Plastic box with logo which will change the color by using web page
Step 1: Idea
Create your idea!
Step 2: Materials
Buy everything what you need: plastic or wooden material for box, create logo, buy Sparkfun RedBoard, Adafruit NeoPixel Stick RGB LED, wires, cable ( to connect art board with computer)
Step 3: Plan
Build the box plan in vector programme, I used Illustrator. And save it in pdf format.
Step 4: Cutting
Use pdf file to start the laser machine.
Get our awesome and perfect details from plastic.
Step 5: Details
Connect Sparkfun RedBoard to Adafruit Neopixel Stick with wires.
GND to GND
5VDC to 5V
DIN to 3
Step 6: Coding Processing
Write a website page in processing program with nice background and 4 buttons which will change the color of our box's light. Using processing code for controlling our website.
Step 7: Coding Arduino
Then write a code in Arduino software. you have to insert the colors of each buttons in this coding based on what colors we have in our website. I used red, yellow, green and blue. Conect artboard with computer with cable. Run arduino code. Our 8 neopixels should light up. We use Arduino programm for control our board and color of neopixels.
Step 8: Finishing
Put everything in our box. Don't forget to make the hole in the back wall for the cable.
Step 9: The Result
This is how it looks when we close the top of box. For covering the artboard inside the box you can use paper to make it more good-looking.