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CowJam

Dec 02, 2010, 01:23 am Last Edit: Dec 02, 2010, 01:25 am by cowjam Reason: 1
I've made something for my desk at work.


I bought a reindeer made from twigs and some battery powered lights that spell out 'happy Christmas'.  
I programmed my adruino to play Christmas tunes (available in another thread) and flash the lights when you press a button.  I then put the arduino in a box and wrapped it up like a present.  It takes its power from USB so I can plug it in to my PC at work.

Here's a low quality video of it:
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ATiRjSLMAU[/media]

I did have an LED display showing "n DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS!" but I guess I ran out of memory cos I couldn't get it and the tunes working at the same time.

CowJam

novice

Customised presents!.  Cool.

Pauly

Nice job.  I'm going to do something similar but for our front door using a wreath.

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