Christmas Tree DIY kit
Soldering Instruction guide for our Christmas Tree Ornament
If you here because you are an awesome human being who has a tree to solder then look no further then the instructions below.
You should have:
- 15x Bi-Directional LEDs
- 6x 100 Ohm Resistors (Brown-Black-Brown-Gold)
- 1x Momentary Switch
- 1x Battery Clip
- 1x 3V 2032 Coin Cell
- 1x Christmas Tree PCB with microcontroller soldered and preprogrammed
DIY Kit Contents
Make the bend as close to the body of the resistor as possible.
resistor in pcb for christmas tree diy kit
resistor leads bent so it will stay in place
trim resistor leads
Christmas tree DIY Kit solder resistors
These LEDs are bi-directional and very forgiving, but if you'd like to ensure proper orientation of all your LEDs, place the LEDs such that their longer lead goes into the square holes.
Christmas tree DIY Kit - insert LEDs with proper orientation
Christmas tree DIY Kit - insert switch in PCB
When the battery is first inserted, the device will run a test pattern to ensure all LEDs are working properly. When finished, the tree will enter into one of its pre-programmed patterns.
Press the button to interrupt a pattern and turn the device off. When the device is off, you can select a pattern to display by pressing the button repeatedly.
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