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Holographic Audio Visualizer with Motion Control

A 3D holographic audio visualizer with gesture control and real time animations of SoundCloud playlists.

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Flick Large
Pi Supply Flick Large
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Computer Monitor
0.093" Acrylic Sheet
0.118" Black Foam PVC Sheet
1.5" x 0.75" Wood, 8.5 Feet
1.5" x 0.5" Wood, 6.5 Feet
0.75" x 0.75" Wood, 6 Feet
#6 x 1-1/4" Countersunk Wood Screws
#6 x 3/4" Countersunk Wood Screws
M2.5 Socket Cap Screws
M2.5 Nuts
Spray Paint

Software apps and online services


Hand tools and fabrication machines

Hand Drill
Acrylic Sheet Scoring Tool


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Custom parts and enclosures

Full 3D PDF

Use Adobe Reader for 3D measurements and viewing.

Frustum Joint

The joint at the top of the frustum that holds the three pieces of acrylic together at the proper angles

Gesture Control Board Housing

The housing for the gesture control interface that mounts the Flick board and contains the Raspberry Pi.

Monitor Bracket

Brackets that center and retains the monitor at the top of the assembly.

Frame Support Bracket

For extra frame support if your wood is flimsy or your monitor is heavy.


Frustum Dimensions

Frustum dimensions used for our 24" monitor. Use this as a guide for the over shape and angles of your frustum, but adjust the dimensions as necessary.


Visualizer Repository


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Hacker Shack

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Hacker Shack is a team of two engineers that make instructional DIY videos about robotics, software, and other cool tech related projects.