Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - battery - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:24:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Foam Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Foam-Bracelet/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Cree Flashlight Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cree-Flashlight-Upgrade/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 19:56:43 PDT
LED skateboard version 3! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-skateboard-version-3/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:36:00 PST
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Color-Changing-Light/
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a simple color changing light that is great for kids and adults. Looks beautiful in a dimly lit room, great for the holidays, and makes a pretty cool night light. Materials Glue Gun - We are using a low temperature glue gun. It hurts when the glue touches your skin but it does not burn y...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 08:41:26 PST
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultra-bright-Waterproof-Torch-DIY-Rechargeble/
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/VUUS/HP7AO7AC/FNOVUUSHP7AO7AC.SMALL.jpg PrathameshJ This is an Ultra bright torch Which is maximum recycled. This can be used for camping,Halloween,pool lights,night light, camera flash light,blackouts etc. Gathering Materials 1] DC Socket (Recycled Parts) 2] BL-5C (Recycled Parts) 3] Switch (Recycled Parts) 4] 3W ultabright led (Recycled Parts...
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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:08:20 PST
Film Canister Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-Battery/
Film Canister Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Making a battery from film canisters, used wire, vinegar, and nails. Check us out at catsscience.com and on Facebook Please vote for us. Materials Film canisters Vinegar Safety goggles Nails (zinc coated) Wire Cutters Alligator clips with wire Scrap copper wire Red LED No film canisters? You ...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 11:11:45 PDT
Make a Photon Flower That Lights Up When You Water It with Lemon Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Photon-Flower-That-Lights-Up-When-You-Water/
Make a Photon Flower That Lights Up When You Water It with Lemon Juice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/SZPX/HEI4FD4F/FU1SZPXHEI4FD4F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/SZPX/HEI4FD4F/FU1SZPXHEI4FD4F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU1/SZPX/HEI4FD4F/FU1SZPXHEI4FD4F.SMALL.jpg lclarkberg Have you ever made a battery out of a lemon? If you poke a copper wire into a lemon and poke a zinc-coated nail in next to it, you can measure with a voltmeter that the lemon produces between 0.5 and 1 volt. The copper is the "cathode", or positive end of the battery, the zinc is the "anode", or neg...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 08:18:26 PDT
High Powered LED Solar Lighting System http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Powered-LED-Solar-Lighting-System/
High Powered LED Solar Lighting System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1SZ2/H6MF3970/F9M1SZ2H6MF3970.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1SZ2/H6MF3970/F9M1SZ2H6MF3970.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/1SZ2/H6MF3970/F9M1SZ2H6MF3970.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman While I love making proof of concept solar projects, or solar projects that I might use if the world comes to an end, I prefer to make solar projects that are useful in my day to day life. (I love my solar FM radio, but I've never had the need to use it in an emergency situation) This past summer ...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 22:28:30 PDT
Solar Lamp Hack to run off wall power! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Lamp-Hack-to-run-off-wall-power/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 17:30:31 PST
Making A Simple Joule Thief (made easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Simple-Joule-Thief-made-easy/
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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 06:27:52 PST
Joule Thief LED Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-LED-Night-Light/
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 11:20:03 PDT
Make a $200 "tactical" flashlight for about $15 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-%24200-%22tactical%22-flashlight-for-about-%2415/
Make a $200 "tactical" flashlight for about $15 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/UQDB/F1L8VZ5Y/F40UQDBF1L8VZ5Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/UQDB/F1L8VZ5Y/F40UQDBF1L8VZ5Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/UQDB/F1L8VZ5Y/F40UQDBF1L8VZ5Y.SMALL.jpg dchall8 Are y'all aware that flashlights can cost $200, $300, or more? I always thought Maglite was the top of the line, but nooOOOOoooo! Briefly check out these tactical flashlights to see what I'm talking about. AND DON'T FORGET TO HIT THE BACK BUTTON TO COME BACK HERE. I got interested in high powere...
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Sun, 13 May 2007 12:57:35 PDT
Color-changing shadowbox light http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-shadowbox-light/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2008 22:21:43 PDT
Rechargeable LED Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Safety-Glasses/
Rechargeable LED Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/60P7/FOVWMVKO/FBD60P7FOVWMVKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/60P7/FOVWMVKO/FBD60P7FOVWMVKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBD/60P7/FOVWMVKO/FBD60P7FOVWMVKO.SMALL.jpg garagemonkeysan Here's how to mash-up a digital camera rechargeable battery with LED safety glasses.Background:Awhile back, I bought a pair of those clip on LED lights that attach to the arms of glasses. At first, they worked great. But after a few hours of use, the button batteries slowly died to a point that they...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2008 21:55:28 PST
Olive Man and his Pimento of Justice!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Olive-Man-and-his-Pimento-of-Justice/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/SF2D/FN82OFMT/FSBSF2DFN82OFMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/SF2D/FN82OFMT/FSBSF2DFN82OFMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/SF2D/FN82OFMT/FSBSF2DFN82OFMT.SMALL.jpg RadBear I made this figure about a year ago. It is a superhero I call Olive Man. He has a Pimento of Justice which shines forth to destroy evil-doers. (OK it is really a 3 volt red LED hooked to a battery case and switch I got from a dollar store. The wiring was inspired by several LED flashlights I had see...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 18:32:34 PST
Film Canister LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Film-Canister-LED-Flashlight/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 12:52:49 PDT
How to create a lightfish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-create-a-lightfish/
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Tue, 18 Sep 2007 04:16:07 PDT