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A live-coding lighting controller, building on the Open Lighting Architecture with Clojure and bits of Overtone.
The max 485 is just a differential driver IC. It just generates the electronic signal, not the digital part.
It works just through the Uart Pins of the PI.
The show worked out in some ways for me. The biggest problem is that I just can't get warm with clojure. It would probably half a year getting into it in a way that I can do anything with it.