The Simplest POV (ARDUINO) Bike Spoke LED

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Introduction: The Simplest POV (ARDUINO) Bike Spoke LED

Easy DIY (without soldering) and ARDUINO IMAGE SKETCH GENARATOR TOOL

All information: persistenceofvisionproject.com

POV COMPONENTS:

Arduino

Led Strip APA102 5V

Power Bank 5V (battery)

Hall effect sensor - Magnet - Resistor 10K

WIRES AND CONNECTORS:

USB Wire

4 way Electrical Connector Strip (Block Terminal)

4 Jumpers male - male

3 Jumpers male - female

OPTIONAL:

Blueooth HC-06

4 Jumpers male - female

Step 1: VIDEO TUTORIAL: STEP BY STEP

Step 2: LOAD IMAGES AND TEXT

Load and edit images:

OPTION 1 Using ARDUINO CODE GENERATOR (Copy and Paste Sketch CODE)

- IMAGES Arduino Code Generator

- TEXT Arduino Code Generator

(TIP: do not use chrome on desktop or laptop computer and do not use firefox on android)

OPTION 2 via Bluetooth: all docu in persistenceofvisionproject.com

Step 3: INSTALLING ON YOUR BIKE

e.g.

Attach Arduino and battery on Wheel Hub with zip ties (make a support with cardboard or 3D printing).

Stick The Sensor and LED strip on Spoke, with adhesive tape.

Stick the magnet on wheel-fork with hot melt and adhesive tape.

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    10 Comments

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    nealk8
    nealk8

    2 years ago

    the website is down!!!

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    jaseinatl
    jaseinatl

    Question 2 years ago

    Could you replace the hall effect sensor/magnet with a simple timing circuit to enable the same effect? The reason I am asking is that I would like to hold the end of the string of LEDS in my hand and spin them around in a circle (like a fan or the bicycle wheel) to create the POV effect. Do you know of any way to determine the timing other than the hall effect sensor? Thanks for the great post.

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    tomanek007
    tomanek007

    3 years ago

    Very well done, thank you for sharing it.
    What do you think about GIF files, some animation would look fantastic. Is there a way of doing it?

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    jbumstead
    jbumstead

    4 years ago

    Nice picks for the POV display. Have you tried riding a bike with the battery and Arduino yet?

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    JesusV62
    JesusV62

    Reply 4 years ago

    Hi jrbums! Not yet, I hope do it soon. If someone do it, please share in community. (to record, It's needed a camera with adjustable shutter rate)

    plus.google.com/u/0/communities/111245779980400923202

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    JesusV62
    JesusV62

    Reply 4 years ago

    thanks inconceivable!!