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Light Emitting Diode Projects

Sparkleball for New Year’s eve

2010 New Year's ball

  On 2010 New Year’s Eve Macetech member Garrett build a miniature version of the Times Square sparkleball using about 120 16oz plastic cups hot-glued together into a sphere. He has documented the build so you could build your own.

“Materials used:

six Satellite Modules (high power RGB LED arrays),

six ShiftBars (three channel LED controllers),

a Seeeduino, and

a ShiftBrite Shield

16oz plastic cups”