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    The aluminum, chicken wire, power supplies,...

    The aluminum, chicken wire, power supplies, wiring, etc., all of those are very inexpensive. The only significant expense are the LEDs themselves, NeoPixels are NOT cheap. I've bought so many over...
  2. Love Teensy + OctoWS2811 but may need to use an RPi for next project

    Title says it all. I've been using Teensy's with OctoWS2811 to power projects (with as many as 4,000 LEDs) for several years. But my next project is going to be installed in multiple locations many...
  3. Thread: WAV File Issues

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    That did it, Paul. I must have missed that in the...

    That did it, Paul. I must have missed that in the docs. All good now. Thanks as always!
  4. Thread: WAV File Issues

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    WAV File Issues

    Hi, long time Teensy fan, new to the Audio Board. I am helping my son with a project, he needs to play his own recorded WAV files in response to button presses. The Teensy and Audio Board are working...
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    [posted] Chanukah Display 3.0

    Our new and improved Chanukah Display, now with a giant Menorah and a dueling Dreidel game. All in all about 4,500 NeoPixels, and all powered by two Teensy 3.6's. Video has some details on how it is...
  6. Thread: Happy Chanukah!

    by BenF
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    As promised, here's a video with a demo and more...

    As promised, here's a video with a demo and more details. Enjoy!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofSzcRt3AG4

    --- Ben
  7. Thread: Happy Chanukah!

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    Yep, I tried to shoot better pics and video but...

    Yep, I tried to shoot better pics and video but we have 40MPH winds outside. I'll get better video and add a "how it works" section.
  8. Thread: Happy Chanukah!

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    Happy Chanukah!

    Giant Chanukah Menorah and two "spinning" Dreidels made from 3,500 Neopixels powered by Teensy and Octo and a whole lot of power, full display is 18' wide, and animates lighting sequences!

    12164
  9. Thread: Octo rocks!

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    Working on animation sequences now (animating the...

    Working on animation sequences now (animating the correct lighting procedure for each day of Hanukkah), and the kids are coming up with color schemes and patterns. Once we are done and it's up...
  10. Thread: Octo rocks!

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    Octo rocks!

    Just a quick note to say THANK YOU, Octo is absolutely superb.

    Despite my oops! moment a few weeks ago (when I had the Octo backwards on the Teensy) we've been hard at work on a giant Hanukkah...
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    Oh my! I must have inverted when I moved it from...

    Oh my! I must have inverted when I moved it from one Teensy to the other! :(

    I'll give it a try, thanks so much.
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    #include const int ledsPerStrip...

    #include <OctoWS2811.h>

    const int ledsPerStrip = 10;

    DMAMEM int displayMemory[ledsPerStrip*6];
    int drawingMemory[ledsPerStrip*6];

    const int config = WS2811_GRB | WS2811_800kHz;
    ...
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    Thanks. I have attached pictures as requested. At...

    Thanks. I have attached pictures as requested. At this point I have simplified things down to a single strand of just 10 NeoPixel LEDs. The Teensy is getting power from the USB, so separate from the...
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    OctoWS2811 basic test behaving erratically

    Hi,

    I am building a bigger and badder version of a holiday display, and with as many RGB LEDs as I expect to use I am trying to use Teensy 3.6 + OctoWS2811. I have the Teensy working, the...
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