Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - arduino - led http://www.instructables.com Wed, 2 Sep 2015 15:05:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Infinity Mirror with Interchangeable Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-with-Interchangeable-Logo/
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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 ...
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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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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 05:56:12 PDT
Refrigerator Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Refrigerator-Lights/
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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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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:42:42 PDT
Nano Pocket Mood Lamp (USB)(Attiny85) http://www.instructables.com/id/Nano-Pocket-Mood-Lamp-USBAttiny85/
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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/
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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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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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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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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/
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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
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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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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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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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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/
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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/
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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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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
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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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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
Sound Reactive Neopixel Bangalore Torpedo http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Neopixel-Bangalore-Torpedo/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:12:10 PST
LED T-Shirt with LCD and Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-T-Shirt-with-LCD-and-Bluetooth/
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:37:18 PST
Some LED projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-LED-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SMALL.jpg hkerr Stacked Glass LED Light Persistence of Vision Bauble. POV Decoration. Easy to make with a nice finish. LED Lamp with Test Tube Nice looking lamps. (pictures a little fuzzy) Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino LED Origami Airhockey LED LED Rollie Led Ladder Game (Attiny85...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:28:34 PST
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-non-addressable-RGB-leds-Using-Ardui/
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SMALL.jpg h0uri first of all .. if you don't know what Ambilgiht is Check Ambilgiht Phillipscheck out my other tutorial if you don't have an arduino TUTsince it's the same rgb led and same 3 transistors i used before why put arduino to work ?the answer is because with arduino you can control the colors for whatever...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:34:08 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Advanced Charlicube and Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-Charlicube-and-Modifications/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:35:56 PST
Make a 8 x 8 LED Matrix Cheap and Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-8-x-8-LED-Matrix-Cheap-and-Simple/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:03:54 PST
WS2812B LED Cube 96 for arduino magic colorful http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812B-LED-Cube-96-for-arduino-magic-colorful/
WS2812B LED Cube 96 for arduino magic colorful - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SMALL.jpg Alex_chu Hey,guys,this is the Fourth time we(smart prototyping) post an instructable here, thanks for watching! We will keep on posting funny instructables. This is a LED magic cube,we hope it be helpful for you and we'd love to communicate with you guys!Before making the Cube,let's have a overview:This Cub...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 02:47:20 PST
LED Lights Synced with the Frequency of Music http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-Synced-with-the-Frequency-of-Music/
LED Lights Synced with the Frequency of Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SMALL.jpg joshleiph This is the circuit that will control an RGB LED light system to be synced up with your favorite music. Each color light (red, green, blue) represent a different frequency spectrum. For example, the blue light flashes when the bass is played in a song. More of the setup to how I made this and what I...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:32:29 PST
Circular LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-LED-Display/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:47:34 PST
Heartbeat Pulsing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Heartbeat-Pulsing-LED/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:36:28 PST
Hacking the CharlieCube http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-the-CharlieCube/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:13:07 PST
Cardboard Reindeer Head Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Reindeer-Head-Light-Show/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:20:44 PST
How to make a diffusor for your LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-diffusor-for-your-LED-Matrix/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:31:27 PST
Tony: a Connected, Voice-Enabled Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Tony-a-Connected-Voice-Enabled-Light-Bulb/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 01:34:59 PST
Sparkcore MetLamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkcore-MetLamp/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:46:34 PST
Arduino - LED 3x3x3 Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-3x3x3-Cube/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:10:45 PST
Wifi CONTROLLED COFFEE COASTER with COLOR CHANGING TEMPERATURE INDICATOR LED http://www.instructables.com/id/CLOUD-CONTROLLED-LED-COLOR-CHANGING-COFFEE-COASTER/
Wifi CONTROLLED COFFEE COASTER with COLOR CHANGING TEMPERATURE INDICATOR LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0TTN/I441WK0B/FB60TTNI441WK0B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0TTN/I441WK0B/FB60TTNI441WK0B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB6/0TTN/I441WK0B/FB60TTNI441WK0B.SMALL.jpg pelegren Knowing when to drink and enjoy your coffee has been explored in many ways. One of them is the LED colour changing coffee coaster temperature. LED lights up if the temperature threshold is reached. By utilizing tri-color LED with built in IC, coffee coaster has become very attractive and exciting to...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:57:20 PST
Programming 101 with DIY RGB LED scrolling message ticker http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RGB-LED-scrolling-message-marquee/
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:14:14 PST
Stackable LED Cubes! http://www.instructables.com/id/Stackable-LED-Cubes/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:28:58 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Internet of Things Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 06:39:39 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:41 PST
Large Scrolling LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scrolling-LED-display/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:31:27 PST
A Charlieplexed Elf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Charlieplexed-Elf-Hat/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:17:10 PST
Digital Disco Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Disco-Ball/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 02:16:29 PST
DMX LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-LED-Strips/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 18:24:29 PDT