A kit for building Persistence of Vision LED staffDesigned by Island Robotics in United States of America
New (June 2023): New version of the kit (4.1) features wireless image upload, improved wiring and better protection for staff ends. The kit also includes both the microcontroller and LED strips. Per…Read More…
New (June 2023): New version of the kit (4.1) features wireless image upload, improved wiring and better protection for staff ends. The kit also includes both the microcontroller and LED strips.
This kit contains components for building a Persistence of Vision staff. Full documentation of this project can be found at povstaff.readthedocs.io. The current version of this project and kit is version 4.1.
An earlier version of the project has been published on Instructables.
Please note that this is a kit and not a ready to use staff. This kit contains most (but not all) components for building your own staff. It is intended for people with some soldering and programming experience. Please read the Build guide before buying to make sure you are comfortable completing the build.
The kit contains all the electronics, LED strips, wiring, switches and spacers needed for the staff. Detailed listing is available in the Build guide.
In addition to this kit, you will also need the following parts, which need to be purchased separately:
Two 18650 Li-Ion batteries
Polycarbonate tube from flowtoys.com
Please see the Build guide for details. Total price of all the additional required components, together with shipping to US, is about $50.
All software and hardware files for this project are released under open source license. You can get them from the project GitHub repository.
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