Try the most recent construct tutorial from Erin St. Blaine: construct a weather-proof LED snowboard with animated lights and movement reactive modes and journey the slopes in type!

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Shred down the slopes this season with your personal customized motion-reactive LED snowboard. This tutorial consists of CircuitPython pattern code with 8 totally different layered LED animation modes, plus a motion-sensitive carving mode that lights your lively edge as you carve down the mountain.

Be taught to guard your electronics from the weather utilizing waterproof enclosures and connectors. Make your board sturdy sufficient that you could journey all evening lengthy.

Full tutorial: https://learn.adafruit.com/led-snowboard-with-motion-reactive-animation

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