This post has been updated for the first round of 2017 Group Buys. This buy will last 3 weeks, ending on February 10th and I expect to start shipping boards out the week of March 13th. All orders for the group buy must be placed and paid for by midnight […]
The ESPixelStick Group Buy is here! Details can be found on diychristmas.org and doityourselfchristmas.com. Everything you want to know about the ESPixelStick can be found at forkineye.com/ESPixelStick. The group buy ends on 8/23, so get it in quick!
ESPixelStick – An E1.31 WiFi Pixel Controller What is it? A cost effective solution for driving a universe of pixels via E1.31 over WiFi. The controller itself fits in 1″ thin wall PVC to enable embedding with the fixture its controlling. From a hardware perspective, the ESPixelStick is a pixel driver […]
Want pure hardware generation of a WS2811 signal? No funky buffers that take CPU time to setup or tricks to bend SPI to your will? Here’s a straight pure hardware way to generate a WS2811 stream with minimal CPU time on a Xmega8E5 by taking advantage of the XCL (XMEGA Custom […]
Here’s how to quickly and easily get your Atmel AVR XMEGA running at a very stable 32MHz without a crystal. This will enable both the 32Khz and 32MHz internal oscillators, using the 32KHz oscillator for DFLL calibration and switch the XMEGA to the 32MHz clock. I’ve used the USART at […]
Here’s a few details on the flood light system I designed for our Halloween display this year. This is the first real project I’ve ever done from scratch with a micro of any kind. I’ve dabbled with AVRs on breadboards and built my fair share of kits, but had never […]