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!
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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|
|Breadboard Friendly SPDT Slide Switch||x1|
|Tactile Switch Buttons 10 pack||x1|
|USB Cable A/MicroB - 3ft||x1|
|4XAA 6" LEADS BLK||x1|
|Stranded-Core Wire Spool - 25ft - 22AWG - Black||x1|
|Stranded-Core Wire Spool - 25ft - 22AWG - Blue||x1|
|Stranded-Core Wire Spool - 25ft - 22AWG - White||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!
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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