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15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius by Simon Monk

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CHAPTER 12High-Brightness LED Strobe

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THE EVIL GENIUS FINDS that a bright strobe light can be used to strike fear into the heart of his enemies. (See Figure 12-1.) What’s more, it’s great for parties. The Evil Genius writes himself a memo: “Arrange party for me. Order minions to capture some guests.”

This project uses an array of 36 high-brightness LEDs (HB LEDs). It’s small, battery-powered, and very efficient. A knob on the side allows the frequency of the flashing to be varied.

WARNING!

Because this project creates a bright strobe light, you should be aware of the following dangers.

Do not use this strobe light around anyone who suffers from ...

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