ATTO – The World’s Smallest Arduino Compatible Board
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ATTO – The World’s Smallest Arduino Compatible Board

Atto is the world’s smallest Arduino compatible board! It is based on the ATmega32U4 microcontroller and comes with reset push-button as well as an RGB (rainbow) LED controlled by 3 PWM channels. The new Arduino board is 10.3 mm x 11.5 mm (0.40” x 0.45”) and it has an onboard...

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Homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light
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Homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light

Glen has written an article detailing his homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light: This project is a small DMX-512 controlled, color-changing RGB LED light. The light can be controlled via the DMX512 protocol or it can run a number of built-in programs depending on how the software is...

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8 RGB LED Driver Shield for Arduino Nano with Optical Defuse Sensor
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8 RGB LED Driver Shield for Arduino Nano with Optical Defuse Sensor

The board consists of 8 x RGB LEDs 1W, BJT transistors on each LED, series resistor across the LED for current limiting, a hole to mount 18mm optical sensor which may be a defuse sensor for object detection with Arduino nano.  The board can be programed to create multiple RGB LED...

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Digital 16bit Serial Output Type Color Sensor IC – BH1749NUC
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Digital 16bit Serial Output Type Color Sensor IC – BH1749NUC

ROHM's BH1749NUC is a digital color sensor IC with I²C bus interface. This IC senses Red, Green, Blue (RGB) and Infrared and converts them to digital values. The high sensitivity, wide dynamic range and excellent Ircut characteristics make it possible for this IC to obtain the accurate...

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World’s First 50W Seven-Die LED Emitter
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World’s First 50W Seven-Die LED Emitter

LED Engin, an Osram business, has unveiled the LZ7 Plus, the world’s first 50W seven-die LED emitter. The trend in stage lighting fixtures has evolved from not only delivering ultra-bright light with narrow beam, but also creating more sophisticated color schemes and high CRI white....

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IoT LED Dimmer
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IoT LED Dimmer

Sasa Karanovic shared a how-to on making a IoT LED dimmer: Making a IoT LED dimmer that you can control via your PC, phone, tablet or any other device connected to the network is super simple, and I’m going to show you how. I’m sharing my three channel LED dimmer that you can use...

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RasPiO Night Light – gently lights your way in the dark
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RasPiO Night Light – gently lights your way in the dark

See where to go at night without fully waking up. Only on as needed. Customisable RGB LED lighting. Ideal: hall, landing, garage, shed. RasPiO Night Light is motion-activated RGB light that lights your way in the dark. It's a lovely build-it-yourself kit designed to be gorgeous to look...

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I2C Encoder V2 – Connect multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus
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I2C Encoder V2 – Connect multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus

I2C Encoder V2 is a tiny smart board for connecting multiple rotary encoders on the I2C bus and it's live on kickstarter. The I2C Encoder V2 supports various type of rotary encoder with one footprint: Standard mechanical encoder Illuminated RGB encoder Clickable rotary...

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