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Girl Develop It Philadelphia Message Board › Who wants to get into hardware?

Who wants to get into hardware? Go to The Hacktory's Soft Curcuit Saturday event Jan 11th and build stuff

Yasmine M.
myasmine
Philadelphia, PA
Post #: 62
From the event page on http://www.thehacktor...­

Join us next Saturday, January 11, when we’ll be packing T-shirts and Raspberry Pi cases to send to donors from our recent Kickstarter campaign. We’ll also be assembling the electronics for our LED lightbox starting around 1pm. If you are comfortable soldering, we can put you straight to work; if you want to learn to solder, now’s a great time!

Over the summer, we had an idea to build an LED lightbox for our Market St. display window. We built a 4′ wide plywood case with a 16×10 grid of “pixels”, and we have 160 addressable RGB LEDs to light up each cell of the grid. We’ve also started writing code to drive the display with image files; the first images on display will be chosen by several of our Kickstarter backers. Now we need to solder all those LEDs together and attach them to the case, and we want your help!
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