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

By Jason Fitzpatrick on June 8th, 2012

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 a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 06/8/12
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