[Lab] Controlling Light with Sound
The Big Plan - Chris B
tbp at ghostwise.com
Fri Mar 15 13:32:39 EDT 2013
One more quick clarification: I will be breathing with the ventilator
and it will be in a life support capacity.
Thanks for everyone's interest so far! More later. :)
On 14-Mar-13, at 5:49 PM, The Big Plan - Chris B wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Thanks for the awesome replies so far. I think I should clarify my
> My plan is to suspend a loose canvas that is approximately 7 by 11
> feet on an angle from the ceiling.
> I would like to put lighting behind it (I don't know what lighting
> to use or whether it
> should be a set of lights). The rest of the room will be dark.
> A ventilator (Puritan Bennett LP10) will be on the floor. Every
> breath of the ventilator
> should cause the lights to turn on in a gradual way and then dim
> dark as the breath
> ends. Each breath should take about 1.2-1.5 seconds.
> I like the idea of an Arduino or Raspberry Pi controlling the
> It sounds like I will also need a mic by the ventilator.
> Finally, I have zero programming experience or overall technical
> experience to do this. I'm the artist
> with a vision. I would appreciate assistance from anyone interested
> in this project.
> It would be great if it could be done on a $250-500 budget.
> Thanks in advance,
> On 14-Mar-13, at 4:11 PM, The Big Plan - Chris B wrote:
>> Looking for some advice for an art installation. I'd like to have a
>> light or set of lights respond to an auditory
>> input. I'd like the lights to turn on in time with the sound of a
>> ventilator (a medical one). So when the ventilator is
>> not doing a breath, the lights would be off, but then when the
>> ventilator starts doing a breath they would
>> turn on for the duration of the breath. I'd like the lights to
>> light up and dim gradually, not just on an off.
>> What's a simple or best way to do this?
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