News: Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

What can I say—it's amazing. Loaded with over 350 LEDs in a matrix, this Daft Punk helmet simply radiates awesomeness. Made by Harrison Krix of Volpin Props, this DIY project took four months to build (much shorter than his last helmet of 17 months).

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

To see how he Krix built the Thomas Bangalter Daft Punk helmet, check out his blog (Part 1, Part 2, and the Final Act). Below is the amazing four-month time-lapse video, and some of the photos from the build process.

The time-lapse construction video.

LED front panel construction

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

LED controller boards

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

"The piece has over 350 LEDs, can run over 4 hours on a single charge, and the matrix is capable of being updated on-the-fly with a custom programmed iOS app." 

Creating the frame

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

Prototype

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

A view inside the helmet

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

All the awesome summed up in one photo...

Harrison Krix's DIY Daft Punk Helmet in 4-Month Time-Lapse Video

Photos by Dan Almasy, Volpin

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