Ghost Stepper (5 way - UltraViolet, Blue, Green, Red and InfraRed)
1x 1W Ultra Violet, 1 x 1W Blue, 1 x 1W Green, 1 x 1W Red and 1 x 1W Infra Red
Multi function Ghost Stepper.
1 - 1W Ultra Violet LED (395-405nm)
1 - 1W Blue LED (465nm)
1 - 1W Green LED (520nm)
1 - 1W Red LED (630nm)
1 - 1W Infra Red LED (895nm)
Each LED is equivalent to approximately 12 smaller 20ma LED's
5v DC with minimum 1.4 Amp input required.
1.5m USB cable from detector.
USB Adaptor of 2 Amp for 240v UK mains supply is included with the Ghost Detector.
Supply voltage 5v supplied from USB 2A output mains supply or >1.4amp USB power bank battery (not included).
All lights are switchable on rear of box so any sequence of lights can be used at any one time.
Also includes functions such as strobe and light sequencer.
The Ghost Stepper cannot be used by the power supply from a PC and should not be used this way.
The Idea of the ghost detector light, is that we don't see in the ultra violet range or near infrared, we can see in the visible spectrum of light, which is a very small portion of bandwidth out of the whole electromagnetic spectrum, infrared and ultra violet light is just outside each end of our general seeing range, however our full spectrum cameras can see in parts of this spectrum, that the normal eye can not see naturally.
Paranormal investigators are interested in this Ultraviolet range as well as infrared. Devices are already used for ghost detecting which transmit ultra violet light and also infrared, for use with full spectrum cameras. So if entities are moving in these parts of the light spectrum, full spectrum cameras/camcorders can pick up and record video footage, when emitting this type of light in darkened places.
This ghost detector light differs to others as there is a control element added Through the use of a programmed micro-controller.
How it works, in this embodiment, we shall use led lighting for the five singular light colours, although other light sources instead of leds may be used.
We shall refer to ultra violet and infrared as UV and IR in this section. Using a micro-controller and driver circuits to enable control of the powerful UV and IR Leds, and also Red, Green and Blue Leds, by means of stepping through 32 possible binary combinations, as 2^5 = 32.
Stepping simply means pressing a button on the unit to select the next light pattern, or stepping through to the next light pattern.
The order sequence is ultra violet through to infrared, example you can emit light in UV and green, UV and IR, or blue and red, or any other combination of 32 different light patterns, from this unit, Then record with a full spectrum camera, with the light level selected.
The other programs inbuilt are, the Spectre Strobe, this feature strobes between IR and UV, which gives a strobe effect, at them light levels.
As a strobe can have the visual affect of slowing down the apparent motion of an object this would seem like a favourable mode to use.
Among the strobe modes are UV strobes with various settings, we shall use 3 here as an example.
5Hz, 25Hz, and 6.6 Hz, therefore the periodic times are 200ms, 40ms, and 150 millisecond intervals.
The frequency 6.6Hz has the mark space ratio changed, whereas it is off for 100ms and on for 50ms, this gives it a more uneven type of pulse/second, of light and consequently gives a different visual effect.
A combined ir and Uv strobe is another function, these strobe together, and also flash at a given rate. Moving from the strobe functions there is an infrared constant light and a burst of Red, Green and Blue light at certain intervals.
Another function is an automatic count in binary, this allows all combinations automatically to step up the bandwidth of light colours and then repeat.
The idea of the ghost detector light is that we don't see in the ultra violet range or near infrared,.
We can see in the visible spectrum of light through our eyes which is a very small portion of bandwidth out of the whole electromagnetic spectrum. Infrared and ultra violet light is just outside each end of our general seeing range. Full spectrum cameras can see in parts of this spectrum that the normal eye can not see naturally.
Paranormal investigators are interested in this ultraviolet range as well as infrared.
Devices are already used for ghost detecting which transmit ultra violet light and also infrared for use with full spectrum cameras. So if entities are moving in these parts of the light spectrum so full spectrum cameras/camcorders should be able to pick up and record video footage especially when emitting this type of light in darkened places.