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Storm Glass: A Spherical Swirling Storm on Your Desk

Forget boring old snowglobes, and build a swirling storm using magnetic stirring and LED lightning effects.

IntermediateFull instructions provided2 hours4,483
Storm Glass: A Spherical Swirling Storm on Your Desk

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Circuit Playground Bluefruit
Adafruit Circuit Playground Bluefruit
×1
Fan - 40 x 40 x 10mm
×1
Magnet - 3mm x 1mm round
×2
Adafruit DIY Snow Globe Kit - 108mm diameter
×1
Colored Mica
×1
Magnetic Stir Bar
×1

Story

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Schematics

Connecting the fan to the Bluefruit

Code

Storm Glass CircuitPython code

Lightning effect lighting for the Circuit Playground Bluefruit

Credits

grajohnt

grajohnt

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Geologist and Maker. Founder Member of the Guild of Makers. I like absurd things!

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