Instructables: exploring - EBA9BAA04E3D1029AC23001143E7E506 - light - flashlight Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:24:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light Sensing LED Flashlight
Light Sensing LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> MITinventorbot Every day, lots and lots of electricity and energy is wasted from people accidentally leaving electronics on, or flashlights. This invention is the perfect solution to that problem. The flashlight only turns on when it senses that the room is dark enough to need a light. It reduces energy and electr...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:39:08 PDT
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light)
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> arierep60 This is my first instructable and I'm from Portugal, so, please be kind with me and sorry for my english because it's not perfect.So, the idea here is to make a LED DRL but all by myself and, it's easy, cheap and the final result is awesome!I will try to explain all steps, one by one so you can unde...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:09:39 PST
Rechargeable Handheld Capacitor Flashlight
Rechargeable Handheld Capacitor Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> zeropt Most flashlights nowadays use store bought alkaline batteries to power them. Battery companies are making their batteries last longer and longer. After a good camping trip, most batteries will run out after the constant use. There are rechargeable batteries such as Ni-Mh and Ni-Cd rechargeable batte...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:34:43 PST
simple ultra bright flashlight
simple ultra bright flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> dudes I recently bought a pack of 60° 1 watt led lenses from eBay and wanted to make a flashlight. Unlike some of my other projects, I wanted this one to have some aesthetic value as well as functionality. But of course, it still needed to work well. After going through several piles, bins, boxes, etc of ...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:33:28 PST
DIY Super Powerful LED Torch
DIY Super Powerful LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr AbAk Hello Guys We are back on our 8th Instructable on this site...Recently our town was suffering from a power cut and me and my brother found that our old torch was broken and was not very powerful one...So we decided to make one for us...We searched the whole instructables site for a DIY powerful torc...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 10:18:33 PST
Flashlight Stand Lamp
Flashlight Stand Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> gravityisweak I keep a flashlight on my bedside table. It's super bright and it's great if you need some quick light when waking up during the night. But when your eyes are adjusted to the darkness and you need to use the flashlight, turning it on can be like looking into the sun.I wanted a decorative way to sto...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 06:59:17 PST
Cheap LED Flashlight to Headlamp Conversion
Cheap LED Flashlight to Headlamp Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> tmack0 This is a quick instructable on how to convert a cheap LED flashlight into a headlamp. The Flashlight being used is one you can commonly find in the checkout aisle of hardware stores or sold in bulk blister packs for cheap. They are quite cheap (both quality and cost wise), but this re-work of them ...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 23:21:03 PST
minion lamp
minion lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern I was playing around with my diy vacuum forming machine, and i vacuum formed a minion. I decided to paint it and the put a light inside to create a minion lamp. Gather materials diy vacuum formerobject you want to vacuum form (i used a minion)led finger-lightpaintscissorsglue Forming vacuum ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:52:10 PST
Wood Lightsaber
Wood Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmacfarlane This project started as an idle musing at work. "Wonder if I could make a lightsaber?" As it turns out, yes! And so can you! Assuming you have wood working tools, a soldering iron, and a weekend to spend doing sometimes-tedious work.This is currently just a fancy LED flashlight, but you can make it ...
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Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:48:04 PST
Make a torch from a flashlight
Make a torch from a flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> dr.C Hello, and I would like to tell you how to make a torch. This is my flashlight: But it lights badly: And I desided to add a diffuser: It is just a photographic film container but it works great! It diffuse light and turns a flashlight to the torch. It`s just an idea but it can become v...
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Sun, 9 Nov 2014 09:16:28 PST
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC)
Recycled Spotlight for Camping (12V DC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> FlatCatRussellandtheTennesseeTwo Not too long ago, I bought a cordless drill from Goodwill and morphed it with half a set of jumper cables in order to have a mobile drill at camp (see it here!). That project turned out really well and left me with the remaining half set of jumper cables, which aren't good for much by themselves.Luc...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:22:22 PDT
2in1 auto glove-box light
2in1 auto glove-box light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern I needed more light in my Glove Compartment, but i wanted whatever it was to be removable as a car flashlight.I decided to make an automatic glove compartment light that was removable from the compartment,and you could remove the micro switch to use as a flashlight. Gathering items Parts long t...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:01:26 PDT
Basic Joule Thief Flashlight
Basic Joule Thief Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> l33tn00b Hello welcome to my second instructable!!! Today I'm going to show you how to build a very simple joule thief flashlight. If you haven't seen my other instructable, check it out for an easier way to power this than I'm going to show you! I know this has been posted/done before, but I just figured...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:24:12 PDT
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape
Turn any flashlight into headlamp with duct tape - More DIY How To Projects]]> ed shtern I've always been stuck holding the flashlight without enough hands to hold other stuff, and i never got around to go to the store and buy a headlamp. So i decided to make a removable one for any flashlight out of duct tape Gather your stuff Flashlight duct tape rubber band scissorsoptionalI used...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 17:27:14 PDT
Powerfull USB Light
Powerfull USB Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> diyboy1 Turn the LED module from a flashlight into the most powerful USB light imaginable! Parts Needed 1: Led flashlight with lots of LED's2: Enter key from old keyboard numpad3: Piece of plastic from back of old keyboard4: Resistor (Refer to this page to calculate value)5: Stiff piece of wire (make it...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:03:28 PDT
Super Simple Flashlight
Super Simple Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> Collin Chidiac In this Instructable I will teach you how to make a simple flashlight! Gather Materials For this project you will need...Small light bulbAluminum foil9v batteryHot glue gunThats it! Bulb to battery Hold the small bulb horizontally on the negative lead and hot glue it to where it is still touch...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:09:31 PDT
Smartphone water bottle lamp
Smartphone water bottle lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 It's perfect for camping. All you need isa smartphonea flashlight appa clear plastic bottle full with water Set up Fill a clear plastic bottle with waterturn on the flashlight (app) of your smartphoneput the water filled bottle on the flashlight of your smartphone
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:00:18 PDT
Any Bottle Lamp Please
Any Bottle Lamp Please - More DIY How To Projects]]> waynakins Following this series of steps, you will be able to take any glass bottle and transform it, into a cherishable lamp. Whether it be a pickle jar or an antique jar you'll be able to proudly display it. Giving light to all who see it. Drilling Continued All Done! These are t...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 16:17:13 PDT
High power LED slide projector
High power LED slide projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> universalist If you have old camera lenses, a macro bellows and a high power LED flashlight, you can use those to build a battery powered projector.As high power LED lamps are much more efficient than classic slide projectors, and camera lenses are often brighter than their often cheap projector counterpieces th...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 17:22:01 PDT
LED on Mobile Battery
LED on Mobile Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> pandyaketan Simplest LED light from a mobile battery, using just a 1 kilo-ohm resistor! Parts & Assembling: Parts:1. One LED2. One resistor - one kilo-ohm resistor3. One mobile batteryAssembly:Connect the 1K resistor to the positive of the LED. (Or to negative; resistor to any side)Connect this positive of L...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 10:06:23 PDT
EDC survival tools and everyday useful items
EDC survival tools and everyday useful items - More DIY How To Projects]]> kcutd05 Hi everyone, I see a lot of really cool survival kits and they are great, but when it comes to survival we use what we have on us. That is why I made this survival edc. I came to the conclusion that the best edc is the one you will carry. Virtually everyone will have keys on them so that is why I ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:36:47 PDT
Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit
Dynamo powered LED without making a circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> vukx Hello guys and girls, this is my first instructable. Do you have a wind-up torch that doesn’t work and a bicycle with bottle dynamo that you want to led-relight, then this instructable will be very easy and no cost to do! I have a 25 years old fixie that I love to ride. It had a classic system o...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 11:26:27 PDT
Flashlight hands-free holder, Mini Lanyard
Flashlight hands-free holder, Mini Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Benny Johansson How to make a simple elastic lanyard that can be used for fastening a mini flashlight (size 1 AAA) to different objects when you want hands free light. ( can also be used for 1 AA flashlights, just increase loop sizes a bit )  When attached to a bottle cap the flashlight can be pointed up- or downw...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 09:24:01 PST
Compact Mini LED
Compact Mini LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> PossibleFire In this Instructable I will be showing you a simple and compact LED that can be powered by a light press and can fit on your thumb. Enjoy :) Find An LED, Along With Batteries Get an LED along with 2 batteries. I got this one from an emergency whistle with a small light attached. When taking it ap...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 21:28:27 PST
LED-Flashlight Improvements No 2: Major blackout - flashlights + bike inner tubes = awesome confu In advance of some predicted meteorological disturbances (aka the first winter storm in the EU this year) I checked our flat for its "major blackout capabilities". Seemed fine so far, enough candles, lighters, matches, food and water, even plenty of (recharcheble and single use) batteries for most ...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:24:27 PST
Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!)
Ultrabright LED Emergency Lamp (Rechargeable!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Preparing for a calamity or planning to go camping in the vast wilderness? Make an ultrabright emergency light in less than 5 minutes! It glows 360° and is completely WATERPROOF!. In addition the jar's lid can be detached from the jar turning it into a compact flashlight! This is a simple project th...

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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 19:03:37 PST
Emergency Office Flashlight Lampshade bloomautomatic Had a power outage at work this morning. Used my LED Mag-Lite, a styrofoam cup and some tape to make a quick lampshade.  The tape kept the cup held up, the cup diffused the light nicely throughout the room.  I was very pleased with the results!
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:25:14 PDT
Glow Sneakers
Glow Sneakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> trans4mation Do you have a pair of Converse? Maybe. If you have a pair, do you love them? Of course you do. You know what would make them even cooler? If they glowed. Yup. Glowing. Sneakers. **Please use caution when using paint of any kind. Make sure to wear a mask as to not inhale any paint fumes. As always,...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 23:32:02 PDT
5 mins Make a Light Sword
5 mins Make a Light Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> amjohnny Halloween is fun. Bring a glowing sword to Trick-or-Treat is cool. Making this flashlight sword by yourself is more cool and fun. It’s simple and cheaper. You can make it in 5 minutes, 3 dollars. Materials and tool Materials: ¾” PVC cross x 1 (cost $1.22) ¾” PVC coupling x 1 (cost $0.21) 1” PVC c...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 20:52:31 PDT
LED-Flashlight Improvements: powerful, non-blinding bike light, magnetic, rugged confu A quality flashlight is always worth it´s money. I bought this for about 20 € sometimes ago (about 27 $, by now they are cheaper) and I don´t regret one single cent I spent on it. This one is a "Photonpump E7" and runs on 3 AAA standard batteries, but the modifications should work on models from o...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:42:57 PDT
USB or AC powered flashlight
USB or AC powered flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> beljar4 Change this battery powered flashlight to USB powered or AC powered by using the AC charger with a USB port for any 5V device. These are the things you will need. 27 LED flashlight from discount tool store USB cable 3 feet (approximately) of red and black wires 5 ohm resistor or equivalent heat s...
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Sun, 13 Oct 2013 01:10:24 PDT
Key Light.
Key Light. - More DIY How To Projects]]> TurboSnail This is an instructable for one of those useful little LED light thingys that clip onto a key. They help you find keyholes in the dark, as well as being useful as a small torch. The advantage of this over a keyring torch is that you don't have to find it on your keyring; just squeeze the key and the...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 02:52:34 PDT
Mood Lighting
Mood Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cats Science Club This is a great night light or just to have for atmosphere. We took our instructable and modified it a bit. Skip to step 7 to see the changes. Don't forget to check out the supply list though. Materials LED Holder LED (Color) Fender Wash...
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Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:36:05 PDT
Simple Altoids tin flashlight
Simple Altoids tin flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> zelda81596 Here is a simple project to make a flashlight out of an Altoids tin in 15 minutes or less.  Gathering the supplies and tool Lets begin with getting everything needed Tool: - Soldering iron - Hot glue gun - Solder - Soldering flux - Tin snips - Drill bit the same size as o.d of bulb socket (not ...
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Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:01:56 PDT
Film Canister Flashlight
Film Canister Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cats Science Club This film canister flashlight was more fun to build then an Altoids flashlight and feels so much more comfortable in our hands. Don't get us wrong, the Altoids tins are great. We just love the handiness of this little guy and no metal shavings when you drill into it!. We had it out by the pool as a ...
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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:09:19 PDT
Altoid Survival Flashlight Kit
Altoid Survival Flashlight Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> SamuraiSpirit People put all sorts of thigs in an altoids tin, but the tin itself is just a tin. Turn it into something more, like a flashlight Get some Altoids Eat some mints. There's about 75 mints per altiod container, so have fun. When you're done, continue. Punch holes for LEDs I used 5 leds. Use howev...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:02:22 PDT
Solar and AC rechargeable touch light
Solar and AC rechargeable touch light - More DIY How To Projects]]> tech savvy Hi There , here's my latest project that I thought I would share ,  the solar and ac rechargeable touch light , in my last project I showed you how to make a touch switch out of a 555 timer , this project your going to need to look at how I made the touch switch first in the last project before we ...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 19:48:19 PDT
How to make a easy tic tac led flashlight!
How to make a easy tic tac led flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 1232443 Materials needed: a led a battery pack a switch a tic tac container and some wire Wiring. Attach the positive of your battery to a switch. Then attach the switch to the led. Drill a hole at the bottom of the tic tac container to put the led in. Put it in and hot glue it. This is mine. Wait........
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 13:06:53 PDT
Lightsaber knitting needles
Lightsaber knitting needles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian An Epic Battle With Every Stitch... I will not embarrass you with my poor knitting but maybe someone out there can "give me a hand! Right?" I will however show a cast on at night in a darkened room with the lights off! I made a second set at 8 inches length for the pocket size contest! And a thi...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 21:37:17 PDT
Altoids 27 LED Super Light (under $5)
Altoids 27 LED Super Light (under $5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> holidayv I had made some Altoids flashlights for my kids and they loved them. However, I found them to be rather expensive to build after running to Radio Shack and buying all the parts. Then I figured out a way to make this "Super Light", with 27 LEDs, lenses over the LEDs, a 3 position push button switch, ...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 00:40:55 PDT
How To Turn Old Flashlight into a Powerful Flashlight with Storage Container
How To Turn Old Flashlight into a Powerful Flashlight with Storage Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> A14 I've a flashlight about 10 years and it's using only powerless ordinary light bulbs. I changed it with a 1w led and throw these huge " D" type batteries away. Then i add small container in it. I put small 16gb flash disk but you can put anything that you want, for example tinder, matches, sewing thr...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 12:28:30 PDT
Almost too Bright Bike Light (blue or what ever color you want)
Almost too Bright Bike Light (blue or what ever color you want) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jguthrie3 A friend of a friend of mine asked me to build a rear bike light that would be better than anything he could buy (for a budget of $45). So I set out to build this light and I thought I might as well try to help anyone else out there that want to do a similar project. He rides road but there is no re...
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 23:38:14 PDT
9 Volt Rechargeable Mini MagicMarilia Led Flash-light (awesome blinding 600 lumens power in your palm) MagicMarilia I embarked upon this project due to need, but it turned out well due to results. I hope you will enjoy it, as much as I did and get great power in your palm of your hand and best thing is you can recharge it. And keep the power for long long time. Below I've outlined everything you might need. Bel...
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Fri, 12 Apr 2013 11:12:14 PDT
Steampunk Emergency Nightlight
Steampunk Emergency Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElmarM I was watching the evening news, and it was reported that a line of spring storms were brewing throughout the mid-west. I used to live within tornado alley and I remembered how bad these storms could be. I also remembered losing power a number of times (not fun).   So, what happens when you lose yo...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 17:21:42 PDT
Bubble Wrap 60's Lamp Jessie Marie With an ever-growing accumulation of bubble wrap, I began to wonder what I could do with all of it to make some kind of eye-popping decoration. I decided to create a simple flashlight opperated lamp with some everyday items I had lying around in my scrap bins. Now this groovy bubble wrap hanging lam...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 17:30:46 PDT
Non-Toxic Lava Lamp
Non-Toxic Lava Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrTaco57 In this Instructable I will show you how to make a Non-toxic Lava Lamp. Pls vote for me!!! In the upper right corner is the vote button, pls click on it!!! Thx Step 1 First you must gather up all the materials needed to make the non-toxic Lava Lamp. Water Vegetable oil Food coloring (I used blu...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 17:23:00 PST
DIY Dive light instructable.
DIY Dive light instructable. - More DIY How To Projects]]> DevDc This instructable is about the construction of a dive light with parts  that you can get at the local harware store.The ring at the back side is used as a rotary switch. This ring is coverd with ballbearing balls for grip.  More details can be found at or http://www.duikl...
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 11:53:33 PST
Bat Symbol Flashlight
Bat Symbol Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> AinsleyW So all the Batman fans out there know that if you need Batmans help then you need a bat symbol to get his attention. So lucky for you I have played around with a few ideas and have found a simple and quick solution. Materials: Scissors A Flashlight Thin Cardboard such as a cereal box Black sharpie...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:34:28 PST
Star Trek Light
Star Trek Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> technovative Inspiration Avid trekkies may recognize the configuration from TNG episodes where flashlight type devices referred to as "palm beacons" were used. I've included a couple of screen shots from a scene in TNG episode "Disaster" where Riker is using one. I found the design to appear functionally effici...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 04:20:42 PST
Build a Thermal Flashlight - Light Painting with Temperature
Build a Thermal Flashlight - Light Painting with Temperature - More DIY How To Projects]]> maxjus Inspired by the Public Laboratory and having just finished a round of college applications, I decided to experiment with thermal imaging on the cheap. Thermal cameras are expensive. Even at low resolutions, it is not uncommon for a decent thermal camera to cost over $10,000. However, for only $20, ...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 14:01:40 PST