Tuesday, April 11, 2017

LEGO Grand Carousel with HT16K33 Breakout, LEDs, Slip Ring Upgrade

from LEGO Grand Carousel with HT16K33 Breakout, LEDs, Slip Ring Upgrade
by nicknormal

Thanks so much to forums user trueger for sending this in – this is such an incredible upgrade to the already impressive Grand Carousel LEGO kit!

Check out the work that went into upgrading this kit:

Watch the video below to see it in action. More documentation, code, and other assets can be found here.

Amazing!

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Featured Adafruit Products!

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Adafruit 16×8 LED Matrix Driver Backpack – HT16K33 Breakout: This is the magic sauce in our 7-segment and matrix backpacks, now available in breadboard-friendly breakout board format. The HT16K33 is a neat little chip that has the ability to drive a multiplexed 16×8 matrix (that’s 128 individual LEDs). The communication protocol is I2C so it uses only 2 pins, and you can have up to 8 selectable I2C addresses so thats a total of 8 matrices, each one controlling 16×8 LEDs for 1024 total LEDs. Read more.

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