[DIY] Basic AmbiLight System

Discussion in '[DIY] User Showcases' started by JonnyNI, January 30, 2014.

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    Hi

    I've been using MP now for about 4 months and thought i'd post my setup (moved from XBMC and so glad i found MP)



    My Setup is basic for AmbiLight, but it works great!!!

    - HTPC (Windows 7, MP)
    - Arduino UNO R3 - Amazon for £11
    - 50 WS2801 LED's - Ebay for about £30 (From China)
    - 12mm Trunking - Homebase for about £10-15
    - Software - Processing IDE\Adalight

    The frame was just trunking i got from homebase, cut and then joined using the corner pieces and some hot glue to keep it in place. Holes drilled and the LED's popped into place (Attahced a few photos)
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    Also have a video of the lights in action (Curtains are in the wrong place!!! but cant do much about that)

     
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