An Arduino library for Persistence of Vision (POV) projects @IslandRobotics
POV Library is an Arduino library for Persistence of Vision (POV) projects. It’s by shurik179 at Island Robotics under an open MIT License.
This library is for creating Persistence of Vision displays using NeoPixel (WS2812B) or DotStar (APA102) individually addressable LED strips. For smooth effects, DotStars are strongly preferred, as they have much higher refresh rates.
The library is intended for use with boards that contain flash memory chips. It supports two modes:
Upload mode. In this mode, the board, when connected to a computer via USB, appears as an external USB drive, allowing the user to upload images in bitmap format. One can also upload a text file with list of images and durations. Note: it is expected that you have already created the FAT filesystem on your flash memory, using SdFat_format example sketch from Sd_Fat library (Adafruit fork)
Show mode. In this mode, the board reads the image(s) from the flash memory and shows them on the LED strip one line at a time. Normally, the LED strip would be mounted on a rotating staff/wand/fan blade which would create persistence of vision illusion.
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