Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - hack - rgb http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:39:39 PST BLOX v1.01 Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
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By: Tater Zoid

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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
IKEA Expedit hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Expedit-IKEA-hack/
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By: michael-schmid

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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 12:11:20 PST
Arcade Button RGB LED Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Button-RGB-LED-Conversion/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2011 18:46:23 PST
LED Star Beam Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Star-Beam-Clock/
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By: ChromationSystems

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Tue, 31 Aug 2010 23:06:52 PDT