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In this Instructable I will show you how to put together a flashing LED circuit that turns on when you wave your hand over it, blinks for a second or ...
Besides being a fun project, and a great first LED project, if you make 5-10 of these circuits and put them together, it creates a pretty awesome wav...
This page shows the basic timer circuit used. It's a bit less complex than the full schematic and you may find it helpful to take it one step at a tim...
This is the schematic for my modified flashing circuit. as you build it, feel free to change out parts for others of different values. The potentiom...
Hope you guys have fun with the project. If you come up with any cool uses/variations for it I'd love to know!
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