Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - rgb - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:40:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sensing Light - Determining Exact RGBW Values http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensing-Light-Determining-Exact-RGBW-Values/
Sensing Light - Determining Exact RGBW Values - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/RWAD/J0489OVY/F4DRWADJ0489OVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/RWAD/J0489OVY/F4DRWADJ0489OVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/RWAD/J0489OVY/F4DRWADJ0489OVY.SMALL.jpg karten Light is emitted in various colors based on the wavelength of the light. Each wavelength has a corresponding frequency, where c(speed of light) = (Frequency) * (Wavelength). Using a TAOS230 Programmable Color Light-to-Frequency Convertor (and later the TAOS3200), the colors of light were converted i...
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 19:19:34 PST
Arduino Nano and Visuino: Animate the Colors of RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Nano-and-Visuino-Animate-the-Colors-of-RGB/
Arduino Nano and Visuino: Animate the Colors of RGB LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/ZFH0/J0486NFM/F4PZFH0J0486NFM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/ZFH0/J0486NFM/F4PZFH0J0486NFM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/ZFH0/J0486NFM/F4PZFH0J0486NFM.SMALL.jpg BoianM Programming RGB LED Modules to show changing colors is an easy way to improve your mood, and lighten your evenings. Programming Arduino to do the animations however can be challenging. With Visuino however you can create great effects in matter of couple of minutes or less.In this tutorial I will sh...
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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:02:35 PST
Arduino aquarium LED controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-LED-Controller/
Arduino aquarium LED controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/I267/IZ6BLYCF/FPNI267IZ6BLYCF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/I267/IZ6BLYCF/FPNI267IZ6BLYCF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/I267/IZ6BLYCF/FPNI267IZ6BLYCF.SMALL.jpg stynabg The idea behind this device is to automate my aquarium light. By automation I mean not only switching light on/off but simulating a sun raise/sunset.The project is build around arduino nano, set of white led( cold and warm), set of RGB leds and a DS3231 real time clock.The control is possible thanks...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:38:29 PST
Laptop Control Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Control-Box/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:01:38 PST
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-RGB-Mood-Light-Attiny85/
Programmable RGB Mood Light - Attiny85 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/78UP/IYAMTURI/F2N78UPIYAMTURI.SMALL.jpg Svinska013 Welcome to my first instructables page. A year ago I got introduced to the wonderful world of Arduino and electronics. I have learned a lot from this site and this seems a great place to show my projects. I hope you find this project entertaining and helpful. I'm eager to know what you think. Let me...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:33:53 PST
Control Scanner Light With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Scanner-Light-With-Arduino/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:02:09 PST
Nixie Tube Clock w/ Arduino Mega http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Tube-Clock-W-Arduino-Mega/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 05:24:54 PST
2x2x2 RGB Cube (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/2x2x2-RGB-Cube-Arduino/
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 05:37:38 PST
Bluetooth controllable RGB temperature light (TfCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Controllable-RGB-Temperature-Light-TfCD/
Bluetooth controllable RGB temperature light (TfCD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/K1JN/IWWFUPV4/FPMK1JNIWWFUPV4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/K1JN/IWWFUPV4/FPMK1JNIWWFUPV4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/K1JN/IWWFUPV4/FPMK1JNIWWFUPV4.SMALL.jpg markvanhasselt Smart homes are becoming more and more popular in our society. We want more information and efficiency on our home systems. There are a lot of products out right now that tend to solve that. This Arduino LED regulator tells you what the temperature is in your home and communicates this with a suitin...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:01:48 PST
Quiz Game Buzzers (Arduino / RGB / I²C ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Buzzers-Arduino-RGB-IC-/
Quiz Game Buzzers (Arduino / RGB / I²C ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/88ZI/IWQVD66M/F6Y88ZIIWQVD66M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/88ZI/IWQVD66M/F6Y88ZIIWQVD66M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/88ZI/IWQVD66M/F6Y88ZIIWQVD66M.SMALL.jpg simonthechipmunk Quiz Games are fun and they get even better when you've got the right equipment.I needed some Game Buzzers for a birthday party but everything I could find was either too expensive or not versatile enough so I came up with these. Here's what features I needed my Buzzers to have so you can decide whe...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:02:51 PST
Multicolored light fringe Device http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolored-Light-Fringe-Device/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 02:08:38 PST
Color Clock Revamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Clock-Revamp/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 08:41:19 PST
Simple Wi-Fi Controlled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wi-fi-Controlled-LED-Matrix/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 05:58:28 PST
Arduino Spectrum Analyzer on a 10x10 RGB LED-Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Spectrum-Analyzer-on-a-10x10-RGB-LED-Matri/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 08:48:02 PST
Arduino Wakeup Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Wakeup-Lights/
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 21:13:47 PST
Thermostat using inviot U1, an arduino compatible board http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermostat-Using-InvIoT-U1-an-Arduino-Compatible-B/
Thermostat using inviot U1, an arduino compatible board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/8HAE/IVA4KQT1/FCM8HAEIVA4KQT1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/8HAE/IVA4KQT1/FCM8HAEIVA4KQT1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/8HAE/IVA4KQT1/FCM8HAEIVA4KQT1.SMALL.jpg InvIoT By using the .InvIoT U1 .and a 4 relay arduino compatible module, I build a thermostat for heat/AC. It works with or without forced air furnace (FAN).There is an RTC clock on the U1 board and the sketch has also the ability to set up 24 zones with different temperatures. Setting up, connect rel...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 17:07:17 PST
RGB Conductive Mosaic http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Conductive-Mosaic/
RGB Conductive Mosaic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DT5K/IUKEMUXI/FI9DT5KIUKEMUXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DT5K/IUKEMUXI/FI9DT5KIUKEMUXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/DT5K/IUKEMUXI/FI9DT5KIUKEMUXI.SMALL.jpg asmithtpt01 For my Computational Craft midterm, I wanted to take a swatch that I made earlier in the semester and expand upon it. I am a musician (trumpet player/composer) and I have always been fascinated by/passionate about making mosaics.The materiality of the CDs is important to me because I feel like they...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:12:04 PDT
All the colours of the RainboW but no RBG LED in sight . . . http://www.instructables.com/id/All-the-Colours-of-the-RainboW-But-No-RBG-LED-in-S/
All the colours of the RainboW but no RBG LED in sight . . . - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/5JHS/IU9UQWY7/F365JHSIU9UQWY7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/5JHS/IU9UQWY7/F365JHSIU9UQWY7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F36/5JHS/IU9UQWY7/F365JHSIU9UQWY7.SMALL.jpg Skorekaj This project came about when i wanted to create a pulsing night/mood light that randomly decides on a colour and then gently lights up and then down again. The problem was that i had no RGB LED and the one i had ordered from China had not turned up and got lost in the post :(. After some time I reme...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:03:09 PDT
Arduino RGB LED & Piezo Music Sync http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-Piezo-Music-Sync/
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 19:31:22 PDT
Arduino UNO Professor http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-UNO-Professor/
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Tue, 4 Oct 2016 21:21:22 PDT
Control RGB LED lights from your phone or web browser http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-RGB-LED-Lights-From-Your-Phone-or-Web-Brow/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 10:28:48 PDT
Lightning LED RGB cloud with mechanical switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lightning-LED-RGB-Cloud-With-Mechanical-Switch/
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:32:56 PDT
Color Changing Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Night-Light-1/
Color Changing Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/D4BM/IRXTI1DK/F4HD4BMIRXTI1DK.SMALL.jpg geocacher2 This project will help you create a night light that changes colors slowly.... smoothly drifting from one color to the next. The electronics will be built from a tiny arduino based circuit board. I selected a tiny digispark from digistump (or a clone is fine). You can glue any sort of seashell or co...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 19:49:55 PDT
Mood Lighting With Shift Registers http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Lighting-With-Shift-Registers/
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 10:52:34 PDT
DIY Pokémon PSA card stand with RGB light from Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pokémon-PSA-Card-Stand-With-Light-From-Arduino/
DIY Pokémon PSA card stand with RGB light from Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/4TU9/IQGUTFRR/FVU4TU9IQGUTFRR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/4TU9/IQGUTFRR/FVU4TU9IQGUTFRR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVU/4TU9/IQGUTFRR/FVU4TU9IQGUTFRR.SMALL.jpg Peder Ward Hello!In this instruction I'll show you how I take care of my childhood memories.A while ago I came across my good old collection of Pokémon cards lying full of dust in the attic at my parents. I could not help myself and had to open the folder to look at my old cards. It took me right back to my ch...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 03:51:44 PDT
RGB Beer Pong Pods http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Beer-Pong-Pods/
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 09:26:22 PDT
Getting Started with NeoPixel / WS2812 RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-NeoPixle-WS2812-RGB-LED/
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Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:28:47 PDT
How to Control an RGB LED Strip - Arduino Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Control-an-RGB-LED-Strip-Arduino-Tutorial/
How to Control an RGB LED Strip - Arduino Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L9GP/IP02U02W/FHZL9GPIP02U02W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L9GP/IP02U02W/FHZL9GPIP02U02W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/L9GP/IP02U02W/FHZL9GPIP02U02W.SMALL.jpg codebender_cc In this tutorial we will use one strip with 8 RGB LEDs with the Arduino uno board. We will use the Adafruit's NeoPixel library to change the color of each led.Let's get started! What you will need For this project you will need:Arduino unoRGB LED strip 3 breadboard cables The circuit The conn...
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Fri, 3 Jun 2016 14:24:30 PDT
Sound detection RGB lamp using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Detection-RGB-Lamp-Using-Arduino/
Sound detection RGB lamp using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QFJ9/IPZRLMQ4/FKIQFJ9IPZRLMQ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QFJ9/IPZRLMQ4/FKIQFJ9IPZRLMQ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/QFJ9/IPZRLMQ4/FKIQFJ9IPZRLMQ4.SMALL.jpg Yanniboy1994 Hello,In this project I am making a lamp with multiple colors using RGB leds. My idea is to try to let the lamp change color if it detects a sound in the area. If you get annoyed from the changing colors every time you make a sound, you can always put the lamp on a mode where you can change the colo...
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Wed, 25 May 2016 06:36:41 PDT
DIY | 3x3x3 LED Cube for Arduino Nano+ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-3x3x3-LED-Cube-for-Arduino-Nano/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 02:01:27 PDT
DIY Hot Beverage Monitor - using the DS18B20 and Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Hot-Beverage-Monitor/
DIY Hot Beverage Monitor - using the DS18B20 and Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/G9G0/INQ9E0XC/FIPG9G0INQ9E0XC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/G9G0/INQ9E0XC/FIPG9G0INQ9E0XC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIP/G9G0/INQ9E0XC/FIPG9G0INQ9E0XC.SMALL.jpg Peder Ward My girlfriend always have a problem that she burns her tongue when she taste hot drinks. Then I started thinking, maybe I could create a device that prevents her burning her tongue, so she can drink her tea and it always have the perfect and wanted temperature. Two things I wanted to learn about in ...
By: Peder Ward

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Mon, 2 May 2016 10:07:01 PDT
Fairy Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Lantern/
Fairy Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/XHMW/INOTZK1B/F2NXHMWINOTZK1B.SMALL.jpg LilyT7 This instructable was created in fulfillment of the project requirement of the Makecourse at the University of South Florida (www.makecourse.com).One of the most fascinating and delicate plant in the world is the flower Calochortus albus, otherwise known as the globe lily or the fairy lantern. I dec...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 05:50:52 PDT
Sound Reactive Drum Set http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Drum-Set/
Sound Reactive Drum Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F88/H3D5/IN637XXQ/F88H3D5IN637XXQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F88/H3D5/IN637XXQ/F88H3D5IN637XXQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F88/H3D5/IN637XXQ/F88H3D5IN637XXQ.SMALL.jpg StairwayToDevin Drums are already an interesting to watch instrument but we felt more could be done. We decided to create a drum set that will react to it being hit by lighting up an LED strip inside the drum. Materials/Tools You'll Need Arduino RedBoard Breadboard Mini USB cable 12V DC Power Adapter Supply...
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 09:36:45 PDT
Arduino Shooting Game Arcade http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Shooting-Game-Arcade/
Arduino Shooting Game Arcade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/7TT4/ILV8L4R2/FCF7TT4ILV8L4R2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/7TT4/ILV8L4R2/FCF7TT4ILV8L4R2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/7TT4/ILV8L4R2/FCF7TT4ILV8L4R2.SMALL.jpg Rahul - S Hello Friends,Welcome to my shooting range.This instructable is all about making your own Shooting Game within your budget. This setup cost me only approx. 15$ (1000INR)The project is now of alpha version.The animations and game, you are seeing in videos are preliminary. You can do many thing that y...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:22:47 PDT
Wol Clock ESP8266-12E + 60 LED WS2812B analogue digital clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wol-Clock-ESP8266-12E-60-LED-WS2812B-Analogue-Digi/
Wol Clock ESP8266-12E + 60 LED WS2812B analogue digital clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/CGP5/ILCHHZI5/FQ4CGP5ILCHHZI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/CGP5/ILCHHZI5/FQ4CGP5ILCHHZI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/CGP5/ILCHHZI5/FQ4CGP5ILCHHZI5.SMALL.jpg Jon_Fuge This instructable will guide you through the process of connecting the following parts to create an interesting and accurate analogue / digital clock which will automatically set the time from the internet.Parts needed:ESP8266-12E module (can be bought for £3 from eBay)Ring Wall Clock 60 WS2812 (ca...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 10:34:37 PST
Lottery Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Lottery-Machine/
Lottery Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/PRRP/I5J55CE7/FN1PRRPI5J55CE7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/PRRP/I5J55CE7/FN1PRRPI5J55CE7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/PRRP/I5J55CE7/FN1PRRPI5J55CE7.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen A simple and effective lottery machine.Be a lottery host for fun with friendsORPlay those numbers in the real lottery.7 numbers between 1-39 are generated randomly for every 250ms.The generated numbers can be changed to anything.These numbers are from my own country national lottery.For mobile users...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:25:42 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/SSNU/IIRPJQNS/FTGSSNUIIRPJQNS.SQUARE.jpg https://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
laptop controlled rgb led v.1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Rgb-Led-V1/
laptop controlled rgb led v.1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/6ADJ/II1ZLMF5/FHB6ADJII1ZLMF5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/6ADJ/II1ZLMF5/FHB6ADJII1ZLMF5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/6ADJ/II1ZLMF5/FHB6ADJII1ZLMF5.SMALL.jpg Manoj SuryaK hello tech buddies,i have been into project making hobby since i was a kid.the instructables site has catalysed this hobby and i am very greatful to all the publishers.This is my 1st one,and i request you to do the two things:-1)support me2)pardon my mistakescoming to the instructable,i'll show u ho...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 06:11:34 PST
Arduino Mega 8x8x8 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Mega-8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube/
Arduino Mega 8x8x8 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ZR91/IHUUE55F/FIIZR91IHUUE55F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ZR91/IHUUE55F/FIIZR91IHUUE55F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FII/ZR91/IHUUE55F/FIIZR91IHUUE55F.SMALL.jpg JamesP383 "So, you want to build an 8x8x8 RGB LED Cube"I've been playing around with electronics and Arduino's for a while now, including building a high amp switch controller for my car and a six lane Pinewood Derby Judge for our Scouts group.So I was intrigued and then hooked when I found Kevin Darrah's gre...
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Thu, 3 Dec 2015 14:35:21 PST
Arduino Controlled Positional RGB LED Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Positional-RGB-LED-Christmas-Tr/
Arduino Controlled Positional RGB LED Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YTKE/IHNP6IHC/FB9YTKEIHNP6IHC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YTKE/IHNP6IHC/FB9YTKEIHNP6IHC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/YTKE/IHNP6IHC/FB9YTKEIHNP6IHC.SMALL.jpg Osprey22 In this Instructable we'll be creating a programmable RGB LED Christmas Tree and building the (X,Y) positions of the lights into the Arduino such that we can create different patterns both animated and static. I'd recommend this to anyone who has micro controller or electrical experience as it is...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 20:21:50 PST
Super-Sized Musixel Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Sized-Musixel-Wall/
Super-Sized Musixel Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6QNA/IH56KL2I/F4V6QNAIH56KL2I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6QNA/IH56KL2I/F4V6QNAIH56KL2I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/6QNA/IH56KL2I/F4V6QNAIH56KL2I.SMALL.jpg macetech At the World Maker Faire in New York City this year, we were able to show off the RGB Shades in the Maker Shed for the first time ever! It was a lot of fun, and we were positioned right next to our friends at Spikenzie Labs. They brought some new products, including the Musixel (an audio sensor that...
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Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:41:17 PST
Brewing Chamber - Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Brewing-Chamber-Prototype/
Brewing Chamber - Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/SN9U/IG899IEL/FXISN9UIG899IEL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/SN9U/IG899IEL/FXISN9UIG899IEL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/SN9U/IG899IEL/FXISN9UIG899IEL.SMALL.jpg tri5tan An Arduino controlled beer experimenting chamber. It brews 2.5 litres of beer at a time, which is good for testing recipes, and only been a small batch you can go a bit crazy in flavour combinations. It has a water proof thermometer so you can monitor its exact temperature of the fermentation. The p...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2015 09:32:08 PDT
Musical RGB Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-RGB-Lamp/
Musical RGB Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/W1V2/IEN4P9KG/FXPW1V2IEN4P9KG.SMALL.jpg Carl Gordon Media Here is a quick guide showing how I turned my traditional desk lamp into a colorful sound equalizer using Arduino and Processing. Lamp setup For this specific project you will obviously need a lamp. I recycled this lamp after it's original bulb broke, inspiring me to replace it with an RGB led.Th...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 16:26:35 PDT
SMART POWER OUTLET http://www.instructables.com/id/SMART-POWER-OUTLET/
SMART POWER OUTLET - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/NJGK/IE42XGFU/FS3NJGKIE42XGFU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/NJGK/IE42XGFU/FS3NJGKIE42XGFU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/NJGK/IE42XGFU/FS3NJGKIE42XGFU.SMALL.jpg deba168 [ Play Video ]Hi, welcome to my new Instructable on Home Automation.This project was started to solve some common problems faced by everyone. Imagine it is a cold winter night,you are reading a novel on your bed, before going to sleep. After reading few pages,you are feeling drowsy and your eye gett...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 12:59:58 PDT
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Animator-Gadget-for-NeoPixels/
Animator Gadget for NeoPixels - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/7K1H/IDUQMAQ2/FSD7K1HIDUQMAQ2.SMALL.jpg markk7 Set colors, animation speed, choose your animation and more - all from an onboard menu system.This guide shows how to make a five-input helper-gadget for designing animations on NeoPixels. A digital readout shows RGB values and other data. It allows you to select from a collection of animations and ...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:31:10 PDT
NeedForSpeed style shiftlight for your car http://www.instructables.com/id/NeedForSpeed-style-shiftlight-for-your-car/
NeedForSpeed style shiftlight for your car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/BFNY/IDMXKMC0/FN9BFNYIDMXKMC0.SMALL.jpg mr-fix I like the OEM shift light in Subaru Impreza STI where you have a small LED inside your tachometer. So I decided to make something similar for my Ford Mondeo MK1 (same instrument cluster as in Mondeo MK2 and Ford Contour MK2) but with RGB LED to make it Need For Speed Underground style. Remember tho...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 02:17:24 PDT
RGB LED Snowboard with Arduino Uno R3 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Snowboard-with-Arduino-Uno-R3/
RGB LED Snowboard with Arduino Uno R3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/L0S2/IC2A3B83/FB7L0S2IC2A3B83.SMALL.jpg adriancovello This instructable explains how to control an RGB LED strip with an Arduino. In this case, the LED strip is mounted to a snowboard. RGB (red green blue) LEDs have the ability to display a variety of colours based on switching on and off red, green and blue LEDs. The purpose of having the Arduino micr...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 19:17:21 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/ZLSP/I9RJVEPY/F76ZLSPI9RJVEPY.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: David Sharfi

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Sun, 17 May 2015 02:18:49 PDT
Interactive Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mood-Lamp/
Interactive Mood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/ZNG8/I9B6K5SX/FM6ZNG8I9B6K5SX.SMALL.jpg FranklinM1 In this Instructable, we will build a bright mood lamp, with an internal clock, microphone, and temperature sensor. Through this sense of time, sound and temperature, the lamp is able to react by changing colors / brightness in response to its environment. This project uses an Arduino controlled, br...
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Tue, 5 May 2015 19:50:34 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/LQ7C/I7CCGGHZ/FHXLQ7CI7CCGGHZ.SQUARE.jpg https://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