[Noisebridge-discuss] LeOlympia surfacemount kits
jake at spaz.org
Thu Dec 12 20:30:18 UTC 2013
i still have 20 LeOlympia kits with Noisebridge Red circuitboards with the
they are surfacemount Arduino Leonardo clones. I also have solder paste
stencils and solder paste so we can build them hot-plate style in a class.
the leonardo / leolympia is cool because its a real USB device, so it can
pretend to be a serial port, or a keyboard or mouse or disk drive or
On Thu, 12 Dec 2013, Mitch Altman wrote:
> Stuff is crazy cheap now-a-days!
> Jake -- anything happening with your cool microcontroller boards?
> > Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:03:21 -0800
> > From: jake at spaz.org
> > To: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net; sudo-discuss at lists.sudoroom.org
> > Subject: atmega32u4 arduino leonardo clones for $5 including shipping - set up a kid!
> > for less than the price of a fancy cup of coffee, you can rescue a child
> > from the boredom of not having their very own microcontroller to program.
> > http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313&_nkw=atmega32u4&_sacat=0&_from=R40
> > while you're shopping for all the kiddies on your list, get a spool of
> > addressable LEDs for just 27 cents per light - and cut the spool into
> > pieces whose length corresponds to how much you care about each recipient.
> > and of course they will need a way to power the thing while they're
> > wearing it, so don't forget a rechargable USB battery pack for only $2.53
> > don't forget micro USB cables: (short or long)
> > and here's the source to get it to do POV with one color:
> > https://github.com/jerkey/pov_ws2811
> > maybe someone will make a color POV for it?
> > http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2013/08/08/coming-soon-minipov-rgb-led/
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