Arduino Powered Light Show!

About: hi i enjoy making ludicrisly over the top and complex devices.... Being an ameture engineer, I refuse pick the easy option, but rather the one that seems best, which inevitably devolves into a weekend of ha...

well, alot of work went into developing the software that drives this whole light show but the hardware is just a arduino hooked up to the sain smart 8 channel relay controller. but im very pleased with how it all came out, also expect for my software that allows this to be done easily, published here in a couple of days EDIT: software is now available for download!!!

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    11 Discussions


    4 years ago on Introduction

    Hi, do I need to join and go pro to get this instructable?


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Hello, very nice instructable, unfortunatelly I can"t download your software cause it gives me an error. Can you do something about that?

    3 replies

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Are you still planning to release the software to control the lights? That would be awesome if you could.

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    5 years ago on Introduction

    Very interested in this project, I am ordering my Sainsmart board. Any idea when you will get the software side of things uploaded?



    6 years ago

    Thanks for the tip on the sain smart relay board. I was going to build a board as described in several other instructibles but I couldn't build it for less than a sain smart board costs

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    yeah they are pretty fantastic, its cheaper than just buying the relays alone. in matter of fact they produce a board with a built in usb interface now so basically its my entire project here minus the software and enclosure and outlets