Project Straylight

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Basics

We have a $500 Budget (funded!) to build an educational project to display and demo at the upcoming EDExpo (late February)

Plan

Build a portable, RaspberryPi based Lightboard for recording lessons/lectures/demos. A lightboard allows the instructor to write on a whiteboard in front of them while facing the camera. See: Northwestern Lightboard for examples

Status

The basic board is assembled and working.

The RaspberryPi and camera is set up to automatically boot into camera preview mode with the image flipped horizontally.

Budget

RaspberryPi Recording

  • RaspberryPi B: $35
  • RaspberryPi Camera: $30
  • Monitor with HDMI input: $100
  • Powered USB Hub: $10
  • USB sound card for recording: $10
  • Microphone: $15
  • HDMI and misc cables: $20
  • RaspberryPi Mount: $0 (3D printed)
  • VESA Mount to monitor: $0 (Laser cut from scrap acrylic)
  • Software: $0 (all open source)

Lightboard

  • 3x6" .220" thick Acrylic: $100
  • 25mm extruded aluminum frame: $80
  • LED lighting strip and power supply: $25
  • Neon EXPO dry erase markers: $15
  • Black canvas for backdrop (2.75 yards): $10
  • PVC for backdrop stand: $15 (estimate as this was scrap)
  • Baskets for markers: $5
  • Misc screws and brackets: $25

Total: $495

Todo/Version 2

[Youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsAPPUVK-DY&list=PLqATPiC_Bcl-t8vrzZlnGi3HTurs9Yuf3]

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