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Main Topic Areas
Beginners If you're new to this hobby or want to get started in it, please read this first. You won't regret it!
Terminology/Definitions Every hobby has its buzzwords, these are good to know
Lights & Electronics Information about all kinds of lights, LEDs, pixels, electricity and electronics
DIY Display Construction Designing/building your own props - PVC, coroplast, wire frames, more. Lots of examples!
Animatronics Using servo or motors to make animated displays
Arduino Anything related specifically to cool Arduino stuff
Raspberry PI/BeagleBone Topics related to setting up or using these inexpensive computer platforms
Networking Contributors' instructions for network-related issues
Firmware Tips & Techniques How to modify firmware settings, compile firmware, flash chips, etc.
Firmware - multiple versions Various versions of firmware and how to use them.
Assembly Guides Contributors' assembly instructions
Troubleshooting How to troubleshoot hardware, software, connections, etc. and tools you can use.
Halloween Displays We're not just about Christmas... we like other holidays, too!
PDF Gallery Miscellaneous PDF files and/or links to PDF documentation
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