Small Projects Update #1

An update on some of the odds and ends of small projects and things I have tinkered with recently.

Halloween Pumpkin

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For Halloween I took an old pumpkin decoration and placed the WS2812 RGB LED strip I got from Cisco at Acrobotic in the bottom. I taped an Arduino Trinket Pro board on the back and just ran the example rainbow cycle code. It of course stayed outside, and sometimes inside, around Halloween. I used a 6 volt lantern battery to power the whole thing. I initially tried running the LED strip off the 5V regulated output of the Trinket ...

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