This is 4 RGB color LED circles connected into one ornament. After power on, it starts turning on LED-s according a software coded into an Arduino board.
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Step 1: Build Electronics
Connect the 4 LED circles to each other and to the Arduino board with wires according to attached schematic. Connect the power supply. It must be 5V DC at least 500mA power supply.
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Step 2: Upload Software
Attached you can find the software. Open it with Arduino IDE You can modify the code as your need and upload it to Arduino mini board. The program is an example software available for FastLED, shows how to use palettes of colours with FastLED.
Step 3: Crochet the Gadget
Open the attached pattern with Crochet Pattern Player, it will help create this project.
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