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Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:06 pm

Hi, I documented the steps to get a Gertboard driving an arduino LoL Shield. Fun!

http://waveypi.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/l ... board.html

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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:06 pm

additional post to show how to fix the LoL Shield library to get dynamic text sent to the LoL Shield from the Pi over serial: http://waveypi.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/s ... o-lol.html

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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:52 pm

Would love to see it working. Sounds like far too much fun to be healthy? :lol:
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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:53 pm

here's the shield in action:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5mQYqivB9w

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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:17 pm

Excellent - I like that. I'd like about four of them side by side to make a big display. :D
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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:08 am

At £20 a LOL, that would be expensive!!

Texy
Various male/female 40- and 26-way GPIO header for sale here ( IDEAL FOR YOUR PiZero ):
https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=93&t=147682#p971555

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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:51 am

texy wrote:At £20 a LOL, that would be expensive!!

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That's why I haven't done it (yet). :lol:
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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:01 am

the one I used was 4 quid off ebay with 5 quid delivery, not *too* bad. Haven't looked into how you'd drive more than one yet..

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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Tue Oct 23, 2012 7:40 am

Dave your vid made the front page :D
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Re: Gertboard driving arduino Lol Shield

Tue Oct 23, 2012 11:14 am

Yep now the LOL shield can ruin the Gert board instead of ruining your arduino.
Have you seen the schematic? It has no resistors in line with the LEDs so it over loads the output pins of the processor.

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