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Wouldn't be cool if someone made one of these for the LED competition? I definitely do not have the LED knowledge to do this.


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guyfrom7up (author)2008-02-04

I think I can make one, I'll do it later, I'm bussy as is. I found a seller on ebay who sells them for 10 cents a piece. Also I think I might be able to use highlighter, other people use it with black lights, so it might work. I'll time it with a 555 driving a transistor driving the leds. Time toggled by a potentiometer.

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luka1222 (author)2008-01-24

hehe, i made that bottom one.:). almost got the production ones done so soon you can all have one ;)

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Goodhart (author)2008-01-23

Yeah, I saw this before, either someone posted it in an old thread or it was on somewhere...MAKE Mag listing for the Time Fountain. Aug. 2006

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Patrik (author)Goodhart2008-01-23

Ditto - I could stare at this thing for hours though! :-D

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beado4ever (author)2008-01-23

Definitely a candidate for Clarkes Law IMHO P.S. he should really get that dripping tap seen to!

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guyfrom7up (author)2008-01-23

I think I can redesign that with more simple components (like no programming) :)

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Kiteman (author)guyfrom7up2008-01-23

Go on, then, you've got a week or two left ...

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guyfrom7up (author)Kiteman2008-01-23

I dunno if I can do it, make it all up, order uv leds, shipping, etc. I'll try though

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guyfrom7up (author)guyfrom7up2008-01-23

I've thought about it, and I don't think I can order up the LEDs in time, especially since most good ones are from china. Maybe I'll do the project later. Inless someone want sto give me a link to inexpensive high brightness uv leds that are sold somewhere in the us, preferably near PA.

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killerjackalope (author)2008-01-23

Beautiful absolutely beautiful, that's all i can think, except for how to build this i already have a circuit plan forming in my head involving parts from and old radio a basic flasher circuit and now all I need is some steady drops...

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joejoerowley (author)2008-01-23

I actually saw this (I think it was this or maybe something very similar) at the MIT museum. It was really cool.

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chaoscampbell (author)2008-01-23

Thats Fu&*ing crazy!! somebody needs to get a hold of that guy or figure this out an post it

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Kiteman (author)chaoscampbell2008-01-23

Go to the actual YouTube page, and it says...

The credit for this device belongs to Nate True. You can learn how to build your own Time Fountain at: http://cre.ations.net/creation/the-time-fountain

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Kiteman (author)2008-01-23

Is there one of those emoticon things that means you jaw just bounced off the keyboard?

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