In the Maker Shed: Lux Spectralis kit

In the Maker Shed: Lux Spectralis kit

The Lux Spectralis from the Maker Shed is a completely open source deluxe LED blinky. The kit features over 30 different high intensity color modes. These modes range from a simple night-light that shuts off after 5 minutes, strobes, and color washes. Click on the ‘More Details‘ tab in the Maker Shed for a complete list of functions.

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10 thoughts on “In the Maker Shed: Lux Spectralis kit

  1. bsx says:

    I can’t find the name of the chip used or the source code for this anywhere on makershed or How is that open source?

    1. Marc de Vinck says:

      It is open source. It looks like Dale’s site is a bit wonky right now. He had all the schematics and code posted previously. I will resolve this shortly. Thanks.

    2. Dale Wheat says:

      Chip = Atmel AVR ATtiny13
      Source code =


      1. Dale Wheat says:

        Marc is being generous by using the term ‘wonky’. In truth, my web site is a total disaster, a trainwreck on the interwebs. I have put some preliminary information on this page that should start to answer your questions about this new product:

        Please don’t hesitate to contact me directly if you have any other questions about the Lux Spectralis.


        1. Marc de Vinck says:

          Thanks Dale! I will add this information to the Maker Shed too.

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