Making displays

This post will deal with the construction of the display segments. Not the individual strands of LEDs – they are done already. Instead the post will be about the casing that the segments will have. I started out by testing the Ledberg lamps (see previous post). Since it worked so …

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Initial testing

Now for some practical stuff. I have created a simple breadboard solution for the driver circuit and hooked 7 Ledberg lamps up to NMOS transistors. The breadboard is quite a mess! whats in there is: on top a PIC16F688 MCU. below that is a 7805 linear regulator for supply. The …

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POV display with UV diodes

a POV display is normally a display that is moved fast through the air. the lights on the display will have a distinct tail on them so the graphics will look like it is floating in mid-air. Instead I want to make an inversed version of the POV display. A …

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