Applied Procrastination
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Fetch: A Ferrofluid Display

A 252 electromagnet-matrix that controls ferrofluid.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Teensy3.6
In all videos that has been released so far we used an Arduino Mega. However, we recently decided to upgrade to a Teensy 3.6
×1
15/20mm Electromagnets
×252
1200W HP Server PSU
×1
Custom PCBs
In V2 the number of PCBs will be changed to 12
×10
Glass tank
×1

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

CAD Files for the project

Repository containing 3D models and PCB designs

Schematics

PCB Layout

We don't recommend anyone actually using this design for anything... except as a bad example

Schematics

We don't recommend anyone actually using this design for anything... except as a bad example

CAD Files for the project

Repository containing 3D models and PCB designs

Code

Firmware

The project is split into three repositories. One containing CAD files, one containing the Aseprite to Fetch parser, and one containing the firmware of the display itself.

Aseprite to Fetch parser

Python script that formats an Aseprite animation to a Fetch-readable format.

Credits

Applied Procrastination

Applied Procrastination

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YouTube channel where procrastination is applied to projects of arts, electronics, science and/or other technology. #Maker #Arduino #Youtube

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