Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - arduino - led http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 May 2016 19:14:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 EEG Neuro-Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EEG-Neuro-Mood-Light/
EEG Neuro-Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SMALL.jpg arunmag Hey peeps!I am back with an another instructable which is really cool.So far i have been working on building a prototype with a application or use case. This is something I am building it for fun and I love it.I have built EEG based bot, Automation, VR navigation, etc!This time i am building the EEG...
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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
Ambilight DFMirage [super fast screen capture and processing] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-DFMirage-super-Fast-Screen-Capture-and-P/
Ambilight DFMirage [super fast screen capture and processing] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BBFN/IO4LXQCH/FK7BBFNIO4LXQCH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BBFN/IO4LXQCH/FK7BBFNIO4LXQCH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BBFN/IO4LXQCH/FK7BBFNIO4LXQCH.SMALL.jpg h0uri yes, all my instructables are about one little project, but as you may have seen, i've evolved really good in these kind of projects.in this article we're goin to use a software that i've been working on for quite a while, and as the title says"Super Fast", yes as fast as 75 fps with 15% of single p...
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Fri, 13 May 2016 04:37:44 PDT
Heart Rate Party Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Rate-Party-Pendant/
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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
LED Transit Clock - Never Miss the Bus Again! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Transit-Clock-Never-Miss-the-Bus-Again/
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 19:21:29 PDT
Display Colorful Message In Limited Resources http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Colorful-Message-in-Limited-Resources/
Display Colorful Message In Limited Resources - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/6KCA/IN0TMFSS/FXT6KCAIN0TMFSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/6KCA/IN0TMFSS/FXT6KCAIN0TMFSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/6KCA/IN0TMFSS/FXT6KCAIN0TMFSS.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 In many MCU projects, there are a big challenge on how to display a human readable message.This Instructables demostrate how to use a very limited resources (1 KB ROM, 64 Bytes RAM and 60 LEDs) to display a colorful message. What I have? ATtiny13A 1 KB flash program memory 64 Bytes RAM 5 IO pins1...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:28:32 PDT
Reactive Neopixel Door Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Reactive-Neopixel-Door-Lighting/
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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 04:15:50 PDT
DIY 130 inch edgeless screen with Ambilight by Teensy 3.2+WS2801 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-130-Inch-Edgeless-Screen-With-Ambilight-by-Tee/
DIY 130 inch edgeless screen with Ambilight by Teensy 3.2+WS2801 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SMALL.jpg bumhee34 Many people have made "ambilight" with Arduino, Teensy, Raspberry Pi, and so on.I have never seen someone who applied ambilight to a big screen like 130 inch.Moving to new house, I made 130 inch edgeless (bezeless) screen with ambilight function.This work could be done thanks to many people who shar...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 07:06:07 PDT
Light Nib http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Nib/
Light Nib - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SMALL.jpg miguel31416 This project is an intent to join two visual arts on which creativity and technique are always present: calligraphy and photography. Accorrding to wikipedia, calligraphy is a visual art related to writing; as for the photography, it literally means "drawing with light". If you are into lettering or ...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 12:09:59 PDT
Sound Activated LED Spectrum Analyzer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Activated-LED-Spectrum-Analyzer/
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:11:41 PDT
Diffused Led in just a few steps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Turn-a-Clear-Led-Into-a-Diffused-Led-in-Jus/
Diffused Led in just a few steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XBGW/ILS8V391/FOQXBGWILS8V391.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XBGW/ILS8V391/FOQXBGWILS8V391.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XBGW/ILS8V391/FOQXBGWILS8V391.SMALL.jpg Ploegskaar It's as simple as taking part A and part B and rubbing them together to get the desired result !I came up with this idea a while ago when playing around with some 5mm RGB Leds and the clear acrylic package (at least I think is't Acrylic) just wouldn't let my spectacular color mixing skills shine thr...
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Mon, 14 Mar 2016 17:26:39 PDT
Controlling blinking speed of an LED with Arduino & Pot (With video) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Blinking-Speed-of-an-LED-With-Arduino-/
Controlling blinking speed of an LED with Arduino & Pot (With video) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UWSA/IL5J89J8/FN9UWSAIL5J89J8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UWSA/IL5J89J8/FN9UWSAIL5J89J8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UWSA/IL5J89J8/FN9UWSAIL5J89J8.SMALL.jpg Gautam1807 Hello friends,In this tutorial & video, I will show you how to control blinking speed of an LED using Arduino Nano & a variable resistor or a potentiometer aka the pot (short form of potentiometer).This tutorial is similar to an LED blink code but, we added a pot to it, you may think that what is...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 11:02:42 PST
No Soldering LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Soldering-LED-Cube/
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09:56:36 PST
The World's Smallest 4x4x4 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Worlds-Smallest-RGB-LED-Cube/
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Sun, 21 Feb 2016 13:47:23 PST
Blinking LED with Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-LED-With-Arduino-Nano/
Blinking LED with Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SMALL.jpg Gautam1807 Hello friends,Seeing a blinking LED is so much fun, but when you make one like that by yourself then the fun is even more. ^_^So, let the fun begin,In this instructable, i have shown about how to blink an LED with Arduino Nano.Note : I didn't used resistor in this instructable before, but one of our...
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:39:58 PST
Fiber Optic Light Sculpture using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Light-Sculpture-Using-Arduino/
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:38:43 PST
Voice Controlled Mushroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Mushroom/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 06:02:54 PST
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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By: PerfectPixel

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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 ...
By: Funguypro

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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/
Low Resolution Arduino LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/9RHN/IHT0UIQN/FG79RHNIHT0UIQN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/9RHN/IHT0UIQN/FG79RHNIHT0UIQN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/9RHN/IHT0UIQN/FG79RHNIHT0UIQN.SMALL.jpg mbemis529 This project is what I would like to think of as a successful failure. I have been working on a low resolution LED clock for the past few weeks and in the end, I regretfully overpowered my Arduino UNO - causing it to fry as well as burn out my LEDs. However, I did accomplish quite a bit and will sha...
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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...
By: Joatz

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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...
By: Just4Fun Media

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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/
The Matrix Neopixel Digital Rain Lampshade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/PNA8/IHJEVRA1/FDQPNA8IHJEVRA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/PNA8/IHJEVRA1/FDQPNA8IHJEVRA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/PNA8/IHJEVRA1/FDQPNA8IHJEVRA1.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Now, the red one or the blue one? Ok, this is green. I only offer this instructable. Nothing more.See a part of The Matrix unfold in front of your very eyes. Make this cool lampshade that looks like it has the xMatrix Digital Rain screensaver running. You chose wisely... The truth is that this...
By: caitlinsdad

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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/
Ambilight for Apple Thunderbolt Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/BPXN/IHCDYSMI/FQMBPXNIHCDYSMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/BPXN/IHCDYSMI/FQMBPXNIHCDYSMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/BPXN/IHCDYSMI/FQMBPXNIHCDYSMI.SMALL.jpg ErwinF2 For this class "Smart Objects" I want to design a frame for my 27" Thunderbolt Display which will contain multiple LED's. In combination with an Arduino I want to create the "Ambilight" effect just like Philips did. See the pictures for the cardboard prototype to give you an impression how it's gonn...
By: ErwinF2

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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/
RGB LED Tennis Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/2CRD/IHC9NYWW/FH32CRDIHC9NYWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/2CRD/IHC9NYWW/FH32CRDIHC9NYWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/2CRD/IHC9NYWW/FH32CRDIHC9NYWW.SMALL.jpg bneo99 One day, I was looking around in Instructables for projects to do and I saw the Laser Tennis ball instructable by someone. I read the instructable and was interested to build one for myself. I checked the parts list and found out that the cost for the parts was not cheap so I thought what can I do t...
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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/
DIY 5x7 LED Matrix board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZJLM/IH9IZRW4/FWAZJLMIH9IZRW4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZJLM/IH9IZRW4/FWAZJLMIH9IZRW4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/ZJLM/IH9IZRW4/FWAZJLMIH9IZRW4.SMALL.jpg hemaraj hai readers.Today I am going to show how to make 5×7 LED dot matrix board. In this post i will demonstrate to build the board and show you to use it manually. I will post the programming and interfacing with arduino as soon as possible. COMPONENTS NEEDED These are the components. To build the LED...
By: hemaraj

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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/
LED RGB Floodlight Christmas Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LV1/IH9EQOB2/F9M6LV1IH9EQOB2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LV1/IH9EQOB2/F9M6LV1IH9EQOB2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/6LV1/IH9EQOB2/F9M6LV1IH9EQOB2.SMALL.jpg dapackers Last winter I had an ugly plastic snowman out in the front yard with the brightest fluorescent bulb in it I could find - it was bright but boring. After doing some cool effects with this years Jack-o-Lanterns using RGB LEDs, I was looking to scale things up and put some fancy lighting inside the ug...
By: dapackers

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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...
By: PerfectPixel

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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/
Light Up Your Life: Programmable PC lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/MUO3/IGPGPL2Y/FIFMUO3IGPGPL2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/MUO3/IGPGPL2Y/FIFMUO3IGPGPL2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIF/MUO3/IGPGPL2Y/FIFMUO3IGPGPL2Y.SMALL.jpg blooperfiesta Have you ever wanted to give your computer a personal touch, add some light to your life, or add some pizzazz to your gaming machine to wow guests and competitors alike. If you answered yes to any of these questions this Instructable is for you. In this Instructable I will be showing how to add prog...
By: blooperfiesta

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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...
By: onlynoise

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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,...
By: VIPER IoT

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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/
Quick Digital LED Jack-o-lantern Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/R55Q/IG16A8YX/FJPR55QIG16A8YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/R55Q/IG16A8YX/FJPR55QIG16A8YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJP/R55Q/IG16A8YX/FJPR55QIG16A8YX.SMALL.jpg CarlS There are many great Arduino + LED Pumpkin projects. This one is designed to be very easy to make and can be a great starting point for other projects. Only three soldering connections and a very short program!This one features a basic Arduino Uno since they are widely available and easy to progra...
By: CarlS

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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...
By: Pardopoz

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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/
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By: FazilM2

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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