This highly educational gadget is a gyroscope that shows a text on a string of LEDs when you spin it, with the earth's magnetic field used in a clever way for synchronization. The applications range from a lap counter to a compass!
The LED Spin Top comes as kit comprising all parts, the programmed microcontroller and a board with SMD components already mounted.
As a special time limited offer the Elektor Spin Top is priced at just € 24.98 from Thursday October 13, noon, through Thursday, October 20, 2011, noon. Time: CET. Yes that’s 50% off the original price.
As a bonus, a free LED driver board is included with every order.
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