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I'm looking for help creating a jacket that blinks to sound input (sound-triggered LED)?

sound-sensitive LED lights that respond to music, sewn into clothing.


Hi there. I'm new to the boards and off to the big festival in the desert next week. Every year I make some kind of a flashing suit-- usually they are EL Wire -- which is kind of cool to dance in.

I recently took an Arduino course and I thought it would be great to make a jacket that reacted to sound.

Ideal: Had a pot to deal with volume (of club music vs. speaking) and was able to power a row of LED's down each arm and possibly down the side of the torso.

I have a board- I don't have time to program it- I'm wondering if anyone can help? I'm happy to sew it and all that stuff. Yes, time is tight , but it doesn't have to be perfect!
Let me know.

There is some budget- not much but some.  

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Techniboy5 years ago
I have designed my own kit earlier today ( I'm serious) it is analogue, not arduino, but it responds to music, and flashed 2 channels of el wire ( high and low). I sell the kit (el wire not included) for ~ $50. You already seem to have el wire, so this will work well. Some soldering experience is good, or for $10 I will assemble it for you. I will not disclose ANY information beyond this, as I have designe this myself, and would like to make some profit after endless hours in my basement. For more info, just post if you are interested below.
orksecurity6 years ago
Standard suggestion: Websearch "LED color organ".