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Light Up Circuit Board Art: eLEDtronic

by Lambert Varias
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Programmer and avid gamer Saar Drimer aka boldport wanted to make a special wedding gift for his friend Mike, who’s also a gamer and a computer scientist. Not only did he succeed in making a great gift with his own hands, the tool he used to design the gift was also his creation. Saar made a wall-mountable PCB that’s accented by 42 RGB LEDs behind it.

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Saar calls this piece lifegame. To design the board, Saar used PCBmodE, a PCB design tool that he wrote. Saar made the program to make it easy to create PCBs that are functional, artistic and of varied shapes and sizes.

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He used an ATtiny85 microcontroller to handle the LEDs. As a finishing touch, he installed an arcade button as a tittle and a missile launch switch to toggle the power.

It started out as a personal project, but Saar said that his lifegame has also won at a design competition and shown at a museum. Head to his blog for more on how he made lifegame.

[via Hack A Day]




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