The Moire Effect

Description
With use of a motor and images that have a subtle sense of alignment, I tried to create a lamp that has a Moire effect as it rotates. The motion effect would change depending on the speed. I had also designed the patterns to recreate the effect.

Components

  • Arduino Uno
  • DC Motor
  • Design of static Moire patterns
  • Transistor TIP120
  • Semiconductor 1N4004
  • Jumper wires
  • Potentiometer
  • 1k Ohm Resistor

/*
 * one pot fades one motor
 * modified version of AnalogInput
 * by DojoDave <http://www.0j0.org>
 * http://www.arduino.cc/en/Tutorial/AnalogInput 
 * Modified again by dave
 */

int potPin = A0;   // select the input pin for the potentiometer
int motorPin = 9; // select the pin for the Motor
int val = 0;      // variable to store the value coming from the sensor
void setup() {
  Serial.begin(9600);
}
void loop() {
  val = analogRead(potPin);    // read the value from the sensor, between 0 - 1024
  Serial.println(val);
  analogWrite(motorPin, val/4); // analogWrite can be between 0-255
}

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