James Sears' Orb: Spinning LEDs


We must learn more about the Interactive Telecommuncations Program. Yesterday it produced the photovoltaic bikini, and today, James N. Sears' Orb. This ball of LEDs relies on persistence of vision (POV) much like the SpokePOV bicycle wheel light, but is far more complex. It spins at 1600 RPM and is James designed the electronics, programmed it and built it. He blogged the whole manufacturing process and it is fascinating reading. ::James N. Sears via ::Notcot