Move Over Mötley Crüe – The Raspberry Pi Controlled FireHero 3 Will Blow You Off The Stage

For putting on a live pyrotechnic show check out the FireHero 3 which shoots remotely controlled flames up to 100 feet in the air.

The system is controlled by a Raspberry Pi and an Arduino. A server runs on the Pi and allows a remote computer to control the system. The Pi sends commands over serial to the Arduino, which switches solid state relays that actuate the valves. Vaporized propane creates the fireballs.

More info at http://hackaday.com/2012/12/22/firehero-raspberry-pi-controlled-pyrotechnics/

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