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ARTIST: Toby Paddock & Jon Krug

TITLE: Neon Frequency Divider

artists' conceptual sketch for the piece

MATERIALS: Neon bulbs, resistors, capacitors, wire. Nothing that could not have been sourced in 1907.

DIMENSIONS: 8" x 8" x 18"

DATE: 2007

DESCRIPTION: This project uses 100 year old technology to perform what is normally thought of as a modern function: to blink lights in a binary sequence. Neon gas is the only active circuit element. No circuit boards, transistors, computers, or software.

STATEMENT: Toby and Jon are active Dorkbot-sea members. They last collaborated for "People Doing Strange Things with Electricity II" on their piece "4x4x4 Little Neon Blink-O-Grid".

Toby Paddock
Everett, WA
toby AT


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