LED Strips Everywhere for Everyone!
2022-08-12, 14:00–16:00, Tiny Tesseract
Language: English

Learn how to program LED strips.
It's super easy and fun to make your life trippy and beautiful.
For total beginners.


Learn how to program LED strips.
It's super easy and fun to make your life trippy and beautiful.
For total beginners.

LED strips have become really inexpensive. Lots of people have created inexpensive methods of controlling their color and brightness. This workshop shows one way to control LED strips, and to make them do what you want. We will use a very inexpensive Arduino clone. I'll show you everything you need to know to use existing programs -- as-is, or to hack on -- to control the colors in your world with LED strips.

Workshop Itinerary

  • Intro to Red-Green-Blue (RGB) LEDs
  • Brief intro to Arduino
  • How to use an Arduino to control an LED strip
  • Some demos of programs you can download

What's the maximum amount of participants you can host?

50

Mitch Altman is an international hacker, inventor, entrepreneur, author, mentor, best known for starting Noisebridge hackerspace and inventing TV-B-Gone, which turns off TVs in public places.

Wikipedia page:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Altman

TEDxBrussels talk: "The Hackerspace Movement":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkiX7R1-kaY

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