Gallery: DomeStar is a Dazzling LED Party Pavilion That Invites Guests ...

If you thought Tokyo and Times Square were bright, they ain't got nothin' on the illuminated insanity that is the DomeStar. We'd heard about this tricked out, 16-foot diameter dome laced with 6,400 addressable RGB LEDs before, but finally got to check it out in person at the 2012 Maker Faire in Queens. As you can see from our photos, the pavilion is every bit as enjoyable as the legends say, and the best part is that NYC Resistor created it using open-source components, so it's totally possible for fans to build DomeStars of their own. Click through our gallery to check out this dazzling party pavilion in action.

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