Tully’s Dunepunk LED Eye Prosthetic #WearableWednesday #ElectronicHalloween
Check out Tully Jagoe’s debut guide on the Adafruit Learning System and build along with your own Dunepunk LED eye prosthetics! Tully writes:
These LED augmentations can help you with your cyberpunk costume or other design that requires glowing eyes. this is a super cheap, simple circuit comprised of a battery and LEDs. You will need patience and a steady hand, however. This aug is very bright and you should easily be able to see your way around even in a pitch black room. Wear behind sunglasses for an 80’s cyberpunk look.
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