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USB Powered Blinking and Singing IR Mario Bros Sensor

Do you have many Super Mario Bros collectibles, such as Mario Bros candy tin? In this case, would you want to use the candy tin and do something interesting? Well, you’re very lucky, as today you have the chance to develop the USB powered blinking and singing IR Mario Bros sensor! Honestly, this is an easy project, which with an attiny13A , an IR motion sensor and a candy Mario Bros mushroom tin, you might turn it into a USB powered IR sensor. In this project, all the electronics are fully-powered by a USB cable. An external IR sensor is being used for detecting motion, which triggers the LED and musical sequence. By the way, the attiny13A need to be programmed first, as it’s for controlling the blink on and off function, before it jumps into the musical sequence. The LEDs blink to the tune of Super Mario Bros and the speaker can be easily shut off, by tuning the switch that attached onto the speaker! You know what; the total cost of materials for this project is less than… Continue reading

Blinking IR Motion in a Super Mario Brothers Candy Tin

  For those who born in 70s and 80s, Super Mario Brothers game is one of the most famous games for us! The epic story, where Mario and Luigi trying their best to save the lovely Princess Peach of the Mushroom Kingdom from being kidnapped by Bowser, king of the Koopas. Honestly, Super Mario Brothers had already become an icon and it’s the second best selling video game of all time in the gaming history! Ok, it’s time to back to the topic. If you have a Super Mario Brothers candy tin and you just kept it as a collectible, then it’s the right moment to modify it into a USB powered blinking IR motion sensor! You must wondering, “Is it possible to mount the blinking IR motion in a Super Mario Brothers candy tin?” Frankly, the possibilities are endless, as long as you have the confidence that you can really do it! For this project, you’ll need the following components: An Attiny13A, An IR motion sensor, and of course A Candy Mario Brothers Mushroom tin! Beside of blinking, this… Continue reading