When your favorite YouTube channel is streaming this sign will let you know, in gorgeous Art Deco inspired style!

You'll code it with CircuitPython, and the board's built-in WiFi will allow it to check the YouTube Data API to find out when a channel is livestreaming! Then, it'll light up the RGB LED matrix display with "OFF AIR" or "ON AIR" depending on the current status.

You'll use a beautiful bitmap font and custom line drawing graphics routines to make if fancy.

Parts

64x32 RGB LED Matrix - 4mm pitch

PRODUCT ID: 2278
Bring a little bit of Times Square into your home with this sweet 64 x 32 square RGB LED matrix panel. These panels are normally used to make video walls, here in New York we see them...
$39.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit Metro M4 Express AirLift (WiFi) - Lite

PRODUCT ID: 4000
Give your next project a lift with AirLift - our witty name for the ESP32 co-processor that graces this Metro M4. You already know about the Adafruit Metro...
$34.95
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Adafruit RGB Matrix Shield for Arduino

PRODUCT ID: 2601
Our RGB matricies are dazzling, with their hundreds or even thousands of individual RGB LEDs. Compared to NeoPixels, they've got great density, power usage and the...
$5.95
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Black LED Diffusion Acrylic Panel 12" x 12" - 0.1" / 2.6mm thick

PRODUCT ID: 4594
A nice whoppin' slab of some lovely black acrylic to add some extra diffusion to your LED Matrix project. This material is 2.6mm (0.1") thick and is made of special cast...
OUT OF STOCK

5V 4A (4000mA) switching power supply - UL Listed

PRODUCT ID: 1466
Need a lot of 5V power? This switching supply gives a clean regulated 5V output at up to 4 Amps (4000mA). 110 or 240 input, so it works in any country. The plugs are "US...
OUT OF STOCK

Adjustable Bent-Wire Stand - up to 7" Tablets and Small Screens

PRODUCT ID: 1679
This handy bent-wire display stand was originally designed to hold up 7" tablets but the rubberized design is great for general purpose electronics & TFT holding. We use it to...
$4.95
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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
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This guide was first published on Aug 11, 2020. It was last updated on Aug 11, 2020.
This page (Overview) was last updated on Oct 25, 2020.