[Noisebridge-discuss] LED Tron suit

Lilia Markham liliakai at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 18:01:03 PST 2011


Only if the LED's emit UV. ;)

This is super awesome.

Also NB totally needs a laser cutter!

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Sean Cusack <sean.p.cusack at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think that would also be super cool. It'd be reminiscent of the
> hypercolor stuff. Maybe the only thing to check out for UV LEDs is intensity
> of output vs. power input - my suit uses a shitload of power as it (like
> 1.4A I think), and white LEDs give you one of the biggest brightness bangs
> for your buck.
>
> On a garment it could kick ass, but can you get LED sunburn from LEDs being
> too close to your body? :). And super thank you to everyone for all the
> compliments!
>
> Sean
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:18 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:
>
>> I should clarify that this wasn't for a garment, but for plastic models.
>> Though seeing this, I think it would apply to garments as well.  I don't
>> want to take away from your inspiring work, here.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:
>>
>>> 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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