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January 13, 2017 AT 7:38 am

Build Your Own Death Star as a 3D Spherical Persistence of Vision Display #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

via RaspberryPi.org

A Raspberry Pi sits within the rotating build, offering HDMI connectivity to allow images to be sent to the LEDs via a decoder.

The project was originally launched a few years back by a MEng student group consisting of Thomas Carpenter, Oliver Peel, Adam Clarkson, and Laurence Bird, with supervision from Craig Evans. It uses a ring of RGB LEDs, rotating on an axis at 300rpm, to display an image.

 

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  1. “Live at Leeds” has a new meaning to me now in the States…Any audio through that as well? Guess there is no “Substitute” for “Fiddle(ing) About” with this “Generation”. These “Pinball Wizards” must have gotten all trippy with the “Acid Queen”….😉

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