Pro: Force Field Kit
item # PRD.PRO.ForceField
Force Field is used in competition to add strategy to game play. When the Force Field is down teams can take a shortcut and launch another attack on the Emperium X Command.
Student warriors keep an eye on the Force Field and have to quickly decide if they should alter their attack path and use the Force Field.
24 light ribs form an LED wreath making for simply stunning lighting scenes
Lightweight and compact for easy transport
Comes with downloadable software for the XP Brain that alternate between two modes:
Force Field Up Mode (3 minutes)
Lighting: red Swirl scene & pink Chase scene
Force Field Down Mode (20 seconds)
Lighting: green Shockwave scene
What Students Learn
High strength / low weight joint network
Circuits & Sensors
Analog video sensors
2d arrays (120 pixels in 24 rows of 5 pixels)
Teamwork. Co-warrior is busy with strategy when not flying
#1 Swirl Twirl
Construct a stand that sits on our Turntable and supports Force Field. Now the Force Field can rotate without any wires getting twisted.
Program a lighting scene takes a solid ring of pixels and steps them outwards. This looks like a shockwave when done right.
#3 Toilet Bowl
Program a light scene that looks like a swirl. Take 1 circle of 24 leds, fade it and rotate it. Then duplicate the on the next 4 rings stagger each one by two rows. The effect looks like a toilet bowl getting flushed.
Laser cut kit pieces
LED light string with individually addressable pixels
Wires and Connectors
XP Brain sold separately
Soldering iron, solder, yellow glue, clamps
Soldering (120 points)