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Make light painting magic with the Pixelstick

The Pixelstick is a wand consisting of 200 LEDs that can be programmed to display any image you like in a long exposure photograph.

Lexy Savvides
Lexy is an on-air presenter and award-winning producer who covers consumer tech, including the latest smartphones, wearables and emerging trends like assistive robotics. She's won two Gold Telly Awards for her video series Beta Test. Prior to her career at CNET, she was a magazine editor, radio announcer and DJ. Lexy is based in San Francisco.
Lexy Savvides
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Pixelstick

Load a bitmap image onto the Pixelstick and watch it paint the picture across the frame of a long-exposure photograph.

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Rainbow path

Exposure: 20s, f/16, ISO 100

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Spirals

This spiral was created by rotating the Pixelstick in a circle, using one of the default patterns that ships on the device.

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Pixelstick in pieces

All the components that make up the Pixelstick.

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Best friends

Wario and Waluigi appear in their natural environment.

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Rainbows in the sky

The Sydney skyline behind a Pixelstick rainbow.

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Nyan cat

Where would the Internet be without a bit of classic Nyan?

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