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Title 10 LED projects for geeks : build light-up costumes, sci-fi gadgets, and other clever inventions / edited by John Baichtal
Published San Francisco : No Starch Press, [2018]
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Contents Introduction / by Matthew Beckler -- Project 1: Four Simple Projects / by Lenore Edman and Windell Oskay -- Project 2: Desktop UFO / by James Floyd Kelly -- Project 3: The Cheater's dice roller / by John Baichtal -- Project 4: Color-coded LED watch / by John Baichtal -- Project 5: Real-time music visualizer / by Michael Krumpus -- Project 6: Automated infrared remote control / by Kaas Baichtal -- Project 7: Starfield light effect box / by Adam Wolf -- Project 8: Optical screwdriver / by John Baichtal -- Project 9: Wearable timing bracer / by Mike Hord -- Project 10: Wearable lED text-scrolling sash / by Kristina Durivage -- Appendix: Getting started with soldering / by Matthew Beckler
Summary 10 LED Projects for Geeks is a collection of interactive and customizable projects that all have the humble LED in common, but don't write them off as basic! You'll learn how to make challenging and imaginative gadgets like a magic wand that controls lights using hand gestures, a pen-sized controller for music synthesizers, a light strip that dances to the beat of music, and even an LED sash that flashes scrolling text you send from your phone. Every project includes photos, step-by-step directions, colorful circuit diagrams, and the complete code to bring the project to life. As you work your way through the book, you'll pick up adaptable skills that will take your making abilities to the next level. You'll learn how to: -Design versatile circuits for your own needs -Build and print a custom printed circuit board -Create flexible circuits which you can use to make any wearable you dream up -Turn analog signal into digital data your microcontroller can read -Use gesture recognition and wireless interaction for your own Internet of Things projects -Experiment with copper tape and create circuits with paper and foi -Build "smart" gadgets that make decisions with sensors If you want to experiment with LEDs and circuits, learn some new skills, and make cool things along the way, 10 LED Projects for Geeks is your first step
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Light emitting diodes -- Experiments.
Science projects.
Form Electronic book
Author Baichtal, John, editor
ISBN 1593278470
Other Titles 10 light emitting diodes projects for geeks
Ten LED projects for geeks
Ten light emitting diodes project for geeks