Got a Red Jacket? Then you’ll need this too!
This is the Red Jacket LED Square as seen in the Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire trailer.
We have two styles of LED SquarePocket Gizmos. The main style fits the following jackets/parkas:
The other style we carry fits the following jacket:
- NY Jacket
It includes many different LED colors that you can cycle through as well as some LED animations that look great. There is a button on the front of the board that lets you cycle through these as well as turn it off.
The board can run on a wide variety of 5v USB-C power banks, but there are limitations on the voltage and amperage. Battery or power bank is not included in the purchase of this board. We’ve tested 15 different power banks from the slim pocket ones, to the lipstick style, and the smartphone quick chargers and what we found is that many of them did not have stable enough power to run electronics or their amps too high to power the LEDs on the board as well as the microprocessor. Most are designed to quick charge phones at high amperage and not to constantly power a device that is running. Phones have internal batteries to smooth voltage, whereas the LED Square Pocket Gizmo does not. Here are our power bank recommendations with links to Amazon:
- Miisso 6000mah Ultra Slim
- Dongguan Portable Charger Power Bank 10000mAh
- Talentcell Rechargeable 3000mAh Lithium ion Battery Pack for LED Strip DC 12V/5V USB – This one sometimes doesn’t work well at full charge
Ideally you want something around 5v/2.1amps. Our personal favorite was the the Miisso power pack. It’s just a little over credit card size and run the LED Board for 24 hours and still had power left! It also has a USB-C cable directly on the power pack it’s self.
Now, even the power packs that had too high of amps worked really well after they we about halfway full and the voltage/amperage dropped a little. The power pack we initially used for testing was about half full and worked for 24 hours before turning off. Fully charged it doesn’t turn on the board at all because the voltage and amps are just too high. So if you have a power pack that is making the lights flicker when fully charged, discharge it a little and see if that works. If not, you can try one of the ones listed above and see if it meets your needs.
There is no master on/off power switch on the board. Just plug your power bank in, and drop it into your jacket pocket.
This is a video of the LED square in the Raglan Red Alert Winter Parka:
Full video on the LED Pocket Square reviewing the various options and fitting it to different jackets.
After the movie comes out, efforts will be made to possibly update this board to make it more accurate or come out with an additional model that is more accurate to the movie. We’ll be offering this upgraded board based on everything we see in the movie.\
USB Cable and Right Angle Adapter is not included with this board.