Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - arduino - led http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:59:44 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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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/
Make a 8 x 8 LED Matrix Cheap and Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/GNVU/I4PHKYY1/F42GNVUI4PHKYY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/GNVU/I4PHKYY1/F42GNVUI4PHKYY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/GNVU/I4PHKYY1/F42GNVUI4PHKYY1.SMALL.jpg djsadeepa Hello Friends, I'm going to show you how to make a 8 x 8 LED Matrix Cheap and Simple. You will need,64 LEDs, Any color you like 8 x 470 ohm Resistors Wire Solder Soldering Iron Dot Board ora piece of Cardboard (in my case 10cm x 10cm9v battery or a power source less than 12V (Optional for testing)Ar...
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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/
Sparkcore MetLamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SMALL.jpg ChisDick This project is a SparkCore based mood lamp which uses weather data from the UK Met Office to choose the colour of the lamp. It's main parts are the SparkCore and their internet button shield, which includes a NEOPixel ring! The Parts Components:1x SparkCore1x Internet Button shield1x phone cha...
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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/
Arduino - LED 3x3x3 Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ZV80/I49ROVL4/F1BZV80I49ROVL4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ZV80/I49ROVL4/F1BZV80I49ROVL4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1B/ZV80/I49ROVL4/F1BZV80I49ROVL4.SMALL.jpg KevinsL1 HI!In this instructable i will show you how i made Arduino - LED 3x3x3 Cube Video This is project was made thanks to RuiSantos from which i took all schematics and idea by itself.His project: http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-Cube-3...I will add video of how it works later on.
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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/
Stackable LED Cubes! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0PH3/I3VHKHC7/FDQ0PH3I3VHKHC7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0PH3/I3VHKHC7/FDQ0PH3I3VHKHC7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/0PH3/I3VHKHC7/FDQ0PH3I3VHKHC7.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel You might think, 'just another led cube project...', and you're right. These 4cm x 4cm acrylic led cubes are all individually addressable and stackable, they snap together with the help of rare earth magnets, pretty simple huh? So enough chit chat, lets learn how to make 'em.(if you think it's cool ...
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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/
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/WN4U/I3KCDVX3/FZLWN4UI3KCDVX3.SMALL.jpg sheetmetalalchemist Show me the youtube video of the wall in action!Everyone wants to make giant LED displays to show their cool, geometric LED waves, or fuzzy pink Elvis art. However, in order to address a massive wall of LEDs, you have to figure out how to turn your fuzzy pink Elvis art into a string of zeros and one...
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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/
Internet of Things Christmas Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/3QJ9/I3BHBD79/FOG3QJ9I3BHBD79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/3QJ9/I3BHBD79/FOG3QJ9I3BHBD79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/3QJ9/I3BHBD79/FOG3QJ9I3BHBD79.SMALL.jpg jmilner4 http://jfrmilner.wordpress.com/2014/12/07/internet-of-things-christmas-tree-cheerlights-fastled/In this project I detail how I created an Internet light controlled Christmas tree. Last year I heard about a great project by ioBridge Labs named CheerLights but unfortunately at the time this was late D...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 06:39:39 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
Ultimate Night Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura I am so grateful to live in the Bay Area where there are so many cool civic events focused around bicycles. Critical Mass, East Bay Bike Party, and I'm sure dozens of others I don't know about yet. Every time I had participated in one of these events, I was in total awe of some of the great night ...
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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
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
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By: CarlS

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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-Controlled-Wifi-LED-Tower/
Web Controlled Wifi LED Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/08ZX/HZV3P8ON/F0E08ZXHZV3P8ON.SMALL.jpg CarlS This project is a web controlled LED tower that uses an Arduino and Wifi Shield to connect to a web server to get commands submitted by users. The goal was to make the project mobile so it can be taken to shows and still allow control from the web.You can control this project live at TeleToyland!Th...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:48:51 PDT
24 x 10 LED Matrix (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/24-x-10-LED-Matrix-Arduino-based/
24 x 10 LED Matrix (Arduino based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/I5KB/I1KJOC31/FUUI5KBI1KJOC31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/I5KB/I1KJOC31/FUUI5KBI1KJOC31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/I5KB/I1KJOC31/FUUI5KBI1KJOC31.SMALL.jpg bneo99 I have seen quite a lot of instructables that shows how to build LED matrices, but I would like to highlight two of them, as this build is based on that two builds.Make a 24X6 LED matrix by Syst3mXandMake a giant LED sign! (24x8 Matrix) by astroboy907One day, I was scrolling around on the featured...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:43 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/M23S/HZPDXWF7/FYDM23SHZPDXWF7.SMALL.jpg akki5230 Hi!This is my first Instructable about my 4x4x4 LED Cube. The brain of the cube is Atmega 328p. Atmega 328p is the microcontroller used in Arduino Uno. So either you can use Arduino or just the Atmega 328p.This instructable will explain the circuit and the programming part in detail. LEDs, Light Emi...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-4X4-led-matrix-using-a-SPLat-/
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SMALL.jpg kf7oor Parts:soldering iron and solderdrill bitsdrillsmall piece of woodA computer running SPLat/PC, the free SPLat programming environment (IDE)solid strand wireFemale header wires1 EC1 SPLat PLCJY-MCU Bluetooth Wireless Serial Port Module for Arduino16 LEDs of your choice (I used recycled 5mm leds from v...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:45:31 PDT
Revolution (LED Chandelier) http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolution-LED-Chandelier/
Revolution (LED Chandelier) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/3O1W/HZFDX00W/FXM3O1WHZFDX00W.SMALL.jpg mackintoshlinessless I love lighting, what's more, lighting with mechanical aspects to it. Revolution is a chandelier that does this very thing. It consist of 3 Arduino controlled motors which turn arms, powering LED's in a circular path, creating a "radar" or scanner effect. This instructable will show you how I made i...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:48:45 PDT
LED Pacman Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Pacman-Ghosts/
LED Pacman Ghosts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/HFXP/HZB3KD9Y/FU6HFXPHZB3KD9Y.SMALL.gif NextFab Make your own LED Pacman Ghosts! Feel free to customize your own with colors or add more LEDs. Works well as a desk toy or even a nightlight! Setup What you'll need:Tools: Laser cutterHot glue gunSoldering ironComputer Wire cuttersWire strippersComponents Acrylic (color of your ghost)Arduino Uno(...
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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:05 PDT
Under the bed nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-the-bed-nightlight/
Under the bed nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/H9FW/HZ9O356F/F85H9FWHZ9O356F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/H9FW/HZ9O356F/F85H9FWHZ9O356F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/H9FW/HZ9O356F/F85H9FWHZ9O356F.SMALL.jpg VeryEvilBetty A automatic light for under the bed.It activates on motion, the sensors are placed so that they wont activate when you are in the bed. But when you step out of the bed or aproach the bed. They turn of after there has been no motion after a set time.Because i dont need them to go on when its is light...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:44:39 PDT
IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-mood-light-upgrade/
IKEA Samtid mood-light upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/BT49/HYY8JBBE/FE3BT49HYY8JBBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/BT49/HYY8JBBE/FE3BT49HYY8JBBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/BT49/HYY8JBBE/FE3BT49HYY8JBBE.SMALL.jpg madworm Arduino compatible WS2812B-based RGB LED ring light that can easily be added to your IKEA Samtid lamp. Runs on 5V DC (2.75A). Get all design files on github. Lamp assembly First unplug the power cord.Remove the lamp shade by undoing the nut that clamps it down. If your lamp comes with a plastic d...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 06:57:17 PDT
Bicycle Blinker and Brake Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-Blinker-and-Brake-Light/
Bicycle Blinker and Brake Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/97TN/HYTNZT23/FX797TNHYTNZT23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/97TN/HYTNZT23/FX797TNHYTNZT23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/97TN/HYTNZT23/FX797TNHYTNZT23.SMALL.jpg jorgez661 Hi everyone! This is my first Instructable! Please provide feedback for me on the comments. I hope you enjoy!The idea behind this was to modify a cheap bike light into a fully functional blinker and brake light similar to what you would actually see on a car. Typically bicyclists use hand signals to...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:16:04 PDT
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-Railroad-Lights-made-with-555-timer/
Flashing LED Railroad Lights made with 555 timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SMALL.jpg iburntmyhandwhilesoldering Hey there this is a small circuit i put together with a 555 timer, a few LEDS,some resistors and capacitors.Check it out, Build it and tell me if it works.Thanks! Get the parts!!1 A word of caution:This project is not for people with photosensitive epilepsy.Thank you.Parts Required:R1 and R4: 470...
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Wed, 6 Aug 2014 05:02:09 PDT
LED AS A LIGHT SENSOR http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-AS-A-LIGHT-SENSOR/
LED AS A LIGHT SENSOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/Z5R9/HWVAT7Z4/FP8Z5R9HWVAT7Z4.SMALL.jpg TAPAN MOJIDRA LED = Light Emitting DiodeWhich is intentionally made to emit the light and it uses semiconductor material. It has been observe that this normal led is not only emitting the light of particular wavelength but the most amazing fact found that the same LED is converting light energy into electrical ...
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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:09:35 PDT
Color changing box shelves with LED-strips and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-box-shelves-with-LED-strips-and-Ard/
Color changing box shelves with LED-strips and Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/QUTC/HWJQEJUR/FGQQUTCHWJQEJUR.SMALL.jpg gaelreinaudi Note: this instructable is part of a contest until July 7th. If you really like it, you can vote on the top right corner. This started as I needed an extra storage next and above a desk, but I wanted to give it some special design. Why not use those amazing LED strips that can be individually addres...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:10:18 PDT
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mood-Cube-Li-ion-Mood-Light/
Mood-Cube (Li-ion Mood Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIR/YSJN/HVTLTE1W/FIRYSJNHVTLTE1W.SMALL.jpg bergerab In the electronic's section of Instructables.com everyone seems to show great affection for LEDs. After reading many articles, I thought it'd be a good time to contribute to the plethora of LED projects. Presenting... Mood-Cube! This small "cube" consists only of one RGB led and a tiny arduino chip...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 11:57:31 PDT
Motion controlled RGB Led Suit Using Xbox 360 Kinect, Max MSP and Arduino Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-controlled-RGB-Led-Suit-Using-Xbox-360-Kine/
Motion controlled RGB Led Suit Using Xbox 360 Kinect, Max MSP and Arduino Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/0MBX/HUMS9XPN/FYG0MBXHUMS9XPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/0MBX/HUMS9XPN/FYG0MBXHUMS9XPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/0MBX/HUMS9XPN/FYG0MBXHUMS9XPN.SMALL.jpg kyofanatic1 For the past few months I have been working on a kinect project I wanted to created an led outfit that responded to the movements of the wearer. So far I only have the arms done, and there are some problems that need to be worked out, but it works great so far.  What you need - Arduino Uno - ...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:42:29 PDT
Make: Bluetooth controlled RGB led T-shirt with Splat PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Bluetooth-controlled-RGB-led-T-shirt-with-Spl/
Make: Bluetooth controlled RGB led T-shirt with Splat PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/RD8T/HUMRU8U2/F4LRD8THUMRU8U2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/RD8T/HUMRU8U2/F4LRD8THUMRU8U2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/RD8T/HUMRU8U2/F4LRD8THUMRU8U2.SMALL.jpg kf7oor Everyone has that one shirt they love to wear, but who can say they have a shirt that lights up? Better yet who can say they have a shirt that lights up AND is controlled from their android device! I will give you step by step instructions on how to easily make your own light up shirt. Parts you wi...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:18:24 PDT
LED bike / backpack tail light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nifty-programmable-backpack-tail-light/
LED bike / backpack tail light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SMALL.jpg danasf This is a simple, inexpensive, programmable tail light for your night-time bike rides. And it doubles as an Arduino you can carry around with you for impromptu programming sessions! Every time I go out riding with this I'm asked "Where did you get that? How do I make one?!?!" so this Instructable ...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:25:35 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/C789/HTUFCFW3/FL4C789HTUFCFW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/C789/HTUFCFW3/FL4C789HTUFCFW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/C789/HTUFCFW3/FL4C789HTUFCFW3.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Hear about the one that laid the golden egg? Well, this is a batch of organic(not hatched at least) glowing radioactive eggs. A fine sample of radioactive elements is presented here. Look, there's Polonium, favored by our friends at the KGB. For breakfast, let your kids pick their...wait Great for ...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-an-8x8-LED-matrix-to-a-Small-Breadboard/
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SMALL.jpg RedKingTinkerer These matrices are fun to play around with, but their size makes them difficult to use on most breadboards. Here's one way to mount it on a small breadboard in a (relatively) neat way. You'll need: 1 breadboard 1 8x8 LED matrix (this one is 1588BS) Standard yellow, blue, grey, and brown jumper wires...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:17:43 PDT
Led Light Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-Bar/
Led Light Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SMALL.jpg arduinoledman This instructable will teach you how to make a LED light bar to use at home for cool effects!! Let's get started!     DISCLAIMER- DO NOT MAKE THIS PROJECT IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVE EPILEPSY. Parts All of these parts could easily be found on amazon or even Maplins if you are willing to spend a ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:23:35 PDT
Controlling simple LED Bar Graph with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-simple-LED-Bar-Graph-with-Arduino/
Controlling simple LED Bar Graph with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SMALL.jpg bratan In this tutorial I'll show you how to control simple 10 LED Bar Graph array w/ Arduino or Arduino clone MCU and MAX7219 (also works with MAX7221) LED controller chip. Here's video of finished product in action About LED Bar Graph arrays LED Bar graphs is basically just several LEDs arrang...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 08:15:57 PST
Upgrading Smart RGB LEDs: WS2812B vs. WS2812 http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-Smart-RGB-LEDs-WS2812B-vs-WS2812/
Upgrading Smart RGB LEDs: WS2812B vs. WS2812 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/5953/HQHHWFJ8/FB25953HQHHWFJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/5953/HQHHWFJ8/FB25953HQHHWFJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/5953/HQHHWFJ8/FB25953HQHHWFJ8.SMALL.jpg acrobotic The sheer number of projects we've seen making use of Smart RGB LEDs—whether it be strips, modules, or custom PCBs—over the past 3 years is quite astonishing.  This outbreak of RGB LED usage has gone hand-in-hand with a significant drop in pricing and an increased ease of use of these electronic d...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:29:46 PST
Intro To Arduino Blinking Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-To-Arduino-Blinking-Light/
Intro To Arduino Blinking Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/K1FJ/HQEA3JU3/FE2K1FJHQEA3JU3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/K1FJ/HQEA3JU3/FE2K1FJHQEA3JU3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE2/K1FJ/HQEA3JU3/FE2K1FJHQEA3JU3.SMALL.jpg appleman123987 In this instructable I will show you how to make a blinking led circuit using an arduino uno. Parts And Tools These are the parts and tools needed to make this project. Prepare LEDs In this step you put the LEDs on the breadboard and connect the negitive leads of the LEDs to the negative rail ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:10:43 PST