Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:47:55 PST BLOX v1.01 The Interactive Donation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Interactive-Donation-Box/
The Interactive Donation Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/6QC3/IJSUZSIR/FPG6QC3IJSUZSIR.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Donation boxes can be much more interesting and attractive when you combine them with electronics and a little bit of programming. This instructable will show you how to. As the name explains, making donation boxes interactive can help you gain much more attention and make people happy at the same t...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:26:41 PST
The Awesome Rainbow Tornado Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Awesome-Rainbow-Tornado-Lamp/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:50:39 PST
Controlling Multiple LEDs with an Arduino Uno. http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Multiple-LEDs-With-an-Arduino-Uno/
Controlling Multiple LEDs with an Arduino Uno. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/05WC/IJIUWU21/FRG05WCIJIUWU21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/05WC/IJIUWU21/FRG05WCIJIUWU21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/05WC/IJIUWU21/FRG05WCIJIUWU21.SMALL.jpg Joshua-Danjuma This instructable coversssets of instructions for using a microcontroller, called the Arduino Uno to create various lighting sequences on light emitting diodes, more popularly known as LEDs. The instructions below cover all the main steps of the process. Acquire components and parts. The compone...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 07:30:53 PST
Darth Vader Planter http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Vader-Planter/
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:53:22 PST
Doctor Who Gallifreyan Timepiece (Clock) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doctor-Who-Gallifreyan-Timepiece/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 20:26:43 PST
Music Reactive Multicolor LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-Reactive-Multicolor-LED-Lights/
Music Reactive Multicolor LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Light up your new year parties and impress all your friends with these amazing music reactive multicolor LED lights that response and change their colors on every loud beat. These lights are nothing but simple RGB LED strips connected to arduino - the brain of this project. LED strips mean that you ...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:45:12 PST
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/KeyChainino-the-First-Game-KeyChain-Programmable-W/
KeyChainino - the First Game KeyChain Programmable With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/3QFG/IIJL03MA/F2I3QFGIIJL03MA.SMALL.jpg alessandromatera KeyChainino is a vintage game keychain programmable with Arduino where anyone can upload his own game just with the Arduino IDE.If you really love Arcade Game, KeyChainino is for you!It doesn't have any LCDs, but only 30 LEDs controlled by the Atmel ATtiny84. Surely you understand that an 14 pins mi...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:49:19 PST
How to Make Proper Rainbow and Random Colors With the RGB Color Model http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Proper-Rainbow-and-Random-Colors-With-/
How to Make Proper Rainbow and Random Colors With the RGB Color Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/ADLN/IIG9YNO8/FP2ADLNIIG9YNO8.SMALL.jpg Ontaelio It would seem that such simple things as a rainbow effect or smoothly changing random colors on an RGB LED are pretty trivial. However, time and again I come upon projects using strange approaches to this matter. The most common strangeness is the use of the HSV color model for RGB LED programming. ...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:53:09 PST
EGG TIMER ON ACRYLIC http://www.instructables.com/id/EGG-TIMER/
EGG TIMER ON ACRYLIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/55X9/II0K401H/FRA55X9II0K401H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/55X9/II0K401H/FRA55X9II0K401H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/55X9/II0K401H/FRA55X9II0K401H.SMALL.jpg oldmaninSC So... you went to the flea market, goodwillor surfed on line and there was the perfectpeice of junk that you could make the coolestTHING out of. Well I saw this base acrylicand said wow...what a great egg-timer.I'll just glue on a few leds, write a quickcode and make a fancy box...easy!So here it is...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 08:14:17 PST
Fake TV Security Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Security-Light/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 01:50:36 PST
DIY world clock and weather bot (Arduino + ESP8266) http://www.instructables.com/id/World-clock-and-weather-bot-Arduino-ESP8266/
DIY world clock and weather bot (Arduino + ESP8266) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/OO5J/IHAU6HDU/FPXOO5JIHAU6HDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/OO5J/IHAU6HDU/FPXOO5JIHAU6HDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/OO5J/IHAU6HDU/FPXOO5JIHAU6HDU.SMALL.jpg mronki Hi,in this instuctable you will learn how to make world clock weather bot using Arduino Mega and ESP8266 (AT mode).Features:• personalized bot with LCD screen as mouth, potentiometer as nose and green LEDs as eyes• choosing wanted city/country by using serial communication• saving wanted city/countr...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 16:21:05 PST
IoT Location Sensing Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Location-Sensing-Picture-Frame/
IoT Location Sensing Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/L0CH/IGO1BQC9/FCTL0CHIGO1BQC9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/L0CH/IGO1BQC9/FCTL0CHIGO1BQC9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCT/L0CH/IGO1BQC9/FCTL0CHIGO1BQC9.SMALL.jpg allie.fauer "Text me when you're heading home." We've all heard it, and we've all forgotten to do it. Sometimes, even when we do remember to text, the unexpected happens. We get stuck in traffic, get caught up talking to a co-worker while trying to leave the office, or suddenly remember that we should stop to g...
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Fri, 6 Nov 2015 18:55:56 PST
Attiny85 EMF detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny85-EMF-detector/
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 05:50:38 PDT
PC USB Media Volume Controller based on Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-USB-Media-Volume-Controller-based-on-Arduino/
PC USB Media Volume Controller based on Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/4N13/IFR65PGG/F4F4N13IFR65PGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/4N13/IFR65PGG/F4F4N13IFR65PGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/4N13/IFR65PGG/F4F4N13IFR65PGG.SMALL.jpg l19bal Hello all and welcome to my third Instructable.A friend of mine has a sound system with a dial for volume control, and it sits on his desk looking really neat. I wanted something similar but with extra functionality and customizable. I figured that the Arduino Pro Micro can work like a HID device (i...
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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:57:12 PDT
ARDUINO fume extractor with touch sensitive buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/ARDUINO-fume-extractor-with-touch-sensitive-button/
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 13:21:18 PDT
Persistence Of Vision http://www.instructables.com/id/Persistence-Of-Vision/
Persistence Of Vision - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/C9M8/IF3SR9KI/FZSC9M8IF3SR9KI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/C9M8/IF3SR9KI/FZSC9M8IF3SR9KI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/C9M8/IF3SR9KI/FZSC9M8IF3SR9KI.SMALL.jpg RaviP6 Persistence of vision is an optical illusion, it works on a simple phenomenon how our day to day television works. MY first pov was six months before with arduino uno and with motor. However it is best to have a small and portable device that can be carried anywhere and image can be seen without any...
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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:56:04 PDT
GETTING STARTED WITH ARDUINO #1 http://www.instructables.com/id/GETTING-STARTED-WITH-ARDUINO-1-2/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 04:21:03 PDT
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controlled-Recycled-Rainbow-Lamp/
Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/UMWX/IC0VFOL8/FC6UMWXIC0VFOL8.SMALL.jpg Saiyam This Bluetooth Controlled Rainbow Lamp can be switched to any color by using your smartphone. The lamp not only looks like all the seven colors of the rainbow but also glows in all the seven colors of rainbow. The shapes that it makes at night are just amazing to watch. The design of this lamp may s...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:31:35 PDT
Getting Started with Intel® Edison Mini Breakout Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-Intel-Edison-Mini-Breakout-Bo/
Getting Started with Intel┬« Edison Mini Breakout Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/CX0R/IB22N3R3/F4ICX0RIB22N3R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/CX0R/IB22N3R3/F4ICX0RIB22N3R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/CX0R/IB22N3R3/F4ICX0RIB22N3R3.SMALL.jpg MikeArduino Intel provides 2 different hardware platforms to work with Intel® Edison development board. The core module of Intel® Edison is called Intel® Edison Compute Module, while the 2 extension boards are called Intel® Edison Arduino Board and Intel® Edison Breakout Board respectively. We’ll refer to the...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 06:28:05 PDT
Touchscreen Controlled Marionette http://www.instructables.com/id/Touchscreen-Controlled-Marionette/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 01:23:33 PDT
Wake Up Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Clock/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 07:12:17 PDT
GSM Controlled Star Light http://www.instructables.com/id/GSM-Controlled-Star-Light/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:39:39 PDT
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Robot-v20/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:52:45 PDT
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rubiks-Cube/
LED Rubik's Cube With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SMALL.jpg David Sharfi In this instructable I'll show you how you can build your own LED Rubik's cube. This project was done for an introductory electronics course at Pomona College. Groups were given approximately two months to complete a project of their choosing, the only requirement being that the project rely on elec...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:18:49 PDT
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-4-channels-Arduino-Mega2560/
Ambilight, 4-channels [Arduino Mega2560] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SMALL.jpg h0uri Ambilight is a an invention first made by philips , you can check this VIDEO for more infocheck this live simulation if interested with this instructable you can have an almost the same for your pc screen.many methods can achieve this goal, explaned some easier and less components demanding methods ...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 09:55:19 PDT
Infinity mirror and table (With casual tools) http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-mirror-and-table-With-casual-tools/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 16:22:52 PDT
Infinity Mirror Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:49:57 PST
Voice Activated Interactive Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Interactive-Puzzle/
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:39:20 PST
Led Star with Arduino and WS2811 Neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Star-with-Arduino-and-WS2811-Neopixels/
Led Star with Arduino and WS2811 Neopixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/47ES/I1QYJ1NC/FLT47ESI1QYJ1NC.SMALL.jpg comaplix DescriptionThis little project makes a great ornament to hang in your window at Christmas time. It is a 20" wide star with 50 "neopixel" leds around the perimeter. Each led is individually addressable and it is controlled by an arduino device which can be programmed to sequence the leds in various...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:07:29 PDT
Hack the Nabaztag. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-the-Nabaztag/
Hack the Nabaztag. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/XKF6/HV64AALA/F1UXKF6HV64AALA.SMALL.jpg Liana_B This is a Nabaztag - Armenian, apparently, for "hare". It's an adorable bunny rabbit packed with sensors and communication devices.... and it's completely unusable. There's people who wrote some interesting software to hack it, and I applaud them: however, I could never actually get my Karotz (Nabaz...
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Wed, 14 May 2014 02:54:35 PDT
Creative diorama lighting with the Arduino and TLC5940 http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-diorama-lighting-with-the-Arduino-and-TLC/
Creative diorama lighting with the Arduino and TLC5940 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/SBBJ/HVTWC09W/FMUSBBJHVTWC09W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/SBBJ/HVTWC09W/FMUSBBJHVTWC09W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/SBBJ/HVTWC09W/FMUSBBJHVTWC09W.SMALL.jpg AndyWilson I became interested in model railroading a few years ago. It's a hobby that requires skills in precision painting, model building, scenery design, wood working, electrical engineering and about a dozen other skills that I’m forgetting right now. It is an excellent creative outlet. Realism can be ...
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Fri, 2 May 2014 22:44:44 PDT
Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliexplexed-LED-Clock-Arduino/
Charliexplexed LED Clock - Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD6/N0DO/HU8P0I22/FD6N0DOHU8P0I22.SMALL.jpg dushyantahuja One of my clocks stopped working – and it happened to be a clock my wife likes a lot. Went to the repair shop and the guy said that he didn’t have the spare parts and could not repair this. So – I thought – why not build an LED clock – I had tons of LEDs and an RTC module just waiting to be used. ...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:26:30 PDT
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) http://www.instructables.com/id/Programm-Arduino-Mega-setup/
8x8x8 LED Cube with Arduino Mega (+Sound +PS controller +Game) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/YM6Y/HQQLNHN7/F98YM6YHQQLNHN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/YM6Y/HQQLNHN7/F98YM6YHQQLNHN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F98/YM6Y/HQQLNHN7/F98YM6YHQQLNHN7.SMALL.jpg Anred Zynch This is a instructable which is based on the Cubeby Chr, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Cube-8x8x8/ )by SuperTech-IT, ( http://www.instructables.com/id/CHRs-8X8X8-LED-Cu... )and by das-labor.org, ( http://www.das-labor.org/wiki/Borg3d_Bauanleitung... )but i think its better and easier.I start...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:37:59 PST
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Woooshing-leds-Rotated-animation-by-arduino/
Woooshing leds - Rotated animation by arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/KE71/HQ6RROEO/FGBKE71HQ6RROEO.SMALL.jpg yonskiboy   This project allows you draw in the air letters, symbols or other shapes - as you like. Controlled by the Arduino, the 7 simple leds blinking on and off - creating the illusion of floating text in the air. This combination of simple components with a u...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:09:16 PST
Arduino (optic fibre) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-optic-fibre/
Arduino (optic fibre) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/S4JT/HOHY6SJH/FYPS4JTHOHY6SJH.SMALL.jpg ThisIsSteve I just brought a new lamp and after a week, I'm tired of looking at it randomly change colours between red, blue, green. What can you expect from a cheap lamp brought at 5$ . Looking at the lamp I realized that I could make a gmail lamp, that shines green every time I got a unread mail. But after so...
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Fri, 29 Nov 2013 02:08:55 PST
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Turn-Signal-Brake-Light-Handlebars/
Bike Turn Signal & Brake Light Handlebars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/55ZG/HHS9RYIT/FSW55ZGHHS9RYIT.SMALL.jpg Patrick S This project was inspired by a very cool kickstarter called Helios Bars. Essentially what this project does, is put an arduino, LEDs, and buttons into your bike handlebars. The LEDs can be used as turn signals, brake lights, or display ambient colors while riding. It's fun, cheap, and a good introdu...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:23:25 PDT
Self-Contained 7x7x7 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Contained-7x7x7-LED-Cube/
Self-Contained 7x7x7 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TAS9/HFD15T3K/FOITAS9HFD15T3K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TAS9/HFD15T3K/FOITAS9HFD15T3K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/TAS9/HFD15T3K/FOITAS9HFD15T3K.SMALL.jpg lopuz3 LED cubes are true 3D displays that work by lighting up points in a 3D lattice of LEDs. On the 3D display you can produce some truly mesmerizing animations. This Instructable will walk you through creating an LED cube for yourself that is completely self-contained and powered by an Arduino Mega. ...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 00:29:00 PDT
Interactive LED Lab Coat http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Lab-Coat/
Interactive LED Lab Coat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/969H/HAE69E7Y/FBZ969HHAE69E7Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/969H/HAE69E7Y/FBZ969HHAE69E7Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/969H/HAE69E7Y/FBZ969HHAE69E7Y.SMALL.jpg ProtoTank This is an instructable for the Interactive LED Lab Coats, showcased at Autodesk University.  Check out the videos below! The first is a demo of the colors actuated by the buttons. The second is a demo of the breathalyzer! (this will be explained later)   Tools  Sewing machine Solderin...
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Fri, 16 Nov 2012 19:19:27 PST
Led Slot Machine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Slot-Machine-Costume/
Led Slot Machine Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/KZNM/H742FG8P/F1DKZNMH742FG8P.SMALL.jpg wirenut1980 This Instructable will walk you through my process of making a Slot Machine costume with addressable leds controlled with an arduino! The parts list Shirt Parts: Plain white T-Shirt Old or new white shirt to cut 1 meter addressable led strip from Adafruit  Arduino (I used an uno smd) Sew...
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Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:38:08 PDT
LED Matrix with Game Controller - A First Project http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-with-Game-Controller-A-First-Project/
LED Matrix with Game Controller - A First Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/KI1W/H58V8V3U/FI1KI1WH58V8V3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/KI1W/H58V8V3U/FI1KI1WH58V8V3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/KI1W/H58V8V3U/FI1KI1WH58V8V3U.SMALL.jpg Richtofenn This project was built for my introductory electronics class at the University of Waterloo in Canada.  This was my first introduction to electronics and therefore, my first project. Follow these steps to build a 16 x 16 LED array with a wall (different colored LED on the border), powered by an Ardu...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:13:19 PDT
Pressure Activated Light-Up Umbrella http://www.instructables.com/id/Pressure-Activated-Light-Up-Umbrella/
Pressure Activated Light-Up Umbrella - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/CMT1/H1JUIU9J/F4CCMT1H1JUIU9J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/CMT1/H1JUIU9J/F4CCMT1H1JUIU9J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/CMT1/H1JUIU9J/F4CCMT1H1JUIU9J.SMALL.jpg snl017 ***********************VIDEO: ****************************** Once upon a time, 2 girls greatly enjoyed walking in the rain with umbrellas.  They decided the enjoyment of this experience could be maximized by building their own pressure-activated web of LEDs to install under their umbrella.  Thus, w...
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Wed, 2 May 2012 12:45:23 PDT
Arduino Sew Easy Wearable Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Sew-Easy-Wearable-Shield/
Arduino Sew Easy Wearable Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/CHW8/GZACIO60/FHKCHW8GZACIO60.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/CHW8/GZACIO60/FHKCHW8GZACIO60.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/CHW8/GZACIO60/FHKCHW8GZACIO60.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Wearable computing, e-textiles, soft circuits or whatever you want to call it, is a growing field of applying technology to garments or accessories like bags, shoes or backpacks.  It is a fun and creative challenge which goes beyond just adding LED lights to fabric.  For a primer, you must check out...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 18:54:25 PST
Temperature Recording Arduino Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Recording-Arduino-Robot/
Temperature Recording Arduino Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RCFU/GYE872JX/F9KRCFUGYE872JX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RCFU/GYE872JX/F9KRCFUGYE872JX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/RCFU/GYE872JX/F9KRCFUGYE872JX.SMALL.jpg RustyRocket My son and myself made a little arduino robot that records temperature. He wanted me to draw a robot, I wanted to experiment with blinking LEDs relaying data so a plan was hatched. The way the LEDs work is as follows: Green = lowest temperature recorded, Yellow = highest and Red = current temperatur...
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Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:51:05 PST
Emoticon Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Emoticon-Helmet/
Emoticon Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/QB87/GW8988TM/F0TQB87GW8988TM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/QB87/GW8988TM/F0TQB87GW8988TM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/QB87/GW8988TM/F0TQB87GW8988TM.SMALL.jpg NinjaFist The Internet has become a pretty good mask to portray yourself as anything you want. This includes hiding your true emotions when posting facebook statuses, IMing someone, or sending emails (like telling you're boss they are awesome when they are really a jerk). But what about talking to someone in ...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2011 17:07:12 PST
TwitMap: Topographical Colorado Twitter Map http://www.instructables.com/id/TwitMap-Topographical-Colorado-Twitter-Map/
TwitMap: Topographical Colorado Twitter Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/GPKS/GLWR1EXP/F4YGPKSGLWR1EXP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/GPKS/GLWR1EXP/F4YGPKSGLWR1EXP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/GPKS/GLWR1EXP/F4YGPKSGLWR1EXP.SMALL.jpg ianisborn   TwitMap This instructable will show you how to make a 3D Map of Twitter data for the state of Colorado, but you'll be able to recreate it for any area that you wish. This map is made out of multiple laser-cut layers of basswood and uses LEDs and an Arduino board to display what kind of Twitt...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 09:58:00 PDT
How To Communicate With An Alien Artifact or . . . http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Communicate-With-An-Alien-Artifact-or-/
How To Communicate With An Alien Artifact or . . . - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FR9I/FVS7L4IW/FHTFR9IFVS7L4IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FR9I/FVS7L4IW/FHTFR9IFVS7L4IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/FR9I/FVS7L4IW/FHTFR9IFVS7L4IW.SMALL.gif AndyGadget *** Close Encounters of the Curiously Minty Kind. *** This Instructable will show you how to build an Altoids version of the 'Close Encounters' mothership, and how to interact with it. This may be vital training for that day when the Bright White Beam comes to suck you up into the unknown.It will al...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2009 12:18:00 PDT