This is the kit for the main LED matrix for the Thomas Bangalter Helmet. Once completed this kit boasts a 256 LED display, mounted in a 8 x 2 Inch LED Holder, with programmable text via Bluetooth android smartphone. There are 28 different animations programmed in, which can be toggled by a button. This LED kit fits Moguai Props, Volpin, Firewire, and many other helmet casts.
Please note that there are No Returns!
1 - Matrix Board
4 - Matrix driver boards
1 - Power Supply board
1- Voltage regulator with heatsink
1 - Main control board
1 - LED Template
Parts Required for 'DIY Kit (Parts required):
8 x 0.1uF Capacitors (10, 16, 25 or 50 Volts)
8 x 10uF Capacitors (10, 16, 25 or 50 Volts)
6 x 1k Ohm resistors (1/4 or 1/8 Watt)
6 x 27k or 30k Ohm resistors (1/4 or 1/8 Watt)
~ 300 5mm Red LEDs
2 x 6mm Momentary Push buttons
5 x Max7219 Chips
1 x 4 pin female header
1 x 4AA battery pack w/switch
1 x Uart Bluetooth Module HC-06 Slave
40"/1 Meter of 25-Conductor Ribbon Cable
• A soldering Iron with a fine tip
• Hot Glue Gun
• Wire Cutters
• Wire Strippers
• Hot glue Sticks
• Isopropyl Alcohol
• Old toothbrush
Do I have to purchase additional parts to complete this kit?
If purchasing the 'DIY Kit (Parts required)' Option, then yes. The 'DIY Kit + Parts Kit' comes with all required parts (tools still required).
Do I have to be able to write code to assemble this kit?
Nope, the kit comes with a pre-programmed chip.
What skills are required to complete the kit?
Being able to solder is a MUST! Everything else is more-or-less straightforward.
Does the kit come with a helmet?
Nope, the kit comes with only the electronics.
Does this kit come assembled?
DIY kits do not come assembled. I do offer an assembled RGB matrix kit, please check my other items.
How difficult is it to assemble?
On a scale of 1-to-10, around 6.
Do you ship world-wide?
Yes, I do.
How long does International Shipping take?
Roughly 1 - 3 Weeks.