Harold Pulcher (Microsoft MVP)
Published © GPL3+

Say Thanks to all Courteous Drivers

Ever want to say thanks to the nice person who just let you in line? I have thought a lot about that, and here is my solution.

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Say Thanks to all Courteous Drivers

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino MKR1000 & Genuino MKR1000
Arduino MKR1000 & Genuino MKR1000
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SparkFun Bluetooth Modem - BlueSMiRF Silver
SparkFun Bluetooth Modem - BlueSMiRF Silver
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Adafruit 4-channel I2C-safe Bi-directional Logic Level Converter - BSS138
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Flexible Adafruit DotStar Matrix 8x32 - 256 RGB LED Pixels
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Adafruit 4-pin JST SM Plug + Receptacle Cable Set
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DC 2.1 mm barrel connector
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AC Power Adapter 5V @ 4A
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Male Header 4 position (0.1")
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
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Project Box
Pick one big enough to hold all the stuff plus the height of the Bluetooth.
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1/4" x 4.5" x 15" Baltic birch plywood
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Woodworking Tape, 1" x 50'
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Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
Virtual Shield for Arduino
Adafruit DotStar

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
Forestner bits
Drill
Sandpaper
120 Grit to knock off the sharp edges.

Story

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Schematics

The circuit

The MKR1000 is just a micro as the real MKR1000 hasn't been released yet.
Mkr1000 saythanks bb

Code

The Say Thanks code

Credits

Harold Pulcher (Microsoft MVP)

Harold Pulcher (Microsoft MVP)

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My biggest thrill is seeing my work in use. Seeing a project being used, and the users are happy is just awesome.
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