Introduction: Hackduino LedCube

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My biggest problem with the Arduino was that I always had to be taking down all my finished projects and redo it on a new one. I found The Hackduino site so I built one myself and it worked brilliant!
Now I do that to almost all my projects.
It costs around 7-10$ for the parts you ned to make the Atmega328 work. 
So it´s really worth it to do if you are content with your projekt that involving the Arduino. 
I ordered the ATmega328 chip with the 16Mhz crystal and two 22pF capacitors.
Then I bought a 5 voltage regulator,10nF and a 22uF capacitor. Then some resistors and transistors for the led cube.
As you can se it´s a 3x3x3 led cube so you need 27 leds and 9 resistors and 3 NPN transistors.

I hope this gave me some inspiration.
I would appreciate if you comment and say what you thought.







Comments

bkeaton (author)2011-06-08

May I ask, where are the instructions?

fruitkid101 (author)2011-03-13

Smooth man! I did this exact thing awhile back and made some videos:

Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea8aG2aQ5FY&feature=channel_video_title

Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fqFglP3HFk&feature=relmfu

erikijo (author)fruitkid1012011-03-15

Nice video! I considered the box around the cube too but ignored it. But your´s looked awesome!

fruitkid101 (author)erikijo2011-03-15

Trust me man, really do consider some sort of enclosure. Before my case for the cube, the cube got sat on, stepped on, and smashed way to many times. I didn't want my handwork to go to waste so I built the enclosure. But it's a really fun project huh? I've made like 4 so far. I've given some to friends and such. I get acrylic cheap at my local TruValue store, sometimes even free if they gave a broken/cracked piece. Usually it doesn't take much acrylic anyway. Thanks for the comment about the video too. Sorry if there are spelling errors, doing this from my iPhone

erikijo (author)fruitkid1012011-03-16

True, true with the enclosuer and thanks! It´s a really good and fun project to give away! This cube was a Christmas present to my dad. (y)

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