Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:06:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Transform LED globe light bulb into Fairy Light BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Lights-BULB/
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:46:49 PDT
Homemade LED Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-Fidget-Spinner/
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:02:32 PDT
Recycled PVC Seven Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-PVC-Seven-Segment-Display/
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:31:56 PDT
Simple Infinity Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Infinity-Cube/
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 09:20:39 PDT
DIY Smart Colorful Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smart-Colorful-Light/
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Thu, 8 Jun 2017 20:36:21 PDT
LED Light With PIR Motion Sensor, Soft On/off and 2yr Battery Life http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Light-With-PIR-Motion-Sensor-Soft-Onoff-and-3y/
LED Light With PIR Motion Sensor, Soft On/off and 2yr Battery Life - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JG2T/J3KFC2OP/FEUJG2TJ3KFC2OP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JG2T/J3KFC2OP/FEUJG2TJ3KFC2OP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/JG2T/J3KFC2OP/FEUJG2TJ3KFC2OP.SMALL.jpg mvencelj A friend needed a light for a basement storage room with no mains electricity available.Wishes: assume 1 minute of ON time per day, works from cheap and common batteries, long battery life (1 year+), possibly hands-free operation.I decided to use a widely available hobby PIR sensor board as the swit...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 07:33:45 PDT
Custom Addressable RGB LED Strip | WS2812B http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Addressable-RGB-LED-Strip-WS2812B/
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 04:51:46 PDT
LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight/
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Mon, 22 May 2017 11:16:17 PDT
LED and Copper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-and-Copper-Lamp/
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Sat, 3 Jun 2017 15:58:41 PDT
Flashlight Wristwrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-Wristwrap/
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Thu, 1 Jun 2017 09:34:42 PDT
Radioactive Trash Bin http://www.instructables.com/id/Radioactive-Trash-Bin/
Radioactive Trash Bin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/8X24/J2UPDK1N/FFX8X24J2UPDK1N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/8X24/J2UPDK1N/FFX8X24J2UPDK1N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/8X24/J2UPDK1N/FFX8X24J2UPDK1N.SMALL.jpg randofo The Radioactive Trash Bin is a trash can that looks a barrel of glowing radioactive waste. To do this we will begin by adding a multi-color analog LED strip, and then follow up with a glowing EL panel radiation decal. Even though this may seem complicated, it is actually a fairly simple project. It'...
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Fri, 19 May 2017 12:09:31 PDT
Mirror Lighting Retrofit http://www.instructables.com/id/Mirror-Lighting-Retrofit/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 20:13:26 PDT
Lighthemin http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighthemin/
Lighthemin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RBWH/J3EPSGY3/F6LRBWHJ3EPSGY3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RBWH/J3EPSGY3/F6LRBWHJ3EPSGY3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/RBWH/J3EPSGY3/F6LRBWHJ3EPSGY3.SMALL.jpg JardineroUrbano I've had a hardcore affinity for LEDs of all sorts. It began with a journey to make my own grow lights and evolved into so much more than I expected. Since than, I have experimented with many of the usual LED wearable forms such as a sound reactive tie, an LED Belt, and several iterations of LED gog...
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Mon, 29 May 2017 21:58:21 PDT
Haley's Heart http://www.instructables.com/id/Haleys-Heart/
Haley's Heart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VHGK/J3AF8JXF/FD5VHGKJ3AF8JXF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VHGK/J3AF8JXF/FD5VHGKJ3AF8JXF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/VHGK/J3AF8JXF/FD5VHGKJ3AF8JXF.SMALL.jpg RoboPandaPDX Reason:The reason for this project. My daughter Haley is going into the medical field. While she is in college, she is working full time at a cardiologist office. I thought it would be such a fun idea to make a device that would physically reflect a person’s heart rate. I decided on the color scheme...
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Mon, 29 May 2017 18:07:07 PDT
Supercapacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-Flashlight/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 14:15:35 PDT
Cool Shades for Under $25 (LED Matrix Sunglasses) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-Shades-for-Under-25-LED-Matrix-Sunglasses/
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Tue, 30 May 2017 06:09:40 PDT
DIY LED Head Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Head-Wreath/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 06:35:26 PDT
Color Changing Bottle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Changing-Bottle-Lamp-1/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 10:59:44 PDT
Wi-Finder: the Open Wi-Fi Finding Lightsaber for Less Than 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-Finder-the-Open-Wi-Fi-Finding-Lightsaber-for-Le/
Wi-Finder: the Open Wi-Fi Finding Lightsaber for Less Than 20$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZGJC/J38WIH2Z/FBMZGJCJ38WIH2Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZGJC/J38WIH2Z/FBMZGJCJ38WIH2Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ZGJC/J38WIH2Z/FBMZGJCJ38WIH2Z.SMALL.jpg Icephoen1x Have you ever been wandering around searching for an open Wi-Fi? The Wi-Finder will not only find open Wi-Fi hotspots around, it will also detect if they are really open or just displaying a login screen / captive portal asking for money to use the network. And the best thing: It's cheaper than 20$!...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 20:51:09 PDT
LightBox Music Visualizer http://www.instructables.com/id/LightBox-Music-Visualizer/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 15:49:38 PDT
Sound Responsive LEDs (on a Bagpipe) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Responsive-LEDs-on-a-Bagpipe/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 16:58:06 PDT
Countdown Timer Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Countdown-Timer-Prop/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 09:35:03 PDT
Matchbox Hue Go Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Hue-Go-Light/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 07:53:41 PDT
Keyboard LED Hot-swap Mod (and More) on a Ducky Shine II TKL http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-LED-Hot-swap-Mod-and-More-on-a-Ducky-Shin/
Keyboard LED Hot-swap Mod (and More) on a Ducky Shine II TKL - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5BLG/J34PBNA1/F3F5BLGJ34PBNA1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5BLG/J34PBNA1/F3F5BLGJ34PBNA1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/5BLG/J34PBNA1/F3F5BLGJ34PBNA1.SMALL.jpg SevenDimensions Hello everyone. This is my first instructable. I took my original post from Geekhack and Deskthority and modified it with more information where needed to make this instructable. My username there is Paranoid (just to clarify that the images are my property since its has that watermark on them).The ...
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Sun, 28 May 2017 05:02:38 PDT
Artnet LED Pixels With ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Artnet-LED-Pixels-With-ESP8266/
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Sat, 27 May 2017 21:00:28 PDT
Beyond Infinity Table - the Interactive Coffee Table for the Modern Age http://www.instructables.com/id/Beyond-Infinity-Table-the-Interactive-Coffee-Table/
Beyond Infinity Table - the Interactive Coffee Table for the Modern Age - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/Y0KX/J34POWEW/F6PY0KXJ34POWEW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/Y0KX/J34POWEW/F6PY0KXJ34POWEW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/Y0KX/J34POWEW/F6PY0KXJ34POWEW.SMALL.jpg bongoboy23 Entered into the lights and power contests here! If you like my instructable, please head over and vote for me! https://www.instructables.com/contest/lights2017/https://www.instructables.com/contest/powersupply/--------------------------------------------------------Beyond Infinity Table is a beauti...
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Fri, 26 May 2017 08:42:15 PDT
Controllable Back/Mood Light With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controllable-BackMood-Light-With-Arduino/
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Thu, 25 May 2017 20:58:04 PDT
Bright Shining "Hidden Solar" Security Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bright-Shining-Hidden-Solar-Security-Light/
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Thu, 25 May 2017 18:56:56 PDT
Make Better Solar Garden Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Better-Solar-Garden-Lights/
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Fri, 26 May 2017 00:23:05 PDT
Illuminated Neopixel Sign With IR Remote Control http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Neopixel-Sign-With-IR-Remote-Control/
Illuminated Neopixel Sign With IR Remote Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/9TIJ/J34PFE8A/FR19TIJJ34PFE8A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/9TIJ/J34PFE8A/FR19TIJJ34PFE8A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/9TIJ/J34PFE8A/FR19TIJJ34PFE8A.SMALL.jpg keebie81 This an LED sign that you can change the colors or animation displayed by using an IR remote. I cut out the design on my Shapeoko 3 in MDF. If you dont have access to a cnc you could also cut these out on a scroll saw. It would just be more work.Parts neededNeopixel Strip - Comes in a 4m length so ...
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Fri, 26 May 2017 05:40:19 PDT
DIY Jellyfish Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Jellyfish-Lamp/
DIY Jellyfish Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/2XXO/J30T1B0S/FP72XXOJ30T1B0S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/2XXO/J30T1B0S/FP72XXOJ30T1B0S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/2XXO/J30T1B0S/FP72XXOJ30T1B0S.SMALL.jpg Kat123899 This instructable will teach you how to make a hanging jellyfish light! This light is RGB so it lights up any color you want. This project will take some time but it is definitely worth! The end product is beautiful and a stunning piece in any room.For this project you will need access to a 3D print...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 07:15:52 PDT
DIY Modular Led Pannel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Modular-Led-Pannel/
DIY Modular Led Pannel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/1RAN/J30SN09W/FTN1RANJ30SN09W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/1RAN/J30SN09W/FTN1RANJ30SN09W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTN/1RAN/J30SN09W/FTN1RANJ30SN09W.SMALL.jpg thefrenchmaker Hello everyone! In this instructable we will manufacture a modular led panel.The idea is to have a powerful lighting, which consume not too much energy, which does not heat, and whose angle of illumination can be changed.The power cable can be disconnected to store the panel.You can illuminate your ...
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Wed, 24 May 2017 16:19:24 PDT
REAL 3D Wireframe Acrylic Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/REAL-3D-Wireframe-Acrylic-Table-Lamp/
REAL 3D Wireframe Acrylic Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/7NMH/J30SNOOU/FOI7NMHJ30SNOOU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/7NMH/J30SNOOU/FOI7NMHJ30SNOOU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/7NMH/J30SNOOU/FOI7NMHJ30SNOOU.SMALL.jpg Samuel_Alexander Hi ALL makers!!This Wireframe Acrylic Table Lamp is inspired by rough wireframe light bulb in 3D software render.Unlike the other acrylic lamp that is two dimensional and "flat". This design shapes like real 3D from wireframe of a light bulb, so it can be seen from any sides. The wireframe effect is...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 01:40:20 PDT
LED Tricolor Lighting Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tricolor-Lighting-Effect/
LED Tricolor Lighting Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/Q00W/J30T323A/F8SQ00WJ30T323A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/Q00W/J30T323A/F8SQ00WJ30T323A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/Q00W/J30T323A/F8SQ00WJ30T323A.SMALL.jpg Guru Vinod I always feel proud when I see one country showing respect, support to other country by illuminating the monuments, prominent structure in their country with lighting effects that resembles to flag of other. Sometimes it was done to show solidarity with that country or sometime it is to celebrate th...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 04:04:34 PDT
How to Make VU Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-VU-Meter/
How to Make VU Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/G1BR/J30SMNZR/FZIG1BRJ30SMNZR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/G1BR/J30SMNZR/FZIG1BRJ30SMNZR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/G1BR/J30SMNZR/FZIG1BRJ30SMNZR.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz A VU metre is volume unit (VU) meter or standard volume indicator (SVI) is a device displaying a representation of the signal level in audio equipment. It is used to visualise the Analog signal .I already made a VU meter using Arduino you can check hereIn this Instructable I am going to improvise t...
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Wed, 24 May 2017 12:00:58 PDT
LED Trunk Light Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Trunk-Light-Upgrade/
LED Trunk Light Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/SAIQ/J30SUPTP/FOXSAIQJ30SUPTP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/SAIQ/J30SUPTP/FOXSAIQJ30SUPTP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/SAIQ/J30SUPTP/FOXSAIQJ30SUPTP.SMALL.jpg dpeach Imagine arriving at the airport a few minutes late. You have to park the car and grab your bags as quickly as possible. Your wife rushes ahead to start the check-in process. You pop the trunk and look around to get the luggage. Grabbing what you see, you rush into the terminal. It is only after you ...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 13:55:27 PDT
LED NeoPixel Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-NeoPixel-Poster/
LED NeoPixel Poster - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/7OPL/J30SRBZW/F4G7OPLJ30SRBZW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/7OPL/J30SRBZW/F4G7OPLJ30SRBZW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4G/7OPL/J30SRBZW/F4G7OPLJ30SRBZW.SMALL.jpg camblonie My son's robotics team made it to the VEX World Championship in Louisville this year. The boys put aton of effort into the season showing great ingenuity and sportsmanship. I figured I should go all out for them on a poster to cheer them on. I guess this is my version of all out. I’ve seen light...
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Mon, 22 May 2017 18:23:45 PDT
3D LED Cube With Animation to the Music Rhythm http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-LED-Cube-With-Animation-to-the-Music-Rhythm/
3D LED Cube With Animation to the Music Rhythm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/U9FZ/J30SG2P4/F7DU9FZJ30SG2P4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/U9FZ/J30SG2P4/F7DU9FZJ30SG2P4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/U9FZ/J30SG2P4/F7DU9FZJ30SG2P4.SMALL.jpg Silego This instructable describes how to design a simple 3x3x3 LED cube with great animations to the rhythm of the music.Large 3D LED cubes are often used for visual entertainment, sometimes paired with a microphone to interact with music or voices, and can be found in concerts and clubs. We will discuss ...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 04:46:39 PDT
How to Make a Simple Dancing Light (Very Low Cost) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-Dancing-Light-Very-Low-Cost/
How to Make a Simple Dancing Light (Very Low Cost) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/K6P8/J30SD4E4/F22K6P8J30SD4E4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/K6P8/J30SD4E4/F22K6P8J30SD4E4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/K6P8/J30SD4E4/F22K6P8J30SD4E4.SMALL.jpg SaswatSamal DANCING LIGHTS, from the name it clarifies about the lights. These are the lights which can be used in Party Functions, DJs etc.The lights glow according to the beat of the speaker. Actually the main principle behind the twinkling of lights are the high amplitudes produced by the amplifier.This is a...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 00:28:12 PDT
TicTac Fairy Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/TicTac-Fairy-Lights/
TicTac Fairy Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/NH94/J2UPMC24/F8ONH94J2UPMC24.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/NH94/J2UPMC24/F8ONH94J2UPMC24.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/NH94/J2UPMC24/F8ONH94J2UPMC24.SMALL.jpg nqtronix Did you know that there is a tiny version of the usual TicTac boxes? I was given one and it just looked too cute to to throw it away. Luckily my friends were only exited about the content, so I was able to gather a heap of empty boxes. Let's upcycle them into these super easy TicTac fairy lights! ...
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Mon, 22 May 2017 00:04:13 PDT
Use Cortana and a Arduino to Control RGB Leds or Ledstrips With Your Voice! http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Cortana-and-a-Arduino-to-Control-RGB-Leds-or-L/
Use Cortana and a Arduino to Control RGB Leds or Ledstrips With Your Voice! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/G3U8/J2UPKJ8J/FV5G3U8J2UPKJ8J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/G3U8/J2UPKJ8J/FV5G3U8J2UPKJ8J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/G3U8/J2UPKJ8J/FV5G3U8J2UPKJ8J.SMALL.jpg SieuweE In this instructable i will show you how you can control your RGB led or led strip with your voice. This is done by a simple C# application called CortanaRoom. This app is part of my CortanaRoom project. When you are done with this project you can walk into your room and just ask Cortana to turn on ...
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Sun, 21 May 2017 16:13:06 PDT
Upcycle Lamp to Seacret RGB Mood Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Lamp-to-Seacret-RGB-Mood-Lamp/
Upcycle Lamp to Seacret RGB Mood Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/NJCD/J2UPFVQ7/FKQNJCDJ2UPFVQ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/NJCD/J2UPFVQ7/FKQNJCDJ2UPFVQ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/NJCD/J2UPFVQ7/FKQNJCDJ2UPFVQ7.SMALL.jpg Arduinonator I turned on my lamp today, to find the bulb was dead. I also found out it was hard to find a new one. I decided that I like RGB LEDs so I made a project out of it.Here is my secret RGB LED mod lamp with a magnet switch.I have had these magnetic switches or a reed switch, which is a switch that react...
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Sun, 21 May 2017 09:07:12 PDT
3D-Printed RGB Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-RGB-Wallet/
3D-Printed RGB Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UZDK/J2UPEPD1/FL9UZDKJ2UPEPD1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UZDK/J2UPEPD1/FL9UZDKJ2UPEPD1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL9/UZDK/J2UPEPD1/FL9UZDKJ2UPEPD1.SMALL.jpg AlexFW Stand out from the crowd with this unabashedly ostentatious excuse for a wallet. It's got plenty of space, RGB lights, and you can even put your name on it for added vanity. Interested? Keep reading! Print it out! In the files section of this step you can find two things: a Fusion archive and som...
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Sat, 20 May 2017 15:29:54 PDT
Unknown Spec LED Resistor Finder #2 (with Switches) http://www.instructables.com/id/Switched-LED-Resistor-Selector-Array/
Unknown Spec LED Resistor Finder #2 (with Switches) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/IQR1/J2UPGQ13/FS3IQR1J2UPGQ13.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/IQR1/J2UPGQ13/FS3IQR1J2UPGQ13.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/IQR1/J2UPGQ13/FS3IQR1J2UPGQ13.SMALL.jpg Peterthinking Same as my other resistor array breadboard but you don't move the LED around. Just push the buttons! Also useful for changing the resistance in various circuits. The higher up you push the lower the ohms and the brighter your LED shines! Bend and snip. I bend my resistor legs over a the squa...
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Sat, 20 May 2017 20:19:30 PDT
LED Resistor Finder http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Resistor-Finder/
LED Resistor Finder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/QEP5/J2UPEL43/FD5QEP5J2UPEL43.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/QEP5/J2UPEL43/FD5QEP5J2UPEL43.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/QEP5/J2UPEL43/FD5QEP5J2UPEL43.SMALL.jpg Peterthinking This is a small resistor array I made so I can figure out what resistor to use with various LEDs at different voltages. They start at 2.2 ohms (at the top) and go up to 2.7 kilo-ohms (at the bottom) .Plug the LED in across the board and work your way up till you see a usable brightness for whatever ...
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Fri, 19 May 2017 21:49:05 PDT
Constellation Perspective http://www.instructables.com/id/Constellation-Perspective/
Constellation Perspective - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UCPL/J2UPG5FD/FN9UCPLJ2UPG5FD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UCPL/J2UPG5FD/FN9UCPLJ2UPG5FD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UCPL/J2UPG5FD/FN9UCPLJ2UPG5FD.SMALL.jpg WarriorStudio Stars in the night sky are pretty far away, so let's add some depth to these untouchable constellations!The lighting is actually from LED "fairy lights" commonly sold in rope lights, but a little soldering can do wonders. Tools and Parts The base of this project it: Wood board (preferably hardwoo...
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Fri, 19 May 2017 21:56:11 PDT
Pokemon Card Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Pokemon-Card-Door/
Pokemon Card Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/9JMW/J2UPCWZO/FQ09JMWJ2UPCWZO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/9JMW/J2UPCWZO/FQ09JMWJ2UPCWZO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/9JMW/J2UPCWZO/FQ09JMWJ2UPCWZO.SMALL.jpg EvanKale Just pulled another Magikarp? Have a whole stash of Pokemon cards boxed away to hide your inner geek from society?Well hide no more! It's time to put that box of common (or rare) cards to good use and reveal your Pokemon master identity!www.youtube.com/evankale Video Walkthrough! We're making a g...
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Fri, 19 May 2017 08:43:02 PDT
Interactive Ping Pong Deluxe http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Ping-Pong-Deluxe/
Interactive Ping Pong Deluxe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/R4FH/J2QF3693/FPOR4FHJ2QF3693.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/R4FH/J2QF3693/FPOR4FHJ2QF3693.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/R4FH/J2QF3693/FPOR4FHJ2QF3693.SMALL.jpg pingpong_gg The idea for this project came from the legacy of the first Zepeda Ping Pong Table. With different alterations and modifications, we created the Interactive Ping Pong Deluxe. Yet due to a shortage in time (a half semester rather than a full year of working), multiple technical difficulties, and assi...
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Thu, 18 May 2017 10:02:11 PDT
Aurora LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurora-LED-Lamp/
Aurora LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/YKFR/J2QF32MF/F93YKFRJ2QF32MF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/YKFR/J2QF32MF/F93YKFRJ2QF32MF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F93/YKFR/J2QF32MF/F93YKFRJ2QF32MF.SMALL.jpg Gosse Adema An aurora is a natural light display in the sky, mostly seen in the Arctic and Antarctic regions. They are caused by the solar wind disturbing the magnetospere.This Instructable is about creating your own aurora LED lamp. The effect is generated by a combination of colored LEDs and an unequally colo...
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Thu, 18 May 2017 09:40:47 PDT
Simple Street Lamp With Paper http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Street-Lamp-With-Paper/
Simple Street Lamp With Paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/19TV/J2QF6I4R/FIB19TVJ2QF6I4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/19TV/J2QF6I4R/FIB19TVJ2QF6I4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/19TV/J2QF6I4R/FIB19TVJ2QF6I4R.SMALL.jpg androkavo Simple street lamp with page & some electronic componentsI used for night lamp, also can use decorate your home or anywhere you wantPower by 5v usb cableDetail all steps, you can watch video The Road You need A4 paper high thickness with black paint for make ground(paper high thickness use only f...
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Thu, 18 May 2017 07:29:33 PDT