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Customizing a TinyTV with Videos and Paint

Upload your own movies, and color-customize a working open-source miniature TV powered by Arduino

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Customizing a TinyTV with Videos and Paint

Things used in this project

Hardware components

TinyTV DIY Kit
TinyCircuits TinyTV DIY Kit
Micro USB cable
TinyCircuits Micro USB cable
To charge the TinyTV battery

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE
TinyCircuits TSVConverter
Use this to convert movies and videos to the Tiny Screen Video (TSV) format that is playable on the TinyTV. Convert from mp4, .mov, .mpg, .mpeg, .avi, and .gif

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Paints and Paint Brushes
More on this later, but some helpful customization items: Acrylic paint, small paintbrush, tweezers, paint palette, Q-tips, paper towel, and Sharpie markers (especially the metallic ones) work well for coloring as well!


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TinyTV Enclosure STL files

Use to print your own, or modify the design!

TinyTV Code

Make sure you check out the settings menu to see if what you want is already available - but if you want something special you can edit the program yourself!

TinyTV - TinyScreen+ hardware files

Take a peek at the Eagle files for the processor + display hardware in the TingTV

TinyTV - SD and Audio TinyShield hardware files

These are the Eagle files for the SD and Audio TinyShield that handle the sound and video files for the TinyTV




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