Fine, I held on for a month. But another late evening, another PCB design, and I figured out why not, I will make a PCB for the large version of PewPew.
Added lanyard holes and two prototyping ideas just in case someone wants a badge for a conference or something...
The back side is completely empty (well, there are the extra pins broken out at the top, like with the original PewPew), so the conference logo and participant's name could be placed there.
The PCBs finally arrived and I assembled one in my lunch break. I'm very happy with how it came out, though there could be more room between the direction buttons and the LED matrix — maybe I should make the matrix shifted a bit to the right. I have three more fitting matrices, and I think I will put them for sale as kits on #tindie.
@deshipu well, one of them, anyway ;)
@djsundog Thank you, I will send it in the morning!
@deshipu no rush, and thank you!
@deshipu Looks pretty neat!!
@deshipu this looks like a lot of fun to play with!
@deshipu ordered! I’m excited to give it a try. I’ll also tell my local maker space about it.
@deshipu this is so rad!
We did a workshop for some girls in tech groups teaching electronics construction and programming to make a Simon-like game; this looks like an even lower barrier for entry. Congrats!
@deshipu Very cool!
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