From: Spehro Pefhany
Subject: Re: Flickering Candlelight Effect??
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Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2003 18:31:15 GMT
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On 3 Jan 2003 09:39:23 -0800, the renowned firstname.lastname@example.org
(Aubrey McIntosh) wrote:
>Spehro Pefhany wrote in message news:...
>> On Wed, 01 Jan 2003 21:08:45 GMT, the renowned Jim Thompson
>> >Sure, Spehro, I'd like to give it a try. Thanks!
>> It is on its way. Also, I ported Frank Bemelman's code to another
>> of the same type of chip (PIC12C509A) so you can compare the two.
>> Best regards,
>> Spehro Pefhany
>If you're using a PIC, why not record a real candle flame ((led or
>photocell) + op amp + a/d) and play it back?
That crossed my mind, the main objection to it is that there is
apparent motion and there are color changes in the flame that make
it appear realistic. No way a single lamp will ever look like a
candle. I have 3 outputs but used more like 7 or 8 LEDs and a
theatrical color filter.
Of course you could videotape a real flame and then try to analyze
that. Frank seems to have the equipment to do that- I'm still missing
a Firewire port to get the info into my computer.
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