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Picture of Persistence of Vision (POV) -2 ways to play-
After tired of searching POV tutorial that doesn't clear and complicated, finally I found the best one. In this instructable I will be recreating a POV (Persistance of Vision) Wand inspired by amandaghassaei's original design.  When I first saw the instructables I immediately wanted to recreate it with my own version.

The motivation of making this POV are because I want to make a light stick for my own. My first plan is want to bring it to the "Girls' Generation World Tour in Jakarta" Concert. But I didn't bring it on that day, hahaha Because of the colour of my POV are green. And the crowd all were pink. LOL

amandaghassaei's original design are made with acrylic. I'm using readily available parts without a deep knowledge of electronics one can begin to explore creating their own POV. I do not have 3D printer so construction will be done by way of PCB etching. And the difference are I'm going to make the POV can be used with two ways to play, easy to hold, and can spinning on the platform.


Ok, let's get started !!

 
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Step 1: Parts and Tools

Picture of Parts and Tools
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Here is all you will need:

(1) Arduino UNO R3
(20) LEDs Super Bright (I'm using green, my fav color)
(20) 100 ohm resistors
(1) PCB / Perfboard
(1) 9V battery
(1) on-off switch
(4) Spicer 0,5 cm
(4) nut and bolts
(1) Project enclosure (I'm using "Kitchen Ware" box)
- Breadboard
- Shrink tubing
- Rainbow wire
- Male header extended


Tools:
- Soldering iron
- Solder
- Mini drill
- Pliers
- Cutter
- Helping hands (if you don't have it, you can build it from my helping hands instructable)


** If you want to make your POV spinning too, you need to jump right into step 11 to know what all you need **
pbansal1 made it!7 months ago

Thanks Faziefazie...I made it using your sketch and schematics.. :)

It worlds great...

Can you tell what refresh rates should we experiment...The words in at the current refresh rate of 1..makes it very difficult to read.

Here are the images of the project...

Great Instructable ...

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faziefazie (author)  pbansal17 months ago

That's cool, congratulations you've made it!! I'm really sorry I can't give you the right amount of fresh rate, now I used the arduino for another project so I never try to change the fresh rate because the fresh rate is already readable for me. But If you are curious you can change it a little bit, start from 2 ms, and upload it. Then goes until you comfortable to read the POV. Good Luck and tell me how it goes :)

ysulaiman8 months ago

mantap Bro....

faziefazie (author)  ysulaiman8 months ago
Makasih banyak :)
alexdrew585811 months ago
this is really cool but as much as I'd like to remake this I don't have the money for the tools, and I like how you did it for SNSD (I'm a big fan).
faziefazie (author)  alexdrew585811 months ago
You can make it just with 8 LED with ATtiny microcontroller, it will more cheaper I think.

Woow, it's so great to know there are SNSD's fans in this site. From where do you come from? nice to know you :)
I might be able to pull that off.
I'm from the U.S. but I didn't know about SNSD till an online friend in indonesia tolld me to look it up, but I haven't been keeping up with SNSD stuff for awhile.
thebossx11 months ago
Cool, I want to try this project soon!
faziefazie (author)  thebossx11 months ago
thank you :)
jiyeonnie11 months ago
Nice work!
faziefazie (author)  jiyeonnie11 months ago
Thank you so much :)
yosh8811 months ago
Keep up the good work!
faziefazie (author)  yosh8811 months ago
Thank you so much :)
memexie1 year ago
Keren Mas, tapi masih kurang kecil yah ukurannya unk dibawa kemana2. Ayo kita bikin LED cube.. liat deh yg punya "chr". Salam dari Palembang :D
faziefazie (author)  memexie12 months ago
Saya bukan 'mas' hahaha... iya karena saya mau bikinnya 20 px jadi butuh 20 LED panjang totalnya juga cuma sekitar 20 cm kok, kalo mau lebih pendek lagi juga bisa, pake cuma 8 LED. Tapi kode nya juga bakal berubah banyak.

Wah next project insyaallah LED cube kok hehehe...
memexie faziefazie12 months ago
Hehehehe..Yaudah kenalan ya? Kenalin saya Mega :)
Btw, saya pernah belajar running text pake arduino, cuma kendalanya saya blm ketemu cara yg tepat supaya running text nampilin seperti yg kita mau. Jadi harus programin satu-satu. Alfabet okelah ada 26, nah kalo bahasa lain? Misalnya mandarin. Dirimu ada solusikah? Mohon bimbingannya ya kalo ada :)
faziefazie (author)  memexie12 months ago
Halo mbak Mega! saya fazie hehehe..

Hmmm kalo pengen nampilin karakter yg kita mau, emang biasanya ngeprogram satu2 sih. soalnya alfabet juga harus tetep di program secara matrix kan. mungkin link ini bisa ngebantu http://garagelab.com/profiles/blogs/arduino-scrolling-text-marquee-to-give-a-happy-christmas
memexie faziefazie12 months ago
Hehehehe..Yaudah kenalan ya? Kenalin saya Mega :)
Btw, saya pernah belajar running text pake arduino, cuma kendalanya saya blm ketemu cara yg tepat supaya running text nampilin seperti yg kita mau. Jadi harus programin satu-satu. Alfabet okelah ada 26, nah kalo bahasa lain? Misalnya mandarin. Dirimu ada solusikah? Mohon bimbingannya ya kalo ada :)
hemcrop1 year ago
hI fazie fazie,
This instructable is excellent tutorial for beginners like. Its Beginner friendly. I have added it to my favourites. However i was unable to view your video of POV. Please reupload the video.

Thank You
Hemanth
faziefazie (author)  hemcrop1 year ago
Hi, thank you so much to add my instructables to your favorites list, I appreciate it greatly :)

Oh, so sorry for unable view my video. I already renew the embed code. Now you can try it. But if it still didn't work you can watch it from the direct link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HX1xWy0lggc&feature=c4-overview&list=UU3K2S_oXU_zYaGqRNZcRvuw