A 7-foot-tall 7-segment display

A 7-foot-tall 7-segment display

Seven-segment displays are normally diminutive items, able to show info from a clock or other device, in a size that’s easily tucked away when not needed.

 Jegatheesan Soundarapandian’s single-digit display, however, is just the opposite standing at nearly seven feet tall.

The project is constructed out of cardboard, with a PVC spine for extra strength. Inside, addressable LED lighting illuminates each segment under Arduino control, with an HC-05 module used to interface with an Android app. Two 18550 batteries provide power for the unit, along with a DC-DC voltage regulator to supply the strip with 5V.

You can see it demonstrated in the clips below!

Boards:Uno
Categories:Arduino

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