[Lab] Modlab Logo (Michael Coyle)
aomalley at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 00:14:19 EDT 2012
Mark et al.,
Hi, it is indeed edge-lighting only; the clarity is probably due to
the edges being laser-cut so the light enters unobstructed.
Hope tonight's Modlab went well,
On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 7:03 PM, Mark Stephenson
<mark.b.stephenson at gmail.com> wrote:
> No kidding Andrew, spent a little while checking out your site! Nice works.
> Out of curiosity, in the In transit piece
> (http://www.aomalley.org/lighting/in_transit.html) how did you get the
> colours to come through the acrylic so cleanly? is it entirely edge lit with
> coloured LEDs below clear acrylic panels or are the
> acrylic panels themselves coloured.
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Andrew O'Malley <aomalley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Aw, wish I could join in on this, this is right up my alley!
>> Looking forward to seeing pics and would be happy to help program etc.
>> later, however I am out of town this week . . .
>> Is this piece going to be sent abroad or used to travel w/?
>> Andrew O'Malley
>> > Message: 1
>> > Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 08:05:38 -0400
>> > From: Michael Coyle <mirk44 at hotmail.com>
>> > Subject: [Lab] Modlab Logo
>> > To: "lab at artengine.ca" <lab at artengine.ca>
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>> > Hey Everyone,
>> > As most of you know, at the past few modlabs there has been some work
>> > and discussion on a functional logo piece that we can use to promote
>> > connections with some hackerspaces in Europe. We have pretty much finalized
>> > the look of the piece now, however we still need to confirm the details of
>> > how the top piece is going to work.
>> > We have decided that the concept for the first piece will be either 3
>> > separate LED's (red, blue and green) or one or two rgb LED's in combination
>> > with 3 potentiometers to allow control of the colour coming through a clear
>> > piece of acrylic, frosted with the word "MODULATE".
>> > That's where you come in. At the lab tonight, we were hoping to be able
>> > to confirm the exact wiring (including sourced LED's and potentiometers) as
>> > well as how exactly we are going to mount them so that they can light up the
>> > first of two pieces of laser cut acrylic glued flat together.
>> > So, come to the lab tonight ready with your ideas, and if you have any
>> > relevant parts laying around, please bring them too!
>> > -Mike Coyle
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