Overview

Let's build an 8-bit tree topper! This project uses the GEMMA to run a NeoPixel ring stuffed inside a 3D printed Mario star. You start out by printing four star model parts. Then, you'll build and program the circuit. Next comes assembly, and finally you'll power it up and place it atop your tree! (Thanks to Artie Beavis / AtmelMakes for the name!)

Before you start, you should be familiar with using your 3D printer, and read up on these guides:

 You'll need:

This guide was first published on Dec 22, 2015. It was last updated on Oct 14, 2018. This page (Overview) was last updated on Dec 22, 2015.