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Make a visual indicator of the current state of the tide. Uses IBM's Cloud, a WeMos and some neopixels. (Not to be used for Navigational Purposes).

Parts list

Qty Product Part number
8 Adafruit NeoPixel Digital RGB LED Strip 1376
1 Kingbright L-53HD, Solid State Lamp 660 nm Red LED, 5mm (T-1 3/4) Round Through Hole package 228-5988
1 Kingbright L-53GD, Solid State Lamp 568 nm Green LED, 5mm (T-1 3/4) Round Through Hole package 228-6004
1 WeMos
1 Stontronics, 10W Plug In Power Supply 5V dc, 2A, 1 Output, European Plug 822-6373
1 Polyplumb PVC Pipe, 2m long x 22mm OD 784-5743
1 Plain Box e.g.
1 Carbon Resistor, 0.25W ,5%, 100R 707-7587
1 Carbon Resistor, 0.25W ,5%, 150R 707-7603
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