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POV Wand Project

Manufacturer : Rapid
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Build this PIC based kit which uses the persistence of vision (POV) of the human eye to create the illusion of a message being written in mid-air. Instruction details are available and are designed to be photocopied for class use.

Teachers notes: available to download by selecting the pdf icon below.

  • Programmable – create your own messages up to 6 characters long
  • 57 pre-defined characters
  • Complete set of components including printed circuit board
  • Ideal demonstration of PIC controlled electronics and construction
  • Component count 25
  • Also available as a money-saving classpack of 20 kits packed in a Gratnells tray
  • Empty PCBs are also available separately
  • Suitable for Key Stages 2, 3 & 4 (ages 7 to 16)

Requires 2x AAA batteries (not included).
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Manufacturer’s Part Number: KIT

POV Wand Project Kit


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Manufacturer’s Part Number: KIT

POV Wand Project Class Pack (20)


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Manufacturer’s Part Number: POV WAND PCB

Pcb for Pov Wand Project Kit


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Question by shyam gade
15th January 2014

Qhow to program the pic controlar
AHi Shyam. Thank you for your question. The PIC comes pre-programmed. The message can be programmed on the board once the kit is built.


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