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can i customize the image
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can i customize the image

by EEdy on Mon Jun 03, 2013 11:19 pm

Hi all, I am new to this forum. I want to buy a SpokePOV kit, but I want to ask some questions before purchasing one.
Can I load my customized images to the microcontroller?? Do i need to do any programming for that?

Can I put extra led lights on each side of the board? if yes, do i need to install more IC to control those lights?

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Re: can i customize the image

by adafruit_support_bill on Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:12 am

Can I load my customized images to the microcontroller?? Do i need to do any programming for that?

Yes, you can customize the image. The process is described here: http://www.ladyada.net/make/spokepov/software.html

Can I put extra led lights on each side of the board? if yes, do i need to install more IC to control those lights?

You would need more circuitry to drive more leds on the same board. But you can put more than one SpokePOV on the same wheel. We sell kits with 3 which are very popular. http://www.adafruit.com/products/19

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Re: can i customize the image

by EEdy on Tue Jun 04, 2013 10:37 pm

Thanks a lot for your quick reply.

Actually, I want to program the image myself since this would be my class project. Is it possible to write code for the image and load it to the micro controller using the programming dongle ?? I appreciate your help in advance
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Re: can i customize the image

by adafruit_support_bill on Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:11 am

You can. All our firmware sources are linked in the tutorial for reference. :D

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Re: can i customize the image

by EEdy on Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:51 pm

I cant find the SpokePOV project on the 'turorials' link. Can you provide me with a link?

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Re: can i customize the image

by adafruit_support_bill on Wed Jun 05, 2013 4:20 pm

It hasn't been moved to the new tutorial system yet, but here's the original.
http://www.ladyada.net/make/spokepov/

You can usually find tutorial links on the product description page.

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Re: can i customize the image

by EEdy on Mon Jun 10, 2013 11:42 pm

I was about the place my order of the spokePOV kit, magnet and USB SpokePOV Dongle. However, the description of the USB dongle states" it may or may not work with your specific Vista/Windows 7 system, please visit the Adafruit forums before purchase."

I have a Win7 home Premium 64 bit system. Do you know if the dongle works on Win7 64bit system?

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Re: can i customize the image

by adafruit on Tue Jun 11, 2013 10:42 am

it should work! we've made updates to the driver, please try it :)

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