30 Oct '11, 9pm

@erinAskewed AWESOME! I just got some EL Wire at work. Also some boards:

A few notes on what it took to get me going on this. First, I found that the chip I got with this sequencer was actually the ATmega328P rather than the ATmega168V. Get a bright light and a magnifying glass and double check your chip to make sure you know what you've got. Its important for avr-gcc when building the code and for avrdude when programming the device. Secondly, thanks @mellis for the corrected code. This gets the sequencer lighting the wire were the original did not. I noticed however, that the 'lineon' and 'line off' functions were inverted for me, i.e. 'lineon' actually turned off the wire and 'line off' turned it on. Also there is superfluous code in those functions to turn off the last lit line. I was confused why this was necessary and my setup has worked just fine without it. Finally, I noticed that avr-gcc doesn't recognize atmega328p as a chip name but ...

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