24C3 - 1.01

24th Chaos Communication Congress
Volldampf voraus!

Day Day 1 (2007-12-27)
Room Saal 3
Start time 18:30
Duration 01:00
ID 2214
Event type workshop
Track Making
Language en

Make Cool Things with Microcontrollers

Hacking with Microcontrollers

Learn how to make cool things with microcontrollers by actually making fun projects at the Congress -- blink lights, hack your brain, move objects, turn off TVs in public places -- microcontrollers can do it all. Ongoing workshops each day of the Congress.

Learn to hack with microcontrollers! Starting with an inexpensive kit (MiniPOV, by Limor Fried, aka Ladyada), this hands-on workshop will teach you to do almost anything with microcontrollers. Throughout the days of the Congress, Mitch, the inventor of TV-B-Gone, will be giving ongoing workshops on hacking with microcontrollers. Learn to make cool devices! Projects that you can build include:

  • Make your own trippy colored-light-blinking thingy
  • Make your own device to meditate and hallucinate with brainwaves (as seen in MAKE Magazine issue #10)
  • Make your own simplified TV-B-Gone
  • Make your own bug robot that sings and dances
  • Light up and sequence EL-wire
  • Learn how to solder
  • Learn how to program with firmware
  • Learn how to use microcontroller development tools on your laptop
  • Tips, tricks, and more... All the parts you need, handouts, plus all tools will be available at the workbench at the Congress.
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