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{
"title": "Desktop Traffic Light",
"description": "A goofy idea turns into a much bigger project.",
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"text": "today's goofy idea.. modeling a USB-powered desktop traffic light to indicate Xcode build status:\nred -> failed\nyellow -> building/testing\ngreen -> success\ngreen+yellow -> success w/ warnings"
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"text": "Yeeeesssssssss"
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"text": "well THAT is cute"
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"text": "Traffic light pcb milling"
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"text": "*extremely Ace Ventura voice*\n\nLIKE A GLOVE"
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"text": "TADA 🎉🎉 Here is it! (still need to print a stand, but it works!!)\n\nThe Xcode traffic light!"
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"text": "it's pretty amazing that with the current state of home manufacturing tech you can go from a goofy idea to a completely working prototype gadget in a matter of hours"
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"text": "arduino/hardware peeps: what is the smallest microcontroller board with 5V logic, a few gpio pins, and USB serial support that you know of?"
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"text": "[Original Tweet](https://twitter.com/undefined/status/1105236814426587136)",
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"text": "@[bikerglen](https://twitter.com/bikerglen) i just picked up some PIC16F1459's to play with.. thanks for the rec (and your blog post)!"
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"text": "Ok, so.... I have a few of these USB connector through-hole components... but the leads are super short and don’t go through the board...??!? What do???"
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"text": "from the manufacturer: \"we recommend a pcb thickness of 1.0mm\" lol, okkkk......"
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"text": "Quite the small Arduino.  for scale /cc @[Jon_Raymond_](https://twitter.com/Jon_Raymond_)"
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"text": "I am terrified of soldering SMD components"
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"text": "that ended.... poorly"
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"text": "well, until i get the SMD stuff figured out, i'm using an arduino as the motherboard (for some reason terminal blocks make any project feel legit)"
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"text": "been learning to program bare metal PIC16F1459 uC (with prodding and help from @[bikerglen](https://twitter.com/bikerglen)) and have a nice blinking led to show for it! (also made an ICSP programming circuit, seen in midground next to battery)"
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"text": "Ok, breakout boards from @[oshpark](https://twitter.com/oshpark) arrived.. time to see if the solder will wick through the holes to the tiny leads... those are the smallest THT pads I’ve ever seen 😳"
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"text": "Narrator: It did."
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"text": "USB breakout board in action. Works great."
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"text": "Baby’s first successful SMD solder. Took forever and looks super ugly, but by some miracle it works! 🤷‍♂️"
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"text": "A tragedy in 4 acts:\n\n1) I received these beautiful boards from @[PCBWayOfficial](https://twitter.com/PCBWayOfficial) and excitedly set out to solder them and conquer my fear of SMD"
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"text": "2) I manage to do a much better job soldering the SMD pads this time around.. I'm actually proud of them! I add the other through-hold components.."
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"text": "3) I start trying to program the PIC with the ICSP headers, and I'm getting all sorts of errors about communicating with the chip... uh oh..."
},
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"text": "[Original Tweet](https://twitter.com/undefined/status/1111792395945803783)",
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"text": "4) Stupid me decided to move the resistor right before sending to the fab and *didn't run DRC* which would have yelled at me for the *FOUR* shorts I created by moving it... UUUGGGGHHHHHH!!! Not @[PCBWayOfficial](https://twitter.com/PCBWayOfficial) fault, but I am truly bummed at myself. 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️"
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"text": "PIC16F1459 DIP breakout/prototype/flash board arrived from @[oshpark](https://twitter.com/oshpark)"
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"text": "Populated. Looks great on a breadboard and the programmer fits perfectly on the ICSP headers"
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"text": "Went ahead and soldered an SOIC breakout while the iron was hot"
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"text": "I am no longer terrified of soldering SMD components."
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"text": "4 desktop traffic lights completely printed, soldered, and assembled. Powered by PIC16F1459 @[MicrochipMakes](https://twitter.com/MicrochipMakes) @[MarkAtMicrochip](https://twitter.com/MarkAtMicrochip)"
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