Using LEDs and an ESP8266 to make a smart, futuristic Star Wars clock
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The Clock Awakens

Using LEDs and an ESP8266 to make a smart, futuristic Star Wars clock

See the project page for details such as the parts list, building instructions, etc.

Uses the Sunrise-Sunset API among others.

Setting up the environment

  1. Set up the ESP8266 in the Arduino IDE (instructions)
  2. Install the Time, Adafruit NeoPixel, WiFiManager, and ESP8266Scheduler libraries through the Library Manager (instructions)
  3. Install the ESP8266FS tool located in lib (instructions)
  4. Make the necessary changes to src/firmware/config.h.template and save them in src/firmware/config.h
  5. Open src/firmware/firmware.ino in the Arduino IDE
  6. Upload the sketch data by going to Tools > ESP8266 Sketch Data Upload
  7. Upload the sketch to the device