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August 24, 2016 AT 4:00 am

Music Festival LED Tie #WearableWednesday

Music Festival LED Tie by Cone Fatigue on YouTube.

From December 2015 to May 2016, I designed and 3D printed a tie that I wore to the Sasquatch! Music Festival. While future videos to come will explain a bunch of the details, here are the basics.

  • 125 WS2812b LEDs (since this was my first time using them, I got them as Neopixels from Adafruit)
  • The Fadecandy LED controller (at first, this was a shortcut, but I couldn’t imagine my WS2812bs without it)
  • Raspberry Pi 2
  • Custom Processing sketch
  • Designed in OpenSCAD and 3D printed on a Lulzbot Mini

Some features to be discussed in some future videos:

  • Several modes (walking around mode as seen here, music mode which reacts to the loud bass drops at concerts)
  • Interesting patterns derived from static images (these aren’t programmatically generated, so they have these awesomely smooth transitions)

Stay tuned to the channel for more about the tie and my future projects, which includes my next version of the tie!

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