How to Make a Light Plotter with Intel Edison


Great project from instructables member ossum:

I was pleased to be selected to be a part of the Intel Edison IoT invitational here on Instructables (please consider voting if you like it!).The project that I proposed was an automated “light painter” which would use stepper motors to move an RGB LED around in space by winding the strings it was suspended from up and down.

The Edison made things interesting, since it allowed me to handle things at a higher level (I was able to do most of the project’s code in Python) as well as providing useful features like WiFi.

The repeatability of an automated light painter allows for some interesting options, such as animation

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