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Disco Ball Gets Funky with Stepper Motors #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Just because you might only be partying within your bubble doesn’t mean you don’t want some pizzazz. These globes dance to the beat picked from reddit by Tom’s Hardware:

Each ball is equipped with an ESP32 module for wireless communication. The music beat is detected by the Pi—it sends a signal to one of the balls which communicates with the second ball using ESP NOW, a protocol used for communicating wirelessly with ESP32 chips. This causes the stepper motors to move the disco balls together to the beat of the music.

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