Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - battery - led - featured Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:02:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ne555 led flasher
Ne555 led flasher - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chris Project It's been a while since I posted my last instructables. So I post a new instructables today. Watch the video The video is in my YouTube channel Christopher Tjia. Link: The schematic The components the components for this project are:1. 1x 1k resistor2. 1x 470k resistor 3. 1x 220 resisto...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 22:58:24 PST
Little dream boat
Little dream boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ginko Balboa Simple present I made for my little friend Bogdan, who loves boats, for his 6th birthday. Works on batteries and can be used as a night light. Acrylic glass handling I had some spare pieces of acrylic glass. I put them to fine use in this project. You can easily cut acrylic with a handsaw, as I d...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:06:55 PST
Super Bright 9v LED Flashlight
Super Bright 9v LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> MadScienceHacks In this instructable you'll learn how to convert a regular 9 volt battery into a super tiny, super bright, LED flashlight. Here's what you'll need 2 x 1 watt LED's ( I got mine from an old LED spot light) 1 x USED 9 v battery ( The LED's will burn if the voltage exceeds 8v)Electrical tapeCopper wir...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 09:02:30 PST
Flickering LED Candle Mod
Flickering LED Candle Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> Imran687 This is a quick and easy mod that converts one flickering led into a driver for multiple led's. It only requires a few basic electronic components and can turn any led flash light or work light into a flickering light. This effect is also known to look like a flickering candle. Parts Required Any...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 22:03:26 PDT
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Sam D You know how you open the fridge and the lights are just on? That's cool and I want that in a lot of other useful places - Like my tool chest. So now I have it and I'm going to show you how to do it too!This project covers adding LED lights to each drawer of a tool chest—so that it will automaticall...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:30:10 PDT
JAR LED LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> ROBO HUB make your own jar led light which is portableThe making is really simple and cost involvement is very less Materials for making 4 leds batteryplastic jar Building circuit connections the switch is connected to leds and batterythe circuit is very basic by looking the image the circuit is unders...

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Wed, 7 Sep 2016 05:19:02 PDT
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting
Warm/Cold Adjustable Continuous Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mixed Output RambleAfter way, way, waaay too many crappy pictures in the dark, dimly lit room, with a flash or basically in any scenario which didn't involve bright sunlight, I decided that I needed a photo/film-light aka continuous light.About the projectThis is a continuous light panel that is adjustable betwe...
By: Mixed Output

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Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:39 PDT
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste
DIY Mobile Modular LED Worklight + Battery Pack From E-Waste - More DIY How To Projects]]> hafizan89 This is my first instructable, I've been an avid reader of instructables since my school days. Decided to make one for the heck of it. Be nice to me.Having multiple lights for multiple uses has it's pro's and con's. But for me, having something that can be used on nearly all of my tasks greatly help...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:52:24 PDT
DIY Bottle Cap Flashlight
DIY Bottle Cap Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShiftyTips Yes this is a flashlight built in a bottle cap :)I thought that would be funny to turn a regular cap into a flashlight nothing more only that can I do it?And yes I made it that was a long journey with a lot of attempts!But If you stay with me you can make your own ;)So let's start... Watch the vid...
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:35:12 PST
Bubba Gump Battery Swap
Bubba Gump Battery Swap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pjtheman I happen to like going to Bubba Gump, and while their food is pretty alright, I mainly go there for the cocktails! One of the treats of going there is that, for a lot of the cocktails, you get to keep the glass. I'd love to get one each of all the big, glass ones, but I also like the plastic light-u...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:03:42 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief
Simple Miniature Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> Petrstep Hello, this is my first instructable and I'm going to show you how you can make a very small joule thief circuit that you can fit anywhere and can be used to power LEDs or any other device with nearly dead batteries. This simple circuit works from voltages as low as 0,5V. Parts list Tools:solderi...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> comsa42 My highschool has a program where students can tutor other students. I got involved as a tutee, then a peer tutor. Everyone I've taught has found the program really helpful, so I decided to promote the program even further by building an LED poster!To control the flashing of the LEDs, this poster ha...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
the glowing egg
the glowing egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thorsten Singer Thank You !!!so suprising for me, just get to the final with my glowig egg. Thanks to everyone here at instructables I can't belive just go so far with one of my projects. Hope I can show you more nice, funny, cracy, .... stuff soon.Just have to say Thank You to everyone who has voted for me...........
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaeBerry This project is not only really, really fun to build, but also fun to use. If you love books or know someone who does, this is an awesome project to make. It is extremely light and literally paper-thin. It is also really easy to personalize and the battery pack design can be used for any small proje...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
Matchbox Monsters
Matchbox Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> xGrape Imagine that inside every matchbox lives a tiny monster, each with its own distinct personality. Imagine an entire world built around these tiny monsters. That was the original premise of Matchbox Monsters, an instructible over 2 months in the making, making it the longest project of mine so far. Mo...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 13:41:36 PST
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder
How to skate by night - The Beamboarder - More DIY How To Projects]]> LyonCy Runtime:Up to two hours Power:~4W @ 600 LumenPrice:25€ with chargerCreate a magnetic 4 watt high power LED head lamp for applications like longboards out of an old hard disk drive for less than 25 $. The case of the HDD can be recycled to a nice room light.Skating at night can be really dangerous. O...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:49:23 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029)
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design.Calling all Space Cadets: As a way of motivating folks to make the project, I am currently giving away a 3 month Instructables Pro Membership to the first person that makes it (on a PCB) and posts their photographs by clic...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light
Lego Octopus LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid In this Instructable we will learn how to take an ordinary Lego octopus and make it awesome with glowing LED lights. This is a relatively easy project but a few tools are involved. We will be soldering and using a Dremel to carve the piece out and to create eye holes. I estimate that this project co...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
LED Foam Bracelet
LED Foam Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Warriorlibrarian Make a fun light up bracelet with foam, an LED and a 3v coin battery. It's easy, fun and flashy! Materials Needed: Fun foam Fun foam flowers or other shapes Self-adhesive copper tape LED Lamp3v coin battery Self-adhesive velcro tabs Glue dot squares To Start Cut a foam strip to fit wrist. Th...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:51:10 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> vishalapr Last week, I received the glue gun I ordered almost a month ago which I replaced with my older mini glue gun. The mini glue gun used thin glue sticks(7mm) whereas the new one I got used only normal sized glue sticks(10mm). So I had a whole bunch of these thin glue sticks left over, thought for a bit...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Cree Flashlight Color Change
Cree Flashlight Color Change - More DIY How To Projects]]> MooMeat42 I found this awesome $6 flashlight (charger and battery included) on eBay which uses a 18650 Li-ion battery and a tiny Cree white LED. Search "18650 Cree Q5 LED flashlight". It has a glow in the dark button cap and o-ring on the lens, and 5 modes including 3 power levels, strobe, and SOS(I think tha...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 19:56:43 PDT
LED skateboard version 3!
LED skateboard version 3! - More DIY How To Projects]]> out-of-the-box Thank you for viewing my instructable! As the title says this is my 3rd led skateboard! But this is actually the first one I am making a 'how to' for. My first led board was alright, It did have a few flaws and aside from just turning it on there wasn't much appeal to it. Yes it did look very nice r...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:36:00 PST
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle"
Easy LED Color Changing "Candle" - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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)
Ultra-bright Emergency Waterproof Torch DIY (Rechargeble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Film Canister Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cats Science Club Making a battery from film canisters, used wire, vinegar, and nails. Check us out at 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
Make a Photon Flower That Lights Up When You Water It with Lemon Juice - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
High Powered LED Solar Lighting System - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrownDogGadgets 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!
Solar Lamp Hack to run off wall power! - More DIY How To Projects]]> alpe_97 This Ikea Solar Lamp, that I bought at Ikea, has a solar pack that charges batteries to power the 16 LEDs inside. This is very bright, but what if the batteries died and there is no sun because it is cloudy outside or for some other reason? Well now you can plug it in and it will run off the main su...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2012 17:30:31 PST
Making A Simple Joule Thief (made easy)
Making A Simple Joule Thief (made easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Today I am showing you how to make a very simple joule thief. A joule thief has many applications, the best gadget that I made with was a "Water Powered Lamp", soon I'm going to post on a guide about it but first I need to post this guide. I used an iPhone 4S as my camera :)))  What Is A Joule Thi...

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Sat, 24 Dec 2011 06:27:52 PST
Joule Thief LED Night Light
Joule Thief LED Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ledartist I have many used batteries around. Remote controls, cameras, many electronic gadgets all use batteries, mostly AA size. I always felt guilty for throwing away the used batteries. I know there are rechargeable batteries, but many electronics don't work well with rechargeables. I also know that ...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2011 11:20:03 PDT
Color-changing shadowbox light
Color-changing shadowbox light - More DIY How To Projects]]> YoChuck After the holidays, we ended up with an overage of unused shadowbox frames from Ikea. So, I decided to make a birthday present for my brother out of one of them. The idea was to make a battery-powered, illuminating feature with his band's logo and name on it. This way, he could hang it up anywher...
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Thu, 3 Apr 2008 22:21:43 PDT
Rechargeable LED Safety Glasses
Rechargeable LED Safety Glasses - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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!!!
Olive Man and his Pimento of Justice!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Film Canister LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> comodore In this Instructable I will show you how to make a flashlight out of an old, 35mm, film canister and some ultra-bright LEDs! You don't need to spend 10$ on a flashlight that isn't even that bright. For 4$ or less, depending what you have lying around the home, you can make a really bright LED flash ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 12:52:49 PDT
How to create a lightfish
How to create a lightfish - More DIY How To Projects]]> karlklar Learn, how to create lightfishes, also called LED-Swimmies: Highly lucid fishes.The artist Karl Klar did an installation in the public space, which was placed in the construction site of the new Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria. To vivify the flooded reservoir, 500 lucid fishes got placed int...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2007 04:16:07 PDT