Adafruit’s Punk LED Collar

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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By Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

469 Articles

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Are you a geek with a punky side? Adafruit has put together a Punk LED Collar kit that might be for you. It takes a cue from the classic spiked collar, but replaces the spikes with LEDs. Ten bulbs adorn the collar, and a built-in potentiometer controls the brightness.
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The kit uses common electronics parts, and they provide a tutorial for the build if you have the parts on hand yourself.