July 5, 2013 AT 11:58 am

LED Fireworks with Raspberry Pi – @Raspberry_Pi #raspberrypi

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LED Fireworks.

This picture was created using my father’s Raspberry Pi – and his pedal power. I created the image file and took the photos. He built the Pi, the LED rig, the bicycle mount, and did all the pedaling. He got tired, I got bitten by a swarm of mosquitoes, but I think the results were worth it.


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