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Sprite Lights: LED Body Art

Express yourself boldly by lighting up a room when you enter – literally. Show the world who you are through electronic body art.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Standard LEDs - SMD 3.2X1.6MM LOW CRNT
Color and Quantity needed varies based on art design. Usually ranges from 6-12 in total.
×8
ASCA | Free Form module
ASCA | Free Form module
https://www.asca.com/asca-technology/
×1
Ultrathin Custom Made Rechargable Li-Poly
×1
1206 SMD Resistor
Values vary depending on LED FWD Current
×1
TinyCircuits Tiny Battery Charger
Or comparable battery charging circuit option.
×1
on/off switch
×1
Silicone pressure sensative adhesive (KL-6638ABC)
×1
Dragon Skin™ FX‑ Pro™
×1
NatronTM SE 333 Silicone Ink
×1
Copper Foil
×1
Heat Resistant PVC or Transparency Sheets
×1
Solder Paste
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Toaster Oven or Electric Griddle
Screen Printing Tools
Silhoutte or similar cutting tool
Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
3D Printer (generic)
This is used to make the molds to cast the synthetic skin in.

Story

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Schematics

Octopus Example

This is an example PCB design for the LED circuit that would be embedded in the silicone.

Code

Code Not Needed for this Project

C/C++
No preview (download only).

Credits

Smalls

Smalls

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Making stuff, breaking stuff, and learning everything I can. IG & TT: @smallswonderworks

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