Astrolite by Hasbro, introduced in 1969, was a building toy set made of clear tubes that snap fit together, allowing one to build cities or robots of light!
In this project we’re adding NeoPixels and motorizing the color wheel.
The Adafruit CRICKIT is great for this project, it can drive NeoPixels, servos and lots of other sensors and components for building robots.
The board and components fit inside the light box and secured with 3d printed parts.
All of the components stack on top of each other, making this an easy mod!
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