Hello NeoPixels!

Are you looking for an awesome blinky project? Do you like the idea of wearing RGB light spectrum on your wrists? Well, we have a project for you! This project is great for anyone that's getting started with electronics and 3D printing. This guide walks through the whole process of building this project so you can follow along step by step. The wiring, circuit diagram and code used in this project can easily be adapted for making other projects.

Trinket Powered

This slim bracelet is powered by a Trinket, mini skinny NeoPixel LED Strips and a rechargeable battery! The USB port is accessible from the side of the bracelet and uses a small but super strong magnets to keep it on while wearing!

Tools & Supplies

You'll need the following tools and supplise to build this project.

 

Magnets & Paper Clip

We used these strong diametrically magnetized cylindical magnets:

We'll also need a paperclip to make a pin for the hinge.

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This guide was first published on Jan 25, 2017. It was last updated on Jan 25, 2017.

This page (Overview) was last updated on May 05, 2021.

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