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Renard based controller and Coro LED lighting

Discussion in 'Computers, Cabling & Other Miscellaneous Hardware' started by john, Oct 17, 2011.

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    Hi Guys,

    I have been around for 4 weeks or so now and not posted so I thought I would share my creations so far with you. I have assembled (I use this term roughly as you will see in pictures) a controller based on the Renard software. My plan is to use LEDs for all my new stuff so happy with this so far. I have gone from nothing to a vixen controlled Talking pumpkin in 4 weeks so happy with progress.

    Here is the controller

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    And my 1st attempt at some coro

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    The plan is to use Halloween as a tester for Christmas, will see how it goes.
     
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    Very cool. Always nice to see some home brew electronics. :)
     
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    renard is such a easy code to play with, then you can do the dmx firmware afterwards.
    Keep up the great work, an post more great pics
     
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    Congratulations John,

    That looks great. Hope you will post a video of it in action.

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    GOLF CLAP FOR YOU!!!!
     
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    Its amazing what you have achieved in 1 month since you have been here at ACL, a really great effort and will look great in your display. I look forward to seeing what you could do with a years preperation for 2012 ;)
     
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    16 channels onto stripboard, amazingly it worked 1st time. Planned out the layout on squared paper, stolen from kids maths book :)

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    Back side of the pumpkin, its going into a box next.

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    Christmas lights begins next week.
     
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    Built a box for it.

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    A great effort for only finding this hobby 5 weeks ago, imagine what you can achieve in 12 months
     

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