GRTA consisted of 1,476 RGB addressable LEDs controlled by a Teensy 3.1. Visuals were drawn in a custom GUI and the time-based animation data was generated by a PHP script that was dispatched over a specially-crafted serial protocol. In addition to the LEDs, the protocol also supported manipulating the 7-segment numerical displays, analog panel meters, backlights, and hard drive activity lights. Triggered by various key commands, the mainframe could run autonomously or enter a user-controlled puppet mode.
- Circuit design
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