Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - arduino - led http://www.instructables.com Mon, 5 Dec 2016 05:02:48 PST BLOX v1.01 MIDI2DMX http://www.instructables.com/id/MIDI2DMX/
MIDI2DMX - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GGSF/IVO4MMH4/FPGGGSFIVO4MMH4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GGSF/IVO4MMH4/FPGGGSFIVO4MMH4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/GGSF/IVO4MMH4/FPGGGSFIVO4MMH4.SMALL.jpg jmejia Control DJ lights and LEDs from any software or hardware that can transmit MIDIMost content in a more terse form is on GITHUB: https://github.com/jmej/MIDI2DMXThis project was developed to facilitate curriculum at Portland Community College for the Music and Sonic Arts department.This is an easy (a...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:40:50 PST
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Circuit-Board-Lamp/
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8Q1H/IVO49KAW/F5S8Q1HIVO49KAW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8Q1H/IVO49KAW/F5S8Q1HIVO49KAW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/8Q1H/IVO49KAW/F5S8Q1HIVO49KAW.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Seems like these types of edge-lit LED lamps have become increasingly popular, and I really wanted to make one. So, this is what I came up with! Here are the things we'll need for this build.Supply list:Acrylic glassPiece of woodRGB LED-stripArduino NanoPower supplyTools used:HacksawSoldering ironHo...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:48:10 PST
MATRIZ LED 10X10 http://www.instructables.com/id/MATRIZ-LED-10X10/
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:49:02 PST
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
LED Strip Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Strip-Controller/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 11:31:15 PST
Control Grove LED by Web(D-duino-B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Grove-LED-by-WebD-duino-B/
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 02:16:57 PST
Multicolor Egg Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Multicolor-Egg-Lamp/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 06:42:51 PST
LED Ping Pong Ball Jack-O-Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ping-Pong-Ball-Jack-O-Lantern/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:26:20 PDT
Multifunctional RGB LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/Multifunctional-RGB-LED-Light/
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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:33:00 PDT
Warping infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Warping-Infinity-Mirror/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:26:52 PDT
Custom RC Car LED Underlights http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-RC-Car-LED-Underlights/
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:55:58 PDT
Even if the last leaf falls.. http://www.instructables.com/id/Even-If-the-Last-Leaf-Falls/
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:54:35 PDT
LED Halloween Face http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Halloween-Face/
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:57:45 PDT
LED High-Five Sensor with Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-High-Five-Sensor/
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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 06:27:41 PDT
Follow http://www.instructables.com/id/Follow/
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 15:02:06 PDT
Led Matrix auto Brighteness Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-LED-Matrixthat-I-Use-As-a-Clock/
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:48:13 PDT
LED Lighting on Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lighting-on-Breadboard/
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:28:00 PDT
Blow OFF the LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Blow-OFF-the-LED/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 05:31:49 PDT
500 LED-Pixel RGB-Brick http://www.instructables.com/id/500-LED-Pixel-RGB-Brick/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:27:48 PDT
Neopixel Talk to the Burning Bush Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Talk-to-the-Burning-Bush-Lamp/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:45:23 PDT
MagicBall Rainbow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/MagicBall-Rainbow-Light/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:41:48 PDT
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Running-Water-Faucet-Lamp/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:35:36 PDT
DIY | RGB LED Shades Controlled By Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RGB-LED-Shades-Controlled-by-Arduino/
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 01:18:24 PDT
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Sound-Reactive-Lights-for-Drums-Guitar/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:15:58 PDT
RGB LED VUMeter Python Library http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-VUMeter-Python-Library/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:51:31 PDT
LED Persistance of vision Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Persistance-of-Vision-Globe/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:25:24 PDT
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
Sunrise Alarm LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Alarm-LED-Clock/
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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:55:36 PDT
3x4 LED tower http://www.instructables.com/id/3x8-LED-Tower/
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 06:31:52 PDT
The Complete NeoPixel Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Complete-NeoPixel-Guide/
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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:47:02 PDT
Make a Solar Noctilucent Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Noctilucent-Forest/
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By: Seeed Studio

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Tue, 7 Jun 2016 02:43:10 PDT
pov display http://www.instructables.com/id/Pov-Display-2/
pov display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/6OM7/IP092GGV/FFP6OM7IP092GGV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/6OM7/IP092GGV/FFP6OM7IP092GGV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/6OM7/IP092GGV/FFP6OM7IP092GGV.SMALL.jpg ankesh2002 making a pov display is difficult using transistors but an easy job using arduino microcontrolleru will need any arduino board7 ledsome pcb (for making a common ground)and also a soldering iron and some soldering skillsthis can be used to make really spectacular displays as u may find on youtube ...
By: ankesh2002

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Sun, 5 Jun 2016 12:54:46 PDT
EEG Neuro-Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/EEG-Neuro-Mood-Light/
EEG Neuro-Mood Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/VNED/IOPZDOPM/FDAVNEDIOPZDOPM.SQUARE.jpg https://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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By: RGBFreak

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BBFN/IO4LXQCH/FK7BBFNIO4LXQCH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/BBFN/IO4LXQCH/FK7BBFNIO4LXQCH.SQUARE.jpg https://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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By: zkus

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/M84R/INQBKFY2/FB0M84RINQBKFY2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/M84R/INQBKFY2/FB0M84RINQBKFY2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/M84R/INQBKFY2/FB0M84RINQBKFY2.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 ...
By: hkerr

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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/
LED Transit Clock - Never Miss the Bus Again! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/EFRD/IN4QEA1D/FWNEFRDIN4QEA1D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/EFRD/IN4QEA1D/FWNEFRDIN4QEA1D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/EFRD/IN4QEA1D/FWNEFRDIN4QEA1D.SMALL.jpg Hover Labs We're going to build a scrolling LED display for bus schedules. You may have seen one of these at your subway station or bus stop. You can build one for the home to help you know exactly how much time you have left -- especially if you tend to hit the snooze alarm in the morning a lot! And sometimes...
By: Hover Labs

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/6KCA/IN0TMFSS/FXT6KCAIN0TMFSS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/6KCA/IN0TMFSS/FXT6KCAIN0TMFSS.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: 陳亮

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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/
Reactive Neopixel Door Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AQNX/IMUVWRPT/FSUAQNXIMUVWRPT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AQNX/IMUVWRPT/FSUAQNXIMUVWRPT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/AQNX/IMUVWRPT/FSUAQNXIMUVWRPT.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Guess what? Now you door can have lights on it too!But wait, there's more! These lights are reactive because they sense when you close the door and automatically turn off, saving you both power and from sleep deprivation by the glowing awesomeness that these neopixel's emit!The lights have custom ef...
By: PerfectPixel

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: bumhee34

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F20/KWD4/IMDODZYX/F20KWD4IMDODZYX.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Sound Activated LED Spectrum Analyzer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/C33Z/IMCB6WIE/FEBC33ZIMCB6WIE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/C33Z/IMCB6WIE/FEBC33ZIMCB6WIE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEB/C33Z/IMCB6WIE/FEBC33ZIMCB6WIE.SMALL.jpg sarahwhatsup This guide will show you how to build an LED spectrum analyzer. I built this as an addition to my arcade cabinet, though you can repurpose this guide and use the light bar anywhere you want a sound-activated light display.The light bar is using an Arduino with a Vu shield to control the LEDs. The LD...
By: sarahwhatsup

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XBGW/ILS8V391/FOQXBGWILS8V391.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/XBGW/ILS8V391/FOQXBGWILS8V391.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: Ploegskaar

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UWSA/IL5J89J8/FN9UWSAIL5J89J8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/UWSA/IL5J89J8/FN9UWSAIL5J89J8.SQUARE.jpg https://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...
By: Gautam1807

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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/
No Soldering LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/SPK0/IKZSD095/FM0SPK0IKZSD095.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/SPK0/IKZSD095/FM0SPK0IKZSD095.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM0/SPK0/IKZSD095/FM0SPK0IKZSD095.SMALL.jpg CarlS After building an 8x8x8 LED cube and spending days soldering, I wondered if I could just use digital LED strands to make one and skip all the soldering. It worked, and this project shows one way to make a 5x5x5 Digital RGB LED Cube with no soldering!It uses strands of WS2811 digital RGB LEDs, and t...
By: CarlS

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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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By: HariFun

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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Fiber Optic Light Sculpture using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/6PGN/IKSN1I1Y/FOR6PGNIKSN1I1Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/6PGN/IKSN1I1Y/FOR6PGNIKSN1I1Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/6PGN/IKSN1I1Y/FOR6PGNIKSN1I1Y.SMALL.jpg 16nhillsgrove In this instructable, you will make a fiber optic light sculpture and light it with RGB LEDs. These LEDs are controlled by an Arduino Uno. This project requires Arduino knowledge and some circuit knowledge. 3D printing knowledge may also be needed if you plan on 3D printing the cable frame like I di...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:38:43 PST
Voice Controlled Mushroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Mushroom/
Voice Controlled Mushroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/YX2F/IKPS9ROO/FYDYX2FIKPS9ROO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/YX2F/IKPS9ROO/FYDYX2FIKPS9ROO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYD/YX2F/IKPS9ROO/FYDYX2FIKPS9ROO.SMALL.jpg GyroHeat This project is a mix of 3D printing and Arduino. I hereby call this the Andromeda Kinoko Thingiverse Start by going to thingiverse, here is my file, http://www.thingiverse.com/make:196257Credit goes to Toshio Fuji for the kinoko design!!Decide what colors you want your kinoko's, I chose to use m...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 06:02:54 PST