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by TestSubject421
Sun May 02, 2010 7:08 am
Forum: Online Shopping
Topic: Cheap Electronics Websites
Replies: 24
Views: 24215

Component surplus

http://www.goldmine-elec.com/ Just don't buy all the goodies before i get there. http://www.electronics-expo.com/ Ohh and beware of the shipping costs when you order from sure-electronics i almost placed an order for $20 worth of stuff and they wanted $48 for shipping?!?!?! i didnt even choose anyt...
by TestSubject421
Sun May 02, 2010 6:15 am
Forum: Your projects
Topic: Making a POV led Globe
Replies: 70
Views: 42722

HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP

I have started working on a POV Globe and was wondering what calculations you used to design your images. Did you start by breaking down the RPM to microseconds per rotation then figure out what kind of "pixel resolution" the POV has and continue on that path to figure out the proper timing for the ...
by TestSubject421
Sun Apr 04, 2010 6:24 am
Forum: The 8x85 RGB LED POV Display
Topic: Simple questions.
Replies: 1
Views: 8388

Simple questions.

Has the torque of the motor been an issue when you were prototyping? I have been wondering if anyone else had that issue. Did you do any counter balancing to prevent wobble or do you prefer to have the POV mounted to a vice or something? What LED's do you prefer? I buy the cheep ones off ebay, but a...
by TestSubject421
Sun Apr 04, 2010 6:07 am
Forum: The 8x85 RGB LED POV Display
Topic: Creating an 8x?? RGB POV display
Replies: 4
Views: 11701

What would be really cool though would be to make a huge 2metre diametre ring with approx 1,000RGB LED's faing inwards. then you would have a standing platform in the ring and you stand inside with the ring spinning and creating a 3D world around you. now that would be cool = ) Ohhhhhh my, time to ...
by TestSubject421
Sun Apr 04, 2010 6:02 am
Forum: The 8x85 RGB LED POV Display
Topic: What leds do you use on your pov projects
Replies: 20
Views: 29283

RGB LED POV

Here is a SMD LED that might light up an interest for you guys, I have been using these while working on a POV unrelated product. They can reproduce a wide range of colors and are BRIGHT!, I have not had to use any heat dissipation methods with them either. The LED's are: SML13RGB_T Series Or look a...