Gerardo Barbarov Rostan
Published © CC BY-SA

Open LED Race

Minimalist cars race with a strip of smart LEDs and two switches.

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Open LED Race

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Seeed WS2813 or WS2812 strip 60 Led/m 5m
BI pin first of WS2813 LED to GND. WS2812 can also be used.
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PCB nano adapter
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Arduino Nano R3
Arduino Nano R3
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5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
Digilent 5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
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Capacitor 1 µF
Capacitor 1 µF
Through audio pin to speaker, the value is for reference only, values between 1 and 10 uf can be used, its function is not to allow the direct current to pass to the speaker and burn the gpio
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Resistor 475 ohm
Resistor 475 ohm
The value is only reference and optional, can be used values between 330 and 500 ohms, its function is to protect the pin gpio in case of a failure in the LED strip.
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Capacitor 1000uF
Close to GND /5V strip led
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Arcade Push Button
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RCA female
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RCA Wire
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Speaker: 0.25W, 8 ohms
Speaker: 0.25W, 8 ohms
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3D Switch grip by Mario Rosas
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3497960
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Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
NeoPixel library of adafruit https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_NeoPixel

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
CNC
This is optional, only if you want to make the box grandstand style, as a good maker you can use your ingenuity to create your own box.

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Base base.dxf

DXF files

Control Box wood 5 mm

X2 Tapa lateral

Tapa up

Tapa back

Schematics

LEDRACE Schematics

Only for reference, not shield board

LEDRACE_PROTOBOARD

Code

LED Race code version ArduinoDay19-Openday SMS

.ino Arduino source code

Credits

Gerardo Barbarov Rostan

Gerardo Barbarov Rostan

3 projects • 21 followers
Creator of Kusibot & founder of Singular Devices , a project inspired for my passion for accessibility devices and robotics

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