It's About Time... ing!

Playing around a bit more with the Programmable RGB LED Orb Tool tonight. I said it has a 2 million color range... but the colors on the dark end of the scale really do not stand out very much at all. I suppose they would work okay with a higher ISO, but then they would just be... well, brighter! :-) So maybe I better scale that statement back a bit. Probably more like 1 Million usable colors! Think I should toss it!?


Is there anyone that would like to see a photo of the tool itself? Or how about a tutorial on how to make one!?


Light Painting - Single Exposure


The tutorial to make one of these tools is located HERE

  • Casey Konopacky 3y

    Amazing! the first thing I can imagine when I see this is a bit more angle with white and red and you'd have a candy cane orb
  • Lora Phillips 3y

    uh yes
  • Concretin Nik 3y

    Nucking Futz!

    I cannot say yes to the tutorial, because there's really no need for ME. For I know that I am not going to build one, ever.

    A pic of the tool would be cool however. Yet I cannot ask for that either, as I have not yet submitted a pic of my own tools (as generic as they are compared to your creations), so it would simply be rude of me.

    But please keep posting pics of your results with this thing! It is indeed fantastic!
  • colin cameron PRO 3y

    That's fantastic!
    Like Nik I doubt I'd ever build one but I'd love to see it.
  • Mike Kline PRO 3y

    Yes and yes.

    Other than blue and yellow representing the college teams I dislike the most (University of Michigan), this is pretty cool. The orb is nice and even, and that little tuft of lit grass at thee base is coolness.
  • Zach Henry 3y

    Yes please! This is awesome and I really appreciated your instructional video on how to extend the battery powered Christmas lights. Thanks!
  • Andy Wells PRO 3y

    Bloody hell! This rocks! Just when you thought everything had been done with the orb this brings on so many more possibilities! Good work!
  • LED Eddie PRO 3y

    Perfect job Mike and good use of the leds.
  • Jules Marshall PRO 3y

    brilliant... A tutorial please!!!
  • Iain McCaslin PRO 3y

    Nice I want one :-)
  • alilovell PRO 3y

    Yes i would like to see a picture of the tool. I'm not too shy to ask. Heck, if you do a stop over in New York I'll take it for ya ;-).
  • Andy Dufeau 3y

    Yes, I want to make one!!! This would clear my bag of countless orb tools. Nice work Mike!
  • Stoff74 3y

    Love the colours in that orb! ;)
  • Mark PRO 3y

    Good stripes clever stuff. Don't post the tool, I've only just finished the last one! :-)
  • Dylan Landro 3y

    would love a tut!!!
  • Michael Ross PRO 3y

    Thanks all! I will have a photo posted of this evening probably. It is a prototype that was thrown together in a matter of a few hours and it definitely not pretty! But is is functional, and it will probably surprise you just how easy it was to make this and how easy it is to use on top of it! :-)
    Concretin Nik I don't think it is possible for you to have a rude bone in your body! And I don't take that sort of thing as rude anyway. I get asked that question all the time and there are some things that I don't really want to give out the secret to yet, but there are those that I don't mind at all. ;-)
    alilovell Ha! You New Yorkers! ;-) That reminds me of the thing I heard about what CPR is in New York. You kick the person in the chest three times and yell (in your best New Yorker accent) "EEEyyy! You better get up or ya gonna F*****N Die!!!" ;-) Ha! And if I do a stop over in New York, I would love to hook up!
  • erwin weerts 3y

    Simple answer; always!
  • Michael Ross PRO 3y

    The photo and tutorial have been posted! Enjoy! :-)
  • Darren Pearson 3y

  • Charly 3y

    Brilliant work!
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