Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - light http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:01:17 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making a Simple LED Circuit (Interactive!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Simple-LED-Circuit/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 10:37:32 PDT
How to make a selfy flashlight at home in 2min http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Selfy-Flashlight-at-Home-in-2min/
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 16:54:05 PDT
3D Printed UV Blacklight http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-UV-Blacklight/
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Tue, 5 Jul 2016 06:09:12 PDT
LED CHASER-15 MODE http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CHASER-15-MODE/
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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 06:23:18 PDT
ULTRA CHEEP HOME AUTOMATION UNDER $5 http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-CHEEP-HOME-AUTOMATION-UNDER-5/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:34:25 PDT
LED Battery Powered Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Battery-Powered-Circuit/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:41:33 PDT
First approach to flexible circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/First-Approach-to-Flexible-Circuits/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 18:57:22 PDT
LDR Outdoor LED Light controller under 450INR http://www.instructables.com/id/LDR-Outdoor-LED-Light-Controller-Under-450INR/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 22:16:45 PDT
Generating Voltage on a Piezoelectric Disc Using Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Generating-Voltage-on-a-Piezoelectric-Disc-Using-L/
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Wed, 1 Jun 2016 15:42:20 PDT
DIY Night Cycle Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Night-Cycle-Indicator/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 11:33:17 PDT
Traffic Light Control Mount and 120 VAC Connections http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Light-Control-Mount-and-120-VAC-Connection/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 22:02:27 PDT
Solar-powered Lamp From Recycled Ocean Snare http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Lamp-From-Recycled-Ocean-Snare/
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Sat, 28 May 2016 07:45:55 PDT
Pocket Solar Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Solar-Arc-Reactor/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 02:23:57 PDT
Micro Light Detecting Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Light-Detecting-Circuit/
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Sat, 14 May 2016 00:54:00 PDT
Magnetic Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Arc-Reactor/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 12:16:50 PDT
Triacs and Outlets (bluetooth and diac dimmer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Triacs-and-Outlets-bluetooth-and-Diac-Dimmer/
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Wed, 11 May 2016 20:55:51 PDT
The Musixel BoomBox http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Musixel-BoomBox/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 14:47:42 PDT
DIY 1,5 V to Light Up 15 LED http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-15-V-to-Light-Up-15-LED/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 17:12:15 PDT
Chic Guitar Pedal Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Chic-Guitar-Pedal-Light-Switch/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 10:49:12 PDT
Light/Dark detector using an op-amp http://www.instructables.com/id/LightDark-Detector-Using-an-Op-amp/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:12:34 PDT
Measuring Light Using Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Measuring-Light-Using-Light-Sensor/
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:18:21 PDT
Spring bypass on flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-Bypass-on-Flashlight/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:30:16 PDT
Yongnuo YN-300 Air PSU Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Yongnuo-YN-300-Air-PSU-Build/
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 02:46:01 PDT
Joule thief dog light http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-Dog-Light/
Joule thief dog light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/EZZO/IM80TDTB/FK3EZZOIM80TDTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/EZZO/IM80TDTB/FK3EZZOIM80TDTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/EZZO/IM80TDTB/FK3EZZOIM80TDTB.SMALL.jpg Pricklysauce Joule thief dog light My wife wanted a dog collar light for our black dog so she could see where he was in the park on those dark winter morning walks. [This is also a great little torch as well.]You can buy them cheaply but where is the fun in that!As I am learning electronics I had an empty solder...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 17:14:21 PDT
Dark Sensor (no Breadboard Or Solder) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Sensor-no-Breadboard-or-Solder/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2016 07:50:26 PDT
AUTOMATIC SOLAR POWERED NIGHT LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/AUTOMATIC-SOLAR-POWERED-NIGHT-LIGHT/
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 09:25:06 PST
How to Light Up a Old LCD Screen Backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Light-Up-a-Old-LCD-Screen-Backlight/
How to Light Up a Old LCD Screen Backlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/OJP5/IL262573/F1COJP5IL262573.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/OJP5/IL262573/F1COJP5IL262573.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/OJP5/IL262573/F1COJP5IL262573.SMALL.jpg AndresH7 Hello!Here is video how I light up my old LCD laptop screen without laptop. This screen has a ccfl bulb. It needs driver board to light it up. Luckily this one has. This is fujitsu siemens amilo pa1510 laptop.VIDEO TUTORIAL IN YOUTUBE IS HERE!
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 09:22:36 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-5/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IQ0L/IKRNI8LH/F3RIQ0LIKRNI8LH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IQ0L/IKRNI8LH/F3RIQ0LIKRNI8LH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3R/IQ0L/IKRNI8LH/F3RIQ0LIKRNI8LH.SMALL.jpg bfyzal In our busy life, many of us forget to switch off the light morning. By using this simple circuit, the light will "automatically switch on" in night and "automatically switch off" in morning. Components Needed 1. Bread Board2. LDR (Light Dependent Resistor)3. Relay 6 volt DC (SPDT)4. Diode 1N4001...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:04:22 PST
A very simple Remote Control flashing LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Remote-Controlled-Flashing-LED-Gadge/
A very simple Remote Control flashing LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/61BH/ILCN57WL/FLT61BHILCN57WL.SMALL.jpg Qwertypat The idea of this Instructable is to show you how to make a very simple and small, entertaining , enchanting, peculiarly flashing LED light underneath the decoration of your choice, that flashes by any Infrared Remote Control signal it receives!Whether it is from the RC of a TV, DVD player, surrou...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:01:41 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-3/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 10:34:08 PST
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Clock-Repair/
Flip Clock Repair (Panasonic RC-6030) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F47/FYKJ/IJRHNI98/F47FYKJIJRHNI98.SMALL.jpg cheapreviews Hey Fixers. My wife gave me a vintage flip clock for Christmas, the Panasonic RC-6030. Unfortunately for me, only a partially functioning clock arrived. In this Instructable, I repair the two parts that were no good, the burnt out 40 year old bulb and the noisy motor that still haunts my dreams. ...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:44:04 PST
The LED http://www.instructables.com/id/The-LED/
The LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FNAL/IJHHN97S/FKUFNALIJHHN97S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FNAL/IJHHN97S/FKUFNALIJHHN97S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKU/FNAL/IJHHN97S/FKUFNALIJHHN97S.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 LED is a type of P-n junction diode. It is always used in the Forward-Biased mode.'LED' stands for - " Light Emitting Diode " , which means that it's a Diode which emits light .This is the main difference between an ordinary diode and a LED.More information about the LED and its theoretical concepts...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 06:34:20 PST
Itty bitty Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Itty-Bitty-Joule-Thief/
Itty bitty Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/BRTK/IJ8Z7F4M/FLQBRTKIJ8Z7F4M.SMALL.jpg Victor805 A Joule Thief is a simple circuit that takes advantage of the inductive kickback produced by an inductive element (a wound toroid in this case) to step up the voltage. This extra voltage at the output of the circuit can be used to power devices which would not work with the input voltage alone. In t...
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Mon, 11 Jan 2016 09:13:03 PST
Test Elasticy of Electroluminescent Paint for Tfcd http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-Elasticy-of-Electroluminescent-Paint-for-Tfcd/
Test Elasticy of Electroluminescent Paint for Tfcd - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/JG6U/IJ5TZ6FL/FOUJG6UIJ5TZ6FL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/JG6U/IJ5TZ6FL/FOUJG6UIJ5TZ6FL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/JG6U/IJ5TZ6FL/FOUJG6UIJ5TZ6FL.SMALL.jpg olmo.meijs For ACD’s concept design project we are designing an inflatable bar and are interested in new options to place advertisement or other messages on the material. Since the product will be inflated, deflated, folded and stored, the material will bend, fold, stretch and shrink. It would therefore be int...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 08:11:25 PST
Police strobe light with scanner rgb leds and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Police-Strobe-Light-With-Scanner-Rgb-Leds-and-Ardu/
Police strobe light with scanner rgb leds and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/PJ4C/IJ1PMFM6/F2OPJ4CIJ1PMFM6.SMALL.jpg BGprojectz It's not a real flash pattern used by police. Just a few loops programmed by me to demonstrate some possibilities.DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OR CONSEQUENCES REGARDING THIS TUTORIAL.Use it only indoors and in private property! It is not permitted to impersonate a police officer...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:10:39 PST
Beating Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Beating-Heart-1/
Beating Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PUYL/IQB50URP/F9FPUYLIQB50URP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PUYL/IQB50URP/F9FPUYLIQB50URP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/PUYL/IQB50URP/F9FPUYLIQB50URP.SMALL.jpg Applied Electronics Published on 3-Jan-2016this instruction would show how you can make your own music light box that react with sound.Circuit operation.1-we have the power supply section, which takes the power from a USB port and store it in the battery. 2-we have the switch which then either takes the power source t...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 18:39:51 PST
LED Chaser - Falling Meteor shower Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chaser-FallingMeteor-Shower-Light/
LED Chaser - Falling Meteor shower Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/580C/IIT968JP/FGG580CIIT968JP.SMALL.jpg geekrex As a maker i always get up in making something or the other when ever i am free,recently we had Diwali in India.Diwali is one of the largest and brightest festivals in India. The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope ove...
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 12:38:07 PST
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/RF-Outlet-to-Light-Switch-Hack/
RF Outlet to Light Switch Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ECH6/INER58GO/F5VECH6INER58GO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ECH6/INER58GO/F5VECH6INER58GO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/ECH6/INER58GO/F5VECH6INER58GO.SMALL.jpg moyerek Kickstarter (and later Indiegogo) project Hook was something that was an easy choice to back since it made cheap and readily available home automation devices smart by adding the ability to control using your smartphone and/or IFTTT. The biggest downfall that I quickly determined was that they had ...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 13:53:24 PST
A Simple Driver for VFD Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Driver-for-VFD-Displays/
A Simple Driver for VFD Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DFPU/IIGED42J/FPQDFPUIIGED42J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DFPU/IIGED42J/FPQDFPUIIGED42J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/DFPU/IIGED42J/FPQDFPUIIGED42J.SMALL.jpg vnod2805 VFD displays have been replaced by the new display technologies today.But the quality of display, a VFD gives is unbeatable. You may find one in your Car, DVDs, Radios, Casette Players,etc..Also, there are may kinds of VFD display modules available in the market.This instructable deals with the use...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 06:36:08 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-2/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/N7YP/IHXRCEUS/FYIN7YPIHXRCEUS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/N7YP/IHXRCEUS/FYIN7YPIHXRCEUS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/N7YP/IHXRCEUS/FYIN7YPIHXRCEUS.SMALL.jpg Young scientist Howdy tech lovers....Here i am with a solution to your everyday problem of switching the lawn/street lights off in morning and powering them again at night.....An AUTOMATIC Light....It can switch on during night and turn off during the day ...So lets get started... Requirements 1. A Breadboard/P...
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:41:01 PST
Phone Controlled Christmas Tree Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Controlled-Christmas-Tree-Lights/
Phone Controlled Christmas Tree Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/XXIW/IICCU2F5/FJUXXIWIICCU2F5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/XXIW/IICCU2F5/FJUXXIWIICCU2F5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJU/XXIW/IICCU2F5/FJUXXIWIICCU2F5.SMALL.jpg Imetomi I love Chrismas Day, I think it's one of the best days in the year. We always make a nice Christmas tree with my family, but this year I decided that I'll add some extra function to this tree. Then I made a smartphone controlled light system. The best part is that you don't need to take apart your o...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2015 09:08:50 PST
Old CFL Light to LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-CFL-Light-to-LED-Light/
Old CFL Light to LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/KQ41/II6ECSWE/FV6KQ41II6ECSWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/KQ41/II6ECSWE/FV6KQ41II6ECSWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/KQ41/II6ECSWE/FV6KQ41II6ECSWE.SMALL.jpg raammv I had one old CFL emergency light which I replaced it with 12 volt LED light strips which I am going to share with you. Components and tools Components Needed12V LED strip of required casing length230V to 12V DC adaptorAluminium foil sheetSuitable casingTools NeededScrew driverssoldering kitsingl...
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:37:08 PST
DIY Internet Controlled Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Internet-Controlled-Lamp/
DIY Internet Controlled Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/YVII/II6OCTFJ/FO4YVIIII6OCTFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/YVII/II6OCTFJ/FO4YVIIII6OCTFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/YVII/II6OCTFJ/FO4YVIIII6OCTFJ.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa Hey everyone, in this instructable, I will show you how to make a DIY lamp that can be controlled from anywhere in your house. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:Parts:MapleWireLinkit ONE board and WiFi antenna (included with the board)Acrylic (wh...
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Mon, 14 Dec 2015 23:17:34 PST
Puck Light Conversion, No More Eating Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Eating-Puck-Light-Conversion/
Puck Light Conversion, No More Eating Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JWXG/IHP6UMA0/FU9JWXGIHP6UMA0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JWXG/IHP6UMA0/FU9JWXGIHP6UMA0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/JWXG/IHP6UMA0/FU9JWXGIHP6UMA0.SMALL.jpg gr8yt My wife purchased a set of six (6) LED "puck" lights (pictured above). They are the kind you can stick anywhere for some extra light. This set is even comes with a remote control to turn them on, off, dim, brighten and set a time delay for off. The remote control uses infrared so getting all six li...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 18:06:29 PST
Light Sensor Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-Circuit/
Light Sensor Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/9HOA/IHMDYG4N/F8T9HOAIHMDYG4N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/9HOA/IHMDYG4N/F8T9HOAIHMDYG4N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/9HOA/IHMDYG4N/F8T9HOAIHMDYG4N.SMALL.jpg Ayush27 The circuit is a light sensor circuit. It can be employed to compare the light levels in an area. It uses a p-n junction photodiode as the light sensor and IC CA3140 as a voltage comparator.In the circuit, a photodiode is connected in a reverse bias mode to the inverting pin (pin 2) of the op-amp. A...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:19:12 PST
Tapping Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tapping-Light/
Tapping Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/78JO/IHI1I0JO/FF578JOIHI1I0JO.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Everything on the internet has a loading time, for the lucky few who have gigabit internet, this may not become apparent, however for most of the people in the world where even dial up internet is still used - buffering and long loading times are frequent and annoying. So I give you:TAPPING LIGHTTa...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 14:07:13 PST
Light Following Plant Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Following-Plant-Robot/
Light Following Plant Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/9CUO/IHDUPDNT/F8O9CUOIHDUPDNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/9CUO/IHDUPDNT/F8O9CUOIHDUPDNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/9CUO/IHDUPDNT/F8O9CUOIHDUPDNT.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa In this instructable, I will show you how to make a robot that moves a plant towards light. This project was partially inspired by one of my older instructables, the planterbot. This project is mostly for fun; if left unattended, this robot can fall off a table or hit a wall. Sorry for the bad photo...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:49:34 PST
LED Photography Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Photography-Light/
LED Photography Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/6NMH/IH9ER3MG/F036NMHIH9ER3MG.SMALL.jpg Zach Sousa Hey everyone, in this instructable I will show you how to make an LED light for photography. It can optionally be controlled by a smartphone. Parts and Tools Here are the parts and tools that you will need to make this project:Parts:Ultrabright white 5mm LEDs (x6)Linkit ONE board with WiFi antenn...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 01:46:46 PST
Phone Controlled Home Automation via Wifi http://www.instructables.com/id/LinkIt-One-Phone-Controlled-Home-Automation/
Phone Controlled Home Automation via Wifi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/OQ1N/IH0YIE9V/FO0OQ1NIH0YIE9V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/OQ1N/IH0YIE9V/FO0OQ1NIH0YIE9V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/OQ1N/IH0YIE9V/FO0OQ1NIH0YIE9V.SMALL.jpg Imetomi My home's main function is to give me and for my family a safe place, and I just want to make my house a little bit safer and smarter using the LinkIt One development board, that is one of the best board that I saw, but I'll write later abut the board. So in this Instructable I'll show you how to bu...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:14:25 PST
Shake Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Flashlight-1/
Shake Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/SO5J/IECNEGNX/FASSO5JIECNEGNX.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics How can you generate electricity without batteries? With magnets of course! In this Instructable, we will show how a magnet and some electrical components can make a simple shake flashlight that never needs batteries! This type of flashlight is great for hiking, camping, or emergency situations. Tak...
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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 10:23:36 PDT