Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 25 Dec 2014 06:09:35 PST BLOX v1.01 Romantic Glow of the Electron Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-Glow-of-the-Electron-Valve/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:29:33 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Hidden Wire Art Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Hidden-Wire-Art-Light/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:20:38 PST
LED-coaster/LED-onderzetter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-coasterLED-onderzetter/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 06:30:12 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Proxxon MICROMOT drill stand MB 140/S Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Proxxon-MICROMOT-drill-stand-MB-140S-Light/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 09:23:51 PST
Classic LED Cube (sort of :-) http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-LED-Cube-sort-of-/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 11:37:19 PST
Bird House With Night Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-House-With-Night-Lights/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:32:46 PST
LED Zen Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Zen-Board/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:46:07 PST
LED lit crystal decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lit-crystal-decorations/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 23:42:28 PST
Fabulous LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabulous-LED-Tree/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:04:13 PST
Quick and Easy Altoids LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:06:33 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:41 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
LED Strobe Lights for Towing Plowing Etc http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strobe-Lights-for-Towing-Plowing-Etc/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:22:47 PDT
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Polymorph-Mushrooms/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:23:55 PST
Small color change Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-color-changing-Christmas-tree/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:29:08 PST
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:04:24 PST
Toilet Paper Tube Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Toilet-Paper-Tube-Torch/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:01:15 PDT
Matchbox Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Monsters/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:41:36 PST
USB Chameleon Lamp ( Color replicating ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Sensing-USB-Lamp/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:05:21 PDT
LED WALL http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-WALL/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 06:41:11 PST
Turn an old mouse into a USB-powered LED desk light http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-old-mouse-into-a-USB-powered-LED-desk-ligh/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:34:07 PDT
A Multicolor LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Multicolor-LED-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:53:28 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
The Healing Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Healing-Lamp/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:02:51 PDT
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Glass Tile Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Tile-Night-Light/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:18:36 PDT
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
Touch Controlled LED Canvas http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-Controlled-LED-Canvas/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:18:34 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Regular Staff/ Magic staff http://www.instructables.com/id/Regular-Staff-Magic-staff/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:44:11 PDT
Innovative Led Truck Bed Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Innovative-Led-Truck-Bed-Lights/
Innovative Led Truck Bed Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7UBX/I1C3XMQH/FB97UBXI1C3XMQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7UBX/I1C3XMQH/FB97UBXI1C3XMQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB9/7UBX/I1C3XMQH/FB97UBXI1C3XMQH.SMALL.jpg D-Cantrell Intro: Anyonewho has ever had a pickup truck with a toolbox, camper-top, or a bed cover hasexperience the pain staking task of trying to retrieve something out of theback after dark. While most trucks now a day have a “Cargo Light” to light upthe bed many toolboxes, camper tops, and b...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:28:27 PDT
littleBits Projects: Halloween Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Halloween-Stick-Figure-Costume/
littleBits Projects: Halloween Stick Figure Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JD51/I15L30Z4/F1PJD51I15L30Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JD51/I15L30Z4/F1PJD51I15L30Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/JD51/I15L30Z4/F1PJD51I15L30Z4.SMALL.gif littleBits Visit the littleBits project page for more DIY project ideas.With just a few snaps you can use littleBits to make instant interactive wearables: make your own light-up stick figure costume, glowing dinosaur hoodie, and more! This project uses the Limited Edition Stick Figure Costume Pack we introdu...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:06:53 PDT
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Colorful-LED-lights-for-Aquarium/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:31:04 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/97OZ/I0XOI4MH/FB597OZI0XOI4MH.SMALL.jpg Tater Zoid After creating my LED Lego Octopus, I decided to put a SteamPunk theme on my next one. This Lego Octopus is similar to my last one but I was able to streamline the wiring process a bit. I also added Lego Technic gears and 18k gold paint to give it the SteamPunk aesthetic. I used orange LED lights th...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Make An L.E.D Emblem Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Emblem-Light/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 10:07:28 PDT
DIY Semaphore Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Semaphore-Lantern/
DIY Semaphore Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/WVBN/I0LDR770/FMYWVBNI0LDR770.SMALL.jpg Tymkrs I was watching Going Postal by Terry Pratchett and in the movie, there were these things called "Clacks Towers". Each tower consists of a massive light with a 4x4 shutter flap system (lots of ropes/pulleys/levers). Anytime someone wanted to send a message to another town, they'd do it through the c...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:56:16 PDT
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-Projection-Mapped-Display-with-P/
Building a Simple Projection Mapped Display with Pixel Mapped LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/Z26B/I0R0WHNY/FVWZ26BI0R0WHNY.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown As a circuit board designer who deals mostly with LED control systems, I have accumulated quite a stash of LED strip, bars, pucks, and other companies controllers that we have purchased for clients, gigs, or evaluations. Every now and then I like to crack open a box of this stuff and put it to use ...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 10:01:27 PDT
Light-Up Cuff http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cuff/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:37:05 PDT
Glowing Critters http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Critters/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:16 PDT
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/REMIX-Single-Sided-Joule-Thief/
REMIX - Single-Sided Joule-Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/UO4G/I0HYSLFO/FEXUO4GI0HYSLFO.SMALL.jpg krummrey This isn't the first Joule-Thief here on instructables. But this one has one big advantage, it has a one-sided board. It is very hard to align two layers when you make a board yourself. So if you have access to a CNC-Milling-Machine, or have everything set up to etch one yourself, this one is for yo...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:14:26 PDT
Animated Paper Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Paper-Circuits/
Animated Paper Circuits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/XG06/I0LDX7L5/FXEXG06I0LDX7L5.SMALL.jpg Becca Rose An interactive "live" animation that responds to touch without any programming! This is a really fun project and could be incorporated into a book or a greetings card, and also e-textiles, or many more surfaces. There are more examples of pieces I have made on my blog: http://blog.beccarose....
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:07:42 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Spectrum-40-Breeder-LED-fixture/
Full Spectrum 40 Breeder LED fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/2N2A/I0DOJXLA/FDR2N2AI0DOJXLA.SMALL.jpg d00dy This build is designed for a "Full Spectrum" dimmable LED fixture for a mixed reef 40 breeder aquarium. This fixture helps achieve the different wavelengths utilized by various coral. This instructable will not go into detail about different types of reef lighting, or the benefits of full spectrum s...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:30:53 PDT
LED Critter http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Critter/
LED Critter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/PRTV/HY4KO1P5/FGNPRTVHY4KO1P5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/PRTV/HY4KO1P5/FGNPRTVHY4KO1P5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/PRTV/HY4KO1P5/FGNPRTVHY4KO1P5.SMALL.jpg Khuttner The LED critter is a simple adaptation of Hans Schantz's creation. It involves basic materials that almost any classroom has and it is simple enough for kindergarten through fifth grade to create a fun critter. Materials Needed You will need the following materialscardboard egg cartontwo LEDs3V ...
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:29:11 PDT
LED Popsicle Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Popsicle-Flashlight/
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:35:26 PDT
Ironman's Mark 3 Arc Reactor cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Ironmans-Mark-3-Arc-Reactor-cheap-and-Easy/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:04:14 PDT