LED Plasma Wall

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Introduction

Welcome to the LED Plasma Wall project!

This is UAS' attempt at building an LED Plasma wall based on the project here:

RGB LED Matrix

Plan

The plan to start out with is to start out small to learn how the hardware and software will work. On this end, I'll plan on doing a smaller version 4x4 RGB LEDs (total of 16 LEDs) for cost.

I will not be using the code from the project page as part of the fun is coming up with your own way of doing things.

Parts List

  • 16x RGB Common Cathode RGB LEDs from Sparkfun
  • 2x 74HC595 ICs
  • Breadboard(s)
  • 4x BD139 Transistors
  • Wiring
  • Arduino Uno
  • Resistors

Going to start out with going small and going from there.

Future Plans

  • PWM for up to 256 colors! (Instead of 8)
  • Modular and Expandable (cost limitation only!)

Contacts

See A-KO if you wish to get involved.