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DIY The LED Matrix “Fancy LED” and Feel The Fun!

Do you have the deep interest in learning about the PIC programming? Well, it’s not as hard as you think here, and it’s requiring only some basic or fundamental knowledge of the programming. If you an amateur and would like to involve yourself in the PIC programming world, then this Fancy LEDs’ project will be the suitable experiment for you to starting with. Since this is not a hard project, and most of the components that needed are only some cheap transistors, those common red LEDs, and of course, a 16F28 and you ready to go with it! There are few more things you should pay attention in this project. First thing first, you have to ensure that the transistors are either NPN or PNP types, and do check the current flows carefully (You don’t want to make something that won’t work for you, right?). Secondly, do wire the common emitters of the six transistors to the ground, there is a link on the PCB that makes this connection. This is a very fun and interesting project for all the… Continue reading

DIY a Spooky Hack-O-Latern with Song LED Flashing!

Do you having any special plan for the upcoming Halloween festival? Well, you might be thinking, “Nah, is still too early for it…” However, this is the best chance for you to practice your PIC controller knowledge, by DIY a “Hack-O-Lantern”. Before you starting the project, those components you need to prepare here are: Super Bright LEDs, which means you can keeps the Dim LEDs away from this project A Parallax Basic Stamp 2 Microcontroller Board Some nails, which it can be used to hold the micro-controller board onto the side of the pumpkin Computer speaker that will act as an amplifier Sharp knives, and of course A big and round Pumpkin! Ok, firstly, you have to carve your pumpkin and it’s totally depends on your creativity; whether you want to make the pumpkin a scary face, or even smiley face is up to you! You have to make sure that the LEDs will shine through the pumpkin as well. After that, you must hook up your microcontroller with the LEDs and speakers in the same place. Next, you have… Continue reading

Let the RGB Light Module Bright Up Your Room!

According to the survey, the room lights will indirectly affected the current mood of a person. That’s means, with a suitable color lights in the appropriate time, it will has a remarkable effects, such as calm down someone’s nerve, helping to get rid of the insomnia and much more. Knowing the ability and benefit of the color light treatment, the RGB light module has widely been produced and it surely has the lion shares in the market as well. However, it’s always been a pleasure and challenge to DIY the RGB light module by you own, than buying it. First off, you need to prepare the following components for create this little cute baby: ATMega8 AVR microcontroller 16MHz Crystal clock ttl RS232 connection (Its main purpose is to control the 3 colors) 3 analog inputs (It is to control the colors from analog sources) Some of the great features for the RGB Light Module are: There are currently available in three different modes. You can control directly from your computer. Control it from an analog input (It can be either… Continue reading

Enlightening Your Life with Biophionitos

What if I tell you, that you can have a virtual pet (not the online one) and you don’t need to spend a dime for the feeding, would you mind to have one? Well, let’s meet this Biophionitos, which it is a reflection on the virtual creative processes and an inspirational DIY project (Your child will love this one for sure). The main objective of the Biophionitos is to create artificial life using the Zootropes idea. Thus, you can easily draw a virtual animal or even use this as a physical animation too. This Biophionitos stuff enables you to compose a limited series of simple polygons. In the final stage, you will get a round shape with sixteen sequences of the animals, which can be printed and inserted in a phenakistoscop. There are four basic modes for this Biophionitos and there are feed, play, hug and light. All of the four modes almost using the same components, which as: Arduino Board (except the EMI board for light mode ) DC Motor 9-12V 22 uF capacitor 1K ohm resistor (it needs… Continue reading