How-To: LED Yo-Yo

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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By Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

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It’s no secret that LEDs make everything better. In this episode of Weekend Projects, Kipkay shows us how to build Eric Chu’s LED yo-yo from MAKE Volume 22. It’s an easy project, even for folks without electronics know-how. You can watch the video and download the project PDF. I want to make ten and throw a yo-yo lights-out disco party!

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