Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 10:53:47 PST BLOX v1.01 Light Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Ball/
Light Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZEQ9/IW6PQDAF/FHFZEQ9IW6PQDAF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZEQ9/IW6PQDAF/FHFZEQ9IW6PQDAF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/ZEQ9/IW6PQDAF/FHFZEQ9IW6PQDAF.SMALL.jpg SabrinaJ20 This light ball is an easy and cheap decoration to make that is perfect for any occasion; christmas, easter, a party or just a funky decoration for your home.You will need:Cups (amount depends on size of cup)DrillLightsStaplerStaplesString Drill Holes in cups Drill a hole to snuggly fit in the li...
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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 03:37:07 PST
Cheerlights Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheerlights-Christmas-Tree/
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Sat, 3 Dec 2016 07:30:37 PST
3x3x3 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:29:24 PST
Adding an LED Back Light to an ACCTIM BENTIMA LCD Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Adding-an-LED-Back-Light-to-an-ACCTIM-BENTIMA-LCD-/
Adding an LED Back Light to an ACCTIM BENTIMA LCD Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/L8PC/IVO4WBNY/FK9L8PCIVO4WBNY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/L8PC/IVO4WBNY/FK9L8PCIVO4WBNY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/L8PC/IVO4WBNY/FK9L8PCIVO4WBNY.SMALL.jpg Lionel Sear The LCD battery alarm clock has been of great benefit to us all over recent years and is a great boon for travellers being small, light and silent. It has also found its way into many bedrooms where it can be superior to mains powered LED clocks which are generally far too bright with no meaningful...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:46:40 PST
RGB LED Strip Dimmer with 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Strip-Dimmer-With-555-Timer/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:52:51 PST
Garage Door Wifi LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Garage-Door-Wifi-LED-Candles/
Garage Door Wifi LED Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/YJTO/IVO4EF2E/FCHYJTOIVO4EF2E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/YJTO/IVO4EF2E/FCHYJTOIVO4EF2E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/YJTO/IVO4EF2E/FCHYJTOIVO4EF2E.SMALL.jpg AlbertZeroK My wife thought it would be wonderful to have candles in the garage door windows - well, a couple 3d prints and a WeMOS later - bam, happy wife!!I choose the wemos because I worked with the Jason's Esp8266 + FastLED project which makes a great base for building a web enabled LED project. His Github...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:21:34 PST
MIDI2DMX http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI2DMX/
MIDI2DMX - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GGSF/IVO4MMH4/FPGGGSFIVO4MMH4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GGSF/IVO4MMH4/FPGGGSFIVO4MMH4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GGSF/IVO4MMH4/FPGGGSFIVO4MMH4.SMALL.jpg jmejia Control DJ lights and LEDs from any software or hardware that can transmit MIDIMost content in a more terse form is on GITHUB: https://github.com/jmej/MIDI2DMXThis project was developed to facilitate curriculum at Portland Community College for the Music and Sonic Arts department.This is an easy (a...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:40:50 PST
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Circuit-Board-Lamp/
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:48:10 PST
Star Wars: Rebels vs. Empire Glowing Emblems http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Rebels-Vs-Empire-Glowing-Emblems/
Star Wars: Rebels vs. Empire Glowing Emblems - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/A9ED/IVO46WJK/F5ZA9EDIVO46WJK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/A9ED/IVO46WJK/F5ZA9EDIVO46WJK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/A9ED/IVO46WJK/F5ZA9EDIVO46WJK.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Today we'll build a cheap, simple and quick wall fixture with Star Wars motives on them! These are surprisingly easy to make, and there are really endless opportunities as for what you can make. They make great decorations for your wall, or maybe as a gift for a friend or relative?Materials: Canv...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 17:22:46 PST
Dark Sensing LED Throwies - DCP Style http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Sensing-LED-Throwies-DCP-Style/
Dark Sensing LED Throwies - DCP Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/MW5V/IVO4CG62/FC9MW5VIVO4CG62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/MW5V/IVO4CG62/FC9MW5VIVO4CG62.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/MW5V/IVO4CG62/FC9MW5VIVO4CG62.SMALL.jpg jabenoit LED Throwies are fun and simple projects to create, but the basic ones have some limitations - no on/off switch, so once you wire them up, they start to run down the battery. There's other instructables for fixing those issues (On/Off LED Throwies, and Auto On/Off LED Throwies). Those are good impr...
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 09:28:31 PST
Made your own Selfie Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Made-Your-Own-Selfie-Lamp/
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:32:31 PST
MATRIZ LED 10X10 http://www.instructables.com/id/MATRIZ-LED-10X10/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:49:02 PST
Led Matrix auto Brighteness Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-LED-Matrixthat-I-Use-As-a-Clock/
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:48:13 PDT
DIY LED Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Christmas-Tree-1/
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:53:16 PST
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
10x10 RGB Led Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/10x10-RGB-Led-Matrix/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 14:32:29 PST
LED Tester (20ma Constant Current Source) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tester-20ma-Constant-Current-Source/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 05:36:42 PST
World First! DIY Real 4k (UHD) Beam Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/World-First-DIY-Real-4k-UHD-Beam-Projector/
World First! DIY Real 4k (UHD) Beam Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SMALL.jpg bumhee34 Hi all.I want to share my newest build: A DIY "real 4k" Beamer. The original post is in my Korean blog : go to my Korean blog, and in my English blog : go to my English blogHere, the 4k means "3840x2160" resolution (called 2160p) upto 60Hz.Why did I make this little 4k beamer? In the current m...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:18:34 PST
Cheesecloth Ghost LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheesecloth-Ghost-LED/
Cheesecloth Ghost LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KAYY/IVHQR2O3/F0SKAYYIVHQR2O3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KAYY/IVHQR2O3/F0SKAYYIVHQR2O3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/KAYY/IVHQR2O3/F0SKAYYIVHQR2O3.SMALL.jpg RacciPanda In my robotics class, we learned how to solder. So, we used those skills to make an led Halloween project. Now that is has been tried and tested, I thought that I could teach you how to make a ghost yourself! Step 1:Tools and Parts Parts: Flashing LED Kit Male to Female Jumper Wire Ba...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:20:43 PST
Pimp your kid's ride. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Kids-Ride-1/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:25:55 PST
Crossing with traffic lights for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Crossing-With-Traffic-Lights-for-Kids/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 14:17:13 PST
Simple LED Blink Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Blink-Circuit/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 08:04:10 PST
Multicolor Egg Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolor-Egg-Lamp/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 06:42:51 PST
DIY CORK LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CORK-LAMP/
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 18:29:03 PST
Convert 3-AAA Flashlite to Lithium http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-3-AAA-Flashlite-to-Lithium/
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 10:20:15 PDT
Stranger Things Halloween Light Show, Castle, Scare, Portal and MORE!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stranger-Things-Halloween-Yard-Display/
Stranger Things Halloween Light Show, Castle, Scare, Portal and MORE!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/9L8J/IV0AP9T4/F5Z9L8JIV0AP9T4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/9L8J/IV0AP9T4/F5Z9L8JIV0AP9T4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/9L8J/IV0AP9T4/F5Z9L8JIV0AP9T4.SMALL.jpg edgewatermedia If you've seen the Netflix hit Stranger Things, you know how awesome it is, and I'm sure you've seen decor and costumes all over the place referencing the show. If you haven't seen it, stop now, and go watch it! The following is how I transformed my yard into a full Stranger Things tribute. The "P...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 11:52:39 PDT
LEDs for the clueless beginnner http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-for-the-Clueless-Beginnner/
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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 10:13:21 PDT
Wiring a Tactical LED for an External Power Source http://www.instructables.com/id/Wiring-a-Tactical-LED-for-an-External-Power-Source/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 23:57:10 PDT
Skull with Flashing Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Skull-With-Flashing-Eyes/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 15:02:20 PDT
Blinky LED Soldering Halloween Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinky-LED-Soldering-Halloween-Decoration/
Blinky LED Soldering Halloween Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PU0C/IUYD8Z0P/FZ9PU0CIUYD8Z0P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PU0C/IUYD8Z0P/FZ9PU0CIUYD8Z0P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/PU0C/IUYD8Z0P/FZ9PU0CIUYD8Z0P.SMALL.jpg BrandonL127 Have you ever gone to the dollar store to get some discount Halloween decorations and realize that what you've bought is cheap and boring and want to spice them up? or do you just want to make some cheap Halloween decorations that will spook out your visitors? well i'm just the guy to go to for this...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 13:21:28 PDT
Halloween LED decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-LED-Decorations/
Halloween LED decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/MDBF/IUYD8Z1A/F6HMDBFIUYD8Z1A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/MDBF/IUYD8Z1A/F6HMDBFIUYD8Z1A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/MDBF/IUYD8Z1A/F6HMDBFIUYD8Z1A.SMALL.jpg Aissometric In my robotics class, we are to make Halloween decorations using our newly acquired soldering skills. My partner and I will be making flashing eyes for this Halloween bat decor. Tools and Parts Parts: Flashing LED Kit $3 at frys.com Jumper Wires $5 for 40 on amazon.com battery holder $5...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 06:45:54 PDT
LED Ping Pong Ball Jack-O-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ping-Pong-Ball-Jack-O-Lantern/
LED Ping Pong Ball Jack-O-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/XPN1/IUSM69D9/FZXXPN1IUSM69D9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/XPN1/IUSM69D9/FZXXPN1IUSM69D9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/XPN1/IUSM69D9/FZXXPN1IUSM69D9.SMALL.jpg mike_o8 When it comes to pumpkins, I go for the classic look. A couple of round(ish) eyes, a triangle nose, and a mouth missing a couple of teeth. Voila! This year though, I wanted a little more. Thus the LED Ping Pong Ball Jack-O-Lantern was born. This little guy looks creepy in the daytime with the b...
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:26:20 PDT
Pixel Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Pixel-Pumpkin/
Pixel Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/QT1Y/IUSLZ9IG/FA1QT1YIUSLZ9IG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/QT1Y/IUSLZ9IG/FA1QT1YIUSLZ9IG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/QT1Y/IUSLZ9IG/FA1QT1YIUSLZ9IG.SMALL.jpg PaulK207 Create a inconspicuous pumpkin that lights up from the inside in different patterns via a remote control. Although the Pixels are multi-colored the pumpkin's thick skin will filter out everything but orange, so our pixel's colors are transformed into an "black and orange" grey-scale, perfect for Hal...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 23:14:48 PDT
Multifunctional RGB LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-RGB-LED-Light/
Multifunctional RGB LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/86W5/IUSLZXYQ/FK186W5IUSLZXYQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/86W5/IUSLZXYQ/FK186W5IUSLZXYQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/86W5/IUSLZXYQ/FK186W5IUSLZXYQ.SMALL.jpg PauliusPlus Then you start working with microcontrollers, embedded systems or IoT the first tutorial usually shows how to blink the LED.When you start using Cayenne it offers the same - "Let’s add a luminosity actuator widget." So I decided to do this, but in a slightly more complex way. Let's begin I sta...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:33:00 PDT
Doggie Dongle - LED light for your dog's collar http://www.instructables.com/id/Doggie-Dongle-LED-Light-for-Your-Dogs-Collar/
Doggie Dongle - LED light for your dog's collar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/K3SJ/IUSLWM2H/FL4K3SJIUSLWM2H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/K3SJ/IUSLWM2H/FL4K3SJIUSLWM2H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/K3SJ/IUSLWM2H/FL4K3SJIUSLWM2H.SMALL.jpg sncarter We like to take our puppy Nala to the local park or golf course at night for a run around. Even though she is a white dog, she can be hard to see in the dark. You can buy a light for your dog at the local pet store for about $10 and it will work perfectly.This is my attempt to make a homemade one fo...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 16:26:57 PDT
D-duino tutorial(Control LED and vibrating motor by web) http://www.instructables.com/id/D-duino-TutorialControl-LED-and-Vibrating-Motor-by/
D-duino tutorial(Control LED and vibrating motor by web) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/3JL6/IUSM0673/F6D3JL6IUSM0673.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/3JL6/IUSM0673/F6D3JL6IUSM0673.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/3JL6/IUSM0673/F6D3JL6IUSM0673.SMALL.jpg lspoplove Control D-duino is easy like Arduino.You can use Arduino IDE or LUA to control D-duino.Today I want to show LUA control D-duino.I use a LED shield and add 3 vibrating motor to Pin 4,7,10.The other pins I soldered Red,Green,Blue,Pink,Yellow LEDs. Prepare Hardware is easy.D-duino x118650 shield x1L...
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 00:57:25 PDT
Raptor Style Grille Lights for Superduty http://www.instructables.com/id/Raptor-Style-Grille-Lights-for-Superduty/
Raptor Style Grille Lights for Superduty - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/IGLY/IUSLTL47/FTLIGLYIUSLTL47.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/IGLY/IUSLTL47/FTLIGLYIUSLTL47.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/IGLY/IUSLTL47/FTLIGLYIUSLTL47.SMALL.jpg dehaandesign Have you seen the Ford Raptor driving around, or on a video somewhere? One of the things I like about those Raptors, is the sharp looking LED lights. I have a 2005 F250 Superduty, and thought to myself, wouldn't it look cool if I could have those 3 LED clearance lights in the grille, just like the...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 04:04:34 PST
3$ Photography Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Photography-Lightbox/
3$ Photography Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/URGD/IUSLHXGL/FC9URGDIUSLHXGL.SMALL.jpg arushahuja Make a very cheap lightbox to click high quality pictures! and it costs only 3 dollars! (atleast in my country) Materials and Tools What you need : - A box to enlighten. (Free)- A4 Paper (Free)- Scissors (Free)- Pencil (Free)- Ruler (Free)- Glue stick (Free)- Knife/Something to cut the box (Free)...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:22:31 PDT
Parts and Crafts DIY Simple Edge-Lit Acrylic Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Parts-and-Crafts-DIY-Simple-Edge-Lit-Acrylic-Sign/
Parts and Crafts DIY Simple Edge-Lit Acrylic Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/IUUE/IUOIB10P/F6GIUUEIUOIB10P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/IUUE/IUOIB10P/F6GIUUEIUOIB10P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/IUUE/IUOIB10P/F6GIUUEIUOIB10P.SMALL.jpg partsandcrafts Parts and Crafts is a non-profit family hackerspace in Somerville Massachusetts. We teach kids to tinker, make and play with electronics, crafts, carpentry, computer programming and more. We've developed a series of projects that can be made by and with kids, using readily available materials and su...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:04:04 PDT
Warping infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Warping-Infinity-Mirror/
Warping infinity mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XEA9/IUSLNY8K/FIEXEA9IUSLNY8K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XEA9/IUSLNY8K/FIEXEA9IUSLNY8K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIE/XEA9/IUSLNY8K/FIEXEA9IUSLNY8K.SMALL.jpg makendo An infinity mirror is part of an upcoming build of mine. There are lots of great descriptions of how to make these on the site already, and I checked a lot of them out - especially Ben Finio's excellent and encouraging Arduino-powered version. However, I was keen to leverage my novice skills with Fu...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:26:52 PDT
Bluetooth Connected LEDs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-Connected-LED-Patch/
Bluetooth Connected LEDs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/MVDX/IUOHRPWO/FBNMVDXIUOHRPWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/MVDX/IUOHRPWO/FBNMVDXIUOHRPWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/MVDX/IUOHRPWO/FBNMVDXIUOHRPWO.SMALL.jpg leanne_luce This project is adapted from Adafruit's NeoPixel and Bluefruit library. You can find similar tutorials on their site. Order Parts For this project I used:Electronics:- Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE- NeoPixel 5050 RGB LED with Integrated Driver Chip (It's recommended that you also use a capa...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:50:14 PDT
How to make a solar garden light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solar-Garden-Light/
How to make a solar garden light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/1HBA/IUORRDCF/F1Y1HBAIUORRDCF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/1HBA/IUORRDCF/F1Y1HBAIUORRDCF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/1HBA/IUORRDCF/F1Y1HBAIUORRDCF.SMALL.jpg sarankk Hy guys this is my first diy project in instructables,,, hope you like it !!!! Materials required 1. Solar pannel2.1.2v Battery with holder3. Led (white or any other)4. 33uh inductor5. IC 5252F Circuit Diagram Connect the ic and inductor as per the circuit diagram, here i used 2.5v solar panne...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:44:36 PDT
Solderless Music LED Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Solderless-Music-LED-Bottle/
Solderless Music LED Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/6BGA/IUORTNKG/FG06BGAIUORTNKG.SMALL.jpg MehtlliK The Solderess Music LED bottle is a music controlled light box that lights up when the BASS is around ohh yeah!!!now let's get the lighting started! yeeahhh! Materials for the light show! the materials are as follows:2 Tip 31 transistor8 LED'sAligator pinsheat shrink tubingTRS audio plug12V dc so...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:50:01 PDT
Custom RC Car LED Underlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-RC-Car-LED-Underlights/
Custom RC Car LED Underlights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/3X68/IUOI6ZF2/F9U3X68IUOI6ZF2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/3X68/IUOI6ZF2/F9U3X68IUOI6ZF2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/3X68/IUOI6ZF2/F9U3X68IUOI6ZF2.SMALL.jpg j_wolpe Introduction:In this project, we modded an RC car. We gave the car very fast and furious-esque under lights. The effect is greatly enhanced if it's used in a dark room or at night. This project requires some soldering skills and very little but some knowledge of Arduino. You might not have all of th...
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:55:58 PDT
Fading LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-LED-1/
Fading LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/R89J/IUKEPFZH/FA4R89JIUKEPFZH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/R89J/IUKEPFZH/FA4R89JIUKEPFZH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/R89J/IUKEPFZH/FA4R89JIUKEPFZH.SMALL.jpg Chris Project Hello I'm Christopher Tjia and today I'm gonna show you how to make a fading LED. Watch the video the the video is in my youtube channel Christopher Tjia, link: Buy all of the components The components for thias project are:1pc 9V power supply, for this i'm using a variable bench power supply...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:01:48 PDT
Vintage Camera LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Camera-LED-Lamp/
Vintage Camera LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G0MC/IUKEPD8U/F22G0MCIUKEPD8U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G0MC/IUKEPD8U/F22G0MCIUKEPD8U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/G0MC/IUKEPD8U/F22G0MCIUKEPD8U.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer This Instructable came about after I found a couple of old Kodak vintage Instamatic cameras. They still look great but there really isn’t much use for them anymore so I decided to build a lamp out of one. To keep the theme going, I also used an old film reel as a base. The important parts in this...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 20:31:25 PDT
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Halloween-Pumpkin/
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SMALL.jpg Arghuino Hi it's me Captain Arghuino! Let's continue from where we left off last week with our lesson on transistors and let's make a nightlight or a colorful pumpkin for Halloween. Follow Leddy and Darling as they explain how you can use transistors to amplify the current necessary to power RGB LED strips...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:42:34 PDT
Light Jewel ✽ Control your LED stripe without arduino and code http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Jewel/
Light Jewel ✽ Control your LED stripe without arduino and code - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/H2P6/IUKERWBC/FTBH2P6IUKERWBC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/H2P6/IUKERWBC/FTBH2P6IUKERWBC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/H2P6/IUKERWBC/FTBH2P6IUKERWBC.SMALL.jpg Beezbee This is a smart lamp that changes the brightness by folding the top piece. Concept: This is an all the user-friendly lamp for anyone who enjoys reading in a relaxing environment. Try to image people sitting at the desk by a window with some cool breeze. After a period time of reading, and you want t...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 07:17:29 PDT
DIY Parts and Crafts Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Parts-and-Crafts-Infinity-Mirror/
DIY Parts and Crafts Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/LLL0/IUIYVBOI/FLTLLL0IUIYVBOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/LLL0/IUIYVBOI/FLTLLL0IUIYVBOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/LLL0/IUIYVBOI/FLTLLL0IUIYVBOI.SMALL.jpg DinaG Parts and Crafts is a non-profit family hackerspace in Somerville Massachusetts. We teach kids to tinker, make and play with electronics, crafts, carpentry, computer programming and more. We've developed a series of projects that can be made by and with kids, using readily available materials and ...
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:28:12 PDT
Iron Man Zipper Pull!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Arc-Reactor-Zipper-Pull-Using-a-Pla/
Iron Man Zipper Pull!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/ZA98/IUHMT670/FNYZA98IUHMT670.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/ZA98/IUHMT670/FNYZA98IUHMT670.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/ZA98/IUHMT670/FNYZA98IUHMT670.SMALL.jpg RampedUpDIY Winter is coming! The days are getting shorter and the air is cooler which means you'll probably be wearing a jacket. Why not spice that jacket up and show off your skills with a LED zipper pull that looks like an arc reactor from Iron Man? In this instructable, I'll show you how to make just that. ...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:59:07 PDT