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Servo Blind Automation with MSP430

A while ago I modified a little 8-gram servo I had lying around for constant rotation and attached it to the blade pitch adjust(is thats what you call it!? 😕 ) mechanism in my blinds.  I’ve been meaning to build a simple controller for it for ages, so the other night I grabbed my MSP430 launchpad and some G2001 chips I had lying around. This was the result:

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LED Suits :D (Part 1)

This project started as a small idea several months ago for led overalls to attend a new years eve(and other) party with. The idea was simple enough: grab some white overalls, wire them up with LED’s and a controller, then go adventure and ‘wow’ some people! heh, easier said than done..

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Pic 12f683 Blinds Control

Check out what I made today after 4 hours of tinkering…

More to come 😉
~Rob.