February 21, 2013

Articulate your love for another with Arduino

 Electronics enthusiast and Instructables member "LGConcepts" found some synergy between Arduino and Valentine Day with this unique project. With some plexiglass, basic hardware, Arduino and LEDs he created a sign with a romantic message that can be selectively illuminated with the LEDs shining through the plexiglass. The light shines through the vertical sign and is refracted by the cut-away letters of the message which are then illuminated, for example:

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