Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 07:35:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light Up Cardboard Cutouts!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Cardboard-Cutouts/
Light Up Cardboard Cutouts!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PY9D/HU4899M2/FAZPY9DHU4899M2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PY9D/HU4899M2/FAZPY9DHU4899M2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/PY9D/HU4899M2/FAZPY9DHU4899M2.SMALL.jpg omex This is a quick instructable on how to create a cheap cardboard cut out that lights up, and creates an attention capturing display for birthday party's. In this case i used ironman as my son loves superheroes, but you could use anything you can imagine as long as you can find a big enough sticker of...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:24:08 PDT
Nifty programmable backpack tail light http://www.instructables.com/id/Nifty-programmable-backpack-tail-light/
Nifty programmable backpack tail light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL0/QYF5/HU1RWE9K/FL0QYF5HU1RWE9K.SMALL.jpg danasf This is a simple, inexpensive and FUN programmable tail light for your night-time bike rides. And it doubles as an Arduino you can carry around with you for impromptu programming sessions! Every time I go out riding with this I'm asked "Where did you get that? How do I make one?!?!" so this Instru...
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:25:35 PDT
Infrared Finger Lights! http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Finger-Lights/
Infrared Finger Lights! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/CRRU/HU0596PQ/FQACRRUHU0596PQ.SMALL.jpg knexpert1700 Bring these quick infrared finger lights on the go and take some night vision pics and vids! These little lights are great for taking pictures in the dark with your cell phone, digital camera, and other portable devices. All you need are those cheap, tiny finger lights of any color and one infrare...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:40 PDT
Pet Coke Bottle LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Coke-Bottle-LED-Light/
Pet Coke Bottle LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/7KPV/HTZ3F4EV/FKT7KPVHTZ3F4EV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/7KPV/HTZ3F4EV/FKT7KPVHTZ3F4EV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/7KPV/HTZ3F4EV/FKT7KPVHTZ3F4EV.SMALL.jpg pandyaketan Waste to best. If you are environmentally conscious, you will find it aesthetically beautiful also! Parts required: Parts required: 1. Empty pet coke bottle (Make a vertical slit to insert the led circuit in the bottle) 2. Four / 6/8 or ten leds 3. If your country has 220 VAC system, use 224 K...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:21:25 PDT
Ceiling fan light install http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceiling-fan-light-install/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 15:09:22 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) http://www.instructables.com/id/500W-Halogen-Work-Light-to-100W-LED-Work-Light-DIY/
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SMALL.jpg Gregory0 Have you ever burned yourself with a blazing hot halogen work light? Or melted things that came in contact with the light? Have you damaged the fragile halogen bulb by accidentally knocking it over? If so, you will definitely like having an LED work light! It is shock proof, cool to the touch, neve...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 11:11:02 PDT
LED Lights For Liquor Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-For-Liquor-Bar/
LED Lights For Liquor Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/1V13/HTOUDGI3/FI61V13HTOUDGI3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/1V13/HTOUDGI3/FI61V13HTOUDGI3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI6/1V13/HTOUDGI3/FI61V13HTOUDGI3.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hey Guys I have a Liquor Bar of small bottles at home. It is located on a 3 level of glass Shelves. But i wanna make it a bit special by adding LED Lights to it! Enjoy my project :) Removing Liquor Bottles First , remove all the bottles from the shelves , and place it in a secure location ...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 02:29:36 PDT
The DIY "RGB-oard" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-DIY-RGB-oard/
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 21:26:12 PDT
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-70/
Rechargeable Bike Light with automatic switch of energy source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/JMIB/HTIWIRHF/FTHJMIBHTIWIRHF.SMALL.jpg Bumsfallera First of all, excuse my non-native English and my lack of professional electrical engineering skills. I see this as a hobby and have no claim to be perfect. However, if you have some ideas on how to improve the setting don’t hesitate to write a comment ;-) I haven’t seen any similar Instructabl...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:20:32 PDT
LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-9/
LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/7QWR/HTFYDCGF/F7F7QWRHTFYDCGF.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Theses LED cubes are actually easier to make than you might think. If you take it one step at a time this project is not that difficult. That being said I did not right the adruino code for this. There are many codes out there to make the lights light up differently. This cube is a 4x4x4 which mea...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:04:21 PDT
RECHARGEABLE LED CAR BONNET ASSISTANT! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECHARGEABLE-LED-CAR-BONNET-ASSISTANT/
RECHARGEABLE LED CAR BONNET ASSISTANT! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/D632/HT9AXAI2/FEYD632HT9AXAI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/D632/HT9AXAI2/FEYD632HT9AXAI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/D632/HT9AXAI2/FEYD632HT9AXAI2.SMALL.jpg pawanvs99 Some times one's car breaks down at night in the middle of no where and there may be no light to fix it! For that I have made an easy solution to fix that problem! An easy USB rechargeable magnetic led assistant! What you need: You will need:Some skills!1w/2w/3w leds (one or more. Actually o...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:49:33 PDT
Stolen Mail Gag http://www.instructables.com/id/Stolen-Mail-Gag/
Stolen Mail Gag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2Q1X/HT5CSF9C/F9X2Q1XHT5CSF9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2Q1X/HT5CSF9C/F9X2Q1XHT5CSF9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/2Q1X/HT5CSF9C/F9X2Q1XHT5CSF9C.SMALL.gif Tater Zoid We recently moved to a new city full of hope, excitement and NAIVETY! We never expected that our mail would be stolen. Well, it has and this is a step I have taken to assure that it will never happen again. We'll see. I have created a "Tracking Device" out of parts I had lying around. Your "Trac...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 13:52:22 PDT
LED Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Scarf/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:19:17 PDT
Led Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Toy/
Led Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/99ZI/HT36R0FX/F4M99ZIHT36R0FX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/99ZI/HT36R0FX/F4M99ZIHT36R0FX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4M/99ZI/HT36R0FX/F4M99ZIHT36R0FX.SMALL.jpg adenburd Materials -led-battery-magnet-tape attach led wrap led with tape attach magnet attach magnet with tape Done null what To Do With It? What to do with it you stick it to things
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 15:57:28 PDT
Use Button to Control LED on pcDuino with Java http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Button-to-Control-LED-on-pcDuino-with-Java/
Use Button to Control LED on pcDuino with Java - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/A4C0/HSVGGWRI/FS2A4C0HSVGGWRI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/A4C0/HSVGGWRI/FS2A4C0HSVGGWRI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/A4C0/HSVGGWRI/FS2A4C0HSVGGWRI.SMALL.jpg pcduino In a previous post, we looked at how to blink LED using Java GPIO control. In this post, we will look at how to use program with Java to implement a LED controlled by a button. Parts List Parts List: 1 x Linker LED module Several male to female jumper wires 1 x Linker Button module 1 x pcDuino...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:24:04 PDT
5$ Berlin Skyline Engraved Acrylic Display (battery-powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Berlin-Skyline-Engraved-Acrylic-Display-battery-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/7RSG/HSVT6GFX/FMT7RSGHSVT6GFX.SMALL.jpg CabbitCastle Background: One of my pre-Instructables projects from early 2013. As it was a rush build for a friend I did not have any time to take any progress pictures, but I'll try to describe the build process as detailed as possible. I hope that you will still be able to follow through and understand what I ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:50:31 PDT
Motorcycle/Automotive Bulb LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/MotorcycleAutomotive-Bulb-LED-Hack/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:15:19 PDT
led glowee http://www.instructables.com/id/led-glowee-1/
led glowee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/ZKDQ/HSPP7CCN/F5FZKDQHSPP7CCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/ZKDQ/HSPP7CCN/F5FZKDQHSPP7CCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/ZKDQ/HSPP7CCN/F5FZKDQHSPP7CCN.SMALL.jpg shubham010203 items needed is:-a cr2025 or similar button celland an led how to connect? well in any case its simple and very easy step...just connect the longer terminal to positive side of cell and negative terminal to other side....simple thats IT..... well all u need is some patience and some adjustment...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:35:24 PDT
led glowee http://www.instructables.com/id/led-glowee/
led glowee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/A7B6/HSQ4CFZ2/F8ZA7B6HSQ4CFZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/A7B6/HSQ4CFZ2/F8ZA7B6HSQ4CFZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/A7B6/HSQ4CFZ2/F8ZA7B6HSQ4CFZ2.SMALL.jpg shubham010203 items needed is:-a cr2025 or similar button celland an led how to connect? well in any case its simple and very easy step...just connect the longer terminal to positive side of cell and negative terminal to other side....simple thats IT..... well all u need is some patience and some adjustment...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:35:18 PDT
Heart by LED (LED TRÁI TIM ĐƠN)(8051 VN) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-by-LED-LED-TRÁI-TIM-ĐƠN8051-VN/
Heart by LED (LED TRÁI TIM ĐƠN)(8051 VN) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/F9JU/HJZ85FT1/FFXF9JUHJZ85FT1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/F9JU/HJZ85FT1/FFXF9JUHJZ85FT1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/F9JU/HJZ85FT1/FFXF9JUHJZ85FT1.SMALL.jpg inc409 NOTE: CRYSTAL 30-32MHz Components:  - 1 IC AT89C52  - 32 LED1  - 32 Res 68 ohm  - 1 Respack 8  - 2 Cap 10uF  - 2 Cap 33pF32  - 1 Res 10K ohm  - 1 button  - 1 Xtal 30-33Mhz Simulator & Schematic:   
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:22:19 PDT
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-an-8x8-LED-matrix-to-a-Small-Breadboard/
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SMALL.jpg RedKingTinkerer These matrices are fun to play around with, but their size makes them difficult to use on most breadboards. Here's one way to mount it on a small breadboard in a (relatively) neat way. You'll need: 1 breadboard 1 8x8 LED matrix (this one is 1588BS) Standard yellow, blue, grey, and brown jumper wires...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:17:43 PDT
Invisible Signally Beacon (Infrared LED Throwie) http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Signally-Beacon-Infrared-LED-Throwie/
Invisible Signally Beacon (Infrared LED Throwie) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/02JI/HSKV05D5/FXN02JIHSKV05D5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/02JI/HSKV05D5/FXN02JIHSKV05D5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/02JI/HSKV05D5/FXN02JIHSKV05D5.SMALL.jpg DIY Hacks and How Tos Spies need ways to secretly communicate with their partners. This can be a simple signal like a chalk mark on a wall or a newspaper left on a park bench. But the best kind of signal is completely invisible. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a simple invisible beacon that you ca...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:01:21 PDT
Led Light Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-Bar/
Led Light Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SMALL.jpg arduinoledman This instructable will teach you how to make a LED light bar to use at home for cool effects!! Let's get started!     DISCLAIMER- DO NOT MAKE THIS PROJECT IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVE EPILEPSY. Parts All of these parts could easily be found on amazon or even Maplins if you are willing to spend a ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:23:35 PDT
Building a Simple 9V LED Stoplight http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-9V-LED-Stoplight/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:48:54 PST
How-To InfraRed Led flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-InfraRed-Led-flashlight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/F26V/HSHDS7P3/FXNF26VHSHDS7P3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/F26V/HSHDS7P3/FXNF26VHSHDS7P3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/F26V/HSHDS7P3/FXNF26VHSHDS7P3.SMALL.jpg klīvmanis Hi Instructables ! Just whanted to share my how-to tutorial about infrared led flashlight. Nothing complicated just replace original light bulb with 4 8mm IR led's . Its really fun project to make and best parts is that light can be seen only by cameras ,so you can take fotos at night and noone  wil...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 12:00:06 PST
UV Glass Hanging Nightlight/Whiteboard ( From Mobile Charger ) http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-Glass-Hanging-NightlightWhiteboard-From-Mobile-/
UV Glass Hanging Nightlight/Whiteboard ( From Mobile Charger ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/NF14/HSE96IMI/F6VNF14HSE96IMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/NF14/HSE96IMI/F6VNF14HSE96IMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6V/NF14/HSE96IMI/F6VNF14HSE96IMI.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale Today i Bought some Ultraviolet lights and i wanted to make something attractive. So i made another glass hanging nightlight! (I am still a beginner so sorry for the glass joint to wire)My first Nightlight (with brightness control) :-http://instructables.com/id/Led-Glass-Nightlight-with-Brightness-C...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 11:25:27 PST
Optical Illusion LED Time Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-LED-Time-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Bend time to your will with this fun illuminated clock table!  The diffuser creates an illusion where time itself seems to twist and churn as you look at it.  The LED ring makes it look as if there is a laser pyramid rising from the table top... except that when you reach for it it flips around and ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 08:49:19 PST
Build Your Own 3120 Lumen LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-3120-Lumen-LED-Grow-Light/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 00:09:39 PST
How to Make an LED Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-LED-Rose/
How to Make an LED Rose - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/8VFB/HS9TD26P/FKP8VFBHS9TD26P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/8VFB/HS9TD26P/FKP8VFBHS9TD26P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/8VFB/HS9TD26P/FKP8VFBHS9TD26P.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 Have you always been on the prowl for a special Valentine's Day project that will make your date's face light up when she sees it, but also doesn't take more than an hour or so of your time? Look no further!  If you happen to see this after Valentine's Day, fear not!  It's always appropriate to ma...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 15:26:45 PST
Quick and simple LED mason jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-simple-LED-mason-jar/
Quick and simple LED mason jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/8ACJ/HSAOLXNF/FQD8ACJHSAOLXNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/8ACJ/HSAOLXNF/FQD8ACJHSAOLXNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/8ACJ/HSAOLXNF/FQD8ACJHSAOLXNF.SMALL.jpg out-of-the-box Mason jars and leds are almost made for eachother. They are eye appealing and just plain fun. I am going to show you how to make a very simple one that involves a few cheap componets you can find anywhere online! This could be considered an introductory project for those new to electronics but why s...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 04:18:22 PST
Led Glass Nightlight with Brightness Control (v1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Glass-Nightlight-with-Brightness-Control-v10/
Led Glass Nightlight with Brightness Control (v1.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ONQ7/HS8FUXSP/F5UONQ7HS8FUXSP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ONQ7/HS8FUXSP/F5UONQ7HS8FUXSP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/ONQ7/HS8FUXSP/F5UONQ7HS8FUXSP.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale Today i saw a broken Glass in my store room and i thought to use it to make a glowing glass nightlight. Some components were with me already so it was easy to make this nightlight.Actually this can also be a led whiteboard which will glow highlighter ink like i wrote my name on Glass and it's Glowin...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:54:19 PST
Building the TARDIS - (Pulsating LED Circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-TARDIS-Pulsating-LED-Circuit/
Building the TARDIS - (Pulsating LED Circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/IVFE/HS5Q9GCS/FLLIVFEHS5Q9GCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/IVFE/HS5Q9GCS/FLLIVFEHS5Q9GCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/IVFE/HS5Q9GCS/FLLIVFEHS5Q9GCS.SMALL.jpg Sam Naughton B Hello readers! In this Instructable, I am going to be detailing how to make your very own pulsating LED, just like the light on the top of the TARDIS! I am going to do my very best to explain this process, and why certain aspects of this circuit are designed in that particular way, as well as hope...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:45:56 PST
LED infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-infinity-mirror-1/
LED infinity mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/1IRR/HRTKJALH/F1M1IRRHRTKJALH.SMALL.jpg wiscdoledino Theses infinity mirrors are pretty cool and easy to make. The concept of it that you have a regular mirror, with led lights in between the regular mirror and a two mirror. The two way mirror is a more expensive and you want it to be the same size as the regular mirror. I used 12 volt interter to p...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:56:49 PST
Equalizer LED table with build-in speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Equalizer-LED-table-with-build-in-speakers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7WCE/HRTKIF2S/F0O7WCEHRTKIF2S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7WCE/HRTKIF2S/F0O7WCEHRTKIF2S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0O/7WCE/HRTKIF2S/F0O7WCEHRTKIF2S.SMALL.jpg Marc_Escobaem In this instructable i'll show you my LED table. It consists of over 100 LEDs, 2 speakers, some circuitry for the equalizer and audio crossover. The table can switch between normal LED illumination of the whole square and the on channel equalizer function.  What you cant see: if you place somethi...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:15:49 PST
LED longboard! LED skateboard version 4! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-longboard-LED-skateboard-version-4/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 19:41:56 PST
Infrared Dog Blinky http://www.instructables.com/id/Infrared-Dog-Blinky/
Infrared Dog Blinky - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/UL1Z/HRSMZ4QT/FJ2UL1ZHRSMZ4QT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/UL1Z/HRSMZ4QT/FJ2UL1ZHRSMZ4QT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/UL1Z/HRSMZ4QT/FJ2UL1ZHRSMZ4QT.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale This is a Simple and Beginners Circuit fitter into a Stuff Toy.... Enjoy the Blinking dog Light when you use your tv :P Schematic Schematic turns led on till the remote button is pressed.I have added another schematic in which there is a vibrating motor which you can put in it's tail :)2 AA Batte...
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:43:35 PST
Controlling simple LED Bar Graph with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-simple-LED-Bar-Graph-with-Arduino/
Controlling simple LED Bar Graph with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SMALL.jpg bratan In this tutorial I'll show you how to control simple 10 LED Bar Graph array w/ Arduino or Arduino clone MCU and MAX7219 (also works with MAX7221) LED controller chip. Here's video of finished product in action About LED Bar Graph arrays LED Bar graphs is basically just several LEDs arrang...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 08:15:57 PST
10W led security light hack http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-led-security-light-hack/
10W led security light hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SMALL.jpg dtidbeaux Well i guess I'll start by saying that this is my first able, so be gentle (; lol. I always seemed to have a problem with my halogen security lights burning out. I wanted a simple, cheap, permanent solution. Led's seemed to be the way to go. Im fairly new to 120V electronics and am learning quickly,...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:35 PST
Simple tilt switch LED project http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-tilt-switch-LED-project/
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:41:42 PST
Vase of ice and fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Vase-of-ice-and-fire/
Vase of ice and fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/3R2K/HRI92LIW/F3P3R2KHRI92LIW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/3R2K/HRI92LIW/F3P3R2KHRI92LIW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/3R2K/HRI92LIW/F3P3R2KHRI92LIW.SMALL.jpg Ginko Balboa Make functional vase using vitrage (glazing) technique with embedded LEDs. The vase can be filled with water and used as a regular flower vase, also LEDs can be light up when placed on the stand. The vase can shine in one of two possible colors, switching colors only by rotating the vase on the st...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:29:41 PST
Positivity Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Positivity-Plant/
Positivity Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SMALL.jpg oachavez Positivity Plant, 2014 The Positivity Plant explores the relationship between humans and plants by using wind to light LED’s in order to send a positive message. Materials Materials needed: Plant, copper tape, battery, 2 LED's, 1 resistor, conductive wire, and a soldering iron (hot glue gun ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 14:23:55 PST
Super Bright Torch! Rechargeable! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-Torch-Rechargeable/
Super Bright Torch! Rechargeable! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/DOK2/HR0AXIJW/FJYDOK2HR0AXIJW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/DOK2/HR0AXIJW/FJYDOK2HR0AXIJW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJY/DOK2/HR0AXIJW/FJYDOK2HR0AXIJW.SMALL.jpg Killerwhale Hi Friends, Today we will Make a Powerfull and Long Lasting Torch.And... It's Rechargeable too!  Parts Needed Parts Needed for this Project :-1.Li-ion 3.7v Battery2.1N4007 Zener Diode3. (2) 5mm Led's4. (1) 10mm Led5. (1)5mm Blue Led6. DC Jack7. Switch8. Lighter9. Glue Stick and Soldering Iron...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:05:57 PST
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
Home made LED bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-LED-bulb/
Home made LED bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3QC9/HQ7TM3BS/F733QC9HQ7TM3BS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3QC9/HQ7TM3BS/F733QC9HQ7TM3BS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/3QC9/HQ7TM3BS/F733QC9HQ7TM3BS.SMALL.jpg Aparicio Today we fabricate a LED bulb, recycling material we have at home. We need the following materials: Bulb used Switch Transformer 220V - DC 12V 1A. White LED strip Plastic pipe Dismantle the bulb Dismantle the bulb to utilize the cap. I remind you that the inside bulb must be d...
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Sun, 2 Feb 2014 13:06:30 PST
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Side-lit-Acrylic-Sign-at-TechShop/
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SMALL.jpg babylonfive This Instructable shows you how to build a Side-lit Acrylic Sign, illuminated by an LED light fixture. For this project we'll use a laser cutter to cut wood and acrylic. We use multiple layers of laser-cut wood glued together to achieve a complex shape easily, and a laser-cut acrylic cutout provi...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:30:07 PST
Fun Led Checker Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-Led-Checker-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/T1KJ/HR0AQAOJ/FLLT1KJHR0AQAOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/T1KJ/HR0AQAOJ/FLLT1KJHR0AQAOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/T1KJ/HR0AQAOJ/FLLT1KJHR0AQAOJ.SMALL.jpg Geek07Boy The Fun Led Checker Tester was something I needed for my workbench for a long time. Whenever you have an idea you start by going through your parts. Leds are in most of my projects. I have a ton of Leds, but most are junk. I bought a grab-bag of 500 Leds from Jameco.com that is worth every dime I pa...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:35:07 PST
Simple Wheel LED for bicycle Wheel http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Wheel-LED-for-bicycle-Wheel/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/JNSG/HQVLB7PA/F05JNSGHQVLB7PA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/JNSG/HQVLB7PA/F05JNSGHQVLB7PA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/JNSG/HQVLB7PA/F05JNSGHQVLB7PA.SMALL.jpg Irhash furqan - i test the circuit on breadboard - Multi-coloured LED on PCB - i test to rotating the LED with my hand - and then, i install the LED to my bicycle wheel - ride the bicycle by irhash furqan
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 14:32:59 PST
L.E.D. Rose's http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Roses/
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:25:33 PST
LM3914 based LED VU METER by Victor Das http://www.instructables.com/id/LM3914-based-LED-VU-METER-by-Victor-Das/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/CMNV/HQRO1KN7/FZJCMNVHQRO1KN7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/CMNV/HQRO1KN7/FZJCMNVHQRO1KN7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/CMNV/HQRO1KN7/FZJCMNVHQRO1KN7.SMALL.jpg victordas LM3914 based LED VU Meter its very simple and effective. Looks great when in action. It runs from 9v to 12v power supply. As like my all other projects its not just a idea or diagram its tested in all ways works just fine. Use 5mm Led looks great you can also use 3mm but the bigger the better. its a...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 07:11:00 PST