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Trying to trace the guy in the blue full LED suit, have Qs!!

Postby TD-2441 » Thu Dec 23, 2010 9:46 am

This guy blew me away when I saw him:

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If he's on here please contact me as I want to work on a project here in the UK for Glastonbury and I need to know how on earth he did it. Did he use the SparkFun LilyPad wearable LEDs? Please someone get him to contact me ;) Thankeeeeeeeee
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Postby junglesmacks » Thu Dec 23, 2010 3:03 pm

I'm doing a pretty major clothing LED project, and it looks to me like he just stuck blue LEDs straight through the fabric and wired them up with a resistor for each LED. I'd imagine that he's wearing a 12v battery pack in a fanny pack type deal. You can get the LEDs and resistors cheap on Ebay.

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Postby TomServo » Tue Dec 28, 2010 9:26 am

Cant tell if its blurred, but looks like he used a little ElWire around the eyes and mouth.

http://www.meijer.com/s/berry-led-light ... _/R-165892
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Re: Trying to trace the guy in the blue full LED suit, have

Postby BoyScoutGirl » Wed Jan 11, 2012 4:10 pm

This guy did something mighty similar, but his get-up lacks the EL wire and the LEDs on the head so maybe it's not your man...:
http://mistercrunch.blogspot.com/2011/11/led-suit.html
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Re: Trying to trace the guy in the blue full LED suit, have

Postby AntiM » Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:54 am

Our neighbor, Dusty Dave, did something similar, used one of those white hazmat suits with strings of LED lights just poked through the fabric. His were multi-colored.
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Re: Trying to trace the guy in the blue full LED suit, have

Postby FireShaman » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:46 pm

I don't know him, but I did speak to him at the burn. He said EACH of these was powered by a watch battery. Ouch.

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Re: Trying to trace the guy in the blue full LED suit, have

Postby SnowBlind » Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:19 pm

I saw this guy out there two or three years ago. He was using these little body lights, which are basically a little tube with an LED on one end, a coin cell inside and a rare earth magnet on the other so you can attach it to clothing or other things. He bought a boatload of them and simply attached them. Must be hell to turn them on and off.

This is the type of light I am talking about: http://coolglow.com/components/com_virt ... d09985.gif


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