[Cyborg] [Noisebridge-discuss] LED Tron suit

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Mon Jan 3 14:16:11 PST 2011


That SO COOL.  Now I want to get an army of us together all dressed as Tron
dorks, and start a Frisbee sports team!

I was thinking about trying something similar with UV LED's and florescent
pigment.  This would lend its self well to sunlight but maybe less well in
darkness.  Thoughts?

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Laura Khalil <zazenergy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sean that's an awesome suit! Congratulations on making something really
> cool and *thanks for sharing something constructive (and related to
> hacking) *with the list.
>
> You've got my vote.
>
> Laura
>
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Sean Cusack <sean.p.cusack at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Helllllloooo Noisebridge!
>>
>> As some of you may know - I love making dumb costumes. The shinier it is,
>> the more I'm interested in it. For the new Tron movie, I made a Tron suit
>> (in the nouveau style) that is entirely lit by LEDs (about 190 of them). You
>> can't see the pesky points, and but you do have an epic, diffuse, overly
>> bright white glow. I wrote an instructables article on how to do it, and
>> even if you aren't the slightest bit interested in Tron, but you are
>> interested in wearable electronics, I'd say to head to the below link and
>> check it out! Hopefully you at least get some ideas on how to get 190 LEDs
>> onto an easily washable outfit quickly :).
>>
>> BTW, its up for the laser cutter contest, so if you love it - *vote for it
>> to win it*! I can't put a laser cutter in my apartment, so that means it'll
>> be coming to Noisebridge if I win it (scouts honor and pinky swear!)
>>
>> http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lit-Tron-v20-suit/
>>
>> Sean
>>
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