Disco Helmet - Kit
The Disco helmet is a fun DIY project that requires some basic soldering skills. This is a great project for anyone who is a beginner in the world of electronics and also for the seasoned engineer who wants to have a bit of fun. All you need to provide is some filament for your printer four AA batteries. We’ll provide the rest!
Items included in the kit
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|Adafruit NeoPixel Digital RGBW LED Strip - Black PCB 60 LED/m 1m||x1|
|Breadboard Mini Self Adhesive Black||x1|
|White Diffused 680mcd, 20mA||x6|
|4XAA 6" LEADS BLK||x1|
|Breadboard Friendly SPDT Slide Switch||x1|
|Tactile Switch Buttons 10 pack||x1|
|22AWG 19x34 BK PRICE PER FT||x10|
|22AWG 19x34 GR PRICE PER FT||x10|
|22AWG 19x34 WH PRICE PER FT||x10|
|USB Cable A/MicroB - 3ft||x1|
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The build process is very straight forward and our video tutorial will guide you through each step. Simply print the helmet shell, glue it together and then add the electronics. The finished project is an amazing piece of art which will light up any bedroom, office, or maker space!
- Compatible with smaller print beds (min requirement 220mm x 220mm x 200mm)
- Adafruit Neopixels controlled by an Arduino Nano
- Multiple display patterns
- Pushbutton operated
- Easy to solder
When you order the kit you will get access to the 3D printer files (.stl) which allow you to print the helmet at home or local makerspace. We will also give you access to the code that you will need to upload to the Arduino Nano which controls seven different light sequences. Simply follow the step-by-step tutorial video and you will have your very own Disco Helmet up and running in no time!
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