add some READMEs
authorEugene Crosser <evgenii.cherkashin@profitbricks.com>
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:42:20 +0000 (14:42 +0100)
committerEugene Crosser <evgenii.cherkashin@profitbricks.com>
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:42:20 +0000 (14:42 +0100)
Signed-off-by: Eugene Crosser <evgenii.cherkashin@profitbricks.com>
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hardware/README [new file with mode: 0644]

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+= LED strip light controller =
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+The project is to drive night lighting of a staircase using PIR
+motion sensors (two: for the top and bottom of the staircase).
+Ambiant light sensor to only turn the LED chains when it is dark.
+Driven by MSP430 MCU, light power controlled via PWM + MOSFET.
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+Using this suggestion from electronics stackexchange:
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+https://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/67775/driving-led-strip-from-microcontroller
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+MOSFET datasheet:
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+https://www.infineon.com/dgdl/irlml2502.pdf?fileId=5546d462533600a401535667f44d2602
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