Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - arduino - led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:46:56 PST BLOX v1.01 Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromatic-Temperature-Display-Arduino-Controlled-R/
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SMALL.jpg Eshanbho This project was loosely inspired by this, a weather station display whose color is based on the outdoor temperature. I had a roommate in college who had one of these and it was very useful, in Pittsburgh especially, to just glance at the color and know how many or few layers to put on before going ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:49:51 PST
Haunted House Spooky Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-House-Spooky-Light/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 06:25:28 PST
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-System-for-Every-Input-Connected-to-Your/
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SMALL.jpg pfoglietta I have always wanted to add ambilight to my TV. It looks so cool! I finally did and I was not disappointed!I have seen many videos and many tutorials on creating an Ambilight system for your TV but I have never found a full tutorial for my exact needs.It is whether the system is only made for 1 sing...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 03:54:53 PST
Addressable LED Party Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LED-Party-Bag/
Addressable LED Party Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SMALL.jpg cparshley Quite often, I find myself out at shows, parties and festivals with a need to carry around some some must have items, like my wallet, keys, phone, and such. Of course, fun costume party clothes never have pockets, so the only viable option is some form of bag. However, I would find myself thinking m...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:51:46 PST
Glowing-Flask NightLight, [with Radio] http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Flask-NightLight-with-Radio/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:58:00 PST
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Rainbow-Ore-Lamp/
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel What is it? Gold Ore? Iron Ore? Diamond Ore? Redstone Ore? What kind of Ore is it?It's RAINBOW ORE!Bad introductions aside, what I did was hack one of these redstone night lights. They are basically a nightlight that glows at different brightness's when you tap it. But being only red is pretty borin...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:44:29 PST
How to Build an Awesome Glowing Bottle Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Awesome-Glowing-Bottle-Coaster/
How to Build an Awesome Glowing Bottle Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/DVGV/IJ0A5IW2/FSQDVGVIJ0A5IW2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/DVGV/IJ0A5IW2/FSQDVGVIJ0A5IW2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSQ/DVGV/IJ0A5IW2/FSQDVGVIJ0A5IW2.SMALL.jpg PascalK2 While tinkering around with some RGB-Leds which I didn´t needed when building an Ambilight for my home cinema, I got the idea for building these coasters for lighting up some bottles of booze standing on my shelf.In fact the one shown in this instructable is not the first one i built as I had to mak...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 16:32:32 PST
Notebook with LED Reminders http://www.instructables.com/id/Notebook-With-LED-Reminders/
Notebook with LED Reminders - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/PAYQ/IIYZ2DSI/FGXPAYQIIYZ2DSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/PAYQ/IIYZ2DSI/FGXPAYQIIYZ2DSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/PAYQ/IIYZ2DSI/FGXPAYQIIYZ2DSI.SMALL.jpg sciencediva I always carry a notebook to meetings so I can keep track of what needs to get done. However, I often fail to follow up on my "to do" items as I would routinely forget to check individual pages which is why I wanted a notebook that provides easily noticeable reminders.This notebook has four color co...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 08:39:46 PST
LED COP LIGHTS USING ARDUINO! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-COP-LIGHTS-USING-ARDUINO/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 22:34:37 PST
Glowing led Christmas tree star http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Led-Christmas-Tree-Star/
Glowing led Christmas tree star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QNG4/II96XKJX/FX8QNG4II96XKJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QNG4/II96XKJX/FX8QNG4II96XKJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/QNG4/II96XKJX/FX8QNG4II96XKJX.SMALL.jpg bobbokop Hi! This is my very first instructable. Several times I started writing something, but never actually posted anything. However, this time I decided to go through, and complete this instructable.This guide is intended to build and develop a glowing high intensity led Christmas tree star. It is made u...
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 08:09:10 PST
Circuit Board Ceiling Lamp w/ Blinkenlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Board-Ceiling-Lamp-W-Blinkenlights/
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Tue, 15 Dec 2015 06:46:41 PST
LED Nerf Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Nerf-Mod/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:56:33 PST
Christmas and More Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-and-More-Lights/
Christmas and More Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/MEDW/IHTEW48N/FJ2MEDWIHTEW48N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/MEDW/IHTEW48N/FJ2MEDWIHTEW48N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/MEDW/IHTEW48N/FJ2MEDWIHTEW48N.SMALL.jpg Funguypro Using Arduino,LED's, and Paper we can make easy and cool Christmas lights that can take the shape of anything. This project is simple and will only take you about 2 hours. If you like this project please vote for me in the contests this project is entered in. Without further talk lets start. Make ...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 20:35:58 PST
Low Resolution Arduino LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Resolution-LED-Clock/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:52:47 PST
Kaleiduino Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Kaleiduino-Helmet/
Kaleiduino Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/E9OK/IHNTFGH0/FZGE9OKIHNTFGH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/E9OK/IHNTFGH0/FZGE9OKIHNTFGH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZG/E9OK/IHNTFGH0/FZGE9OKIHNTFGH0.SMALL.jpg Joatz Hello fellow DIYers! First time user here and this is my first ever Instructable!I am going to show you how to design and create your very own wearable Kaleiduino Helmet!I was inspired by DangerousTim's LED Kaleiduino.This was a class project for my Interactive Design class.It's super easy and non-e...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 11:20:56 PST
Multi-Color LED Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-LED-Controller/
Multi-Color LED Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/7T0H/IHMPYMZQ/FFI7T0HIHMPYMZQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/7T0H/IHMPYMZQ/FFI7T0HIHMPYMZQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/7T0H/IHMPYMZQ/FFI7T0HIHMPYMZQ.SMALL.jpg Just4Fun Media This project allows your MediaTek LinkItOne to control multi-color LED strips and set the strip to any one of 1,070,599,167 different colors. The possibility are endless of how and where this control precision can be implemented.For the project you will need:- 5050 Multi Color LED Lights (or equival...
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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 05:59:18 PST
The Matrix Neopixel Digital Rain Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Matrix-Neopixel-Digital-Rain-Lampshade/
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Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:17:07 PST
Ambilight for Apple Thunderbolt Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-Apple-Thunderbolt-Display/
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 08:34:49 PST
RGB LED Tennis Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Tennis-Ball/
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 01:38:28 PST
DIY 5x7 LED Matrix board http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-5x7-LED-Matrix-board/
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 20:48:15 PST
LED RGB Floodlight Christmas Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-RGB-Floodlight-Christmas-Hack/
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Sat, 21 Nov 2015 22:06:00 PST
Emotion Shirt using a Linkit One http://www.instructables.com/id/Emotion-Shirt-using-a-Linkit-One/
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Sun, 15 Nov 2015 20:18:20 PST
GLOWPad - an RGB Light Up Mouse Pad. http://www.instructables.com/id/GLOWPad-an-RGB-Glowing-Mouse-Pad/
GLOWPad - an RGB Light Up Mouse Pad. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/FFZ0/IJEKKDF6/F1GFFZ0IJEKKDF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/FFZ0/IJEKKDF6/F1GFFZ0IJEKKDF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/FFZ0/IJEKKDF6/F1GFFZ0IJEKKDF6.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel GLOWPadThe GLOWPAD is an RGB Backlight Mousepad that can be any color you can imagine!The design takes advantage of the fact that sanded acrylic diffuses light, this allows an even spread of light around a perimeter with only 1 LED. It uses 1 LED and an Arduino Nano to power it and change the colors...
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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:10:36 PST
Light Up Your Life: Programmable PC lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Your-Life-Programmable-PC-lights/
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 16:19:37 PST
Big, auto dim, room clock (using arduino and WS2811) http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-auto-dim-room-clock-using-arduino-and-WS2811/
Big, auto dim, room clock (using arduino and WS2811) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/3CUV/IGJOTENO/FG63CUVIGJOTENO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/3CUV/IGJOTENO/FG63CUVIGJOTENO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/3CUV/IGJOTENO/FG63CUVIGJOTENO.SMALL.jpg onlynoise First Hello instructables. This is my first contact with : Instructables Arduino Programmable LED'sSo please don't trow rocks at me for noobish mistakes. Keeping that in mind I'm waiting to read your comments with grate interest and I'm open to any suggestionFeatures :big digits ( each digit is appr...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 15:51:20 PST
Smart Halloween Pumpkin Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Halloween-Pumpkin-Lamp/
Smart Halloween Pumpkin Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/MH42/IGC3EB0H/FTIMH42IGC3EB0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/MH42/IGC3EB0H/FTIMH42IGC3EB0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTI/MH42/IGC3EB0H/FTIMH42IGC3EB0H.SMALL.jpg VIPER IoT Halloween is coming up soon and probably you need something to impress your friends.This is the project for you: a 3D-Printed Halloween Pumpkin Lamp that changes color and hums a halloween song when it hears a noise around.The design is very simple, as most of the dirty job is done for you by VIPER,...
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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 13:13:12 PDT
Quick Digital LED Jack-o-lantern Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-Digital-LED-Jack-o-lantern-Light/
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Wed, 21 Oct 2015 23:28:27 PDT
Back to the future's Nano Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Flux-Capacitor/
Back to the future's Nano Flux Capacitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0LF7/IGZGVBF4/FS70LF7IGZGVBF4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0LF7/IGZGVBF4/FS70LF7IGZGVBF4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/0LF7/IGZGVBF4/FS70LF7IGZGVBF4.SMALL.jpg Pardopoz Today it's 21 Oct 2015! For the few that already doesn't know, it's the date Martin Mc Fly came to the future from 1985.I bet the hype is making much people thinking about building a DeLorean model...This is a way to enrich your Back to the future's 1/24 DeLorean Model with a "working" Led Flux capa...
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:47:11 PDT
RGB LED controled with arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-controled-with-arduino/
RGB LED controled with arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/AW98/IFJWNSBC/F8PAW98IFJWNSBC.SMALL.jpg FazilM2 Hi,This is a little instructable to show how to do RGB (Red Green Blue) Led controled with arduino. It contains schematics of the circuit and a little C# program that allows to change the color of the Led. Do the circuit You will need :-Arduino : I use an UNO R3 copy,-Some wires,-Simple MOSFET,-R...
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 06:42:28 PDT
Control RGB Light with Computer color palatte http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-RGB-Light-with-Computer-color-palatte/
Control RGB Light with Computer color palatte - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UGD6/IF3SQYU3/FHVUGD6IF3SQYU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UGD6/IF3SQYU3/FHVUGD6IF3SQYU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/UGD6/IF3SQYU3/FHVUGD6IF3SQYU3.SMALL.jpg BharathRam Hi guys in this instructable i'm gonna teach you how to control a RGB light with computer color palatte..you can produce almost all colors in RGB light as your wish with the help of color palatte.. Components required The materials required areARDUINO RGB lightResistor (220 ohm)wireswire cutter a...
By: BharathRam

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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 08:52:07 PDT
Infinity Mirror with Interchangeable Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-with-Interchangeable-Logo/
Infinity Mirror with Interchangeable Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/JHX2/IDW24PZ6/FDOJHX2IDW24PZ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/JHX2/IDW24PZ6/FDOJHX2IDW24PZ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/JHX2/IDW24PZ6/FDOJHX2IDW24PZ6.SMALL.jpg sparks_vfr Am sure if you look at my profile and most of my makes, you'll see I just love shiny things, the more LED's and Arduino's or Raspberry Pi's involved the happier I am..This started life as yet another Infinity mirror, on my way to my local MakerSpace in Coventry I saw a number of VW owners proudly hi...
By: sparks_vfr

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:53:24 PDT
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Ambilight-System-using-DotStars-Led-ws2801/
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SMALL.jpg h0uri the colors in reality are 99% true , the whites in this video were more purple since im recording using my iphone :Dso, here it's guys, the ultimate ambilight clone you can make.what are we trying to accomplish is scanning the edges of a screen and determining the average color of those spots, then ...
By: h0uri

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:16:25 PDT
Infinite RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinite-RGB-LED-Cube/
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By: assasinsareus

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:56:12 PDT
Refrigerator Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Refrigerator-Lights/
Refrigerator Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/VBN8/ICD7E0LI/FNPVBN8ICD7E0LI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/VBN8/ICD7E0LI/FNPVBN8ICD7E0LI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/VBN8/ICD7E0LI/FNPVBN8ICD7E0LI.SMALL.jpg JorgenVikingGod Refrigerator LightsRefrigerator Lights is a simple blinkenlights update of the refrigerator of the MunichMakerLab hackerspace. It drives a small WS2812b LED strip based matrix of 15x10 LEDs behind a diffuse cover; which replaces the old lamp.Everything is controllable by MQTT over ESP8266 WiFi modul...
By: JorgenVikingGod

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 07:56:35 PDT
Illuminated Plexiglass Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Plexiglass-Sign-1/
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By: DunTee

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:42:42 PDT
Nano Pocket Mood Lamp (USB)(Attiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Pocket-Mood-Lamp-USBAttiny85/
Nano Pocket Mood Lamp (USB)(Attiny85) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/IKZU/IB8QD7N0/F3QIKZUIB8QD7N0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/IKZU/IB8QD7N0/F3QIKZUIB8QD7N0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/IKZU/IB8QD7N0/F3QIKZUIB8QD7N0.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi Everybody,Rainbow Contest was here and an idea was also here in my mind... :DI Made my Own Nano RGB Moodlamp ..which directly connects to your phone charger pin.and just of size : 20mm x 15mmCutting Etching and Making PCB was all done by me but i would give a special thanks to "xBacon" in this in...
By: Ayush Sharma

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 02:08:09 PDT
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Xbox-Red-Ring-of-Death-Flying-Disc/
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad As an indication of general failure, Xbox gaming machines have the Red Ring of Death as shown by the red lights on the front panel. For Windows pc users, there is the BSOD, Blue Screen of Death. For Mac users, there is the...wait, you bas.....Use a small Adafruit Trinket Attiny85 based microcontroll...
By: caitlinsdad

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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:27 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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By: lmaywald

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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
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By: Pixelmatix

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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-LEDs-RGB-LEDs/
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By: Simple-Circuits

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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:05:30 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXE/3PSK/I9JRBZ45/FXE3PSKI9JRBZ45.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel BeamBox - The partly 3D printed, part hand crafted rectangular tower that glows to your commands, either pre-determined, to music or by using specialised lighting software.The design is very similar to the VortoLight but with a different goal in mind. The goal of the BeamBox is to be easy and fun to...
By: PerfectPixel

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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
Smart LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/X5ZZ/I92LTYZ2/FZLX5ZZI92LTYZ2.SMALL.jpg joshtlawson I recently finished up a bunk bed project for my kids. Being an engineer I was eagerly looking for a "problem" that needed an overly complex solution. Besides, it's obvious that young children sleep better with unfettered access to a light slightly brighter than a collapsed sun.I'd had my eye on Ada...
By: joshtlawson

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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
WIFI controlled LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-controlled-LED-Hat/
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By: stefanhintz

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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:01 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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By: Ole_L

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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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By: Michalsky

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
Case Mod [RGB LED+Arduino Uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Case-Mod-RGB-LEDArduino-Uno/
Case Mod [RGB LED+Arduino Uno] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UQH2/I84H1X57/FQ6UQH2I84H1X57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UQH2/I84H1X57/FQ6UQH2I84H1X57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ6/UQH2/I84H1X57/FQ6UQH2I84H1X57.SMALL.jpg h0uri THIS INSTRUCTABLE IS OUTDATED : CHECK THE NEW ONE HERE:http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-led-control-PCArduino/a while back i did a cool amblilight clone and had around 2 meters rgb led strip, decided to make my case glow :Dbasicly i wanted to have a sort of startup effect when i turn on my pc, ca...
By: h0uri

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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:09:13 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/RRR5/I7SVWMO4/FH2RRR5I7SVWMO4.SMALL.jpg comsa42 My highschool has a program where students can tutor other students. I got involved as a tutee, then a peer tutor. Everyone I've taught has found the program really helpful, so I decided to promote the program even further by building an LED poster!To control the flashing of the LEDs, this poster ha...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Ultimate Guide For Making a LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Guide-For-Making-a-LED-CUBE/
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By: amansinghaljpr

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/ZLXX/I7RGBXWS/FQCZLXXI7RGBXWS.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn Music-CoolLED's-GreatMusic+LED's-AWESOME...!This project is all about techie show-off. Here I'll show you how to design and develop your own Audio-Visual Showdown. In this Instructable we'll make an Android application which plays your selected songs in a random manner and send instructions to micro...
By: Greenthorn

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-switch-with-5mm-LED/
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By: Thorsten Singer

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT