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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    OK. Finally get my new Darlington PNP's in and have my first prototype working. I'm working on a creation video, but for now here's a...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    I can't believe that I fried my Darlingtons! My LED Circle is comprised of six panels of eight LEDs. Each of the panel LEDs is sinked...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Phase 1 fabrication complete and tested...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Yeah Aries, you're right in line with what I was thinking. Hippy, your code has given me a lot to chew on. I have plenty of program...
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    datasmith reacted to Aries's post in the thread New Art / Study Project with Like Like.
    To merge the two middle loops, assuming you keep the Panelx symbols as they are, then you could do something like: for LoopCtrx = Panel4...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Non-cyclic animations are going to take more resources than cyclic ones. Hers an animation where the LEDs "sweep up" from the bottom on...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Another sequence is a full rotation sequence. This requires shifting bits to the left through the entire six byte array. I first write...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    So, I'm waiting for some more parts (.1 inch plug pins to make some breadboard connections, resistors, and those JST connector kits). In...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Hi Hemi, I have some bright LED's, typically the clear case ones, that are indeed extremely bright and don't require much current. But...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Got my first PCBS from JLCPCB today. Let's see, I ordered them on the 29th of March. They got here on the the 6th of April...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Hi julianE, So, I installed easyEDA and gave it a test drive. Here's my (limited, new to EDA in general) comparison of the two programs...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Hi lbenson, For my previous Picaxe art project I was looking for an effective way to graphically visualize what I was going to make. You...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Just an update... I just got word that my first set of circuit boards have shipped from JLCPCB. I submitted the specs on the 29th, they...
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    datasmith replied to the thread Speed counter.
    While everyone else is looking at the electronics, I'm thinking that you'll need a counterweight on the fan. papaof2's comment on...
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    datasmith replied to the thread New Art / Study Project.
    Well I placed my order with JLCPCB. Ordered twenty boards. With a first order coupon the cost was just $10.70 shipped. Don't know the...
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