Where did the time fly? I turned around for a second and The leaves turned colors, it got cold, and now suddenly it is Halloween. Then the year is down hill from here. There is still a lot to get … the rest of the story. . .
The past couple of nights I have been working towards having the BAM, a pintograph, up and drawing. Last night was the night; mostly.
I did run into one issue. The motor was not responding to control via the L293D, … the rest of the story. . .
This is a quick update to the hardware for the BigArtMess (BAM). I was going to give it a little classier name, but I like it.
I was a stumped for a couple of days as what to use for … the rest of the story. . .
The other night I was puttering around, looking in my box of goodies to see what I brought to play with. I usually grab a few items and then see what inspires me along the way. Tonight it is two … the rest of the story. . .
My ??? for a jumper wire!
Recently I was working on a project in desperate need of jumper wires and no where near my bench. Luckily I was at work, in a data center, and the telecomm guys had just … the rest of the story. . .
I am working on a larger clock project mentioned here before and it has finally moved up in the queue to being worked on.
The plan is to have 72 WS2818 LEDs to mark the minutes and hours. Each minute … the rest of the story. . .
An update on the plethora of project I have going on.
First is the large WS2812B clock. This has taken a couple of twists and turns. I have all of the LEDs I need. The came in a sheet of … the rest of the story. . .
ItsyBitsy: Simple Time, Date, and Temp
I am stewing over a clock project. It has been on my bucket list of projects to complete. I have made a couple in the past, but simple and using 7-segment displays. I have … the rest of the story. . .
I have been playing around with the Adafruit ItsyBitsy M4 Express and CircuitPython. Tonight I was digging through my box of attachments to see what I could learn about. A joystick. Well that sounds like fun. All I have with … the rest of the story. . .
I took a break this evening from my work on the SPPBL. I have been learning Python for work and thought this would be a good time to work on my Circuitpython as well.
Before work I dug … the rest of the story. . .
SPPBL version 2.0
Version 2.0 has taken on a life of its own. It is also my biggest most complete project to date. It is kind of cool to see all those little bits and pieces start to come together. … the rest of the story. . .
This evening during my web wanderings I stumbled upon a fun little command. It is pretty simple. An example is below, just replace the city and state with your own to get the weather.
I stumble upon all kinds of … the rest of the story. . .