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LED's flashing rapidly on POV3
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LED's flashing rapidly on POV3

by minoubinou on Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:46 pm

I built a POV3 from a kit I am ashamed to say I purchased many years ago. When I turned it on 6 LED's started flashing rapidly in unison and 2 LED's did not light up, using the default program, which I thought was supposed to flash the LED's in sequence. I would have thought it would work or not work at all. Maybe the 2 LED's which don't light up are faulty or the soldered joints to them are faulty (although I did check them and they seem OK). Any ideas as to why this is happening? Don't really want to get into programming if the setup is not working to start with.

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Re: LED's flashing rapidly on POV3

by kcl1s on Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:32 pm

Did you try moving the POV quickly side to side to see what message appears? That is how Persistance Of Vision works. The words or symbols coded into the POV will determine which LEDs light up.

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