Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - fun http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 20:50:21 PST BLOX v1.01 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
Fading LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Fading-LED-1/
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 22:01:48 PDT
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Halloween-Pumpkin/
Arduino Halloween Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/T2U3/IUKETT62/F1OT2U3IUKETT62.SMALL.jpg Arghuino Hi it's me Captain Arghuino! Let's continue from where we left off last week with our lesson on transistors and let's make a nightlight or a colorful pumpkin for Halloween. Follow Leddy and Darling as they explain how you can use transistors to amplify the current necessary to power RGB LED strips...
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Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:42:34 PDT
really simple touch switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Simple-Touch-Switch/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 19:48:01 PDT
Sirens http://www.instructables.com/id/Sirens/
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 23:32:05 PDT
The dancing LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dancing-LEDs/
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 16:38:44 PDT
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Notification-Lamp/
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionSo many gadgets for your smartphone, but it's not cheap for you buy it. So now i will show you how to make unique gadget for your smartphone for cheap and under 30 minutes to make it. I will make Smartphone notification lamp because its so useful when i have new notification or any new m...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 06:33:37 PDT
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Useful-Water-Level-IndicatorLow-Water-Planti/
Small & Useful Water Level Indicator|Low Water Planting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/V0H1/IQXDX33F/FHJV0H1IQXDX33F.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionAre you want to know if your plant is need a water? Let's make this Water level indicator!. You not need to difficulty to watering your plant, because this tools is made with small tank for store water for automaticaly watering your plant!!! This tools is money saver and water saver!!! N...
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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:45:11 PDT
Super Cheap LED Floatie http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Cheap-LED-Floatie/
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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:11:17 PDT
Led Eraser Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Eraser-Cap/
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:56:10 PDT
Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Battery-3/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 14:55:03 PDT
LED Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Piano/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:31:02 PDT
Flashing LEDs with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LEDs-With-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 15:24:26 PST
$2 dollar lightsaber!! http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Dollar-Lightsaber/
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Thu, 17 Dec 2015 14:05:45 PST
Led Fun - Fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Fun-Fridge-magnets/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 11:09:42 PDT
LED Plexiglass Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plexiglass-Art/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 13:22:21 PDT
LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
Laser Pointer Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Fun/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:56:40 PST
Electronic Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Dice-2/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:09:43 PST
RGB Ghost http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ghost/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:21:18 PDT
Newton Cradle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Newton-Cradle-Lamp/
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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/
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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/
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/RYOQ/HYZX8683/FCDRYOQHYZX8683.SQUARE.jpg https://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.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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F52/KKST/HYHGHT6N/F52KKSTHYHGHT6N.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 06:17:31 PDT
RGB Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Lantern/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 05:54:36 PST
Glowing Snowball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Snowball/
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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/
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? - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/MJZ5/HP71H2BW/FYLMJZ5HP71H2BW.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/JVNR/HJKC242C/FEVJVNRHJKC242C.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/OIMR/HJKC2B2Y/FAGOIMRHJKC2B2Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/OIMR/HJKC2B2Y/FAGOIMRHJKC2B2Y.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIN/EZF1/HJKBUG33/FINEZF1HJKBUG33.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/LEI0/HH2W0B7L/FQMLEI0HH2W0B7L.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FST/MDIS/HGU2JHW9/FSTMDISHGU2JHW9.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
How to make led lamp to save dollars - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/JCA9/HEXSSEA7/FJNJCA9HEXSSEA7.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTL/X7BL/HEI41EOJ/FTLX7BLHEI41EOJ.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCU/1Y6Q/HCJORLR2/FCU1Y6QHCJORLR2.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
NyanCube! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/ENHD/H7431JKK/FFUENHDH7431JKK.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/D9MI/H6S4FWTN/F0FD9MIH6S4FWTN.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Quick button Super Bright LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/LB8G/H3Z3KMO6/FU6LB8GH3Z3KMO6.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/K0CD/H2WEX7IM/F8EK0CDH2WEX7IM.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/6B3X/GZPBLSL3/F6J6B3XGZPBLSL3.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IJNQ/GVZPGZ0T/FCOIJNQGVZPGZ0T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCO/IJNQ/GVZPGZ0T/FCOIJNQGVZPGZ0T.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Easy to build infinity mirror. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/8S37/GVJCJ1HZ/FXZ8S37GVJCJ1HZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/8S37/GVJCJ1HZ/FXZ8S37GVJCJ1HZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/8S37/GVJCJ1HZ/FXZ8S37GVJCJ1HZ.SMALL.jpg RoboTable This is an over view of this instructable 1.We are going to build a really simple infinity mirror. 2.All you will need is a mirror ANY size, a LED string, a cardboard tube, a drill bit or cutting device, and a sheet of plastic, scotch tape 3.You will admire it's awesomness 4. Oh, and it's as...
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Tue, 29 Nov 2011 22:00:00 PST
Night Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Kite/
Night Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/6LI6/GUKAQRQS/F2O6LI6GUKAQRQS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2O/6LI6/GUKAQRQS/F2O6LI6GUKAQRQS.SQUARE.jpg https://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