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Cathy WicksEshtaartha Basu
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BeagleBoard PocketBeagle Halloween LED Pumpkin

Tech out your Halloween Pumpkin with PocketBeagle from BeagleBoard.org This low cost embedded 1GHz Linux PC is fun and easy to learn.

EasyFull instructions provided3 hours594

Things used in this project

Hardware components

BC548 NPN Transistor
×7
PocketBeagle
BeagleBoard.org PocketBeagle
×1
LED 5mm Red Clear Lens
×71
Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
×1
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1
Rotary potentiometer (generic)
Rotary potentiometer (generic)
1k Potentiometer should be used
×1

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Schematics

PocketBeagle Halloween Pumpkin Blinky

LED blinky circuit to light up your favorite sketch!
Halloween pumpkin schematic v2 0ynh4ndcnj

PocketBeagle Halloween Pumpkin Fritzing File

LED blinky circuit Fritzing File to light up your favorite sketch!

Code

PocketBeagle Halloween Pumpkin Blinky

Python
This Python code can be used to control several sets of LEDs to light up your favorite sketch using PocketBeagle. Adafruit BeagleBone library (with PocketBeagle support) has been used to manage GPIOs.

1. Install the recommended Debian image and Adafruit BBIO libraries on PocketBeagle using the procedure given in https://github.com/adafruit/adafruit-beaglebone-io-python

2. Download pumpkinBlinky_v2.zip file. Extract the contents to the same directory.

3. Make the bash script executable by using the following command:
"chmod ugo+x pumpkinBlinkyScript.sh"

4. Run the bash script using the command "./pumpkinBlinkyScript.sh".
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Credits

Cathy Wicks

Cathy Wicks

13 projects • 6 followers
Beagleboard.org fan
Eshtaartha Basu

Eshtaartha Basu

7 projects • 4 followers
Electrical Engineer by profession but love physics in general. I like to build stuff. Have been building electro-mechanical systems from 15y
Thanks to Adafruit.

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