Particle Photon and Adafruit's Particle/Spark NeoPixel Ring make a great combo for this pin, creating the perfect platform for a planet. Notice the plastic button which allows for any photo insert. Although I've included a battery, that's really just for showing off to a class or friends for an hour. You'll really need to have a USB battery pack and cable if you want to wear it in your fave wifi zone for an extended period of time.



  • Soldering Iron (with small tip)
  • Diagonal Snips

Make sure you've taken the time to thoroughly go over the guides for:

Make sure you have fully registered and tested your Particle Photon before doing this project. has its own IDE for code.

This guide was first published on Apr 17, 2017. It was last updated on Sep 15, 2016.

This page (Tools & Supplies) was last updated on Sep 15, 2016.

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