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June 20, 2014 AT 3:30 pm

Light Up Your Basketball Game With A Gemma And Neopixel Hoop #AdafruitWeekendProject

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Light up your basketball game with this Gemma & Neopixel Basketball Hoop Adafruit tutorial!

Basketball hoop lights usually aren’t nearly glam enough! They are usually one not-very-bright color. Not anymore! With NeoPixels and Gemma you can program these basketball hoop lights to be a certain color or change colors. Besides, NeoPixels are much brighter than a few LEDs. In this guide I will show you how to install a strip of weatherproof NeoPixels onto a mini basketball hoop.This guide has two code examples: one is to have the NeoPixels shine all the time, the other code example lights the NeoPixels up only when you score a point.

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