August 12, 2013 AT 1:00 am

From the Forums: Halo Sword Update, Combining VS1053, Accelerometer and LED Strip and other Adafruit Goodies

Check out Joshua Kane‘s work-in-progress to create a blinky Halo Sword with help from the Adafruit Customer Forums. And he’s taking advantage of a lot of great Adafruit gear, too.

I have started the easy part of the project, roughing out the hardware. I still need to supply power to the Arduino Micro, find a small speaker to attach to the VS1053, as well as program the Arduino, but the installation thus far has gone smoothly. Any suggestions for a speaker and power supply would be greatly appreciated. Here are some photos of the work in progress, let me know what you guys think.

I wanted to use the Arduino Micro controller to create a project that uses light, sound and motion. This project would use the following Adafruit products:

…so far….

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