5406 posts
  • Has sold $750,000+ on Envato Market
  • Helps us moderate the forums
  • Won a competition
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 6 years
+20 more
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/

614 posts
  • Member of the Envato Team
  • Taught a course or tutorial on Tuts+
  • Had an item that became a weekly top seller
  • Had an item featured in an Envato Bundle
+11 more
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!

2952 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 6 years
  • Has referred 200+ members
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Had an item featured in an Envato Bundle
+12 more
DDStudios
says

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

Epic

4134 posts After Effects Templates
  • Had an item that became a weekly top seller
  • Became a Top 20 Author of the Month
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
+11 more
miseld
says

I’m impressed, Nice toy :)

1634 posts AEdorde.com - After Effects Projects
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Helped improve Envato sites by detecting a security issue
  • Has sold $125,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has referred 1000+ members
+11 more
dorde
says

Like! :)

5492 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Has referred 1+ members
  • Located in Australia
  • Has sold $1,000+ on Envato Market
+5 more
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!

5406 posts
  • Has sold $750,000+ on Envato Market
  • Helps us moderate the forums
  • Won a competition
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 6 years
+20 more
dtbaker
Moderator
says
24 posts
  • Has sold $100+ on Envato Market
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
  • Has collected 1+ items on Envato Market
  • Won a Most Wanted contest
+3 more
StaticNova
says

So awesome, nice work!

6768 posts
  • Member of the Envato Team
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 5 years
  • Located in Canada
  • Joined us in one of our Envato Live Events
+13 more
KingDog
Envato team
says

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

Nice work!

230 posts What dreams may come...
  • Became a Top 20 Author of the Month
  • Had an item that became a weekly top seller
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 7 years
+10 more
VideoMagus
says

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

by
by
by
by
by
by