Commit e403391b authored by Julian's avatar Julian
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parent 0f46f33a
......@@ -2,6 +2,9 @@ import leds, utime, math
def col_cor(colors, brightness=1, gamma=1):
Gamma correction for the RGB channels
return [
[int(255 * brightness * math.pow((y / 255.0), gamma)) for y in x]
for x in colors
......@@ -9,42 +12,68 @@ def col_cor(colors, brightness=1, gamma=1):
def halo(colors):
sets the four bottom/side LEDs to colors corresponding to the color spectrum on the top 11 LEDs
used_leds = len(colors)
#add additional RGB-Color-lists to the colors-list to fill up the top LEDs with emptiness
colors += [[0, 0, 0]] * (11 - used_leds)
#add four additional colors. the last one, the first one twice, the last one.
colors += [colors[used_leds - 1]] + [colors[0]] * 2 + [colors[used_leds - 1]]
return colors
def kitt(
#amount of cycles for the animation
#time in microseconds until the animation moves on.
#the shape of your brightness curve. bigger values make a steeper curve, smaller values make the curve wider.
#the minimal brightness
#if you don't enter a spectrum this is the color we'll use
rgb=[255, 0, 0],
#a color spectrum consisting of up to 11 RGB-Value-Lists (e.g. [[255,255,255], [0,0,0], [255,255,255] and so on] - ). if you use less, the animation will be less wide.
LED Animation.
LED Animation. Knight rider-Style.
# create a basic table of values for a smooth increment of the LED brightness (if you don't understand this, don't worry, i don't either. just paste it into the python shell and see the output). Basically creates a negative cosinus curve.
kitt_table = [((-math.cos(math.pi * (x / 10.0))) + 1) / 2.0 for x in range(21)]
#adjust the values to start with a minimum brightness and the width of the curve to the given power.
kitt_table = [math.pow(x, power) * (1 - minimum) + minimum for x in kitt_table]
#for the amount of specified cycles
for i in range(cycles):
#repeat every 20 steps
j = i % 20
#and go backwards after 10 steps
if j > 10:
j = 20 - j
#if a color spectrum was given
if spectrum == []:
#set the amount of LEDs used to 11, because we're using the full width
used_leds = 11
#set the color values to the LEDs by multiplying the given color value with the corresponding brightness value in the kitt table
output = [[int(x * y) for y in rgb] for x in kitt_table[j : (j + 11)]]
#use the amount of leds specified in the spectrum
used_leds = len(spectrum)
#multiply the color values in the corresponding spectrum tuple with the brightness value in the kitt table
output = [
[int(y * kitt_table[j + x]) for y in spectrum[x]]
for x in range(used_leds)
#if a halo has been defined, also use the four bottom LEDs
if halo:
#set the LEDs to the output defined above
#sleep for the amount of milliseconds specified in delay
#Switch off all LEDs.
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