Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - cheap - simple http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:22:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
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By: mkarvonen

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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
2 Minute Mini Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-Mini-Flashlight/
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By: A14

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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:00:37 PDT
Led Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Star/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:43:20 PDT
The simple Joule Thief. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simple-Joule-Thief/
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By: xBacon

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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 10:38:44 PDT
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny854525-LED-dice-Super-simple-and-CHEAP/
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By: xBacon

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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 09:05:15 PDT
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-ATtiny8545-POV-display-works-really-well/
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey guys! This is an Instructable for making your own ATtiny85/45 5 LED POV (Persistence Of Vision) display! This is my second Instructable, also for the Elemental LED contest, so drop a comment and vote it up! The total parts cost for this POV display is under $10! (If you get the parts from a wh...
By: xBacon

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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:59:35 PDT
Easy to build infinity mirror. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-build-infinity-mirror/
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 22:00:00 PST
Simple and cheap DIY ambilight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-and-cheap-DIY-ambilight/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:54:21 PDT
Simple LED Circuit on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Light-Circuits-on-the-Cheap/
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By: JimMcKeeth

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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 00:09:20 PDT
LED Flashlight in 30 seconds! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashlight-in-30-seconds/
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Mon, 30 Aug 2010 23:56:08 PDT
AquaLight - Water Bottle Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/AquaLight-Water-Bottle-Flashlight/
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 06:03:11 PDT
Fake Quick Glowstick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Quick-Glowstick/
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Mon, 2 Nov 2009 14:19:41 PST
UV LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Torch/
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By: XxShadowxX14

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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 02:31:07 PDT
LED lavalamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lavalamp/
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By: Castle Seige

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