So while waiting (and waiting) for the eventual arrival of the last remaining parts for the Luminous Loafers I have been filling my time with new projects. After seeing an excellent POV globe at the Brighton Maker Faire I decided I wanted to do that! Also it would be a good way to learn a few new things too.
So here is my first experiment with POV. Very simple, just an Arduino nano clone, 595 shift register and 7 white LEDs. The first step on my way to building the full volumatric 3D POV display I want!
The result of me waving my phone around wildly hoping for a good pic…