Friday, June 6, 2014

16 LED RGB blinkie

This blinkie was introduced at Duckon 2014 as the premium blinkie

This blinkie kit is available for purchase. Email john@dragonflydiy.com for details. Price is $15 plus shipping. Quantity and educational discounts are available.





Bill of materials:

  • circuit board
  • power (slide) switch
  • two pushbutton switches
  • 16 RGB color LEDs
  • ATTiny84 microncontroller
  • 74LS164 shift register
  • Two IC sockets
  • 1.5 to 5v power converter module
  • capacitor (maybe, depends on which power converter module is used)
  • AA battery holder
  • 3D printed rear cover (keeps the wires from snagging your clothes, keeps metal buttons and such from shorting out and crashing the blinkie)

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