Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - fun http://www.instructables.com Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:37:17 PST BLOX v1.01 Electronic Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Dice-2/
Electronic Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/TTYO/I2GJ2V3X/FDFTTYOI2GJ2V3X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/TTYO/I2GJ2V3X/FDFTTYOI2GJ2V3X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/TTYO/I2GJ2V3X/FDFTTYOI2GJ2V3X.SMALL.jpg WillemS1 Hello everybody,We are two students engineering from Belgium, and today, will show you how to make an electronic dice. This comes in very handy when you're playing a board game like monopoly. You will never have to worry again about letting your dices fall on the ground! Just press the button and go...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:09:43 PST
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
RGB Ghost - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/MFO6/I1KJK1LV/FZPMFO6I1KJK1LV.SMALL.jpg lmowry UPDATE: video example was uploaded:)http://youtu.be/xOAMFGLDaVkThis is a simple tutorial on my findings on making a foam ghost and a free issues I ran into... I made four of these and am using them outside for some shows. But due to it being made of styrofoam the wind rubbing it up against the trees...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
Newton Cradle Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/X4R5/I1C462CO/FBTX4R5I1C462CO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/X4R5/I1C462CO/FBTX4R5I1C462CO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBT/X4R5/I1C462CO/FBTX4R5I1C462CO.SMALL.gif sabotai I recently made this 'lamp' using 5 simple circuits and red LEDs.See it in action here.Materials Necessary:1. Newton's Cradle of this style2. 5 CR2032 3V Batteries*3. Copper Tape4. Conductive Thread5. 5 Diffused LEDs of your choice* You could also change up the circuit to use less batteries Wrappi...
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:15:37 PDT
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Night-Boston-at-the-Flagship-Computer-Clubho/
Build Night Boston at the Flagship Computer Clubhouse, Boston Museum of Science - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/DMKH/HZXYJU99/FDVDMKHHZXYJU99.SMALL.jpg jackiez "Having received the LED's from Instructables for our very own build night, we were amazed at how many there were in the box and at once began to come up with ideas that would put them to good use. Our space decided on a decorative sign that would embody who we are as a space and a program. Our main...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:38:31 PDT
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Kit-Beginner-Solar-Powered-LED/
Rocket Kit - Beginner Solar Powered + LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/MWMW/HZ13FBK9/F1WMWMWHZ13FBK9.SMALL.jpg lumenjewelry This instructable is for a solar powered Rocket Kit. It measures about 2" by 1", including the USB tab. It has one hole through the top of the board, making hanging easy. We show it as a necklace, but you could make yours into earrings, a keychain, bond on a pin, or hang it in a window. The pos...
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:20:13 PDT
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Rainbow-LED-Driver-An-Alternative-NOT-done-wit/
555 RGB Rainbow LED Driver (NOT using a 4029) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SMALL.gif A_Teacher | A_Teacher |Ok, so as far as I can tell, this is a unique brand NEW design. The project is in a few contests on instructables at the moment, if you like what I have made, please Vote for it.Calling all Space Cadets: As a way of motivating folks to make the project, I am currently giving away a ...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 04:48:27 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
DIY Altoids Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Altoids-Flashlight/
DIY Altoids Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/E1QN/HX1IBV8U/FWQE1QNHX1IBV8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/E1QN/HX1IBV8U/FWQE1QNHX1IBV8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/E1QN/HX1IBV8U/FWQE1QNHX1IBV8U.SMALL.jpg Constructed For this project, I made a Tiny Powerful flashlight inside of a altoids mini tin. I decided to make this project, because Where I live, it gets pretty dark at night. With almost no light it can be very easy to injure yourself or others. This caused me to make a super bright, portable, tiny pocket fl...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:17:31 PDT
RGB Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Lantern/
RGB Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ZZ82/HR0AXDYZ/FDJZZ82HR0AXDYZ.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj A quick, easy, and fun color changing with multiple modes RGB lantern. Gather Materials -9v battery clip-Resistor for your RGB led-RGB led (mine had 3 prongs)-Momentary switch-Housing (I used a mason jar and it looks nice) Wiring Diagram And Schematic null Begin Assembly -Make a hole for y...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 05:54:36 PST
Glowing Snowball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Snowball/
Glowing Snowball - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/47EF/HQ8QP87Z/FP447EFHQ8QP87Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/47EF/HQ8QP87Z/FP447EFHQ8QP87Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/47EF/HQ8QP87Z/FP447EFHQ8QP87Z.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Want that special someone to really see that snowball coming as it is about to hit them? Looking for that right lighting for your snow fort? Want the neighbors to think you have a fire in your igloo? Here it is, the Glowing Snowball. Easy to make and fun to play with. This instructable is a combina...
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Thu, 9 Jan 2014 20:42:45 PST
Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-buy-a-festive-card-for-a-friend-or-your-family/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? This DIY kit comes with Bare Conductive paint - a multipurpose electrically conductive material, 6 LED's, 3 button cell betteries, a se...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:48:42 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
DIY solar rechargeable automatic night light (outside use) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-rechareable-automatic-night-light-outsi/
DIY solar rechargeable automatic night light (outside use) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box In this I will show you how to make a solar rechargeable automatic led night light. I made mine for outside use but hey you could do whatever with yours! :)   How did this idea come about? first I have been meaning to get some sort of light fixture in our back yard, I was going to install an out...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:52:31 PDT
Paper Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Circuit-1/
Paper Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/OIMR/HJKC2B2Y/FAGOIMRHJKC2B2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/OIMR/HJKC2B2Y/FAGOIMRHJKC2B2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/OIMR/HJKC2B2Y/FAGOIMRHJKC2B2Y.SMALL.jpg RobotRocketman  I will teach you how to make a simple paper circuit. Supplies Supplies: Paper Graphite pencil 9volt battery gator clips L.E.D. the circuit now use the graphite pencil and create a maze kike the one shown(make sure the lines are consisted of multipal layers.) the light At the end of the c...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:06:16 PDT
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
Lightsaber knitting needles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-saber-knitting-needles/
Lightsaber knitting needles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SMALL.jpg Random_Canadian An Epic Battle With Every Stitch... I will not embarrass you with my poor knitting but maybe someone out there can "give me a hand! Right?" I will however show a cast on at night in a darkened room with the lights off! I made a second set at 8 inches length for the pocket size contest! And a thi...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 21:37:17 PDT
Make Your Own Light Painting Orb Creator http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Light-Painting-Orb-Creator/
Make Your Own Light Painting Orb Creator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SMALL.jpg mazzmn Long exposure night photography can be a fun pass-time especially on a cool summer evening. "Light painting" can make things even more fun. If you've looked into light painting you've no doubt seen Orb's, spherical mystery lights....Orb photos are created by spinning bright LED lights.  This Instru...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 13:23:05 PDT
How to make led lamp to save dollars http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-led-lamp-to-save-dollars/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SMALL.jpg macobt Replace old incandescent bulb with leds,homemade led lamp made of 8 pieces 1 watt leds connected in serial array,one array have 5 leds,other have 3 leds.Total 8 watts of led light replace about 60 watts  incandescent light. Subscribe to my youtube channel:http://www.youtube.com/user/macobt Visit b...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 08:29:57 PDT
Arduino LED 4x4x4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-LED-4x4x4/
Arduino LED 4x4x4 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SMALL.jpg ullalanden This is some step how i made a arduino 4x4x4 whit 64 leds  First Ill check all the led and looking for some defect leds.  after i have tested all the leds i make a diagram for how i gonna connect these leds and so I make a level where I made the right distance between the LED distance is 1,5cm...
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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 03:04:49 PDT
Iron Man - Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-4/
Iron Man - Arc Reactor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SMALL.jpg zapdos Hi,this is my first and the only instructable so far. Sorry for my bad comunication skills nad English :) So always follow the pictures. You may ask all of your queries in your mind in any way. Here are the materials I used for a simple Arc Reactor. - A CD container - 10 meters copper wire - Alumin...
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 16:41:13 PST
NyanCube! http://www.instructables.com/id/NyanCube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SMALL.jpg canon1200 After ordering 10 tilt switches and got tired of playing around with it, I got an idea of combining this with a RGB LED and voilà! NYANCUBEEE! By the way, this is just a prototype. Newer version coming soon! If you like it, I will post an Instructable. Enjoy!
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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 07:21:59 PDT
Traffic Lights kit + XXL Green LED Blinker Kit in one box with one battery! http://www.instructables.com/id/Traffic-Lights-kit-XXL-Green-LED-Blinker-Kit-in-/
Traffic Lights kit + XXL Green LED Blinker Kit in one box with one battery! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SMALL.jpg powerman666 I built alot of these types of kits and mostly they don't come with boxes to protect the circuits. Alot of times they also don't come with parts that accommodate them for being in nice boxes either. So you'll have to buy some extra parts. For this project I bought the Traffic Lights Kit and the XX...
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Thu, 6 Sep 2012 20:55:14 PDT
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Mini-RGB-Mood-Light/
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SMALL.jpg xBacon I have seen RGB mood lights using Arduino, PIC, and larger AVR chips, but never one with the ATtiny85. That's why I decided to make one. This mood light is super simple to make and all the parts can be purchased online for about $5.00 total (not including the Arduino used to program the chip). Thi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny854525-LED-dice-Super-simple-and-CHEAP/
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SMALL.jpg xBacon If you have looked at my 5 LED ATtiny85 POV display, we programmed the ATtiny with the Arduino. (If you haven't seen it, click here) We will be doing the same thing for this LED Dice project. The total parts cost for this project is about $5-$10. (Not including the Arduino board and the tools.) It...
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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...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:59:35 PDT
Quick button Super Bright LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-button-Super-Bright-LED/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SMALL.jpg ddemayo I made this instructable kinda quickly to answer a question in the forums. It is for a push button LED that can be used for pranks I used a 9v battery 1 alligator clip that can be replace with a permanent wire when put into the wrist watch for hoax use. 1 led with chip from a cell phone flash. You ...
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 22:25:26 PDT
RGB Skull Glowie (Gather the materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Skull-Glowie-Gather-the-materials/
RGB Skull Glowie (Gather the materials) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SMALL.jpg powerman666 Things you'll need: Tape Battery Cell RGB color changing LED Plastic Skull Razor Blade Maybe a Soldering Iron Possibly some fishing string Put it together Cut a round hole in the back of the plastic skull. the setup Tape the LED to the Cell battery with the correct poles touching. You're don...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 19:36:28 PDT
Reverse Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Reverse-Joule-Thief-no-cost-by-salvaging-old-PC-pa/
Reverse Joule Thief - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SMALL.jpg benji.abrams Reverse Joule Thief - no cost by salvaging old PC parts 2012 This is the reverse joule thief I found on YouTube. Supposedly it works better. I wrote this tutorial because I wanted to find a freeway to build the circuit Materials One old PC power supply, any will do fine. Disassemble Okay. ...
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Fri, 24 Feb 2012 21:58:33 PST
The Spy Light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spy-Light/
The Spy Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IJNQ/GVZPGZ0T/FCOIJNQGVZPGZ0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IJNQ/GVZPGZ0T/FCOIJNQGVZPGZ0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IJNQ/GVZPGZ0T/FCOIJNQGVZPGZ0T.SMALL.jpg Xuthal Here is an instructable for some espionage. Muhahaha. The spy light is an infrared LED light contained in a bottle. Invisible to the neked eye Infrared light can be viewed on most modern cell phones, you just need to know how to hack it. I made my first one of these out of boredom, and a spare Infra...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2011 15:58:57 PST
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
Night Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Kite/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/6LI6/GUKAQRQS/F2O6LI6GUKAQRQS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/6LI6/GUKAQRQS/F2O6LI6GUKAQRQS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/6LI6/GUKAQRQS/F2O6LI6GUKAQRQS.SMALL.jpg jay019 Not an original idea, but still so much fun. Just attach LED lights to a kite any way you can then find a windy spot and keep kids (and yourself) entertained making bright colourful patterns in the sky. For my kite I just attached keyrings to the eyelets that the strings attach to. In future I ho...
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Thu, 3 Nov 2011 17:45:19 PDT
Thinking Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Thinking-Cap/
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 15:25:05 PDT
Make LED Rollies http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-LED-Rollies/
Make LED Rollies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/S018/GK0YUTWI/FLKS018GK0YUTWI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/S018/GK0YUTWI/FLKS018GK0YUTWI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLK/S018/GK0YUTWI/FLKS018GK0YUTWI.SMALL.jpg lightemmitingdiode This Instructable will be showing you how to make these simple magnetic 'LED Rollies' these roll around your desk or table while you wiggle a Neodymium magnet under the surface. Try using these in the dark and impress your friends and family. This project does not require any soldering or gluing as ...
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 20:56:15 PST
LED Fan/Party Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-FanParty-Light/
LED Fan/Party Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/DXCT/GERPD5WJ/F54DXCTGERPD5WJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/DXCT/GERPD5WJ/F54DXCTGERPD5WJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F54/DXCT/GERPD5WJ/F54DXCTGERPD5WJ.SMALL.jpg seligtobiason Are you bored with dinner parties? Are you looking for a simple way to make your next get together a little snazzier?  Then this simple circuit is the project for you. This instructable will teach you to create a mercury switch that will morph your ceiling fan from a dull wind machine into an LED...
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Sat, 9 Oct 2010 10:14:16 PDT
Drive an LED with a Motor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Drive-an-LED-with-a-Motor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1WIF/G962DLVR/FDR1WIFG962DLVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1WIF/G962DLVR/FDR1WIFG962DLVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1WIF/G962DLVR/FDR1WIFG962DLVR.SMALL.jpg fruitkid101
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Tue, 18 May 2010 22:22:47 PDT
Desktop SpokePOV http://www.instructables.com/id/Desktop-SpokePOV/
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Sat, 28 Nov 2009 02:43:02 PST
Fake Quick Glowstick! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Quick-Glowstick/
Fake Quick Glowstick! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/ZFYV/G1BB7ZX3/FOXZFYVG1BB7ZX3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/ZFYV/G1BB7ZX3/FOXZFYVG1BB7ZX3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/ZFYV/G1BB7ZX3/FOXZFYVG1BB7ZX3.SMALL.jpg imshanedulong This instructable will show you how to make an electronic glow stick. If you are smart, you will probably figure out how to do it by the first step. keep in mind you can make it more elaborate if you want (switches, battery cases, solder, more LED's, etc.) This instructable is now featured in Popu...
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Mon, 2 Nov 2009 14:19:41 PST
UV LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Torch/
UV LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/AZLL/FYIZ4YMH/FLTAZLLFYIZ4YMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/AZLL/FYIZ4YMH/FLTAZLLFYIZ4YMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/AZLL/FYIZ4YMH/FLTAZLLFYIZ4YMH.SMALL.jpg XxShadowxX14 In this tutorial, I will show you how to construct a simple, cheap, and powerful Ultra-Violet Torch for all your UV illumination needs. This project is beginner friendly and requires only basic soldering skills.Lets get started! What You Will Need Components you will need for this project include...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 02:31:07 PDT
How To: LED Incense Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-LED-Incense-Burner/
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Sun, 9 Aug 2009 23:40:21 PDT
how to make a cool mood light http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-cool-mood-light/
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Sat, 1 Aug 2009 11:45:17 PDT
Interactive toy for kids. (lights and sound) http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-toy-for-kids-lights-and-sound/
Interactive toy for kids. (lights and sound) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/VXXB/FV40AZPT/FESVXXBFV40AZPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/VXXB/FV40AZPT/FESVXXBFV40AZPT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/VXXB/FV40AZPT/FESVXXBFV40AZPT.SMALL.jpg oldanvilyoungsmith This is a circit that I use on little kids (1-3), it uses LEDs, and a buzzer. When the kid presses a button something will happen. Watch the vid to see more. (turn up the sound to hear the buzzer, it's quite in the vid) parts Supplies. LEDs of different colors (I used red, blue, green, and white...
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Mon, 25 May 2009 11:30:57 PDT
LED Wine Bottle Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-Bottle-Table-Lamp/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 22:17:39 PDT
Recycle Reminder Lamp from upcycled Water Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/LED_lamp_from_recycled_Water_Bottle/
Recycle Reminder Lamp from upcycled Water Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QANL/FQCTKZTQ/F8KQANLFQCTKZTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QANL/FQCTKZTQ/F8KQANLFQCTKZTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/QANL/FQCTKZTQ/F8KQANLFQCTKZTQ.SMALL.jpg Lftndbt This I'ble will show you how to craft a neat and simple portable lamp from a recycled water bottle. Not only will it shed its light for hours on end it will create a talking piece to prompt others to join in our fight to save the globe.Save these valuable bottles and recycle/upcycle them any way you...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2009 06:16:58 PST
led throwie mod, make it soar higher than ever! http://www.instructables.com/id/led-throwie-mod-make-it-soar-higher-than-ever/
led throwie mod, make it soar higher than ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/CTQT/FOVXOTW7/FWOCTQTFOVXOTW7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/CTQT/FOVXOTW7/FWOCTQTFOVXOTW7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWO/CTQT/FOVXOTW7/FWOCTQTFOVXOTW7.SMALL.jpg godfreyandthandi this is pretty much step 1 (my bad). ok make a throwie. if you dont know how ill basicly show you. a throwie consists of an led a magnet, tape and a battery. for this instructable YOU CAN LEAVE OUT THE MAGNET IF YOU CHOOSE, IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE. for this you will also need a sinker and fishing lin...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 23:13:52 PST
LED glo-wizers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-glo-wizers/
LED glo-wizers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UYYK/FI3W3I0T/FA3UYYKFI3W3I0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UYYK/FI3W3I0T/FA3UYYKFI3W3I0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/UYYK/FI3W3I0T/FA3UYYKFI3W3I0T.SMALL.jpg CCH3ST3R an easy light up toy used for outdoor toys like tag and catch it was an idea formed when making a populare LED throwie i put the throwie inside a medicine container and thats how i made up the LED glo-wizer ingredients tools: come on this is easy no tools involved materials: scotch tape LED...
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Mon, 30 Jun 2008 20:26:20 PDT
Model Rocket LED Glow Effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Rocket-LED-Glow-Effects/
Model Rocket LED Glow Effects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/3O3U/FGUX7OGJ/F9Q3O3UFGUX7OGJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/3O3U/FGUX7OGJ/F9Q3O3UFGUX7OGJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/3O3U/FGUX7OGJ/F9Q3O3UFGUX7OGJ.SMALL.jpg marc92 This is my entry into the Let it Glow Contest. If you like it, please vote.Now that school, and therefore finals, are done I can finally finish this Instructable. It has been waiting to be completed for about a month now but I've been so busy with other things that I waited till the last hour to f...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2008 10:36:49 PDT
LED Ping Pong Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Ball/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 06:47:29 PDT
LED Rollie http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Rollie/
LED Rollie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ZKX7/FF8XB71T/FP8ZKX7FF8XB71T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ZKX7/FF8XB71T/FP8ZKX7FF8XB71T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP8/ZKX7/FF8XB71T/FP8ZKX7FF8XB71T.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence The LED Rollie is a pretty silly, but funny thing.Simply roll it through your neighbourhood and you'll gain a lot of attention.I got the idea of the LED rollie when I was bored, and I saw this roll of solder, but without solder. I found out, that 2 AAA batteries fitted perfectly into the center of t...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2008 03:26:54 PDT
LFTT (LED Flashie Throwie Thingie) http://www.instructables.com/id/LFTT-LED-Flashie-Throwie-Thingie/
LFTT (LED Flashie Throwie Thingie) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/9PD8/FF7IHDTG/FHA9PD8FF7IHDTG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/9PD8/FF7IHDTG/FHA9PD8FF7IHDTG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHA/9PD8/FF7IHDTG/FHA9PD8FF7IHDTG.SMALL.jpg Artificial Intelligence You may already know the LED throwiesThe LED Throwies are very cool, however they could be a little more attention getting with just 2 extra components.This Instructable will show you how to make a flashing LED Throwie. Parts list To make one LED flashie you'll need:a 10mm LED (I recommend, that...
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Sat, 19 Apr 2008 09:22:30 PDT
Light That Picture ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-That-Picture-/
Light That Picture ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/MLHB/FEXDF493/FSJMLHBFEXDF493.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/MLHB/FEXDF493/FSJMLHBFEXDF493.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/MLHB/FEXDF493/FSJMLHBFEXDF493.SMALL.jpg aKaMaKaVeLy Hello,This is a pretty simple project where we take a little photo and turn it in a very nice decorative object for any boy,man,father,plummer to admire :)The Cost of this project is very low : -Here's what we need-1. Full page a4 or bigger color print : $1.00 aprox.2. Four ...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2008 13:41:38 PDT