Quantity   Component name
34 × dsPIC33EP128MC506 16 BIT MPU used for the individual LED layers
1 × 3m solid aluminium bar 100x20 used for the base construction
34 × 4 Gbit parallel flash memory TSOP48 for storing the volumetric animations - lots of data
1024 × RGB LED OSRAM as bright as possible with black body
1 × acrylic dome 1000mm diameter very difficult to obtain, because of difficult shipping (ground cargo required)
1 × 500W Dunkermotoren brushless DC industrial grade motor super silent and rock solid operation
1 × CNC mill for milling out various parts (very important) ripper did the job here (visit my website for details)