I am hoping to make a gigantic timer for my classroom in my Women in STEM club at school. My DIY tutorial includes a couple of things I’m not familiar with such as circuit making and raspberry pi. Help please?
“Gigantic” as in “30 feet tall”?
What tutorial are you using? Do you have a link?
@themitch22 Mitch, can you help him? I recall you made a large one.
More like 2 feet.
Mitch built a sign of approximately the mentioned size using Neopixel strips. His looked like a huge clock with seven-segment digits.
I built my timer using programmable LED strips (Adafruit Neopixels or WS2812) and a laser cut box with 3D printed shadow box inserts. @Bill programmed the two Arduino we used, but there are programmable LED libraries for the raspberry pi, or a pihat to help isolate the electronics.
Since we made the timer, Adafruit released a really good tutorial video for this:
And of course I have all the design files and code:
There are a couple of Raspberry Pi classes coming up this weekend. I just sorted by Category, and discovered that there’s a Raspberry Pi category.
This is perfect! Thank you!