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This is a circuit made with the vinylcutter. The project involved designing the circuit, cutting it out of copper sticker, glueing it on paper, stuffing the electronic components and programming the micro controller to make the LEDs light up in a pattern. Step by step instructions how to do this will follow soon, here are some pictures of the process.

Step 1: Designing the circuit

Picture of designing the circuit
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The design was based on the Charlieplexing array output board from the Fab Academy. These files provided a good basis to start from. I designed the circuit that contains an ATtiny 44 micro controller in Eagle. 
 
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mikey773 years ago
Nice.

Can you tell us what vinyl cutter you used and where you obtained the copper sticker?
astridlubsen (author)  mikey773 years ago
Hi Mikey,

Thanks for your message. I used the Roland GX24 in Fablab Amsterdam:
http://fablab.waag.org/machine/vinyl-cutter
There are some nice tips and tricks documented at their website as well.

The copper foil can be ordered at Digikey:
http://parts.digikey.com/1/parts-kws/3m-copper-foil-1181

Hope this helps!
Cheers
Astrid