gChart's Hand Made Class, 8th Annual BLF/OL contest [Finished!]

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Nice result! Anduril for a reading light for the children, that is true BLF spirit Smile

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Congratulations for your finished build! Well done. Cool Thumbs Up

It is really cool that these 5mm leds are running with Anduril.

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Nice build and great video gchart Thumbs Up

  

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djozz wrote:
Nice result! Anduril for a reading light for the children, that is true BLF spirit Smile
LOL Nice.

 

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Awesome! Great design and creativity using your own design and fusing it with Andruil. You could probably market that as a reading or nightlight.

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Thanks guys. The Anduril thing was purely for the fun of it. What would have been much more purposeful is to have it be a simple on/off switch with a fade-out after like 30 minutes (assuming the child will probably just fall asleep with the light on). Sure, there’s sunset mode but I’m not going to encourage the child to tap 3 times then do another 2 taps. I would consider reflashing the driver after the competition, but umm… it’s glued down and the programming pads are on the glued-down side. Facepalm Oh well, it works just fine. If she’s has problems with it, I’ll rip the driver out and put in a new one.

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Great job gchart on your build. I love to see your electronic experience in action. Big Smile
I am always learning from your posts how to wire things together, Thank You for all your contributions here at BLF. Thumbs Up
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Nice work !

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gchart wrote:
Thanks guys. The Anduril thing was purely for the fun of it. What would have been much more purposeful is to have it be a simple on/off switch with a fade-out after like 30 minutes (assuming the child will probably just fall asleep with the light on). Sure, there’s sunset mode but I’m not going to encourage the child to tap 3 times then do another 2 taps. I would consider reflashing the driver after the competition, but umm… it’s glued down and the programming pads are on the glued-down side. Facepalm Oh well, it works just fine. If she’s has problems with it, I’ll rip the driver out and put in a new one.

I watched the video and truly laughed out loud when I saw you ramp the light up. The use of Anduril on such a light is, to me, the cherry on top for a BLF competition.
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Cross-posting from the “What did you mod today?” thread. This is NOT part of my build, I’m just building on my build. Wink

While that touch lamp for my contest entry is cool and was fun to build, it’s really not feasible for my kids to use (Anduril) and it’s not very reproducible. So I decided to create a functionally similar, yet more more simple & sturdy version. I designed a new housing with Fusion360 and printed it on my 3D printer using PETG (after a couple revisions to get all the dimensions just right). I designed a simple circuit board in Eagle and sent it off to Oshpark using their After Dark service. I’m also using an off-the-shelf TP4056 charging board with protection features. I’m still amazed at how simple, cheap, efficient, and configurable these TTP223 touch sensors are! Put that together and I’ve got a nice compact very simple on/off touch lamp with built in charging.


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gchart wrote:
Here we go! Build is finished.

This is awesome. The wiring is also neat and pretty.

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Very nice outcome, and the green puck is the best!

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Another technical masterpeice, from the master of technical! Thumbs Up
Well done once again Sir!

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Gabriel, this is awesome. Very inspiring man. What a clean, functional build. A fancier case and some auxiliary rgb lights and id buy one from you! Lol. I know that’s not the point, but if you happen to get a acrylic and maple case in the mail from my workshop, don’t be upset LOL.

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Looks like I should’ve kept reading, you already made a nicer casement! Lol

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Hmm… maple and acrylic does sound attractive. If you send one, you better send two! Wink

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