitter PCB

Buffered version of the transmitter board

You probably don't need this file. Use the unbuffered version because it it simpler. Read the FAQ.

LED receiver board

Gerbers for the board that connects to the LED string pigtails.

Code

Digit Panel Controller Software

This is all the software that runs on the BeagleBone controller.

Credits

Josh Levine

Josh Levine

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Hardware and software and anything else interesting in NYC.
Contact
Thanks to Trammell Hudson.

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