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    Programmable LED Umbrella
    by huebner5000

    The desire: to build a programmable LED matrix that is ultra-portable.   The solution: using conductive thread, sew an 8x8 matrix of LEDs into collapsable umbrella, then add  a MAX7219 LED Controller, a voltage converter and an arduino mini pro. The result:  a twinkling blue light show that can…

Soft Circuit Contest




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Welcome to Instructables' first Soft Circuit Contest! 

Unlike traditional circuits on rigid circuit boards, soft circuits are flexible and are ideal for building into soft mediums like fabric or paper. For this contest, make an Instructable showing how you made your own soft circuit. It can involve buttons, sensors, conductive thread, fabric, glue, paint, or any other flexible materials. Just make it great and be sure to document it with great photos and clear text.

Check our soft circuit channel and guide for ideas and inspiration.

We have some great prizes brought to you by Fashioning Technology - a fun blog with excellent soft circuit tutorials and resources.

***Contest Deadline Extended!!!!!!!!! New deadline for entries is October 10th***

International entries and multiple entries are accepted. Entrants can only win one prize.

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