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Author Topic: Klingon Bird of Prey - Colors and Details  (Read 4635 times)

Offline Spencer

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Re: Klingon Bird of Prey - Colors and Details
« Reply #75 on: May 19, 2018, 08:41:13 pm »
I've put my Arduino code and a few other things on GitHub for anyone interested ...

https://github.com/spencerwolfe/Klingon-Bird-of-Prey-Arduino-Code

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Re: Klingon Bird of Prey - Colors and Details
« Reply #76 on: May 21, 2018, 07:22:32 am »
I've put my Arduino code and a few other things on GitHub for anyone interested ...

https://github.com/spencerwolfe/Klingon-Bird-of-Prey-Arduino-Code

Spencer, while I am just getting my toes wet in programming in this language, I know enough about OOB to know this took alot of thinking. I also know that plagiarism only counts in an Academic setting! :) Still, I admire the work and thinking!

It looks like you are using a ATtiny85 module. Why this one over, say, a WeMos mini? Just curious as I am shopping around.

Thanks for taking the time to answer! I enjoy your builds!

Keep going!

Steve
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Re: Klingon Bird of Prey - Colors and Details
« Reply #77 on: May 21, 2018, 05:51:01 pm »
Hi Steve,

If I recall, WEMOS works at 3.3V right? 5V used by the ATtiny85 is a bit more convenient for me. Plus,
I'm a believer in not having more I/O pins lying around than what's needed.

It's also an exercise in designing my own boards should I ever need to some day, otherwise I would have gone with something like this:
https://www.adafruit.com/product/1501



I'll keep updating github as things progress. Hopefully by the end of the week I'll be limber enough to get back to the BOP.

Spencer

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Re: Klingon Bird of Prey - Colors and Details
« Reply #78 on: May 23, 2018, 07:21:40 am »


I KNEW that!

I wish I could say that was my first dumb question this year, but that would be lying! :D

Thanks for sharing your code though!

Keep going!

Steve
"To be honest with you, Picard, a significant number of my crew members have expressed a desire to return even knowing the odds. Some because they can't bear to live without their loved ones, some because they don't like the idea of slipping out in the middle of a fight."

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Re: Klingon Bird of Prey - Colors and Details
« Reply #79 on: May 23, 2018, 10:48:17 am »
I wish I could say that was my first dumb question this year, but that would be lying! :D


Steve ... there are no dumb questions. I could actually make a WEMOS work with my circuit, but would probably
still go with a Trinkit if I had too.


I've updated my GitHub with some more info and the control board's gerber/fritzing/BOM files in case anyone wants to fabricate one at some point.
I hope to be assembling and testing a board soon ...

Spencer

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Re: Klingon Bird of Prey - Colors and Details
« Reply #80 on: June 26, 2018, 10:55:09 am »
Hi everyone, sorry about the lack of updates yet again ...

It's taken a bit longer for my fingers to limber up, but we're in pretty good shape now.
And I've been busy with work and summertime stuff.



Right now, I'm debating on primer color. I'm using Pale Green for the base color, and I've found that black primer
as an undercoat makes the green pop much more than using a gray primer. I was planning on doing some pre-shading,
but black primer would sort of defeat the purpose.

I'm thinking about spraying a darker green in the nooks and crannies and then pale green over that. Either that or just emphasizing
the raised details a bit more. Decisions, decisions ...

Spencer


P.S.
I've updated the links in my signature that includes a build blog, to make things easy to show on a mobile format.

 




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