Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Jun 2016 18:06:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SMALL.jpg arbalet_project Arbalet is an ARduino-BAsed LED Table, a flat surface filled with several hundreds of coloured square lights designed for Education, Geeks, and Pleasure. With its limited number of pixels and a DIY touch interface, Arbalet brings our old 80's arcad games back into fashion through a modern, classy,...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
Laser Trip Wire Using an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Trip-Wire-Using-an-LED/
Laser Trip Wire Using an LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2ZSZ/IPQMB6OI/FYM2ZSZIPQMB6OI.SMALL.jpg brmarcum Did you know that LEDs can be used as both light emitters as well as light detectors? The ever amazing Forrest Mims discovered this decades ago and has several projects highlighting this concept. It's what makes photodiodes work, and why your IR emitting TV remote can control your TV. I decided to g...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:57:52 PDT
Make an LED Cat Harness http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Cat-Harness/
Make an LED Cat Harness - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/RNF4/IPPRJERT/FQSRNF4IPPRJERT.SMALL.jpg amyschlosser If you've got an adventure cat, you'll want to sew him this LED vest so that you can go on nighttime adventures. Camping with cats?! Yes! Gather Materials A LilyPad Battery holder with On Off Switch: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11285B LEDs: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10044C Conducti...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:35:51 PDT
Como Unir 2 O Más Tiras Led http://www.instructables.com/id/Como-Unir-2-O-Más-Tiras-Led/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:25:16 PDT
DIY Dog Light Using Piezoelectricity http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dog-Light-Using-Piezoelectricity/
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:11:29 PDT
Outdoor LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-LED-Lights/
Outdoor LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/Y1NF/IPOHKWV6/F3TY1NFIPOHKWV6.SMALL.jpg Eric Brouwer Many years ago, I installed a string of eight colored lights outside my house. This was before CFL and LED bulbs were available. Although these lights worked perfectly, there was one drawback. As these bulbs were exposed to the weather, a single drop of rain would shatter the bulb when it was switch...
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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:10:24 PDT
3D Printed LED Luminous Factory http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-Luminous-Factory/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 13:09:27 PDT
Sunrise Alarm LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Alarm-LED-Clock/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:55:36 PDT
Diy LED CLOUD LAMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-LED-CLOUD-LAMP/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2016 10:12:54 PDT
Magnetic LED Panel Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-LED-Panel-Light/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:09:34 PDT
IoT Silhouette Mood Lamp (Email and Twitter notifier) http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Silhouette-Mood-Lamp-Email-and-Twitter-Notifie/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 06:25:43 PDT
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerful-LED-Panel-Video-and-Work-Light/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 11:38:06 PDT
Fairy Light Wind Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Light-Wind-Chime/
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 06:08:29 PDT
Make a Solar Noctilucent Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Noctilucent-Forest/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 02:43:10 PDT
How to Make an LED Witcher Medallion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-LED-Witcher-Medallion/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 08:52:11 PDT
IoT LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-LED-Matrix/
IoT LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZXDR/IP2UEYX1/FYLZXDRIP2UEYX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZXDR/IP2UEYX1/FYLZXDRIP2UEYX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZXDR/IP2UEYX1/FYLZXDRIP2UEYX1.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 Subsequent to the work done of previous instructables (IoT Development With Mobile Directly), This instructables show how to develop an IoT LED Matrix with your mobile and a MINTIA sweet box. Preparation an empty MINTIA sweet box 1 meter 144 units SK6812 3535 LED strip (only use 60 units) ESP-12...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 08:08:22 PDT
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/1-Model-Aircraft-Navigation-Lights/
$1 Model Aircraft Navigation Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/T0IU/IP08ZW3B/FU2T0IUIP08ZW3B.SMALL.jpg Mihir230898 This is Instructable as a tutorial for making your Scale Model Of Aircraft more Attractive with just few simple steps .Its not only cheap but it also works fine, the strobe lights are having flashes at very high intensity so it looks like original aircraft's strobe light (which can be seen from lon...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 05:31:44 PDT
Dimmable portable Led Floodlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dimmable-Led-Floodlight/
Dimmable portable Led Floodlight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/67TY/IP08Z1HF/FT467TYIP08Z1HF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/67TY/IP08Z1HF/FT467TYIP08Z1HF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/67TY/IP08Z1HF/FT467TYIP08Z1HF.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I wanted a lightweight and portable led floodlight with a dimmer. Here is how I did this mini project. The case. Using an old solar lamp case, I went about to make my floodlight. The leds. Each array of 3528 smd leds is wired in parallel. There are no resistors here. Here is how I wired up...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:49:13 PDT
Magic Flip Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Flip-Lantern/
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 13:28:29 PDT
DIY LED Light - Modern Desktop Mood Lamp With Remote http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Light-Modern-Desktop-Mood-Lamp-With-Remote/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 19:12:21 PDT
Spectrum - Geometric Pyramid of Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Spectrum-Geometric-Pyramid-of-Light/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 01:53:33 PDT
LED Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cloud-Light/
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:45:02 PDT
TRON BIKE WHEEL LED http://www.instructables.com/id/TRON-BIKE-WHEEL-LED/
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Mon, 30 May 2016 02:18:54 PDT
DIY SmartPhone Ring Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SmartPhone-Ring-Light/
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Sun, 29 May 2016 18:05:33 PDT
Tron Up Your Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Tron-Up-Your-Car/
Tron Up Your Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/6L7E/IORGYT0Y/FR26L7EIORGYT0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/6L7E/IORGYT0Y/FR26L7EIORGYT0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/6L7E/IORGYT0Y/FR26L7EIORGYT0Y.SMALL.jpg Dufva Hi there!Been a while since I last made one of these instructables, no worries, I haven't been low on making stuff just low on making the instructions for it.However! This time it'll be something cool with lights that you put inside your rims that makes your car look like it came straight from TRON....
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Sat, 28 May 2016 16:13:50 PDT
EEG Neuro-Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EEG-Neuro-Mood-Light/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 22:43:59 PDT
DIY | Ambilight using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
Cutting and reconnecting Hue Light strip Plus segments http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-and-Reconnecting-Hue-Light-Strip-Plus-Segm/
Cutting and reconnecting Hue Light strip Plus segments - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/5TVI/IOKNBEQG/FSF5TVIIOKNBEQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/5TVI/IOKNBEQG/FSF5TVIIOKNBEQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/5TVI/IOKNBEQG/FSF5TVIIOKNBEQG.SMALL.jpg ruedli In the shop they told me it couldn't be done: I wanted to use a Hue Light Strip and cut it in pieces in order to reconnect it according to my own wishes.In this case I wanted to replace two TL-Tubes that were end-of-life with up-to-date (color able) Hue Light strips plus. These would nicely blend in...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:26:15 PDT
DIY | Minecraft Ore Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Minecraft-Ore-Night-Light/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 01:49:27 PDT
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Lighting-Panel/
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/Z75V/IOEKJVNJ/FV2Z75VIOEKJVNJ.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar A portable LED lighting panel can really come in handy for photography and video work, so today we're going to make a DIY version which is super useful, yet easy to make. So I'm constantly taking photos and video of things I'm working on, of projects, food, of myself for vlogging, Instagram etc... A...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:47:20 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
Penny Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/M4NH/IOCJ6RS5/FSXM4NHIOCJ6RS5.SMALL.jpg Broken robot The penny battery is a very simple and cheap experiment. Through making a penny battery you are given a chance to learn about chemical reactions and electricity. The penny battery is also a extremely fun experience. The satisfaction of creating your own battery and showing it off to your friends and...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/HV-Insulator-Pendant-Lamps-and-Other-Unique-Accent/
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I went off on a tangent one day and started making different lamps. I 3D printed some parts and got most of the rest from Lowes and the dollar store.Best find was when I saw a bucket of power pole insulators at a barn sale. They were $3 each. Then $2 then $1. After a few trips I finally grabbed the...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 11:01:23 PDT
PVC Flicker LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Flicker-LED-Candles/
PVC Flicker LED Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/RND8/IO0GH0O6/F4BRND8IO0GH0O6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/RND8/IO0GH0O6/F4BRND8IO0GH0O6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/RND8/IO0GH0O6/F4BRND8IO0GH0O6.SMALL.jpg talecriv This how to will show you how to make a 3 tiered PVC candle with flickering leds, pvc pipe and hot glue!These could be used for Halloween, Weddings as centerpieces, home decor and gifts!!I bought all my PVC items at Lowes due to that the cap and bushing they sell fit into the pipe they sell the best...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 10:57:28 PDT
Magical Floating Planter Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-Floating-Planter-Box/
Magical Floating Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F28/D7VU/INYW5VGQ/F28D7VUINYW5VGQ.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel This articulating planter light was a mix of ideas. I wanted some more plants for my desk and didn't want to buy a normal planter - no, of course; I had to make one. But just making one wasn't enough - it had to have something special about it. I decided originally to make it stand off of the desk, ...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 04:23:07 PDT
Heart Rate Party Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Party-Pendant/
Heart Rate Party Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/I0ZA/INZGC0JN/FEYI0ZAINZGC0JN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/I0ZA/INZGC0JN/FEYI0ZAINZGC0JN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/I0ZA/INZGC0JN/FEYI0ZAINZGC0JN.SMALL.jpg zkus My friends were talking over brunch once day about how cool (and how terrifying) it would be if a person you are chatting with (maybe at a party or on a date) could actually see when your pulse quickens, providing a window into your feelings of excitement or nervousness.Seemed like a fun and ridicul...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 00:20:31 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/WarmCold-Adjustable-Continuous-Lighting/
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/OIAL/INQBHND1/FRLOIALINQBHND1.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
Easy Joule Thief Soldering Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Joule-Thief-Soldering-Project-1/
Easy Joule Thief Soldering Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/CABK/INM7O16Y/FQQCABKINM7O16Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/CABK/INM7O16Y/FQQCABKINM7O16Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/CABK/INM7O16Y/FQQCABKINM7O16Y.SMALL.jpg MakersBox The Joule Thief is a clever little circuit that can light a LED with a battery that is nearly dead. It does this with a pair of opposing magnetic fields. I like this circuit because it is simple to build, yet demonstrates some very complex electrical behavior.I've designed a printed circuit board to...
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Sun, 1 May 2016 16:17:11 PDT
Batman Wall Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Kickass-Batman-Lampshade/
Batman Wall Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7KXB/INM7Q1A6/F217KXBINM7Q1A6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7KXB/INM7Q1A6/F217KXBINM7Q1A6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/7KXB/INM7Q1A6/F217KXBINM7Q1A6.SMALL.jpg Technovation I needed to make a lampshade for a light in my room that was too bright. Being a huge fan of superheroes and especially of Batman I decided it would be the most appropriate, effective and cool lampshade. In the end I am pretty satisfied with how it came up. Parts needed... Here are the parts and ...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 18:34:01 PDT
Android Controlled RGB LED Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-RGB-LED-Using-Arduino/
Android Controlled RGB LED Using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/YE85/INM7IA2T/F17YE85INM7IA2T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/YE85/INM7IA2T/F17YE85INM7IA2T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/YE85/INM7IA2T/F17YE85INM7IA2T.SMALL.jpg hemaraj Hai to everyone in the post iam going show how to control the RGB LED using android with arduino and HC-05 Bluetooth module.I searched in web there is lot of techniques to control the RGB LED. But this is the method which is very simple and easy.In this method the color of LED is controlled by usin...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:57:19 PDT
Optical illusion mirror. (infinity mirror) http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-Mirror-infinity-Mirror/
Optical illusion mirror. (infinity mirror) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE1/TGR5/INM7KPDF/FE1TGR5INM7KPDF.SMALL.jpg DIY ZE Hey, wanted to show you something different this time. This is infinity mirror. It creates an optical illusion and I will show you how it works and how to make one yourself in video below. Also its cool to look at. [WATCH VIDEO] Parts & Disassemble For this project you will need following items:A...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 02:42:33 PDT
Fiber Optic Pleiades Star Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Pleiades-Star-Map/
Fiber Optic Pleiades Star Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/SRJK/INER73IV/F8OSRJKINER73IV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/SRJK/INER73IV/F8OSRJKINER73IV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8O/SRJK/INER73IV/F8OSRJKINER73IV.SMALL.jpg Ayemsi The Pleiades, or the Seven Sisters, is a distinctive open star cluster with diverse significance in a variety of cultures. Inspired by other fiber optic star map projects seen here on Instructables (http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Map/), I attempted to make my own small-scale star map of the Pl...
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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 18:30:08 PDT
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantbot-Beta/
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIY/O59P/INDGK01T/FIYO59PINDGK01T.SMALL.jpg mikeghen This project is a continuation of Plantbot Alpha.The goal here was to build a desktop garden similar to the AeroGarden that MiracleGrow markets but with more compute power and light power. Using a laser cut wood structure, LED lights, and Raspberry Pi, I created this system to take care of my plants...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:43:02 PDT
Add-on LEDs for Solar Day Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-on-LEDs-for-Solar-Day-Lamp/
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:35:43 PDT
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mobile-Modular-LED-Worklight-Battery-Pack-From/
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/02ZP/INBZ21ZX/FT302ZPINBZ21ZX.SMALL.jpg hafizan89 This is my first instructable, I've been an avid reader of instructables since my school days. Decided to make one for the heck of it. Be nice to me.Having multiple lights for multiple uses has it's pro's and con's. But for me, having something that can be used on nearly all of my tasks greatly help...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:52:24 PDT
How to Make a Simple LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Simple-LED-Torch-1/
How to Make a Simple LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/YPA6/INC0BAOC/FFWYPA6INC0BAOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/YPA6/INC0BAOC/FFWYPA6INC0BAOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/YPA6/INC0BAOC/FFWYPA6INC0BAOC.SMALL.jpg medichackcollection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqlzWLRIZzU&feature=youtu.be To do a Simple LED Torch you need! A clothes peg, an LED bulb ideally with long connector wires, a 3 volt watch battery and double sided adhesive tape! Once you apply pressure it completes the circuit and lights up, release to tu...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:47:59 PDT
LED ramp 8x10 Watt dimmable http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ramp-8x50-Watt-Dimmable/
LED ramp 8x10 Watt dimmable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6OST/INAC9RCB/F176OSTINAC9RCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6OST/INAC9RCB/F176OSTINAC9RCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/6OST/INAC9RCB/F176OSTINAC9RCB.SMALL.jpg GautierA (Correction: It is 8x10W not 8x50W!)For an aging member of my family who have eyes sight issue I wanted to create a powerful light source, so here I am, my first experience with LED. Big thank you to the Instructable users steveastrouk for his expert guidance and to the young Yonathan24 for the insp...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 10:02:17 PDT
Making an LED Night Light W/ Star Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-LED-Night-Light-W-Star-Pattern/
Making an LED Night Light W/ Star Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/35PF/IN94354K/F3N35PFIN94354K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/35PF/IN94354K/F3N35PFIN94354K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/35PF/IN94354K/F3N35PFIN94354K.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This LED nightlight features a star pattern and it lights up a dark room in a magical way. I used ipe for the wood, however any dark wood, or painted MDF for example would work well. This is a really fun project and would be great as an accent light in a room, in the middle of a table, or as a night...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:28:07 PDT
LED Transit Clock - Never Miss the Bus Again! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Transit-Clock-Never-Miss-the-Bus-Again/
LED Transit Clock - Never Miss the Bus Again! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/EFRD/IN4QEA1D/FWNEFRDIN4QEA1D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/EFRD/IN4QEA1D/FWNEFRDIN4QEA1D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/EFRD/IN4QEA1D/FWNEFRDIN4QEA1D.SMALL.jpg Hover Labs We're going to build a scrolling LED display for bus schedules. You may have seen one of these at your subway station or bus stop. You can build one for the home to help you know exactly how much time you have left -- especially if you tend to hit the snooze alarm in the morning a lot! And sometimes...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 19:21:29 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT