Project - NeoPixel ring flashlight

I just posted NeoPixel ring flashlight on Codeshare. Feel free to discuss and make suggestions here.


Very cool!

You should make a short video showing the lights shown on a wall in a dark room!

@ mtylerjr - Thanks. I’ll try later.


I had the same question as @ mtylerjr. How well does it actually work as a flashlight? I can see getting a lot of use with something like this with the Scouts if it puts out enough light.

Maybe set it next to an unmodified flash light and compare. Great project. I want to make one now!

I was thinking a great camping toy…

If I built one, I’d add one more switch to play some disco audio files :smiley:

@ ianlee74 - It is a good flashlight too. I need to find my glue gun and fix the ring, before taking comparison pictures. Misplaced it somewhere. Right now ring is just hanging by wires there.

@ Gus. That what I said to myself when I saw the article in the magazine. ;D

@ mtylerjr - That is what my wife said. ;D

@ mtylerjr -
disco audio files ??

How about some Swing?

I suppose - although I didn’t think swing is associated with colorful strobe lights like disco is :slight_smile:

Well, you can tell by the way I code my stuff
I’m embedded man: no time for fluff
Piezos loud, components warm, I’ve been solderin’
Since I was born
And now it’s all right, It’s GHI,
Come to make my projects fly
I can easily understand
The gadgeteer effect on man

Whether you’re a hacker or whether you’re a slacker
It’s GHI, It’s GHI
Everybody typin’, and easy prototypin’,
Cause it’s GHI, GHI
Ah, ha, ha, ha, GHI, GHI
Ah, ha, ha, ha, GHI