Space Invader Pendant
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Space Invader Pendant

by richa1 on Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:12 pm

I made a pendant for my girlfriend as a Halloween present. The animation was changed to an eye that blinks and looks around. I really wanted it not to just loop the same animation so I set out to create a few animations for the pendant to cycle through at random including a few longer blackout periods. I am still rather new to the coding side of this and didn't understand some of the code, but here is the version I have working as of now.

https://github.com/RichardA1/Trinket_8x8_LED_matrix/tree/master/Eye_ball_random_charm

If anyone want's to help me streamline this a bit, it would be appreciated. I'll post photos of the pendant later and maybe come up with a 3D printed enclosure or something.

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Re: Space Invader Pendant

by adafruit_support_mike on Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:42 am

Oh yeah.. we definitely want photos! ;-)
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Re: Space Invader Pendant

by richa1 on Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:08 pm

Here are some photos of the pendant.

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I didn't have a project box that small so I just cut up the Adafruit box and hot glue gunned it up. I had some window tinting laying around to darken the unlit LEDs. The frame and other stuff was just in my junk bins.

This is using a lithium Ion battery attached to a charging board. The switch on the side lets you turn it on or off and the button is attached to the reset on the Trinket. I made sure to cut a slot so I can access the mini USB on the Trinket to reprogram it.
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Re: Space Invader Pendant

by adafruit_support_bill on Wed Oct 30, 2013 8:40 pm

Beautiful work! Thanks for posting :D
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Re: Space Invader Pendant

by adafruit_support_mike on Thu Oct 31, 2013 1:17 am

That is gorgeous!
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