Make “light” graffiti with a disposable camera

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Make “light” graffiti with a disposable camera

Lightgraffiti
Here’s how to make “light graffiti” out of disposable digital cameras – once the camera is modded it will display images/words automatically and run for about 2 days. [via] Link.

8 thoughts on “Make “light” graffiti with a disposable camera

  1. robertadams1 says:

    This looks really cool, but the site appears to be down. Luckily, enough of the pages, including the circuit diagram, are all available on the internet wayback machine at: http://web.archive.org/web/20050316013319/http://www.hactivist.com/flashpoint/

  2. robertadams1 says:

    This looks really cool, but the site appears to be down. Luckily, enough of the pages, including the circuit diagram, are all available on the internet wayback machine at: http://web.archive.org/web/20050316013319/http://www.hactivist.com/flashpoint/

  3. fungus_amungus says:

    $10-15 and 45 minutes of work for one device? Forget it.

    Why not just skip the whole camera dismantlement and get some LEDs and batteries? You can stuff the LED in a film container and tape the stencil display (or a printed transparency) over the end of it. Get a blinking one and it’ll last far longer than a couple days. It’ll even be waterproof if you use a transparency.

    With the low cost and ease of manufacture you can split up one message into multiple lights so that viewers have to pause to put it together.

  4. pelrun says:

    A few LEDs aren’t going to get anywhere near the brightness to project an image any worthwhile distance. And without the optics it’s not going to project *anything* – the stencil image will blur to nothingness within a short distance.

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