Ironman replica twofer

We think it’s a bit to late to show up for a screening of The Avengers in full costume, but an arc reactor T-shirt would be pretty cool. [4ndreas] built a chest strap that looks much like [Tony Stark's] chest-mounted power source. It has a 3D printed enclosure which hosts the ATmega8 and 22 LEDs which provide the pulsing goodness. The thin cellphone battery helps to keep the size of the package to a minimum and a strategically placed hole in a black T-shirt completes the look. It’s even bright enough to shine through the fabric of this black T-shirt.

But if you insist on head-to-toe regalia you’ll appreciate [James Bruton's] Ironman suit replica build. Not only does he look the part, but he’s trying to build as much functionality into the project as possible. Most recently he finished the helmet. It’s got a motorized faceplate and LED edge-lit eye plates to impress hackers and cosplay fans alike.

Find video of both projects after the break.

Comments

  1. plfx says:

    I see no hole. I believe it’s shining through the fabric of the shirt.

  2. Mike says:
  3. pelrun says:

    I just modelled a couple of arc reactor parts myself for just this purpose… they’re getting made as soon as I put black plastic back into my printer.

  4. Matt says:

    Brilliant, inspiring stuff!

  5. 4ndreas says:

    I’ve updated my post so you can download the schematics, code and the 3d files for the Arc Reactor
    hf

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