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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I can’t find the name of the chip used or the source code for this anywhere on makershed or DaleWheat.com. How is that open source?
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.
Chip = Atmel AVR ATtiny13
Source code = http://www.dalewheat.com/luxspectralis/LuxSpectralis.c
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.
Thanks Dale! I will add this information to the Maker Shed too.
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