Merge a timeless fashion standard with sound-reactive, full-color LED animation, and control it all wirelessly from your phone.

Inspired by John G, this update to the classic Ampli-Tie uses Circuit Playground Bluefruit and Neopixel LEDs to turn your tie into a portable, customizable light show – with no soldering required. This one's guaranteed to get you noticed on the dance floor and the vast majority of formal events.

What you'll need

Circuit Playground Bluefruit - Bluetooth Low Energy

PRODUCT ID: 4333
Circuit Playground Bluefruit is our third board in the Circuit Playground series, another step towards a perfect introduction to electronics and programming. We've...
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit NeoPixel LED Dots Strand - 20 LEDs at 2" Pitch

PRODUCT ID: 3630
Attaching NeoPixel strips to your costume can be a struggle as the flexible PCBs can crack when bent too much. So how to add little dots of color? Use these stranded NeoPixel dots!...
$27.50
IN STOCK

USB cable - USB A to Micro-B

PRODUCT ID: 592
This here is your standard A to micro-B USB cable, for USB 1.1 or 2.0. Perfect for connecting a PC to your Metro, Feather, Raspberry Pi or other dev-board or...
$2.95
IN STOCK

Bolt-On Kit for Circuit Playground, micro:bit, Flora or Gemma

PRODUCT ID: 4103
You have a Circuit Playground Express, and want to connect some wires to it for adding LEDs or sensors or speakers? You can use our...
$1.50
IN STOCK
1 x Wire Strippers
For exposing leads
1 x Scissors
For trimming wires, thread, & more
1 x Pocket Screwdriver
For securing the wires
1 x Sewing Needes
Sew those pixels

Plus …

This guide was first published on Nov 12, 2019. It was last updated on Nov 12, 2019. This page (Overview) was last updated on Dec 02, 2019.