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Ceiling fan sign
Project: Persistence of vision on a ceiling fan.
* 5 sets of vertical LEDs
* Syncronized by a 50 MHz microcontroller
* Green LEDs made in the USA
* Radio remote control
* Redesigned power supply to withstand high temperatures
Maker website: http://ceilingfansign.com/
Bio: I have been interested in electronics since I was 12 years old.
Microcontrollers are more powerful and inexpensive than ever before.
Assembly language is used to squeeze the most performance from the controller to create 80 pixels every 187 microseconds.
Making the FanSign has allowed me to learn vacuum molding and radio communication.
Future improvements include increasing the pixel count, adding more memory and WiFi communication .