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# WS2812

The Ridiculous Kitchen Timer™

March 9th, 2019 4 min read

I’m a huge coffee addict. As for many of us, coffee is the core ingredient for my projects. And since I like quality coffee we own a manually operated espresso machine. If the grind is perfect, and you use the ideal brewing time, the coffee will be able to fuel any project. But how to measure the perfect brewing time? The Ridiculous Kitchen Timer™ to the rescue!

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Assembling The Tray

December 22nd, 2018 4 min read

After last week’s proof of concept it is time to assemble the MusiCubes tray. Just slap on some wood glue and you’re ready to go! What could go wrong, right?

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A Tiny Mistery: The Odd Leds

October 18th, 2018 5 min read

After the previous breakthrough which allows me to program the ATTiny10 and a small delay caused by a wonderful sunny Ibiza holiday, it’s time to get the WS2812 2020 leds working on this wonderful small microcontroller.

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A Tiny Failure

September 17th, 2018 4 min read

If you are a regular visitor of my blog, you might know that (with a few exceptions) I’ve been posting a new blog posts every two weeks. Unfortunately I skipped this regular update last week, because I’ve been a little bit sick. Nothing major, but I didn’t want to contaminate my boxes of SMD components with germs. So after a few days of sleep it’s time to get back to business and start with something small. Literally.

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Activity Board:

It's all about the code!

February 11th, 2018 5 min read

With the activity board controller finally in place and tested. It’s time to throw together the actual firmware. Let’s fire up VSCode!

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Activity Board:

The dial on the board goes round and round

January 3rd, 2018 3 min read

Creating an nice big dial knob for the activity board, isn’t that difficult since I own a 3D printer. But to make it a big more special than the average dial, I wanted to add a nice light effect to the button.

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Activity Board:

Adjusting the Switches

April 24th, 2017 3 min read

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the Activity Board I’m building for my son. Since I want this panel to use a 5 volt power supply, i needed to tweak some of the buttons I’ll be using.

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Activity Board:

Enzo's Control Room

April 10th, 2017 4 min read

With all of my projects that include one or more buttons, I know one thing for sure. The buttons will be extensively tested by my 1,5 year old tinkerer Enzo. My Automatic curtains need to open and closed more than a few times a day, and my robot arm’s test buttons are being pressed repeatedly even while it isn’t powered on. I think the message is clear: he wants his own buttons!

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