Radio Controlled LED-Suits

+ electrical design + Arduino firmware for receivers (c/c++) + MaxMSP based control software + build and assembly +


for theatre piece “Hexflash” by Lukulule and Meine Damen und Herren


+ theatre performance with dancing and music + 12 wearable LED suits light up the performers on stage + custom made LED suits with approx. 3m of RGB LED stripes per suit devided into 4 sections (i.e. 12 channels per suit)

+ battery powered and radio controlled + JeeNode based radio system using RFM12B radio modules +

Pic by Johannes Kuhn
Pic by Johannes Kuhn
Pic by Johannes Kuhn

+ custom made software for light operator to program the show + software can sync via MIDI to Ableton Live used by music performers on stage +

+ custom made board with Attiny2313 for 12 Channel PWM LED control via SMD power MOSFETS +

+ custom 3D-printed housing for receiver and LED driver boards +

Pic by Johannes Kuhn
Pic by Johannes Kuhn

+ promo video for the piece + Hexflash is produced by barner 16/alsterarbeit gGmbH and lukulule e.V. + premiere was at Kampnagel Hamburg on the 29th of March 2013 +

6 years ago