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    RNinMunich
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    "As for programming a whole house display... although I know I've the technical know-how... it's not something I'd want to do! ๐Ÿคฃ"
    I'm with you Stephen,๐Ÿ‘
    Might be OK in the States where the next neighbour might be 20 - 50 clicks away but here in 'sardine' Europe? ๐Ÿ‘Ž
    First the neighbours are up in arms, dann kommt's Polizei๐Ÿ˜ฎ
    (Na denn na denn! Was ist dann hier los? Ausweis bitte!)
    (Now then now then! What's goin' on 'ere?) (Knees bend a la Sgt Dixon!๐Ÿ˜‰)
    Gets kinda tedious after a few minutes anyway! ๐Ÿ™„ (An' I hate Techno ๐Ÿ™‰)
    Keep up the great work Stephen๐Ÿ‘
    Cheers. Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    PS Build a boat once in a while! ๐Ÿ˜€
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    Young at heart - slightly older in other places ๐Ÿ˜‰ Cheers Doug
    Martin555
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    That is ideal to get you started.
    It won't be long and you will be doing some fantastic things with it.
    Well done.

    Martin555.
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    If it looks right it probably is.
    MouldBuilder
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    The picture mentioned earlier. ยฃ20 including a download of 32 projects for the contents.
    Peter.
    Ebay item number 293289109379 is now ยฃ22 from Hong Kong but Item number 264367001650 is just over ยฃ25 and is sent from UK.
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    I promise I will finish a boat project before I start another......Maybe.
    MouldBuilder
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    Brilliant Stephen. Happy Christmas.
    I have recently bought a 32 project starter Arduino kit from ebay for ยฃ20. It is incredible value. The programming software is free on their site. It all looks very interesting. I will post a photo of the kit later today.๐Ÿ˜Š
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    I promise I will finish a boat project before I start another......Maybe.
    Martin555
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    Hi Stephen,
    Looking at your code, that is to advanced for me at the moment, but it is extremely well done.

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    Martin555
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    Hi Guys,
    If you are interested in Arduino and want to start as a complete beginner then may I suggest that you look at the lessons from Paul Mcwhorter on utube.

    There are 35 Lessons and he explains things right from the beginners point of view.

    If you purchase a ARDUINO STARTER KIT (from eBay) you can easily follow the experiment with him.
    He also teaches you to code and explains how to modify it.
    He tells you about the Free to download software that you will need.

    There is also a free to download Arduino for Dummies PDF on the Web.(just type in Arduino for Dummies)

    Hope this helps.

    Martin555.
    https://youtu.be/d8_xXNcGYgo
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    Fireboat
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    Some screenshots here of the arduino code and the programming software I made.

    I've seen the vixen lights software before, but I don't think it works on a mac? Also, part the fun was to make my own sequencing software. It's all HTML5 based and works in the browser. Each block is a draggable div, you can select many or some in one go, copy/paste, change colours, fade in, fade out etc. These are then split into tracks and saved to the database, then exported as function calls off a 50ms timer in the arduino code.

    It's an Arduino Mega, simply due to the programming space required and the fact it has more available timers in the chip. Some are used by the MP3 player, so it was important not to mix timers.

    As for programming a whole house display... although I know I've the technical know-how... it's not something I'd want to do! ๐Ÿคฃ

    Stephen
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    RNinMunich
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    If there is Mike - order me one-two please๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜
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    Young at heart - slightly older in other places ๐Ÿ˜‰ Cheers Doug
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    absolutely fantastic, I whish I could do/understand this system it keeps cropping up in all sorts of projects where do I start? is there a dummies start up kit?๐Ÿค”
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    Fantastic work Stephen and a good cause, used to play in my local S.A. band.
    Reminded me a little of the ending of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, the lights to synth bit.



    Cheers, Peter
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