An LED pixel cube is a plastic container with an LED, battery and magnet on one end a translucent square of paper on the other. The magnet lets it stick to metal surfaces and the effect from a distance is that of a glowing square. Make a lot of these and you can start to draw an image. Make a ton of them and you'll even have a massive glowing QR code.

Really, we did this.

Step 1: What you need

  • 2032 coin cell battery
  • white LED
  • neodymium magnet
  • plastic container
  • tracing paper
  • X-acto blade or other cutting tool
  • super glue (not pictured)
  • hot glue (not pictured)
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What I need to know is, can a tiny wireless switch be made to turn this on or off. I am making a terminator appliance and need to be able to turn it on or off. It needs to be tiny to also fit under the appliance..<br>
I see billions of these..... :)
Wow that is neat! Reminds me of those LED Throwies... but with more of an artistic bent! Also love that the QR code actually worked!
...Woooow.<br><br>How many people did you have working on the QR image and about how long did it take? It looks spectacular. The video covers just a little about the project, just a little about making and a little about Instructables, it's brilliant!
About a dozen people for two hours or so. Hard to say as the crew kept changing in size.
What type of case did you use? I'm thinking of making a 3D projector with this.
It's from the container store.<br /> <a href="http://www.containerstore.com/shop/giftPackaging/creativeContainers/boxes?productId=10003497">http://www.containerstore.com/shop/giftPackaging/creativeContainers/boxes?productId=10003497 </a><br /> <br /> The 1 5/8&quot; sq. x 2 7/8&quot; box.
That's a good idea. my son is into star wars and I wonder how we can adapt this to make an r2d2.

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