Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bryant, Arkansas
I've got one of those really cool ideas - I found this battery powered fan with LEDs on it that created different patterns when rotating. $4. I picked a couple of them up, in order to somehow put them on the ears. Last night, I gave them to my daughter, 'cause my idea would become a nightmare if I tried it. But, while I was at the same shop, I was looking at a belt buckle with a scrolling message. It was about 4" X 1.5" , took 512 characters, came in red or blue. The cost? $10 for the red, and attached to a leather belt. I really can't imagine a kid wearing a belt with a scrolling marquee. Turns out that other people have bought these for their goldwings, to put on the back.
So, along those lines - the scrolling thing and the fan thing, seems like there should be some sort of static circular or rectangular display made of LEDs that just displays random patterns. I know I've got a circuit that I can build from one of my 1980's electronics magazines, but it would cost more (and not be as pretty) as a pre-made device. Wouldn't that be a cool thing to put on your ears? Or am I just a nut?
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