Garrett Bartley
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Word Clock v1

Wi-fi enabled word clock. 130 characters with 130 NeoPixels!

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Word Clock v1

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
An older Spark Core will work as well.
×1
5V 8A Power Supply
×1
12" x 16" Black Shadow Box Display Case
×1
DHT22 Temperature Sensor
DHT22 Temperature Sensor
Optional
×1
Hook-up Wire
Solid core
×1
20" x 30" Black Blackcore Foam Board
×1
WS2812B LEDs
These are the individual LEDs on 10mm PCB with 4 or 6 solder pads on the back (the ones I used had 6). You may have to purchase two sets of 100 to get the 130 you will need.
×130
12" Vinyl Roll
×1
12" Tracing Paper
×1

Software apps and online services

Silhouette Studio
Or your choice of software to design the vinyl cut-outs

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Wire Strippers
Hot glue gun (generic)
Hot glue gun (generic)
Cutting Tools
X-acto knife, sharp knife, box cutter, and/or scissors.
Silhouette Cameo
Or other vinyl cutter

Story

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Schematics

Wiring

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Credits

Garrett Bartley

Garrett Bartley

16 projects • 45 followers
Husband, father, maker.
Thanks to buckeyeguy89 and mhils.

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