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My helmet electronics
« on: Jan 19, 2016, 09:49 AM »
Hi vode, today I finished my helmet electronics (at least for now). I was inspired by a lot of topics around here and wanted to share my setup.

This is the current state before I'll add padding:


Right cheek and ear:

In the upper left corner you can see a fan that keeps the visor clear. Below the visor there is a microphone connected to a stereo amplifier (the green circuit board) and two LEDs for a voice visualizer. In the ear are a speaker, a second fan and the batteries for the velleman amplifier.



Left cheek and ear:

In the lower left corner of the picture you can see the voice visualizer circuit, which is connected to the LEDs in the left and right cheek and a mic in the upper right corner. Above the second speaker and the third fan there is a circuit for the lights in my fin. The two boxes next to the fan are power supplies for fans, voice visualizer and fin lights.



I also did a short video of the setup from the inside and the effects on the outside. I since then changed to 4,5V instead of 9V for the lights and added the missing components. I hope you can follow my explanation, since I'm no native English speaker this might sound a bit funny:


Thanks for all the tutorials and inspiring material in this board.

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Re: My helmet electronics
« Reply #1 on: Jan 21, 2016, 09:06 AM »
Very inspiring!

I'm curious what you used for the voice visualisation LEDs :) any links or a detailed tutorial? :P

thanks ahead Vod!

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Re: My helmet electronics
« Reply #2 on: Jan 21, 2016, 09:27 AM »
This is most impressive.  I would be curious to see how you wired everything up as well.

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Re: My helmet electronics
« Reply #3 on: Jan 21, 2016, 10:24 AM »
Thank you!

The visualizer is basically an amplifier and I followed this tutorial:
http://www.moddingtech.de/tutorials/44-lichteffekte/172-sound-to-light-modul.html
Unfortunately it is in German only, but the schematics should be enough to replicate the circuit.


For the wiring I'm not sure what exactly you want to see.

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Re: My helmet electronics
« Reply #4 on: Jan 21, 2016, 02:17 PM »
Thanks for the reply :) German isn't a problem, I'm belgian so it's not THAT different ( + I took electronics in school ) :)

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Re: My helmet electronics
« Reply #5 on: Jan 22, 2016, 08:25 AM »
Perfect

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