Instructables: exploring - technology - electronics - light http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 May 2016 10:56:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 09:22:36 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-5/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 08:10:39 PST
Beating Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Beating-Heart-1/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 06:36:08 PST
Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-2/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 1 Dec 2015 18:06:29 PST
Light Sensor Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-Circuit/
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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/
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:49:34 PST
LED Photography Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Photography-Light/
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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/
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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
Cheap bumper lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-bumper-lights/
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Tue, 8 Sep 2015 10:41:24 PDT
Prender una luz LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Prender-una-luz-LED/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:57:57 PDT
Simple light based proximity sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-light-based-proximity-sensor/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 02:42:06 PDT
Resistencia: circuito con foco LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistencia-circuito-con-foco-LED/
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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:23:58 PDT
Makeshift Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Your-Phone-into-a-Lamp/
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 11:44:12 PDT
Light Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-1/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2015 07:33:07 PDT
LUX - an external power button http://www.instructables.com/id/LUX-an-external-power-button/
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:44:09 PDT
Desk Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Desk-Light/
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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:14:49 PDT
Automatic Light System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Light-System/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 01:51:24 PDT
LED bulb for dewalt 18v light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-bulb-for-dewalt-18v-light/
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:51:34 PDT
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-LED-night-light-Using-555-timer/
Automatic LED night light (Using 555 timer) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/U54A/IAQMIPMQ/FVAU54AIAQMIPMQ.SMALL.jpg Jayesh Jayesh Gently got power cut !And you finding your torch in the DARK !!! Ohh...No worry, here is the automatic dark detected led light. Parts You Need * 1M resistor* 1K resistor* 10 resistor* LDR (light dependant resistor)* Red led (2ma)* 1W white led* BC338 transistor* 555 timer IC* DC socketNote: Use d...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:37:56 PDT
Solar Powered Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Lamp/
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Fri, 5 Jun 2015 18:24:48 PDT
$0.1 Dusk to Dawn Switch Low cost simple dusk to dawn switch Dark Sensing Light Automatic Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/01-Dusk-to-Dawn-Switch-Low-cost-simple-dusk-to-daw/
$0.1 Dusk to Dawn Switch Low cost simple dusk to dawn switch Dark Sensing Light Automatic Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ASYC/IAAG140H/FARASYCIAAG140H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ASYC/IAAG140H/FARASYCIAAG140H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/ASYC/IAAG140H/FARASYCIAAG140H.SMALL.jpg Komal Manoj Thakur Turn your security lighting or task lighting on and off automatically each night with this circuit. It's easy to install. Components List 1. TRIAC BT136 or BTA162. LDR 3. 104 (0.1uF) Capacitor 4. 1K Ohm 1/4 Watt Resistor 5. DB3 Diac 6. Connecting Wires Connection Diagram Make connections as sh...
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Fri, 29 May 2015 10:03:33 PDT
Solar-powered LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-LED-light/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:13:56 PDT
light sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-detector/
light sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/6IAF/I8RRQQHL/FWQ6IAFI8RRQQHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/6IAF/I8RRQQHL/FWQ6IAFI8RRQQHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/6IAF/I8RRQQHL/FWQ6IAFI8RRQQHL.SMALL.jpg Mahitchima in this instructable we will make a "darkness detector", which will put on 2 led's when it gets dark.Parts needed:• 2 x LED's ( Light Emitting Diodes). • 1 x NPN BC547 transistor. • 1 x 10k Ohm potentiometer. • 1 x 38k Ohm resistor. • 1 x 10k Ohm photocell. • 1 x 4,7 Uf capacitor. ( not necessary ) ...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:37:15 PDT
battery clip LED tester. http://www.instructables.com/id/battery-clip-LED-tester/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 06:09:38 PDT
Fish Tank Auto Illumination http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Tank-Auto-Illumination/
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Wed, 1 Apr 2015 09:28:26 PDT
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-toolbox-solar-radio-charger-light-for-emergenc/
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/83OW/I7SVSLZV/FRN83OWI7SVSLZV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/83OW/I7SVSLZV/FRN83OWI7SVSLZV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRN/83OW/I7SVSLZV/FRN83OWI7SVSLZV.SMALL.jpg chaparro78 Add 28 march 2015: I did my toolbox for emergencies, and use now that my city was buried in mud. As experience I can say that I served for charging phones and listen to radio.An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT