Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:11:49 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Arduino Heart: Gift for the Girlfriend http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Arduino-Heart-Gift-for-the-Girlfriend/
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:43:30 PDT
DIY LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Panel-1/
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 06:07:33 PDT
Living Rainbow- an Arduino Controlled Fiber Optic Cape http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Rainbow-an-Arduino-Controlled-Fiber-Optic-C/
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 19:40:55 PDT
Remote-controlled Animating LED Room Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Animating-LED-Room-Lamp/
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Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:50:55 PDT
DIY PC Ambient Lighting Using Arduino and WS2812b LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-PC-Ambient-Lighting-Using-Arduino-and-WS2812b-/
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Wed, 9 Aug 2017 11:17:17 PDT
Rechargeable LED Flashlight Using PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Flashlight-Using-PVC-Pipe/
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Tue, 8 Aug 2017 13:02:47 PDT
Motion-Detecting Stair Lights: Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Detecting-Stair-Lights-Simple/
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Sun, 6 Aug 2017 08:30:58 PDT
DUAL LED CHASER USING TRANSISTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/DUAL-LED-CHASER-USING-TRANSISTOR/
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 10:47:36 PDT
Interface LED Dot Matrix (8x8) With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-LED-Dot-Matrix-8x8-With-NodeMCU/
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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 08:55:34 PDT
5 LED CHASER USING a TRANSISTOR http://www.instructables.com/id/5-LED-CHASER-USING-a-TRANSISTOR/
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 10:08:59 PDT
Macgyver Hand Crank Flash Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Macgyver-Hand-Crank-Flash-Light/
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 08:54:04 PDT
RGB LED Light Painting Spinner (Orb Creator) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Spinner-Orb-Creator/
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Wed, 2 Aug 2017 10:46:41 PDT
How to Make Rechargeable LED Light Diffuser Using Scrap Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Rechargeable-LED-Light-Diffuser-Using-/
How to Make Rechargeable LED Light Diffuser Using Scrap Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z6NR/J5U9QIV2/FHYZ6NRJ5U9QIV2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z6NR/J5U9QIV2/FHYZ6NRJ5U9QIV2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/Z6NR/J5U9QIV2/FHYZ6NRJ5U9QIV2.SMALL.jpg dgmark While I was about to throw my empty bottle of vitamins. I notice that something is still rattling inside, I looked into it and saw that there is this small cylindrical container, inside is some kind of silica sand which I think used as moisture absorbent. At that time actually I was planning to buil...
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Wed, 2 Aug 2017 08:32:45 PDT
Minion Night Ligth Powerbank http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Night-Ligth-Powerbank/
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 20:47:04 PDT
Under $1 Repair of LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-1-Repair-of-LED-Lights/
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Sun, 30 Jul 2017 05:37:35 PDT
Interfacing Light Dependent Resistor With Arduino Uno http://www.instructables.com/id/Interfacing-Light-Dependent-Resistor-With-Arduino-/
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:26:11 PDT
DIY Larson Scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Larson-Scanner/
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:21:35 PDT
DIY Photography LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photography-LED-Light/
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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 06:35:37 PDT
Jenkins Job Traffic Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Jenkins-Job-Traffic-Lights/
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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:54:11 PDT
Arduino Controlled Sound Responsive LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Controlled-Sound-Responsive-LED-Display/
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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:04:04 PDT
Romantic Led Heart SMD http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-Led-Heart-SMD/
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:49:53 PDT
WIFI Enabled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Enabled-LED-Matrix/
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 05:52:45 PDT
Acrylic Light Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-Light-Display/
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 10:26:29 PDT
Edge Lit RGB Acrylic Laser Cut Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lit-RGB-Acrylic-Laser-Cut-Pendant/
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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 13:06:24 PDT
Fully Adjustable DIY LED Grow Light and Grow Box - Complete Light and Cabinet Build (all Under £300!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-Adjustable-DIY-LED-Grow-Light-and-Grow-Box-C/
Fully Adjustable DIY LED Grow Light and Grow Box - Complete Light and Cabinet Build (all Under £300!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/H1C3/J4OFR5ZV/FBAH1C3J4OFR5ZV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/H1C3/J4OFR5ZV/FBAH1C3J4OFR5ZV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/H1C3/J4OFR5ZV/FBAH1C3J4OFR5ZV.SMALL.jpg Jacks2High Hi everyone, After my several earlier experiments with a small LED grow light and LED algae scrubber, I decided to turn my attention to a much larger project of building a solid indoor grow space and a full scale LED grow light. I had played around with MDF and wooden grow boxes before however I alw...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 11:14:32 PDT
Personalized Ledstrip http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Ledstrip/
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 02:36:48 PDT
DIY SuperBright Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SuperBright-Flashlight/
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 06:30:44 PDT
LED With Arduino 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-With-Arduino-101/
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 02:23:28 PDT
POV Display With Wireless Power! http://www.instructables.com/id/POV-Display-With-Wireless-Power/
POV Display With Wireless Power! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/UH6F/J4IQ26IZ/FGOUH6FJ4IQ26IZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/UH6F/J4IQ26IZ/FGOUH6FJ4IQ26IZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/UH6F/J4IQ26IZ/FGOUH6FJ4IQ26IZ.SMALL.jpg 3dfernando So I was thinking of making a POV display gadget to decorate my home. As a decorative item, I really didn't like the fact that all POV display designs I found in the internet used batteries. What about after they run out of juice? Will I actually have to remove my fat ass out of my couch and stop it...
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 05:29:47 PDT
Cheap and Simple LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-Simple-LED-Lamp/
Cheap and Simple LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DNHP/J4IQ2Y6C/F7ADNHPJ4IQ2Y6C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DNHP/J4IQ2Y6C/F7ADNHPJ4IQ2Y6C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/DNHP/J4IQ2Y6C/F7ADNHPJ4IQ2Y6C.SMALL.jpg miroslavus This is a very simple simple and affordable LED lamp I built for my shop. The size and shape can be customized however you want. The height of the lamp is also adjustable since it is suspended on chain. This allows me to have lamp lower when soldering tiny SMD components but also have it higher when...
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Sat, 1 Jul 2017 15:28:50 PDT
Interactive Led Matrix and Whatsapp Notifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Led-Matrix-and-Whatsapp-Notifier/
Interactive Led Matrix and Whatsapp Notifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/60WX/J4IMCAVU/FRZ60WXJ4IMCAVU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/60WX/J4IMCAVU/FRZ60WXJ4IMCAVU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/60WX/J4IMCAVU/FRZ60WXJ4IMCAVU.SMALL.jpg RemcoK3 EDIT: The whatsapp notification part works!My name is Remco. I'am a electronics student from Holland. This is my first instructable I'am writing. This project I will talk about is a hobby of mine. I like to code and invent things. The project is development stage.First I will talk about what made me...
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:15:54 PDT
Hack Your Xyloband! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Xyloband/
Hack Your Xyloband! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GNVL/J4EFEVS9/FRHGNVLJ4EFEVS9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GNVL/J4EFEVS9/FRHGNVLJ4EFEVS9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRH/GNVL/J4EFEVS9/FRHGNVLJ4EFEVS9.SMALL.jpg Jens De Sneyder I've had the privilege to go to a Coldplay concert! Last Wednesday, the twenty-first of June, Coldplay came to Belgium to the King Baudouin Stadium as part of their "A Head Full Of Dreams" European Tour. The show was one of the best I've seen so far, but that's not what this Instructable is about......
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:53:34 PDT
Diy Motion Sensing Led (super Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Motion-Sensing-Led-super-Easy/
Diy Motion Sensing Led (super Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OC0P/J48Q2QQ7/FYFOC0PJ48Q2QQ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OC0P/J48Q2QQ7/FYFOC0PJ48Q2QQ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/OC0P/J48Q2QQ7/FYFOC0PJ48Q2QQ7.SMALL.jpg parvgupta001 it is so easy to make and do not require any microcontroller for it thus no programming required no hassle just simly plug and playYOU CAN CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FOR A DETAILED View Grab Em All led bulbrelay 5v5v cellphone chargertransistor-bc547diode-1n4007resistance-470 ohmbox bottle capspir senso...
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:49:47 PDT
Intro to Neopixels http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-Neopixels/
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:25:54 PDT
LED CUBE 3x3x3 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-CUBE-3x3x3-2/
LED CUBE 3x3x3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/YG08/J48PXXJ7/F3CYG08J48PXXJ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/YG08/J48PXXJ7/F3CYG08J48PXXJ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/YG08/J48PXXJ7/F3CYG08J48PXXJ7.SMALL.jpg MilinP2 hello guys this is a LED cube matrix of size 3x3x3 which contains 27 eld in total,,,designing such things which is entirely hardwired based you need to check for the amount of +VCc supply be needed by you so that i have used arduno uno (it has 12 vcc pins) as it matchec perfectly for my requiremnent...
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:17:49 PDT
Simple Way to Light a String of LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Way-to-Light-a-String-of-LEDs/
Simple Way to Light a String of LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/5V21/J48PTVT1/FYQ5V21J48PTVT1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/5V21/J48PTVT1/FYQ5V21J48PTVT1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/5V21/J48PTVT1/FYQ5V21J48PTVT1.SMALL.jpg abizar Had been struggling to come up with a power supply to light a string of LEDs an agarose gel transilluminator. The approach in this instructable really worked well. It requires a few capacitors, two diodes, and a power resistor and that is it. You get a constant current, full wave rectified power sup...
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 13:28:53 PDT
Transform LED Globe Light Bulb Into a Fairy Lights BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Lights-BULB/
Transform LED Globe Light Bulb Into a Fairy Lights BULB - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/6ABW/J4IQ5HDO/FIH6ABWJ4IQ5HDO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/6ABW/J4IQ5HDO/FIH6ABWJ4IQ5HDO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/6ABW/J4IQ5HDO/FIH6ABWJ4IQ5HDO.SMALL.jpg RonM9 These 'FairyBulbs' put magic where and when you place them.I had been waiting for someone to make these ... they didn't ... so I did.I plan to create several of them, White and in different colors, for various occasions and uses. The available LED bulbs have the circuitry to derive limited low volta...
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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/
Homemade LED Fidget Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/FLHX/J3UFUSYA/F6KFLHXJ3UFUSYA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/FLHX/J3UFUSYA/F6KFLHXJ3UFUSYA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/FLHX/J3UFUSYA/F6KFLHXJ3UFUSYA.SMALL.jpg jedxjed Turn your trendy fidget spinner into something even more ADHD-inducing by adding LEDs.You could buy one off Amazon, or you could make one yourself, which is always more rewarding. You can also swap out the LEDs for different-colored ones when you like! Spinner - Scissors - Batteries - LEDs - Tape ...
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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/
Recycled PVC Seven Segment Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/0FOQ/J3W29VDR/FZH0FOQJ3W29VDR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/0FOQ/J3W29VDR/FZH0FOQJ3W29VDR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/0FOQ/J3W29VDR/FZH0FOQJ3W29VDR.SMALL.jpg khutjo i have been planning on making a digital clock i can hang on my wall for some time now but i kept putting it of because i just did not want to buy acrylic so i used some leftover PVC cable ducts and i have to say the results ar not that bed so lets get to it Material and Tools the first thing yo...
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:31:56 PDT
Simple Infinity Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Infinity-Cube/
Simple Infinity Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/8K9W/J3OQ5Q30/FAC8K9WJ3OQ5Q30.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/8K9W/J3OQ5Q30/FAC8K9WJ3OQ5Q30.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/8K9W/J3OQ5Q30/FAC8K9WJ3OQ5Q30.SMALL.jpg Washoe I know there are lots of infinity gizmos out there - so here is another!. I found it easy to make and it usually gets a good "Wow!" I assume that anyone making theses has basic skills (mine are pretty basic!)In the basic form of the infinity mirror you place an LED between a mirror and a half mirror...
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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/
Custom Addressable RGB LED Strip | WS2812B - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/JP7R/J3KFCP25/FYNJP7RJ3KFCP25.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/JP7R/J3KFCP25/FYNJP7RJ3KFCP25.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYN/JP7R/J3KFCP25/FYNJP7RJ3KFCP25.SMALL.jpg Tesalex No one can deny, how awesome LEDs are, and it’s like icing on a cake it they are addressable RGB LEDs, a WS2812B in this case. They are very popular and come in SMD packages. They can be found easily anywhere in strip form.It is not possible always, that our requirement is fulfilled by the available...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 04:51:46 PDT
LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight/
LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5UN7/J2UPLKPC/FCO5UN7J2UPLKPC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5UN7/J2UPLKPC/FCO5UN7J2UPLKPC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/5UN7/J2UPLKPC/FCO5UN7J2UPLKPC.SMALL.jpg randofo A basic LED flashlight is not only a good beginner project to learn about LEDs, but it very useful to have around. In this instructable you will learn how to make an an LED flashlight from scratch. All this circuit requires is an LED, resistor, switch, batteries, and a little bit of soldering. This ...
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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/
Flashlight Wristwrap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/43U4/J3AFFC6H/F4643U4J3AFFC6H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/43U4/J3AFFC6H/F4643U4J3AFFC6H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F46/43U4/J3AFFC6H/F4643U4J3AFFC6H.SMALL.jpg karengertrude Flashlight wristwrap - it's a great first project! You will learn how to enable the flow of electricity, and add small electronic components to your simple circuit correctly. This tutorial will include a few bite-size lessons on electronic components, and how they work. Head on in! What You'll Nee...
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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/
Mirror Lighting Retrofit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/V9YK/J3AF62AE/FM6V9YKJ3AF62AE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/V9YK/J3AF62AE/FM6V9YKJ3AF62AE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/V9YK/J3AF62AE/FM6V9YKJ3AF62AE.SMALL.jpg steveastrouk I was struggling to find an attractive lighting solution for my bathroom remodel: nothing in Home Depot or Lowes appealed. Then I suddenly hit on the idea of using some LED light strips I had around.They were very slim, and lightweight, their power supply would be quite small and easily hidden in th...
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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