I've decided to make a Wake-Up light, because I hate it when my old alarm clock wakens me with that annoying buzzer. This Wake-Up light gradually increases the light, to simulate a rising sun.
This will help me to get out of bed with a better mood. :-)
Here are the main features of my Wake-Up light:
So here's a description on how to build it.
First, you'll need to get all the parts:
To make it easy to attach or remove the leds with the rest of the circuit, I soldered a plug on the wires for the leds.
This is handy when you want to put everything in a housing at the end:
Once everything is soldered together, and the program is uploaded to the Arduino, it is time to create a proper housing:
(I first drew a draft in SketchUp, you can download it too here)
And here is the final result.
Note: The LCD says "Maandag", which means "Monday" in my language, but in the source code attached, all text strings are translated to English.
In the rules for the X-Project, it is mentioned to take picture from your User ID, together with the project, so here it is.
I think I've posted all the information and documentation I got.
If there are any questions, remarks or suggestions, please let me know in the comments!
And if you like my project, please vote! :-)