Instructables: exploring - technology - arduino - rgb http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:18:23 PDT BLOX v1.01 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
4x4x4 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/KVD6/HTPUO61I/FAWKVD6HTPUO61I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/KVD6/HTPUO61I/FAWKVD6HTPUO61I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAW/KVD6/HTPUO61I/FAWKVD6HTPUO61I.SMALL.jpg rojm A long while ago I found an article on making an 8x8x8 RGB LED cube by Kevin Darrah. This completely inspired me but knowing my wife would kill me if I took over the house with breadboards I decided to scale it down to a 4x4x4 RGB cube. I made the cube following his method and although it wasn...
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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/
resistor calculator using RGB leds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/OK56/HT4QP291/FY0OK56HT4QP291.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/OK56/HT4QP291/FY0OK56HT4QP291.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/OK56/HT4QP291/FY0OK56HT4QP291.SMALL.jpg yahyatawil It is common to have a lot of messy different resistors and you want a specific value but you don't memorize the resistor color code . In this project I tried to solve this problem by making a circuit using Arduino which allows you to enter the value of resistor you want and you have the color c...
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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/
Business Card with Polaroid + Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/7FEZ/HRPNAFBO/F7A7FEZHRPNAFBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/7FEZ/HRPNAFBO/F7A7FEZHRPNAFBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/7FEZ/HRPNAFBO/F7A7FEZHRPNAFBO.SMALL.jpg iDende The goal of our project was to create a machine that produces business cards. We decided to hack a polaroid exploiting the internal mechanism to create our personal business card that bear the logo of the Fab Lab Turin. We replace the shutter with an RGB LED and, applying a diffuser, it generate...
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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/
Attiny RGB Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/TTE9/HQYW5FR8/FNTTTE9HQYW5FR8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/TTE9/HQYW5FR8/FNTTTE9HQYW5FR8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/TTE9/HQYW5FR8/FNTTTE9HQYW5FR8.SMALL.jpg daniel32145 Making an RGB led fader might seem simple, but shrinking it down to a tiny chip is extremely cool. The reason this is hard is because to fade leds we would normally use a PWM pin. The ATtiny however only has two PWM pins, since we want to use an RGB LED with three different channels, we would need t...
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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/FOE/YGDP/HPYHQ4U1/FOEYGDPHPYHQ4U1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/YGDP/HPYHQ4U1/FOEYGDPHPYHQ4U1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/YGDP/HPYHQ4U1/FOEYGDPHPYHQ4U1.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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 05:23:19 PDT
Arduino Lantern Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Lantern-Light/
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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-/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Fading RGB LED (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-RGB-LED-Arduino/
Fading RGB LED (Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/YD2A/GWTSNURQ/FTWYD2AGWTSNURQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/YD2A/GWTSNURQ/FTWYD2AGWTSNURQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/YD2A/GWTSNURQ/FTWYD2AGWTSNURQ.SMALL.jpg cyragia In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to make a simple fading RGB Led. It can be used as a nice night lamp or as mood lighting. Parts To make it you'll need: - an Arduino ( I'm using an Arduino UNO R3, but others may work aswell ) - an RGB Led ( I used a common anode one, common cathode...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 09:08:09 PST
Color Changing Night Light with ATtiny http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Night-Light/
Color Changing Night Light with ATtiny - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8N4J/GWG7O78V/FJ18N4JGWG7O78V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8N4J/GWG7O78V/FJ18N4JGWG7O78V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/8N4J/GWG7O78V/FJ18N4JGWG7O78V.SMALL.jpg matt.e.jenkins I wanted to create something for my wife as a present and this is what I came up with. This is a dark activated color changing night light. It has a sensor that can tell when the room light is turned off. This then will light a RGB LED and slowly fade through different colors. Its brains is a AT...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 13:46:04 PST
Magical Colour Copying Chameleon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Chameleon-Lamp/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2011 18:28:09 PST
Arduino Led mood cube (Small) (Video Included) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Led-mood-cube-Small/
Arduino Led mood cube (Small) (Video Included) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/2AUA/GUQ4JR0L/FM32AUAGUQ4JR0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/2AUA/GUQ4JR0L/FM32AUAGUQ4JR0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/2AUA/GUQ4JR0L/FM32AUAGUQ4JR0L.SMALL.jpg 'earl Going to show you how to make a small Led mood cube with a arduino. This is good for beginners, and people who dont have access to RGB led's yet. video on the last step, watch to see what it will look like Supplies You will need: Arduino - ( I have an uno But I dont think it will make a differ...
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 22:08:55 PST
RGB lamp with Custom Moodlamp Library http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-lamp-with-Custom-Moodlamp-Library/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2011 20:13:18 PDT
RGB sound synched LED light. http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-sound-synched-LED-light/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/JSR4/GEG4Y83G/FWRJSR4GEG4Y83G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/JSR4/GEG4Y83G/FWRJSR4GEG4Y83G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/JSR4/GEG4Y83G/FWRJSR4GEG4Y83G.SMALL.jpg Emiliano Valencia Its a lot more easy to make than it looks like; Follow this guide:  http://makeprojects.com/Project/Digital-LED-Color-Organ/424/1 I used a Satellite module instead of the 3 high power LEDs.
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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 17:46:05 PDT
StrobeDuino - Computer-controlled RGB strobe/lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/StrobeDuino-Computer-controlled-RGB-strobelamp/
StrobeDuino - Computer-controlled RGB strobe/lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/FICS/GK3TO7JV/FNQFICSGK3TO7JV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/FICS/GK3TO7JV/FNQFICSGK3TO7JV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/FICS/GK3TO7JV/FNQFICSGK3TO7JV.SMALL.jpg ab5000 After experimenting with Arduino and Processing serial communication i wanted to do something cool. I had some RGB LEDs lying around so i thought about making something with them. I ended up with a strobe/lamp controlled by a Processing sketch that receives the commands from a Hercules DJ Control St...
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 15:27:19 PST
RGB's with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/RGBs-with-Arduino-and-Processing/
RGB's with Arduino and Processing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/VYQZ/GJHVGRA2/FHXVYQZGJHVGRA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/VYQZ/GJHVGRA2/FHXVYQZGJHVGRA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHX/VYQZ/GJHVGRA2/FHXVYQZGJHVGRA2.SMALL.jpg nazdreg2007 Here is an easy(enough) project to introduce you to the Arduino microcontroller, as well as Processing. This is my first Arduino and Processing project and I didn't have too much bother getting it working. This is my entry to the Sparkfun Microcontroller contest so if you think it's good, please vo...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 15:37:48 PST
Arduino mood lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-mood-lighting/
Arduino mood lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/WAYI/GGPEXOX2/FMGWAYIGGPEXOX2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/WAYI/GGPEXOX2/FMGWAYIGGPEXOX2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/WAYI/GGPEXOX2/FMGWAYIGGPEXOX2.SMALL.jpg PoisonMondo This instructable will show you who to build a rgb lighting system with an arduino. You can also control it with an ipod/iphone/ipad using touchOSC. In my previous instructable I showed how to control one rgb led in this you can control heaps with a single chip the ULN2003A. Parts You will need...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 01:00:36 PST
How to make flashing police lights with sound http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-flashing-police-lights-with-sound/
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 08:58:37 PST
Arduino Examples #1 Make An RGB Led Randomly Flash Different Colors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Examples-1-Make-An-RGB-Led-Randomly-Flash/
Arduino Examples #1 Make An RGB Led Randomly Flash Different Colors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/N7QB/GGPFAY5N/FB6N7QBGGPFAY5N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/N7QB/GGPFAY5N/FB6N7QBGGPFAY5N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/N7QB/GGPFAY5N/FB6N7QBGGPFAY5N.SMALL.jpg qazwsx755 In this instructable I will show you how to get an rgb led to randomly flash different colors using an Arduino. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for other Arduino examples please feel free to leave a comment and I will write back as soon as i can. Get The Hardware Required Hardw...
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Wed, 1 Dec 2010 15:28:23 PST
Getting status through serial monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-status-through-serial-monitor/
Getting status through serial monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/D9TM/G80NN6DZ/FZZD9TMG80NN6DZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/D9TM/G80NN6DZ/FZZD9TMG80NN6DZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/D9TM/G80NN6DZ/FZZD9TMG80NN6DZ.SMALL.jpg zaghy2zy  I just got my Arduino starter kit hours ago and i began experimenting with it. This instructable is a good beginner tutorial that will teach you how to: a. light up an LED b. light up a RGB LED and use it's three colors c. get information about what's happening in your arduino through the serial m...
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Wed, 14 Apr 2010 23:06:29 PDT
Arduino RGB led controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-led-controller/
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Thu, 8 Apr 2010 22:19:43 PDT
Controlling an RGB Led with Arduino and Processing http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-RGB-Led-with-Arduino-and-Processing/
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Thu, 11 Feb 2010 05:06:22 PST
Bike taillight with a twist http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-tailllight-with-a-twist/
Bike taillight with a twist - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/WCJJ/G3TDVV2Y/F1CWCJJG3TDVV2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/WCJJ/G3TDVV2Y/F1CWCJJG3TDVV2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/WCJJ/G3TDVV2Y/F1CWCJJG3TDVV2Y.SMALL.jpg madworm Let's face it. Taillights are boring. At best they go 'blink blink - look at me! I'm blinking - woohoo' all the time. And they're always red. Very creative. We can do better than that, maybe not much, but still better than just 'blink blink'. I was riding my bike during new year celebrations and pe...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2010 14:57:49 PST
RGB LED game shield for arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Led-game-shield-for-arduino/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 19:48:58 PST
Capacitive touch Mood/Ambilight http://www.instructables.com/id/Capacitive-touch-MoodAmbilight/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 17:50:51 PST
64 pixel RGB LED Display - Another Arduino Clone http://www.instructables.com/id/64-pixel-RGB-LED-Display-Another-Arduino-Clone/
64 pixel RGB LED Display - Another Arduino Clone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/5A82/FUI0SVDC/FPU5A82FUI0SVDC.SMALL.jpg madworm This display is based on an 8x8 RGB LED Matrix. For testing purposes it was connected to a standard Arduino board (Diecimila) using 4 shift registers. After getting it to work I permatized it on a fabbed PCB. The shift registers are 8-bit wide and are easily interfaced with the SPI protocol. Pulse w...
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Mon, 18 May 2009 06:14:55 PDT
Arduino multi-mode lamp with soft touch switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-multi-mode-lamp-with-soft-touch-switch/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2009 18:16:44 PDT
Handcrafted Arduino-powered RGB Moodlamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Handcrafted-Arduino-powered-RGB-Moodlamp/
Handcrafted Arduino-powered RGB Moodlamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/0HWB/FLLZYJ8I/FOR0HWBFLLZYJ8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/0HWB/FLLZYJ8I/FOR0HWBFLLZYJ8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/0HWB/FLLZYJ8I/FOR0HWBFLLZYJ8I.SMALL.jpg nejo0017 This instructable is subdivided in 5 parts:- Planning the construction (Step1)- The handmade shade (Step2+3)- The electronic circuit for driving 3W LEDs with the ATmega8 controller (Step4)- The Code (Step5)- How to get it stand-alone (flash the Arduino bootloader with PonyProg and burn the sketch) (...
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