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Source Code for Xmas Decoration on GitHub

Today I found some time to document the source code for the xmas decoration and push it to a GutHub repository. I added some comments to explain some of the cryptic calculations and added warnings what you should not copy from this code.

The link to the repository is: https://github.com/LuckyResistor/XmasLights

Have a look in the complete project description how to make your own color changing xmas decoration.

How to Create Color Changing Xmas Decoration

Update: Read the full project description here.

The days are getting shorter. You do not have to fear the dark, this is the right time to create a fancy color changing Xmas decoration. This is a very simple project and is quickly done.

Required Parts

  • “Silver” laminated paper and/or half transparent paper.
  • NeoPixels from Adafruit (Flora RGB smart Neo Pixel version 2).
  • Arduino Uno
  • AC/DC power supply 9V, >500mA
  • Thin multi conductor cable with 4 wires, or 3 wires plus shield.
  • Eyelets and screws with nuts

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