Author : Lindsay Epstein

Ferris Wheel

This tutorial will show you¬†how to solder to circuit stickers and use the programmable microcontroller to create a ferris wheel with spining lights. The tutorial will be divided into two sections- programming your microcontroller and crafting your circuit. You will need: An In System Programmer (ISP) to connect the microcontroller sticker to the computer and […]

How to Solder

This tutorial will explain how to solder to circuit stickers. You will need: Soldering Iron Solder Copper Tape LED sticker Step 1. Place an LED.¬†Lay down your copper tape so that the tape¬†sits on top of the conductive pads of the LED. Step 2.¬†Heat up your soldering iron. ¬†¬† Step 3.¬†Cut a piece of solder, […]

Piano Notes

This tutorial will show you one possible way you can use the programmable microcontroller‚ÄĒto visualize music! When triggered the LEDs will light up in order corresponding to the notes of a very basic piano song- ‚ÄúHot Cross Buns.‚ÄĚ You will need: An In System Programmer (ISP) to connect the microcontroller sticker to the computer and […]

Hacking a Box

To hack an existing box you will need: LED Circuit Stickers Conductive¬†copper tape 3V coin cell battery Small box with removable lid Scissors Regular tape Optional: Construction paper or other decorations Step 1.¬†Add any base decorations to your box. In this case, the¬†box had a ripped space¬†in the center so I used construction paper to […]

Paper Gift Box Tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to make a small paper gift box with a circuit sticker that lights up when closed, and turns off when opened. You will need: One¬†LED Circuit Sticker paper box template printed on card stock (download PDF here) conductive copper tape regular tape (e.g. scotch tape or masking tape) 3V coin […]

Light-Up Paper Helicopter

To make this paper¬†helicopter¬†with glowing wings, you will need: LED Circuit Stickers Conductive¬†copper tape Plain card stock, or template (accessible here) printed on card stock 3V coin cell battery Scissors Pencil Binder Clip Step 1. Cut the card stock along the solid lines, or into a shape similar to the one indicated¬†on the template. Include […]

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