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LEDs

Pi Matrix

A very quick post: I’m about to run out of the door to meet TechCrunch at Adafruit. Have a squizz at the video below; this is a really cute little add-on for your Pi that’s just been put out by w8bh.net. It’s an 8×8 matrix of LEDs that you can plug directly into your Pi’s... Continue reading

Meltwater’s RGB LED libraries lesson

Meltwater (of MagPi fame) has been working on some affordable teaching add-ons for the Pi. He’s demonstrating what you can do with one of his little kits with this natty tutorial where you’ll be creating your own Python library, and using it to do some low-level control of the GPIO. You’ll need one of his... Continue reading

Circadian lighting

Jet lag has broken my brain. I spent the night in a special extended edition of one of those paralysed 3am panics about things left undone, slept through the alarm, and only woke up eight hours later, at 4.30pm. Please don’t talk to me. Sounds hurt. I was planning a nice long post about robots... Continue reading

Voyage: an interactive art installation

If you’re at BETT this week, come over to Stand B240 to meet one of the Robs, Clive and a bunch of impaled Jelly Babies. So here’s a little change of pace after yesterday’s excitement. We’ve noticed a lot of artists working Raspberry Pis into their installations; we’re still very proud that the new Tanks... Continue reading

Phoebe is hinting that she wants some LEDs

Meltwater, who you may know from our forums or from the MagPi, where he’s a regular contributor, has been introducing Phoebe, who celebrates her sixth birthday in February, to electronics engineering. He says: I’ve been working on producing a RGB LED module to use with the Raspberry Pi, since the bright colours and being able... Continue reading