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Miniature Stage Light LED Projector

Hello inventors!!!!

How are you? A long time ago I had an Idea! Make a toy theater or better a miniature stage box computerized.
I've already made everything but now I need projector and motors for sets design. Before, I would like to start with Lights.
There are a lot of project in this site with leds and the best way to create my theater lights is to use led pixel modules connected an Arduino!

Now, everything sounds right and simple but is not really like that, because I want perfection!
Do you know how to made miniatures stage lights? And also beautiful to see? I mean not just a tube with a diode inside?

I work on stage as an artist and choreographer and I love lights. There are 3 kind of that... and I would like to realize all three.

Image 1 - Simple spot (simple light)
image 2/3 - Spot with Gobos/Images(that's amazing, do you know this kind of projector that can project images (called gobos)? I found on internet these pens that you can see below. They are perfect to made it but the problem is that you have to buy 5000pcs minimum....! So how to create it? where I can find the lens? The well? It will be amazing if we can also install a little step motor drived by arduino that is able to change gobos!!!)
image 4 - Motorized Spot ( we can put together this two spots and made one that can move. We can use maybe 2 Servo motors! With that we can made them change directions but servos are so big...! a simplest and little idea?)

All these light source are a single led that have a WS2801 chip to drive colors independently so the first one is simple to made...What about the second one?


Thank you inventors!

mungle (author) 2 years ago
FIMO...!
The Fimo is perfect to made it? we have just to made a sample and with FIMO we can create all our projector box!
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