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After I brought a string of 150 led Christmas lights for £15. I noticed how the patterns alternated every other LED. This lead my mind thinking that a ...
First of all I print out on computer what I would like engraved on the perspex. In this case it was a friend of mine Chloe. I wanted ...
Next I drew in permanent marker onto the perspex with the sheets underneath. Then flipped the sheets over and did this again so I had better reference of ...
The engraving begins....
How I had to find a way to sandwich the layers of perspex together whilst still having enough room to fit inn all those LEDs. So I layered ...
Next step was to mount as many of those LEDs as I could in the space that I had. I figured I could just about fit 96 of ...
After the insertation of the 96 LEDs, it resembled something out of the large hadrol colider! But worked very well, lining up nicely with the screen 'sandwich'.
I then put the whole lot together including a base plate and gave it sides from thin strips of fibre board.
The results: As you can see, the alternating LED patterns worked well in displaying the front words then back words, or both together. They can also dim slowly ...
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