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dtbaker Moderator says

Over the past few days I’ve hacked together a little Arduino with a LED display panel. It looks pretty cool!

This little Arduino checks the Envato API every 2 minutes for any new sales. If it finds a new sale it will BEEP then show the name of the item just sold. It then calculates what you have earnt today and counts up to that value.

Here’s a video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBwYJW_38JY

For those interested in building this: the DMD ’s are available here (you can connect them together to make a larger display) and the Arduino used here is an EtherTen (any network enabled arduino will do) and this is all powered by a PoE injector (so you only have to run a single network cable to wherever the unit is mounted).

Can post the C code if anyone is interested. I’m pretty bad at C though :P

EDIT : this is over on notes as well: http://notes.envato.com/authors/check-out-the-arduino-sales-notification-system/

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Siddharth Envato team says

Oh boy! This is the kind of pure awesomeness that makes me giddy. Let us have a look at the code too please!

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DDStudios says

Goosebumps. Would be awesome this in those flop style sort of clocks, to put on your desk.

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miseld says

I’m impressed, Nice toy :)

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dorde says

Like! :)

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Australia says

Dave awesome.

Bugger if you earn over 1000 bucks.

Will be checking this out, reminds me of the user counter from facebook film.

Good work!

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StaticNova says

So awesome, nice work!

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KingDog Envato team says

Can I get one to show me how much spam is currently on the forum? :)

Nice work!

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VideoMagus says

Genius!... Connect it to a robot giving a drink… ;)

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