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December 24, 2010

LED Christmas Tree

at 12:43 pm. Filed under Electronic Hacks


Merry Christmas everyone! I hope this holiday season finds you in good health and in the company of friends and family.

Mauricio Martins has the Christmas spirit. He took a plain old acrylic tree and added some bling to it with some LEDs and a simple circuit.

“For this hack, I used the following components that you can buy for less than 8 euros.

MUJI Red Acrylic Christmas Tree
Resistors: 10k, 470k
Capacitor: 0.1µF
Integrated Circuit: 4060B
LEDs × 18, 3mm diameter, any mix of colours: red, orange, amber, yellow or green
Battery clip for 9V”


Hacking MUJI Christmas Tree from Mauricio Martins on Vimeo.