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These steps will show you how to make your own Mobius Lantern with color changes.
You will need the following materials:-- Mylar-- string or transparent fishing line-- tricolor LED-- http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoBoardDiecimila o...
-- Solder wires to the leads on the LED. There should be one pad for each (red, green, and blue). There will also be a pad for the common cathode (gr...
Program your Arduino with the code from this tutorial Arduino tutorial. We increased the fading speed.
You can be creative with the size and shape of the strips. The attached cutting files are suggestions. If you have access to a laser cutter:-- upload ...
-- Take the first strip of mylar (the widest one) and twist it once and then fold the tab under and over to secure it-- Take the second strip of mylar...
-- Insert the board into the lantern near the top of the thicker strip-- Make a small hole at the top of your lantern-- Push the string through the ho...
A sampling of the color changes can be seen in the photo below. Try rearranging the strips, adding more strips of different widths, and different thic...
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Posted:Nov 6, 2008
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