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Juli, pwnschlager, wirehead and I are going to build an LED project for Die Schmiede. We use this page to organize the project.

What we need

What? Who? Cost Status
1000 WS2811 LEDs amir & pwnschlager 138$ Order pending
(Guess) 4 x PC power supplies  ?  ? Aren't there some at the lab?
Oscilloscope  ?  ?  ?
Multimeter  ?  ?  ?
Solder iron, solder, short cables  ?  ?  ?
Long power cables amir 0$ I have several meters
Long signal cables amir 0$ I have a large box full of 1m audio cables
Microcontroller for usb to midi  ?  ?  ?
Microcontrollers for midi to LED translators  ?  ?  ?
Yet undetermined electronic parts (like Mosfets)  ?  ?  ?
Laptop amir 0$ We are going to use my laptop
Fog machine?  ?  ?  ?
Bauzaun?  ?  ?  ?
Two Wiimotes rin  ? / 0$ Maybe we may borrow from the lab / Can borrow from rin
PA amir 0$ I've got decent and loud active speakers


What? Who? Cost Status
Test the maximum length of a LED-strand (and therefor determine the number of needed power lines)  ?  ?  ?
Program a Wiimote receiver for the laptop (x64-linux). amir 0$ Already done for another project
Program visuals based on Wiimote input for the laptop  ?  ?  ?
Encode the visuals to midi with a program for the laptop  ?  ?  ?
Build and program a usb to midi transmitter dongle for the laptop. Optionally buy or borrow a midi interface  ?  ?  ?
Build and program midi receiver to LED boards (short ML-boards) for each strand  ?  ?  ?
Solder LED-strands with ML-boards  ?  ?  ?
Solder power lines from power supplies to LED-strands  ?  ?  ?