Pi Zero Persistence of Vision Machine Mounted to CD atop Spinning PC Fan @Raspberry_Pi #piday #PiZero
This is a great project and blog by Garage Tech – I especially dig the comic book-like speech bubbles and text overlays. And I dig any project that takes advantage of building upon the remnants of detritus technology like a CD labeled ‘Antivirus 05/16’!
In this article we are going to show you how to build a Raspberry Pi Zero POV setup to display text from a file using an LED bar. The fun part is that the Pi and all the rest of the hardware are spinning glued onto a PC fan to deliver a fantastic POV effect whilst remaining wirelessly connected to your network!
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