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DIY Super Mario “Kite” Lights Up the Sky [Video]

Throw some LEDs in helium balloons, string them together in a pixel-style grid, and you’ve got yourself a massive and glowing 8-bit sprite (in this case, a giant Super Mario). Read on to watch the video and see how you can build your own.

Check out the video notes for more information on constructing it or, hit up the link below for more projects by Mark Rober.

Mark Rober’s Project Blog [Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 06/8/12

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