Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - rgb http://www.instructables.com Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:15:24 PST BLOX v1.01 ATtiny85 Spectrum Analyzer with fix_FFT http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Spectrum-Analyzer-with-fixFFT/
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:45:38 PST
Arduino ATTiny85 Voltage Monitor RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ATTiny85-Voltage-Monitor-RGB-LED/
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:14:00 PDT
Kickstarter Backer Alert with Stats Scroller, using Arduino Yun http://www.instructables.com/id/Kickstarter-Backer-Alert-with-Stats-Scroller-using/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 03:45:22 PDT
Arduino RGB LED Strip Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-Strip-Controller/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:22:32 PDT
Get started with the Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Bend-Sensor/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:43:55 PDT
LSM303DLHC accelerometer and magnetometer exploration http://www.instructables.com/id/LSM303DLHC-exploration/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:13:35 PDT
RGB POV Display http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-POV-Display/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 13:21:30 PDT
SIMPLE RGB LED ARDUINO PROJRCT http://www.instructables.com/id/SIMPLE-RGB-LED-ARDUINO-PROJRCT/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:45:55 PDT
Bass Responsive RGB Leds using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Bass-Responsive-RGB-Leds-using-Arduino/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:43:11 PDT
4x4x4 LED Cube (Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino-Uno/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:11:10 PDT
8X8X8 3D RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8X8X8-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:38:19 PDT
Smartphone Arduino RBL BLE Shield RGB Led Light Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Smartphone-Arduino-RBL-BLE-Shield-RGB-Led-Light-Co/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:13:12 PDT
Pixel Drop Ceiling http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Drop-Ceiling/
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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:53:51 PDT
Bluetooth RGB Shelf Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-RGB-Shelf-Lighting/
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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:50:27 PDT
Kaleiduino: A Battery Powered Arduino LED Kaleidoscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-An-Battery-Powered-Arduino-LED-Kaleidos/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:08:30 PDT
Arduino Chandelier from Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chandelier-from-Jars/
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 16:40:31 PDT
LED Matrix Bike Safety Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Matrix-Bike-Safety-Backpack/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 21:07:43 PDT
RGB-LED light sabre http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-light-sabre/
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 19:11:06 PDT
Wireless IKEA DIODER mod, the cheap way http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-IKEA-DIODER-mod-the-cheap-way/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:25:33 PDT
Voice Activated LED Lighting with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-LED-Lighting-with-Arduino/
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Fri, 9 May 2014 23:36:45 PDT
Arduino LilyPad Duck Dynasty Hoodie with sound and LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LilyPad-Duck-Dynasty-Hoodie-with-sound-and/
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 00:53:13 PDT
CPU Fan Hack - RGB LEDs - Arduino & TLC5940 http://www.instructables.com/id/CPU-Fan-Hack-RGB-LEDs-Arduino-TLC5940/
CPU Fan Hack - RGB LEDs - Arduino & TLC5940 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ECON/HUIHIL3L/FG5ECONHUIHIL3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ECON/HUIHIL3L/FG5ECONHUIHIL3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/ECON/HUIHIL3L/FG5ECONHUIHIL3L.SMALL.jpg matthorner In this Instructable, I will be guiding you through the process of hacking and converting a clear, 120mm PWM cooling fan used in common household PCs from a single color LED to individually addressable RGB LEDs. The applications of this hack are not only limited to 120mm cooling fans, but...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:30:09 PDT
LilyPad Arduino Sensor Demo Mat http://www.instructables.com/id/LilyPad-Arduino-Sensor-Demo-Mat/
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:06:27 PDT
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:10:25 PDT
resistor calculator using RGB leds http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-RGB-resistor-calculator/
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 17:27:32 PDT
Business Card with Polaroid + Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Business-Card-with-Polaroid-Arduino/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:00:29 PST
Attiny RGB Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Attiny-RGB-Mood-Light/
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:08:49 PST
Colorduino Scrolling Text: More Characters! http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorduino-Scrolling-Text/
Colorduino Scrolling Text: More Characters! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JEGR/HQVPX5PV/FBPJEGRHQVPX5PV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JEGR/HQVPX5PV/FBPJEGRHQVPX5PV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JEGR/HQVPX5PV/FBPJEGRHQVPX5PV.SMALL.jpg PoisonMondo In this instructable you're going to learn how to do scrolling text on a RGB LED Matrix using the colorduino board from iTead studios. The colorduino is basically a RGB LED Matrix driver that takes a lot of the work out of driving LED Matrixes. In a combination with different libraries it is really ...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 21:17:29 PST
Beginner Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginner-Arduino/
Beginner Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/BF86/HQQLLPLU/FJKBF86HQQLLPLU.SMALL.jpg amandaghassaei The Arduino is a pocket-sized computer (also called a "microcontroller") that you can program and use to control circuits. It interacts with the outside word through sensors, leds, motors, speakers... even the internet; this makes it a flexible platform for lots of creative projects. Some popular ...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:15:05 PST
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. http://www.instructables.com/id/Das-Blinken-Bonken-An-arduino-ball-throwing-game-p/
Das Blinken Bonken! An arduino ball throwing game platform. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FML/SLHX/HQ4QHJWO/FMLSLHXHQ4QHJWO.SMALL.jpg zippy314 This is a fun and pretty easy project that I built as a Christmas present for my son who loves throwing things. Watch the video to see what it can do. It's built out of a regular Arduino UNO, pressure sensors made from velostat, and RGB LED strip, and 7 segment LED display. Source code for the gam...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:19:52 PST
Android Bluetooth Control Led RGB http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Led-RGB/
Android Bluetooth Control Led RGB - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/82P9/HYL0OT32/FNY82P9HYL0OT32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/82P9/HYL0OT32/FNY82P9HYL0OT32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/82P9/HYL0OT32/FNY82P9HYL0OT32.SMALL.jpg xlisus Choose the hue of light that makes you feel more comfortable. Simple bluetooth remote control from which you can modify lighting from your mobile device or tablet. You have two separate RGB channels where you can get different colors per channel. Control adjustable intensity...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 06:44:41 PST
Simple arduino RGB led http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-arduino-RGB-led/
Simple arduino RGB led - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/PZM3/HOW0HSI5/FEBPZM3HOW0HSI5.SMALL.jpg Techie20 This is an simple RGB led for arduino you can plug it in and it takes pin:13(green) 12(red) 11(blue). you can buy modules for 5$ that have ic2 or spi but they are a lot more complicated tot program and for lees than 2$ you can make your town thats much simplyer tot program Things you need you wi...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 03:33:36 PST
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Spectrum-Analyzer/
LED Cube Spectrum Analyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/SSF1/HO7XEET0/FHNSSF1HO7XEET0.SMALL.jpg tronixstuff In this project we’ll create a small add-on PCB containing the a MSGEQ7 spectrum analyzer circuit and show how it can drive the RGB LED cube kit from Freetronics. This allows the cube to display the seven bands over four horizontal planes. There is a small amount of assumed knowledge for this projec...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:07:10 PST
Glasso - a gravity sensing hackable RGB ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Glasso-a-button-free-RGB-timer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/6BNR/HN6C2816/FDH6BNRHN6C2816.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/6BNR/HN6C2816/FDH6BNRHN6C2816.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/6BNR/HN6C2816/FDH6BNRHN6C2816.SMALL.jpg litliao Glasso is a button free RGB ornament. When different side of it faces down, it will execute different functions like timer or thermometer.  As you see, no display screen is used. We get all these information displayed via the change of a layer of RGB LEDs. You can find out how it looks like when wor...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:24:19 PDT
RGB LED Skate Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Skate-Lights/
RGB LED Skate Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1G1Q/HM8DLRZ6/F4J1G1QHM8DLRZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1G1Q/HM8DLRZ6/F4J1G1QHM8DLRZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/1G1Q/HM8DLRZ6/F4J1G1QHM8DLRZ6.SMALL.jpg FoamboardRC I like to go skating every week but I noticed that the my skates weren't cool enough so I decided it was time for some lights! I installed these lights on my Dad's skates as a thank-you present for taking care of the pool for us :D. Thanks Dad! The project is just two RGB LEDs controlled by a ATtin...
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 20:58:50 PDT
RGB LED lighting effects with Adafruit Trinket http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-lighting-effects-with-Adafruit-Trinket/
RGB LED lighting effects with Adafruit Trinket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/XWRP/HLZRKV06/FI1XWRPHLZRKV06.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/XWRP/HLZRKV06/FI1XWRPHLZRKV06.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/XWRP/HLZRKV06/FI1XWRPHLZRKV06.SMALL.jpg agrove3 This instructable is to make programmable light effects using an RGB LED (this is an LED containing individual Red, Green and Blue elements) and the low cost Adafruit Trinket microcontroller. These lights can be used and re-used for multiple projects such as night lights, party lights and pumpki...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:23:54 PDT
How to Use an RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-an-RGB-LED/
How to Use an RGB LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/V4TB/HLSH939Z/FCXV4TBHLSH939Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/V4TB/HLSH939Z/FCXV4TBHLSH939Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/V4TB/HLSH939Z/FCXV4TBHLSH939Z.SMALL.jpg akellyirl Using an RGB LED you can cycle through all colours. Useful to make, Mood Lamp, expressive robot or cool light effects. But to simply set the colour (Hue) can be a little tricky because you need to convert that to individual brightness value for each of the Red, Green and Blue LEDs. Wire the circui...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 05:23:19 PDT
Arduino Lantern Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lantern-Light/
Arduino Lantern Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PO9Z/HL5FMOX3/FCRPO9ZHL5FMOX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PO9Z/HL5FMOX3/FCRPO9ZHL5FMOX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/PO9Z/HL5FMOX3/FCRPO9ZHL5FMOX3.SMALL.jpg kevin1ab I thought it would be fun to build one of those RGB based lights for the room.  'Mood lighting' with Arduino. That is an interesting and fun way to learn Arduino.  Now remember, these are RGB LEDS. There is RED, BLUE and GREEN inside each bulb! I am controlling them ( aka color mixing them ) with th...
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Tue, 3 Sep 2013 19:55:37 PDT
Arduino Powerd, RGB + White LED, Bluetooth controllable, Floor lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powerd-RGB-White-LED-Bluetooth-control/
Arduino Powerd, RGB + White LED, Bluetooth controllable, Floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/2Q4Y/HJKC58CD/FO52Q4YHJKC58CD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/2Q4Y/HJKC58CD/FO52Q4YHJKC58CD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/2Q4Y/HJKC58CD/FO52Q4YHJKC58CD.SMALL.jpg bram2202 A couple of mounts ago i order a 1M long WS2801 RGB led strip, just for fun. I took me a while to get the strip working with my Arduino. The next step was to figure out what to do with the strip. after some time the idea came to me: a Bluetooth controllable floor lamp. I ordered 4 extra bright ‘wa...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 00:52:02 PDT
A Networked LED Strip Controller with Arduino and Android http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Networked-LED-Strip-Controller-with-Arduino-and-/
A Networked LED Strip Controller with Arduino and Android - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/00LL/HIGF4WMW/FDS00LLHIGF4WMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/00LL/HIGF4WMW/FDS00LLHIGF4WMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/00LL/HIGF4WMW/FDS00LLHIGF4WMW.SMALL.jpg veseo I'm fascinating from lights effect since child and once found on Ebay a cheap multicolor LED strip I've started looking how control it, looking for an Ethernet enabled control that makes the strips a set of networked object, having the opportunity to control all of them together. So, together with ...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 14:26:20 PDT
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 Mizchief100 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
Digispark RGB LED Fader http://www.instructables.com/id/Digispark-RGB-LED-Fader/
Digispark RGB LED Fader - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/GVGM/HIF0F8SM/FHVGVGMHIF0F8SM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/GVGM/HIF0F8SM/FHVGVGMHIF0F8SM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/GVGM/HIF0F8SM/FHVGVGMHIF0F8SM.SMALL.jpg fournierm Forward: This instructable was roiginally posted at http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-LED-Fader-using-Digispark/ My students and I developed it into this exemplar, for wich they received a very good mark. Viewing the following video may leave you with a sense of too much too fast. Pleas...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:37:41 PDT
Color Changing Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Christmas-Star/
Color Changing Christmas Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ZWRG/HAVGJTBJ/FISZWRGHAVGJTBJ.SMALL.jpg Qtechknow Ever wanted to make that normal, golden star at the top of your Christmas tree different?  How about color changing?  The new Color Changing Christmas Star does that all in one package.  The main components are 5 RGB LEDs, an Arduino UNO, and an Arduino Proto Shield.  They all fit together on a Drem...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 18:09:55 PST
Computer Controlled RGB Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Controlled-RGB-Led/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/ZI8Z/H6734X4O/FKCZI8ZH6734X4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/ZI8Z/H6734X4O/FKCZI8ZH6734X4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/ZI8Z/H6734X4O/FKCZI8ZH6734X4O.SMALL.jpg juggleboy Here are some photos of a project I've been working on. Its a RGB Led that can be controlled from my PC. In addition to being able to change its color, I am also able to make it blink at any rate I choose. I started this project a while back but stopped when I got stumped trying to devise a way to s...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 17:53:54 PDT
RGB LED transition (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-transition-Arduino/
RGB LED transition (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/JVVX/H5R9ECZ9/FOLJVVXH5R9ECZ9.SMALL.jpg simonfrfr Hello Guys, in this instructable I will give you a code for transtioning an LED. My group, Newton Labs, has spent quite a bit of time on this. Transitioning isn't as easy as it seems for a nice smooth transition. Submitted by Newton Labs for the Instructables Sponsorship Program The circuit ...
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Sun, 12 Aug 2012 16:09:25 PDT
Mood Lamp with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Lamp-with-Arduino/
Mood Lamp with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/04YU/H4AGE6S5/FYP04YUH4AGE6S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/04YU/H4AGE6S5/FYP04YUH4AGE6S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYP/04YU/H4AGE6S5/FYP04YUH4AGE6S5.SMALL.jpg ricardouvina Hi! In this tutorial you will learn to make a mood lamp with arduino. I know that you may have seen a lot of mood lamp projects with arduino, but I wasn't very satisfied with them because they all change the color very abruptly. So, I decided to make a smooth mood lamp and I also made it to turn on ...
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Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:10:43 PDT
RGB LED change of colours+light sensor+LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-change-of-colourslight-sensorLCD/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/LOTX/H3Z3VQU0/FU4LOTXH3Z3VQU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/LOTX/H3Z3VQU0/FU4LOTXH3Z3VQU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/LOTX/H3Z3VQU0/FU4LOTXH3Z3VQU0.SMALL.jpg Dekel Ziv this project embed an RGB led that changes colours  in a continous manner, an LCD which shows the current colour and the next one, or, in it's different mode, show you the intensity of the sorounding light, when there is enough.the power of the maximum light for the LED not to work can be calibrated...
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 20:49:31 PDT
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube/
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/LYGX/H1JUJ5EC/FU3LYGXH1JUJ5EC.SMALL.jpg Emiliano Valencia A while ago, when I first started using Arduino, my first project was a 4x4x4 LED cube, I built it from a Guide I found here in Instructables, I didn't know anything about programming, and little about electronics, yet I was able to build it and make it work, I didn't know how it worked but it did! ...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:29:16 PDT
Using FM RC Controllers with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-FM-RC-Controllers-with-Arduino/
Using FM RC Controllers with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/R1GM/H0KL7MBM/FKNR1GMH0KL7MBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/R1GM/H0KL7MBM/FKNR1GMH0KL7MBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/R1GM/H0KL7MBM/FKNR1GMH0KL7MBM.SMALL.jpg bjarni1995 I recently dug up my old RC transmitter and receiver and thought "How can i control my arduino with this?" so i powered on my scope to see what was going on at the receiver. Sure enough, it was sending out the standard PWM signal that servos use. Now I just needed something to control. What's easy a...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 15:52:41 PDT
6 button RGB controller. http://www.instructables.com/id/6-button-RGB-controller/
6 button RGB controller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWY/M4WH/GYGF8FUJ/FWYM4WHGYGF8FUJ.SMALL.jpg mpilchfamily In this instructable we will learn how to use 6 buttons to control the color of an RGB LED with the use of an Arduino Micro Controller. This is a fun and easy little project that should take you no more then 20 minutes to finish.  Materials Needed: Arduino Beadboard Jumper Wires 6...
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Thu, 9 Feb 2012 19:02:18 PST