Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:31:33 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Gopro light for under 5 $ http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gopro-Light-for-Under-5-/
DIY Gopro light for under 5 $ - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/6Z0G/IZ6BYTV7/FEW6Z0GIZ6BYTV7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/6Z0G/IZ6BYTV7/FEW6Z0GIZ6BYTV7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/6Z0G/IZ6BYTV7/FEW6Z0GIZ6BYTV7.SMALL.jpg matzzze Hello, and welcome to my first ever Instructable. Today we will build a Gopro light for under 5$There are many offers on Amazon and ebay for about 20$ but i wanted to do it on my own. To get started here are the parts you are going to need:LED: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/131345637382?clk_rvr_id=...ht...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:51:45 PST
Make an LED lamp from dead LCD and other trash! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Lamp-From-Dead-LCD-and-Other-Trash/
Make an LED lamp from dead LCD and other trash! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/DVQZ/IZ6CFCV5/FCMDVQZIZ6CFCV5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/DVQZ/IZ6CFCV5/FCMDVQZIZ6CFCV5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/DVQZ/IZ6CFCV5/FCMDVQZIZ6CFCV5.SMALL.jpg Bits me Hello folks!In this instructable I'll show you how to make an LED using (mostly) salvaged parts from dumped electronics, although it can also be made from new parts.It's quite remarkable how much useful things one can find in stuff that is thrown away in most developed countries - one can build so m...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:09:48 PST
How to measure LED temperature (and make sure its not too hot!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Measure-LED-Temperature-and-Make-Sure-Its-N/
How to measure LED temperature (and make sure its not too hot!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/SG8V/IZ6C1J89/FLISG8VIZ6C1J89.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/SG8V/IZ6C1J89/FLISG8VIZ6C1J89.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/SG8V/IZ6C1J89/FLISG8VIZ6C1J89.SMALL.jpg kwgauna This instructable will show you how to attach a Type T thermocouple to an LED temperature measurement point so you can measure the LED operating temperature.First: LEDs heat up when you drive them with an electric current. The more current, the more light they produce and the hotter the LED chip (th...
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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:18:24 PST
Large Light up Flexagon http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Light-Up-Flexagon/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:32:33 PST
LED Rose Bouquet-Powered by a 5 Volt Portable Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rose-Bouquet-Powered-by-a-5-Volt-Portable-Phon/
LED Rose Bouquet-Powered by a 5 Volt Portable Phone Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/7KSI/IZ6BF1QX/FD87KSIIZ6BF1QX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/7KSI/IZ6BF1QX/FD87KSIIZ6BF1QX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/7KSI/IZ6BF1QX/FD87KSIIZ6BF1QX.SMALL.jpg Nicholas_Lafferty Light up those silk roses with a common portable phone charger! 9v batteries die and usually end up in the trash. 2032 button cell batteries can be a challenge to find locally at a good price and require a battery holder. We'll show you a great gift idea for that special someone- one which they will...
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:21:47 PST
Chibitronics Robot Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Robot-Card/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:38:05 PST
UltraViolet Led Flashlight (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/UltraViolet-Led-Flashlight-Li-ion/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:12:29 PST
Penta colored LED star http://www.instructables.com/id/Penta-Colored-LED-Star/
Penta colored LED star - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/TBZX/IYYTHOVJ/FQ4TBZXIYYTHOVJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/TBZX/IYYTHOVJ/FQ4TBZXIYYTHOVJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/TBZX/IYYTHOVJ/FQ4TBZXIYYTHOVJ.SMALL.jpg frankdonald Hi this is my second Instructable and today i want to share how i build my Penta colored star which made a great decorative element for my Christmas tree. I myself thought of building something different for last Christmas and as a result mixed up five colors of LED and made this star.Well this took...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 22:41:35 PST
LED Heart for Valentines : ) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-for-Valentines-/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 20:22:46 PST
That's No Moon... It's a DEATH STAR Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Thats-No-Moon-Its-a-DEATH-STAR-Wall-Light/
That's No Moon... It's a DEATH STAR Wall Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/9YZP/IYYT498Q/F0J9YZPIYYT498Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/9YZP/IYYT498Q/F0J9YZPIYYT498Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/9YZP/IYYT498Q/F0J9YZPIYYT498Q.SMALL.jpg nickraw This is a REALLY SIMPLE, cheap way to make an awesome DEATH STAR wall light.This light is way better in reality than it is in pictures. Make the force be with you!@nick_rawstudio instagram What you'll need -An old bucket (the bigger the better)-foam core board (it need to be as big as the base o...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 03:15:31 PST
How to Convert a 200W Halogenrod Lamp With a R7S Socket Into a Energysaving 25W Led Version http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Convert-a-200W-Halogenrod-Lamp-With-a-R7S-S/
How to Convert a 200W Halogenrod Lamp With a R7S Socket Into a Energysaving 25W Led Version - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/LSIR/IYV9C730/FDHLSIRIYV9C730.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/LSIR/IYV9C730/FDHLSIRIYV9C730.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/LSIR/IYV9C730/FDHLSIRIYV9C730.SMALL.jpg picposter We had a Ceiling Light in the kitchen with a power hungry 200W R7S bulb in it. As i wanted to have less energy costs, i started to search for a new Led bulb. I found many R7S led rods in different versions. So i orderd a 10W and a 30W R7S bulb on Ebay and tried them in our Ceiling Light. The result ...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 06:46:26 PST
Mega Torch - the ultimate guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Torch-the-Ultimate-Guide/
Mega Torch - the ultimate guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/001D/IYV9BRQI/F6C001DIYV9BRQI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/001D/IYV9BRQI/F6C001DIYV9BRQI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/001D/IYV9BRQI/F6C001DIYV9BRQI.SMALL.jpg sjowett Mega Torch Build! Welcome! This instructable has been 'written' mainly as a set of detailed videos (10 in total including the 'fake' advert above). As such, you will find the text is sparse but, this is more than made up for during the in depth descriptions in the vlogs. I hope you enjoy this buil...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 06:16:17 PST
Sunrise Simulator with Adjustable Lamp Colour and Intensity http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Simulator/
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 00:52:05 PST
Ne555 led flasher http://www.instructables.com/id/Ne555-Led-Flasher/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 22:58:24 PST
NeoPanel controlled by Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoPanel-Controlled-by-Arduino/
NeoPanel controlled by Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/P84X/IYOQ7JIT/FFEP84XIYOQ7JIT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/P84X/IYOQ7JIT/FFEP84XIYOQ7JIT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/P84X/IYOQ7JIT/FFEP84XIYOQ7JIT.SMALL.jpg Francisco Godoy This project was for 'Creative Electronics', a Beng Electronics Engineering 4th year module at the University of Málaga, School of Telecommunications (www.etsit.uma.es).In this instructable we have created a 10x10 led matrix controlled by a homemade Arduino Leonardo. In this matrix, you will be free...
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Thu, 2 Feb 2017 13:56:23 PST
Edge Lit Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-Lit-Night-Light/
Edge Lit Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/AM68/IYLZTQIR/FQHAM68IYLZTQIR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/AM68/IYLZTQIR/FQHAM68IYLZTQIR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/AM68/IYLZTQIR/FQHAM68IYLZTQIR.SMALL.jpg smurray2 Recently my son (2.5 yrs) saw The Secret Life of Pets for the first time, it quickly became his favorite movie and so we have watched it no less that 300 times :-).Further to the movie he also goes crazy for the merchandise, I wanted to get him a night light but couldn't find one.Then I remembered s...
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 09:42:59 PST
Old Bearing Housing LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Bearing-Housing-LED-Lamp/
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 08:24:28 PST
Under Shelf LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Shelf-LED-Light-Intro/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 09:26:19 PST
Upcycled Glass Lamps With Mason Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Glass-Lamps-With-Mason-Jar/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:45:22 PST
Concrete LED Light Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-LED-Light-Cube/
Concrete LED Light Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/9PS5/IYC6KU1D/FR69PS5IYC6KU1D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/9PS5/IYC6KU1D/FR69PS5IYC6KU1D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/9PS5/IYC6KU1D/FR69PS5IYC6KU1D.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This concrete LED light cube is very simply, yet pretty striking and I think it would make the perfect accent or night light. Concrete is so much fun to use, and of course you can vary the design depending on your preferences and add color, change the size of the molds - whatever. It's a pretty easy...
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:06:53 PST
Recycled Glowing Helmets Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Glowing-Helmets-Design/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:49:57 PST
Illuminated Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Illuminated-Logo/
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:26:22 PST
GNU/Mood http://www.instructables.com/id/GNUMood/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:41:17 PST
Beautiful and Easy LED Landscaping Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-and-Easy-LED-Landscaping-Lights/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:51:42 PST
Beginners Guide to LED Grow Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-to-LED-Grow-Lights/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:42:44 PST
LED Cube Pendant - Worlds Smallest LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Pendant/
LED Cube Pendant - Worlds Smallest LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/53H7/IY4QLWHO/FBA53H7IY4QLWHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/53H7/IY4QLWHO/FBA53H7IY4QLWHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/53H7/IY4QLWHO/FBA53H7IY4QLWHO.SMALL.jpg nqtronix It all started when I stumbled across Harifun's tiny LED cube almost 10 month ago. He has done a great work on miniaturizing Ashler Glick's innovative charliecube, which uses charlieplexing to control a 4x4x4 RGB LED cube with nothing but 16 IOs - no driver circuitry needed. Despite being the smalle...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:40:51 PST
Perler LED Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Perler-LED-Nightlight/
Perler LED Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/5GD0/IY4QONW1/FUK5GD0IY4QONW1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/5GD0/IY4QONW1/FUK5GD0IY4QONW1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/5GD0/IY4QONW1/FUK5GD0IY4QONW1.SMALL.jpg bbtinkerer My family loves to craft with Perler beads. I have seen other people's Perler nightlights and like the box framed look. I want to share how I went about making a Perler nightlight.I used regular 5mm LEDs instead of LED strips to make the nightlight low power and be able to run off batteries.Materia...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:58:08 PST
Arduino-based green&glowing Ikea Dudero lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-Greenglowing-Ikea-Dudero-Lamp/
Arduino-based green&glowing Ikea Dudero lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/0Z43/IY4QK09Z/FAI0Z43IY4QK09Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/0Z43/IY4QK09Z/FAI0Z43IY4QK09Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/0Z43/IY4QK09Z/FAI0Z43IY4QK09Z.SMALL.jpg berlingozzo Hi all,Hope you like this Instructable. I have reused both hardware and ideas/code from this: https://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-IoT-Sta... . Part of the animation code is by Adafruit (their strandtest example in the Neopixel library). The Larson effect code is inspired by: https://github.co...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 20:03:45 PST
Little dream boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Dream-Boat/
Little dream boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/A5M0/IY4QQXVZ/FD7A5M0IY4QQXVZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/A5M0/IY4QQXVZ/FD7A5M0IY4QQXVZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/A5M0/IY4QQXVZ/FD7A5M0IY4QQXVZ.SMALL.jpg Ginko Balboa Simple present I made for my little friend Bogdan, who loves boats, for his 6th birthday. Works on batteries and can be used as a night light. Acrylic glass handling I had some spare pieces of acrylic glass. I put them to fine use in this project. You can easily cut acrylic with a handsaw, as I d...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:06:55 PST
LED RGB Light Painting Light Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-RGB-Light-Painting-Light-Spinner/
LED RGB Light Painting Light Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/DA0T/IY4QKOYZ/FGPDA0TIY4QKOYZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/DA0T/IY4QKOYZ/FGPDA0TIY4QKOYZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGP/DA0T/IY4QKOYZ/FGPDA0TIY4QKOYZ.SMALL.jpg rdrew5 There are lots of ways to make these, old bike wheels seeming to be the most popular. This is an alternative method that has a lot of better features - lighter, can be hand manipulated, and it has two individual LED sections. Read on and light paint! I added a video of the dome being used - you'll...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:11:58 PST
Altoids Flashlight - or glowing treasure chest! http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Flashlight/
Altoids Flashlight - or glowing treasure chest! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/R66J/IY4QL0PG/FZER66JIY4QL0PG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/R66J/IY4QL0PG/FZER66JIY4QL0PG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/R66J/IY4QL0PG/FZER66JIY4QL0PG.SMALL.jpg rdrew5 I love Altoids. Too much. So I save all the boxes. One a month on average, sometimes more. I have over 100 lying around. I've made everything from a GoPro housing to a flashlight - so I thought I'd share the flashlight one.Parts needed: Two 9v battery clips (not holders - most won't fit!), foam rubb...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:00:06 PST
Sci Fi Glowing Cylinder http://www.instructables.com/id/Sci-Fi-Glowing-Cylinder/
Sci Fi Glowing Cylinder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/UFJM/IY4Q8JBP/F9SUFJMIY4Q8JBP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/UFJM/IY4Q8JBP/F9SUFJMIY4Q8JBP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9S/UFJM/IY4Q8JBP/F9SUFJMIY4Q8JBP.SMALL.jpg zordrecon This Glowing cylinder mostly made out of nothing it's total cost for me equal zero because it's made from householde items I am sure that you won't find it difficult to grather the components, now let's get stared. Grathering the components Components:- Medicine container- Plastic spacer- White ...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:50:22 PST
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! http://www.instructables.com/id/SpectrumLED-V20-the-ULTIMATE-Variable-Spectrum-Lam/
SpectrumLED V2.0 - The ULTIMATE Variable Spectrum Lamp! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/LQ3Q/IY0G1QE9/FIXLQ3QIY0G1QE9.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 The story of SpectrumLED V2.0 -Back in 2015, I built SpectrumLED (V1) - An INSANELY Bright, 200 WATT, Variable Spectrum LED Panel. It was extremely useful - to be exact, there has not been a day that I used my table for something without turning it on, since I built it. However, my needs have change...
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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:45:37 PST
Lighting Up a Pair of Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighting-Up-a-Pair-of-Saftey-Glasses/
Lighting Up a Pair of Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ZHX8/IY0FUZ0Q/FWZZHX8IY0FUZ0Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ZHX8/IY0FUZ0Q/FWZZHX8IY0FUZ0Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/ZHX8/IY0FUZ0Q/FWZZHX8IY0FUZ0Q.SMALL.jpg adamthegeneral The other day, I was working in some low light conditions. I needed some light, so I whipped these up. If you have all the materials, you can probably put this together in a hour. And please customize to make it your own, there is no one way to build this.If you have any suggestions, or questions, l...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:58:31 PST
Basic Mood Light With Minimal Parts ATTiny85 and WS2812B Pixel http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Mood-Light-With-Minimal-Parts-ATTiny85-and-W/
Basic Mood Light With Minimal Parts ATTiny85 and WS2812B Pixel - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Y2JL/IXUSEACX/FRKY2JLIXUSEACX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Y2JL/IXUSEACX/FRKY2JLIXUSEACX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/Y2JL/IXUSEACX/FRKY2JLIXUSEACX.SMALL.jpg FunFact This is a basic Mood Light or Night Light setup using a recycled wooden box as casing.Focus in this Instructable is to choose hardware and how to calculate the right placement for the LED. The reader should aldready be familiar with how to program a microcontroller and what relevant libraries of cod...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 23:20:07 PST
Ring Flash for Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Ring-Flash-for-Mobile/
Ring Flash for Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/M3IJ/IXUSD320/FDNM3IJIXUSD320.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/M3IJ/IXUSD320/FDNM3IJIXUSD320.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/M3IJ/IXUSD320/FDNM3IJIXUSD320.SMALL.jpg Ronney786 Recently on internet i come to know about Ring Flash for camera & mobile. and the look around for its sample images & i wanted to make one for my mobile.i looked around for DIY project in Google for Ring Flash & found some project likeHandy ring light for extra hands by cold_steel =http://www.instr...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:14:34 PST
A More Powerful LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/A-More-Powerful-LED-Light/
A More Powerful LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/CST8/IXUQMGHA/FBZCST8IXUQMGHA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/CST8/IXUQMGHA/FBZCST8IXUQMGHA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/CST8/IXUQMGHA/FBZCST8IXUQMGHA.SMALL.jpg StormTracker142 In my first Instructable, I created a portable LED flashlight out of a circuit board, a couple cell phone batteries, and a few bright LEDs that I ordered off the internet. Bright and easy to make, it was a nice, simple flashlight. However, I designed it with the intention of soon building a far more...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:30:51 PST
**Emergency Light Hack without Electric!** http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Light-Hack/
**Emergency Light Hack without Electric!** - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/EW29/IXUSAUT4/FECEW29IXUSAUT4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/EW29/IXUSAUT4/FECEW29IXUSAUT4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/EW29/IXUSAUT4/FECEW29IXUSAUT4.SMALL.jpg Rexallen Hey Everyone!Read the Title First!! Legal or Not?? I have no idea! I am not responsible if you try it! I discovered an "Emergency Light Hack" that can light up your room in an "Emergency" especially if your electric is out! With the Ice Storm that just swept across the United States, it made me thin...
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Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:00:24 PST
Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror/
Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/T5LP/IXUPZL5U/FELT5LPIXUPZL5U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/T5LP/IXUPZL5U/FELT5LPIXUPZL5U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEL/T5LP/IXUPZL5U/FELT5LPIXUPZL5U.SMALL.jpg FrederickM17 After looking around for a fun project to do for my electronics class I soon found the idea of making an infinity mirror so I decided to make one. Materials needed: A lot of cardboard. Black spray paint. Led strip: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00B2F3KDQ/ref=... Mirror film: https://www.a...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:23:47 PST
LED /barn/garage/shop Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-barngarageshop-Light/
LED /barn/garage/shop Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/IH19/IXQG2QAF/F3XIH19IXQG2QAF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/IH19/IXQG2QAF/F3XIH19IXQG2QAF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/IH19/IXQG2QAF/F3XIH19IXQG2QAF.SMALL.jpg Leviathan17 An easy and cheap way to light your work area. FOLLOW UP This is kind of a follow up instructy, on my LED workbench light. This one is bigger and I have more pictures of its construction. This instructable will show you in more detail how to build a huge work light for your garage,barn,or shop. ...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:59:41 PST
Vinyl Record Wall Clock - Iron Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Wall-Clock/
Vinyl Record Wall Clock - Iron Man - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/QIWE/IXQG0CVO/FYLQIWEIXQG0CVO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/QIWE/IXQG0CVO/FYLQIWEIXQG0CVO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/QIWE/IXQG0CVO/FYLQIWEIXQG0CVO.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Got some old vinyl record that's both losing its value and gathering dust? Don't worry, we're going to make it come to life again! This is what we'll need:Supply list: Vinyl record(s) A suitable wall clock Acrylic glass Brass tube support sleeves RGB LED-strip LED controller ...
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:12:58 PST
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/MO7A/IXLAPE3L/F9IMO7AIXLAPE3L.SMALL.jpg austiwawa In this Instructable I will be showing you step-by-step how to make this beautiful one of a kind color changing raw wood LED shelf. This project was a lot of fun to make and I am very happy with the finished product. Overall this project won't cost you too much money and you can even use some recycl...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
Beach Boombox http://www.instructables.com/id/Beach-Boombox/
Beach Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/NFR5/IXLAF3G0/FYYNFR5IXLAF3G0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/NFR5/IXLAF3G0/FYYNFR5IXLAF3G0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/NFR5/IXLAF3G0/FYYNFR5IXLAF3G0.SMALL.jpg MoesLab It is a shiny “water-proof sound activated float-able stereo system” It uses Arduino in heart to create RGB light scene base on data coming from MSGEQ7 Audio spectrum analyzer.Oh ya, Perfect for moments you like to be accompany by a powerful Stereo system in parties on the beach or swimming pool, ...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:39:58 PST
Light Up Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Scarf/
Light Up Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/MTY2/IXLAESSF/FCEMTY2IXLAESSF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/MTY2/IXLAESSF/FCEMTY2IXLAESSF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/MTY2/IXLAESSF/FCEMTY2IXLAESSF.SMALL.jpg emilydaub I was looking for something that I could wear to a festival of light parade around Christmas - So I created this light up scarf! It was perfect that night to keep away the chill, and also works as a perfect winter night-biking visibility accessory. Light Up Scarf: Gather Your Materials & Tools M...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 15:36:38 PST
Handheld Ultraviolet Black Light with UV LEDs and a PVC tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Handheld-Ultraviolet-Black-Light-With-UV-LEDs-and-/
Handheld Ultraviolet Black Light with UV LEDs and a PVC tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/WBY9/IXLAKP4R/FVOWBY9IXLAKP4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/WBY9/IXLAKP4R/FVOWBY9IXLAKP4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/WBY9/IXLAKP4R/FVOWBY9IXLAKP4R.SMALL.jpg LabRatMatt I frequently conduct experiments in my work space, one of which required a source of ultraviolet light. Rather than purchase one online, I decided to build my own handheld version out from a few UV LEDs I got at the local electronic store.In this project,I will show you how to make a reasonably sim...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 11:23:32 PST
Glowball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowball/
Glowball - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/C6P3/IXLA6UJS/FS0C6P3IXLA6UJS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/C6P3/IXLA6UJS/FS0C6P3IXLA6UJS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS0/C6P3/IXLA6UJS/FS0C6P3IXLA6UJS.SMALL.jpg ChristyI This is a really simple project. It only takes 5 parts, about 10 minutes and costs around $2. BUT it's fun and looks really cool.I like LEDs (who doesn't?) and have acquired all different kinds to use in projects, we are going to use one you may not have used yet - a flashing RGB LED. "Regular" ...
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Fri, 6 Jan 2017 11:39:39 PST
Glowing IKEA bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-IKEA-Bookshelf/
Glowing IKEA bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/NPO6/IXGFZBRD/FMZNPO6IXGFZBRD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/NPO6/IXGFZBRD/FMZNPO6IXGFZBRD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/NPO6/IXGFZBRD/FMZNPO6IXGFZBRD.SMALL.jpg berlingozzo Hi all,This is my second Instructable, hope you like it. If you do, please consider voting for it using the "Vote!" Button that you see on the top right of this frame (if you are on a computer), or on the bottom of the page before the comments (if you are on a mobile device). Then click on "Vote...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 05:12:39 PST
LED Desk or Workbench Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Desk-or-Workbench-Light/
LED Desk or Workbench Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EDQD/IXGFVHQZ/FQREDQDIXGFVHQZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EDQD/IXGFVHQZ/FQREDQDIXGFVHQZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQR/EDQD/IXGFVHQZ/FQREDQDIXGFVHQZ.SMALL.jpg Leviathan17 Make a simple LED light for your desk, workbench, or living area. Get your act together! Sorry, this doesn't have more pictures of assembly, I made it and then thought about making a instructable.The LEDs are from China.( sorry I hate to order from China too but I cant afford an other country)I g...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 20:12:58 PST
Build your own Compact 3D printed 100w flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Compact-3D-Printed-100w-Flashlight/
Build your own Compact 3D printed 100w flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/GBHD/IXGG0JCJ/F99GBHDIXGG0JCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/GBHD/IXGG0JCJ/F99GBHDIXGG0JCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/GBHD/IXGG0JCJ/F99GBHDIXGG0JCJ.SMALL.jpg HasseB So after watching diy perks video on his 100w flashlight i got inspired to build my own. In the effort to spend less i decided to salvage or print most of the parts for the build. My version is based around a circular fan/heatsink salvaged from an old computer, these should be fairly common so you c...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 06:58:09 PST
Connected Mug http://www.instructables.com/id/Connected-Mug/
Connected Mug - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/T2KN/IXGFOUAN/F30T2KNIXGFOUAN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/T2KN/IXGFOUAN/F30T2KNIXGFOUAN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F30/T2KN/IXGFOUAN/F30T2KNIXGFOUAN.SMALL.jpg EmbeddedIoT Sometimes in the morning while sipping my coffee before going to office, I'd like to a have glimpse of what it is expecting me in my email inbox. i.e. the number and tone of emails received....wether the project I just finished the day before is working or not and if there are positive or negative c...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 23:45:31 PST