Videos

Our first image!

Hello, world! (for better quality, IN INTERNET EXPLORER open http://blip.tv/file/get/123pov-TheClassic921.AVI)

animation

Animated pendulum

Animated backwards arrow

Dancing Disco Man (for better quality, IN INTERNET EXPLORER open http://blip.tv/file/get/123pov-ILikeToBoogie478.AVI)

First Motion Picture Horse (for better quality, IN INTERNET EXPLORER open http://blip.tv/file/get/123pov-ProbablySomeSortOfMammal433.AVI)

Backwards Horse

3D

Attempt at a sphere

Spinning planar image (for less squished quality, in INTERNET EXPLORER open http://blip.tv/file/get/123pov-RectangularThings559.AVI)

Double helix / double rainbow (for less squished quality, IN INTERNET EXPLORER open http://blip.tv/file/get/123pov-SingleHelixDoubleRainbow163.AVI)


 

Pictures

initial stages

Here is our base motor attachment and stand.

An image of the motor mount attached to a protoboard.

 

First prototype: spinning 1D display

 

The first prototype, with the protoboard attached to a rotating connector and another protoboard to provide balance.

 

An up close view of one column of LEDs soldered to ribbon cable.

final system

The soldered PCB for the combined 3D and 2D system.
The 3D mechanical system, with the PCB and four columns of blue LEDs.
Hi Lillian!

And this is why it would have been great to position the LEDs differently:

Half a tree, kind of.

Can't photoshop do wonderful things?

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