Garrett Bartley
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Word Clock v2

An improvement over v1 with lessons learned

IntermediateFull instructions provided3,592
Word Clock v2

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Photon
Particle Photon
×1
5V 8A Power Supply
×1
12" x 16" Black Shadow Box Display Case
×1
NeoPixel String Lights
Numbers: 100 and 50, IP Grade: Non-waterproof, Model: WS2811
×1
20" x 30" Black Blackcore Foam Board
×1
DHT22 Temperature Sensor
DHT22 Temperature Sensor
Optional
×1
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
Cutting Tools
X-acto knife, sharp knife, box cutter, and/or scissors.
Silhouette Cameo
Or other vinyl cutter

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Lettering for 11"x11" grid

Silhouette Studio

Schematics

LEDs in grid

(Not yet bent at an angle)
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LEDs in grid

(Bent at an angle)
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Code

Photon User Firmware

Credits

Garrett Bartley

Garrett Bartley

15 projects • 44 followers
Husband, father, maker.
Contact
Thanks to Myself.

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