Introducing the LightScythe

Hi All, Gav here. Here’s a project I’ve been working on for a couple of weeks and thought I’d share.

It’s called the LightScythe. It’s a programmable LED staff that can write out images and text in long exposure images. 

And of course, it’s all open source :-D

Details, including hardware parts list and all the code here:

https://sites.google.com/site/mechatronicsguy/lightscythe

and some pictures captured here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/38462165@N05/

Big thanks to everyone who came along and helped with the shoot. It’s not easy synchronising 4 cameras and running backwards and forwards in the cold for a couple of hours.