MagicShifter - the Open Source Magic Lamp!

It's an open source hardware gadget for lighting, gaming, and POV applications.

Charge and reprogram it over USB!

Get one of the limited first batch @hackerspaceshop

The MagicShifter Video!

Watch this video to learn more about the features and sensors and how to use the MagicShifter.

Upload your own images!

There is a webapp (runs offline too) to convert your own images to display them on the MagicShifter. You even can create animations if you like.

Find more examples in the picture blog on flickr.

Bitmap ConverterFont ConverterMagicShifter Manual (pdf)MagicShifter Manual (google docs)

Reprogram the Source Code!

The code is a little rough at the edges and atm only the make file based tool chain is available.

We're working on integrating the MagicShifter into the Arduino IDE.

Download it!

Gnu GPL

Technical Features

Description Id Datasheet
8 bit Microcontroller with integrated USB Atmega32U4-MU PDF
3 Axis, 12 bit Digital Accelerometer MMA8452QT PDF
16 / RGB LEDS CLV6A-FKB PDF
Color Sensor with Proximity Sensing TCS3771 PDF
UV LED, 395 nm SM1206UV-395-IL PDF
High Power White LED LUW CN5M-GAHA-5P7R-1 PDF
High Power Infrafred LED (for proximity sensing & IR remote control) HIR11-21C/L11/TR8 PDF
SPI EEPROM, 8 MBit SST25VF080B-80-4I-SAE PDF
I2C Real-Time Clock MCP79410-I/MS PDF
2x 24 Channel, 12 bit PWM LED Driver (for RGB LEDs) TLC5947 PDF
2x 32-Step LED Driver (for UV & white LEDs) AHK3292 PDF

Questions? Just contact us!

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