Due Date April 22nd for swatch and accompanying documentation
Design a dynamic textile that changes colors using thermochromic pigments and heating elements. This is your time to go crazy with materials and to get to know electronics better. The look and style of the swatch is up to you, futurist and sci-fi influence recommended. Inspirational articles and images will be posted on the class website.
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6” x 6” fabric swatch
Switches must be made from soft conductive materials, no wires and no breadboard.
Circuit must include:
2 x switches
2 x heating elements
2 x TIP120 transistors
Follow the exercise for Class 8 to build a circuit for 1 heating element
Examples of heating elements:
Conductive thread, conductive fabric, copper foil, nichrome