Sure! Here's the basic gist of it:currentDT = datetime.datetime.now() strTime = currentDT.strftime("%I:%M %p") scroll_text_display(strTime,random.randrange(0,0xFFFFFF,2),100)Whenever I get home, I'll see if I can merge it into your git hub repo
You're welcome. For what it's worth, I used a 5V/10A power supply and connected a barrel adapter to the 5V/ground connectors on the LED strip and powered the pi separately.
These are the ones I used: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01CDTECSG/The important thing to remember is you want 30 LEDs per 1 meter.
You don't necessarily need to use veneer. I've used just plain white printer paper and it looks pretty good! I plan on swapping it out for frosted acrylic squares though when I have some more time to work on the project. Any translucent material should do the trick!
Really awesome project. I tweaked the code to grab the system time and display it periodically, as well as adding other patterns.