Daniel Porrey
Published © GPL3+

Interactive Star Wars 3D Art

Did you miss Darth Vader in the latest movie! Just hang this on your wall!

AdvancedFull instructions providedOver 8 days1,822

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
×1
3/4 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. PureBond Birch Plywood Project Panel
×1
1 in. x 2 in. x 8 ft. Select Pine Board
×4
Star Wars - Darth Vader's Helmet Wall Light
×1
Star Wars - Darth Vader's Light Saber Wall Light
×1
Star Wars - The Force Awakens Death Star Wall Light
×1
RoomMates Star Wars EP VII Hero Burst P&S Giant Wall Decal
×1
RoomMates Star Wars EP VII Spaceships P&S Wall Decals
×1
RoomMates Star Wars Classic Stormtroopers P&S Wall Decals
×1
Hot Wheels The Force Awakens Black Series Titanium First Order TIE Fighter
×2
Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope Black Series Titanium Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced
×1
Glidden Paint - Grey Metal
×1
Glidden Paint - Blue Grey Sky
×1
Adafruit IC Socket - for 28-pin 0.6" Chips - Pack of 3
×1
Adafruit Pro Trinket - 5V 16MHz
×3
Adafruit Perma-Proto Half-sized Breadboard PCB
×3
Adafruit Perma-Proto Full-sized Breadboard PCB
×1
Adafruit Hook-up Wire Spool Set - 22AWG Solid Core - 6 x 25 ft
×1
12v 3a Switching Power Supply Adapter
Any type with a 2.1mm barrel jack and 3A or higher.
×1
Adafruit Female DC Power adapter - 2.1mm jack to screw terminal block
×1
Adafruit NeoPixel Digital RGBW LED Strip - White PCB 144 LED/m - 1m
×1
Adafruit NeoPixel Jewel - 7 x 5050 RGB LED with Integrated Drivers
×1
Smothie Straw
×2
Adafruit 5V 1.5A Linear Voltage Regulator - 7805 TO-220
×4
Adafruit TO-220 Clip-On Heatsink
×4
Adafruit 1N4001 Diode
×4
Adafruit 0.1uF ceramic capacitors
×8
M3 Brass Spacer Standoff Screw Nut Assortment Kit
×1
M3 Flat Washers
×16
5 mm LED: Red
5 mm LED: Red
×4
Resistor 1k ohm
Resistor 1k ohm
×4
Female-Female Jumper wires/Cables
This is 1 set of wires.
×1
Adafruit VS1053 Codec + MicroSD Breakout - MP3/WAV/MIDI/OGG Play + Record - v4
×1
Adafruit Terminal Block - 3-pin 3.5mm
×2
Adafruit Stereo 3.7W Class D Audio Amplifier - MAX98306
×1
Adafruit Stereo Enclosed Speaker Set - 3W 4 Ohm
×1
Wide Angle PIR Sensor
×1
Ultrasonic Sensor Module
×1
Capacitor 47 µF
Capacitor 47 µF
×4
Capacitor 100 µF
Capacitor 100 µF
×4
Capacitor 1000 µF
Capacitor 1000 µF
×2
10K Ω Single Turn Potentiometer
×1
Photo resistor
Photo resistor
×1
Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
×2
Coin Cell Battery CR2032
Coin Cell Battery CR2032
×1
Adafruit 20mm Coin Cell Breakout Board
×1
Adafruit Extra-long break-away 0.1" 16-pin strip male header
×1
Adafruit Break-away 0.1" 36-pin strip male header
×1
Adafruit 36-pin 0.1" Female header
×1
Resistor 330 ohm
Resistor 330 ohm
×1
Adafruit White LED Backlight Module - Medium 23mm x 75mm
×1
Resistor 100 ohm
Resistor 100 ohm
×1
Wood Putty
×1
#18 x 3/4 in. wire nails
×8
Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
×1
Solderless Breadboard Half Size
Solderless Breadboard Half Size
×3
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1
Adafruit In-line power switch for 2.1mm barrel jack
×1
Shrink Tubing
×1
Small Zip Ties
×1
Electrical Tape
×1

Software apps and online services

Visual Studio 2015
Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Elmer's Wood Glue
Hot glue gun (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
Sand Paper
Various grits (220 for fine and 100 for smoothing). Feel free to substitute any grit size you like.
90-Degree Corner Clamp
Need a total of 4
Tape measure
Miter Saw
The link above is to the saw I use. Any saw will work.
Paint Brushes
Hammer
Nail Punch
Standard Drill
Drill bits
Various sizes
Shrink Tube Gun/Torch

Story

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Schematics

Schematic - Main Controller

Main controller schem

Schematic - Main Controller

Main controller schem

Schematic - Light Saber Controller

Light saber schem

Schematic - Light Saber Controller

Light saber schem

Schematic - Sound Controller

Sound controller schem

Schematic - Death Star/Eyes Controller

Death star schem

Fritzing File - Main Controller

Fritzing File - Main Controller

Fritzing File - Light Saber Controller

Fritzing File - Sound Controller

Fritzing File - Death Star/Eyes Controller

Code

Source Code

Credits

Daniel Porrey

Daniel Porrey

50 projects • 241 followers
I lead a software development team for a large Chicago based organization. I also develop applications personally.
Thanks to EZGIF.COM.

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