Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:55:37 PST BLOX v1.01 Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Night-Light-4/
Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H3GR/IKFRVDZ8/F3AH3GRIKFRVDZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H3GR/IKFRVDZ8/F3AH3GRIKFRVDZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/H3GR/IKFRVDZ8/F3AH3GRIKFRVDZ8.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS Automatic Night Light . A slight detector,mostly used for home or Garden like street lighting lamps, but without any Controller Switch Using Relays etc...How to make a very simple circuit and very cheap method to build one. Responsible for lighting LED bulb. When it receives light and turns off aut...
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:45:41 PST
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Chromatic-Temperature-Display-Arduino-Controlled-R/
Chromatic Temperature Display - Arduino Controlled RGB LED Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/5R43/IKBHW452/FGL5R43IKBHW452.SMALL.jpg Eshanbho This project was loosely inspired by this, a weather station display whose color is based on the outdoor temperature. I had a roommate in college who had one of these and it was very useful, in Pittsburgh especially, to just glance at the color and know how many or few layers to put on before going ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 09:49:51 PST
Haunted House Spooky Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Haunted-House-Spooky-Light/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2016 06:25:28 PST
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bathroom-Vacancy-Sign/
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SMALL.jpg rikuzenith This is my first electrical project ever, so I'll also try to make this instructable nice for other beginners to follow.I live in a small house where the laundry machine couldn't fit into the bathroom so it had to stay in the hallway. The water pipes have to go from the bathroom door, therefore it c...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:00:40 PST
Small LED Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-LED-Tester/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 11:09:34 PST
Flashy steampunk goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashy-Steampunk-Goggles/
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 09:31:09 PST
Lumia 5.2 Grow LED - Plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumia-52-Grow-LED-Plants/
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 07:00:14 PST
Simon Says with LEDs and sound http://www.instructables.com/id/Simon-Says-With-LEDs-and-Sound/
Simon Says with LEDs and sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/AC1E/IK4CKN2V/FUPAC1EIK4CKN2V.SMALL.jpg JColvin91 Hello and welcome back to Instructables! Many of us have all played Simon Says where inevitably you find yourself hopping around on one foot while making elephant noises and you wonder to yourself why it was ever a good idea to say "yeah, I'll come play". But perhaps while you could do without the m...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 15:31:28 PST
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-System-for-Every-Input-Connected-to-Your/
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SMALL.jpg pfoglietta I have always wanted to add ambilight to my TV. It looks so cool! I finally did and I was not disappointed!I have seen many videos and many tutorials on creating an Ambilight system for your TV but I have never found a full tutorial for my exact needs.It is whether the system is only made for 1 sing...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 03:54:53 PST
USB color changing LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Color-Changing-LED-Tree/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:29:12 PST
LED Night Light DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Light-DIY/
LED Night Light DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5S9W/IK5S04VL/FFX5S9WIK5S04VL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5S9W/IK5S04VL/FFX5S9WIK5S04VL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFX/5S9W/IK5S04VL/FFX5S9WIK5S04VL.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS How to make a very simple circuit, AC 220v mains powered to turn on Super Bright LED for your home. . A simple LED driver circuit and very cheap method to build one. You don’t need any special skills to assemble this project Ok! I used an old mobile charger "plug in" to fix it. Ten minutes of free t...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:42:39 PST
Addressable LED Party Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Addressable-LED-Party-Bag/
Addressable LED Party Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/7EI9/IJWUVK3H/F327EI9IJWUVK3H.SMALL.jpg cparshley Quite often, I find myself out at shows, parties and festivals with a need to carry around some some must have items, like my wallet, keys, phone, and such. Of course, fun costume party clothes never have pockets, so the only viable option is some form of bag. However, I would find myself thinking m...
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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 09:51:46 PST
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-Vintage-Light-to-Component-LED/
Convert a Vintage Light to Component LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/OOR0/IJQO42WQ/FTPOOR0IJQO42WQ.SMALL.jpg rexperry I bought a cool-looking vintage photography spotlight at a garage sale that I thought would make a great looking desktop lamp or reading light. The bulb was burned out and the base was a rare twist lock that is no longer available. For the conversion I bought a chip-on-board (COB) LED. LEDs require ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:36:26 PST
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Spotlight-Upgrade-LED-Hack/
Spotlight Upgrade / LED Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/OGUO/IJOLTGIE/FQ2OGUOIJOLTGIE.SMALL.jpg gadgetjim I have an old Dorcy Spotlight which I use all the time. Unfortunately, the Fluorescent Auxiliary light that is incorporated into this unit was failing. I wanted to keep this feature of the light. I had an old LED flashlight that the switch did not work properly, so I thought a good way to upgrade...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 12:19:56 PST
Jewellery Packaging Cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewellery-Packaging-Cardboard/
Jewellery Packaging Cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/97M7/IJM05M4Z/FLI97M7IJM05M4Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/97M7/IJM05M4Z/FLI97M7IJM05M4Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/97M7/IJM05M4Z/FLI97M7IJM05M4Z.SMALL.jpg stijnkrock I am a student industrial product design and we had to make a cardboard packaging for this command. I have chosen to a cardboard jewelry packaging. Below you can see how I've gone to work. Needed tools - Glue gun- Soldering iron- Wire-shears- Tubings- Battery- Electric wires- Cardboard (Waved 2mm...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2016 02:56:47 PST
Vehicle RUNNING LIGHTS http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-RUNNING-LIGHTS/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 18:19:59 PST
Tests of LED and Various Light Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Tests-of-LEDs-and-Various-Light-Sensors/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 12:27:47 PST
Accent Lighting/Decorating RGB LED Lighting Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Accent-LightingDecorating-RGB-LED-Lighting-Strips/
Accent Lighting/Decorating RGB LED Lighting Strips - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/UFEB/IJKCMA2X/FSAUFEBIJKCMA2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/UFEB/IJKCMA2X/FSAUFEBIJKCMA2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/UFEB/IJKCMA2X/FSAUFEBIJKCMA2X.SMALL.jpg alanhatch If you have not hopped on the RGB bandwagon your missing out on what could be the next wave of lighting for all your needs. It's versatile, bends around anything and has the ability of thousands of different colors. Decorating your house with these strips of LED RGB (Red Green Blue) is a breeze and ...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 19:58:36 PST
Easy E-Waste Recycled LED Lantern!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Water-Bottle-Lantern/
Easy E-Waste Recycled LED Lantern!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/EL9C/IJIUU2M8/FQTEL9CIJIUU2M8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/EL9C/IJIUU2M8/FQTEL9CIJIUU2M8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQT/EL9C/IJIUU2M8/FQTEL9CIJIUU2M8.SMALL.jpg gejcutie We are making these do-it-yourself recycled material kits. They are like recycled maker kits (we call them ReMakerKits) which are fun projects that people do that include recycled E-Waste. In this case we have used (LEDs) in the kit. This is all part of our work as an FLL team working on this years...
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Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:19:26 PST
Homemade Emergency LED Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Emergency-LED-Light-Bulb/
Homemade Emergency LED Light Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5CZR/IJHJPIWH/FBX5CZRIJHJPIWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5CZR/IJHJPIWH/FBX5CZRIJHJPIWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5CZR/IJHJPIWH/FBX5CZRIJHJPIWH.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS Homemade Emergency LED Light Bulb. A very simple inverter circuit and How to Make a Toroid Transformer. My second inverter circuit DC to AC make it or diy. This Efficient joule thief can take as very little voltage 0.5V to 3v "AA Battery" to Boost Set Up AC or pulsed DC to turn on 120v or 220v small...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2016 15:04:53 PST
IR Controlled RGB Module http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Controlled-RGB-Module/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 09:39:44 PST
LED Chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chaser-2/
LED Chaser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/T6Z9/IJD9E42I/FO5T6Z9IJD9E42I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/T6Z9/IJD9E42I/FO5T6Z9IJD9E42I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO5/T6Z9/IJD9E42I/FO5T6Z9IJD9E42I.SMALL.jpg Arush Bansal Hello everybody! I'm back with another instructable about making an LED Chaser. It's a super simple project based on the 555 timer and the 4017 decade counter. It works incredibly well and it's quite easy. So let's get started! First, a bit of theory The 555 timer IC is an integrated circuit (chi...
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:02:05 PST
Glowing-Flask NightLight, [with Radio] http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Flask-NightLight-with-Radio/
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:58:00 PST
Longboard Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Longboard-Lighting/
Longboard Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/7D4P/IJ7WR8BL/FDL7D4PIJ7WR8BL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/7D4P/IJ7WR8BL/FDL7D4PIJ7WR8BL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/7D4P/IJ7WR8BL/FDL7D4PIJ7WR8BL.SMALL.jpg VincentCaD In this instructable I'll be showing how I made lighting for my longboard. I made it for better visibility at night since I was barely visible. The idea was to put some el-wire (electroluminescent wire) around my longboard for a cool effect and a front and rear light on the underside of the deck jus...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 07:41:12 PST
LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Grow-Light/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 19:02:20 PST
Coloring led light http://www.instructables.com/id/Coloring-Led-Light/
Coloring led light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/R1EV/IJ6CD6J1/FILR1EVIJ6CD6J1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/R1EV/IJ6CD6J1/FILR1EVIJ6CD6J1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/R1EV/IJ6CD6J1/FILR1EVIJ6CD6J1.SMALL.jpg 9000612 It is a coloring led light Get Battery Pack with 2 AA Batteries Get a dc led circuit Connect negative and positive wires to the plots on the picture
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 06:18:49 PST
Motion Interactive LED Shawl http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Interactive-LED-Shawl/
Motion Interactive LED Shawl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8PS3/IJ5ZW70E/FK48PS3IJ5ZW70E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8PS3/IJ5ZW70E/FK48PS3IJ5ZW70E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/8PS3/IJ5ZW70E/FK48PS3IJ5ZW70E.SMALL.jpg sciencediva It always feels extra hard in the wintertime to walk the dog before and after work because it is cold and dark outsides. This shawl is designed to provide both warmth and light for extra safety (and amusement). The scarf lights up across its entire surface in response to how the person wearing it mo...
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Fri, 8 Jan 2016 12:17:53 PST
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Rainbow-Ore-Lamp/
Minecraft Rainbow Ore Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/TU9N/IJ4MKXDL/FRUTU9NIJ4MKXDL.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel What is it? Gold Ore? Iron Ore? Diamond Ore? Redstone Ore? What kind of Ore is it?It's RAINBOW ORE!Bad introductions aside, what I did was hack one of these redstone night lights. They are basically a nightlight that glows at different brightness's when you tap it. But being only red is pretty borin...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:44:29 PST
Pimp your Republic Star Destroyer http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-Republic-Star-Destroyer/
Pimp your Republic Star Destroyer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LZG8/IJ4KFIM3/F71LZG8IJ4KFIM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LZG8/IJ4KFIM3/F71LZG8IJ4KFIM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/LZG8/IJ4KFIM3/F71LZG8IJ4KFIM3.SMALL.jpg Erivelton One of the good things about having a wife who accepts her hobby is that she knew exactly what to give him as a gift. On my birthday in 2013 my wife made a great surprise to me, presenting me with a Republic Star Destroyer (she wanted to buy the Millenium Falcon, but not because it was less joyful)....
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 14:22:33 PST
LED Flashing christmas tree (No programming!) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashing-Christmas-Tree-No-Programming/
LED Flashing christmas tree (No programming!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/CZBW/IJ375VOZ/FFKCZBWIJ375VOZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/CZBW/IJ375VOZ/FFKCZBWIJ375VOZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFK/CZBW/IJ375VOZ/FFKCZBWIJ375VOZ.SMALL.jpg Flecks In this project i will show how i made my Christmas decoration this year, a 120x80cm Christmas tree with flashing ornaments and guirlande, and the best part - absolutely no programming!The project is a bit time consuming, as anything involving almost 1500 LEDs is, but very easy as long as you do eve...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 04:04:54 PST
Beambox: NEXT - the tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/Beambox-NEXT-the-Tower-That-Glows-to-Your-Commands/
Beambox: NEXT - the tower that glows to your commands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/8OOU/IJ1RPM12/FSW8OOUIJ1RPM12.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel Beambox NEXT is the second version of the cheap, easy to build light tower. It runs off of an Arduino Nano and costs less than $15. What's new is this version is the redesigned base, accompanied by 3 capacitive touch buttons and a much heavier wooden base making it less prone to falling over. The Be...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 14:51:39 PST
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/GlowChips-a-Simple-and-Cheap-LED-Lamp-Unit/
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SMALL.jpg Xyiro Have you always wanted to light up your desk in a futuristic/minimalistic manner?Fear no more, as the solution is finally here!GlowChips!This lamp unit can be easily made by almost anyone. The idea is incredibly simple and it's very easy to make. My desk has been lacking a light source for some time...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 09:29:30 PST
How to Build an Awesome Glowing Bottle Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-Awesome-Glowing-Bottle-Coaster/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 16:32:32 PST
Notebook with LED Reminders http://www.instructables.com/id/Notebook-With-LED-Reminders/
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 08:39:46 PST
4 LED FLASHLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/4-LED-FLASHLIGHT/
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 07:11:54 PST
Cell Phone Battery Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Cell-Phone-Battery-Flashlight/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2016 22:25:37 PST
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST
Cool DIY Light Up Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Cool-DIY-Light-Up-Shoes/
Cool DIY Light Up Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/M31O/IIUKE1CT/FZRM31OIIUKE1CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/M31O/IIUKE1CT/FZRM31OIIUKE1CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/M31O/IIUKE1CT/FZRM31OIIUKE1CT.SMALL.jpg abhinavgandhi09 I made this project to teach young kids the concept of electricity and to show them how LEDs work. Turns out its a great way to start hands on with LEDs. So all you young makers sit tight and go through this short and easy to do instructable and I promise you will end up with a pair of really cool l...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 00:22:00 PST
LED COP LIGHTS USING ARDUINO! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-COP-LIGHTS-USING-ARDUINO/
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 22:34:37 PST
DIY LED panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Panel/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:33:53 PST
Mechanical Strobe LED Light DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Strobe-LED-Light-DIY/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 11:12:56 PST
How to Make & Hack G24 LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Hack-G24-LED/
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 09:36:48 PST
SPI to Neopixel Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/SPI-to-Neopixel-Converter/
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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 12:14:05 PST
How to Make a Electrostatic RF Detector or Ghost Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Electrostatic-RF-Detector-or-Ghost-D/
How to Make a Electrostatic RF Detector or Ghost Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SPRK/IIRPG7K3/FEWSPRKIIRPG7K3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SPRK/IIRPG7K3/FEWSPRKIIRPG7K3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/SPRK/IIRPG7K3/FEWSPRKIIRPG7K3.SMALL.jpg GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS How to Make a Electrostatic RF Detector or Ghost Detector, Hunting Solution. Much cheaper and easier than you may think For Under $5 ! A simple description is that IN34 or IN34A RF Germanium Diodes for Crystal Radio can take "Ambient" or "Radio Waves" to turns them into DC energy. I would like to sh...
By: GEORGE CHANIOTAKIS

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Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:12:25 PST
Pink Floyd Light Dispersing Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Pink-Floyd-Light-Dispersing-Poster/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 20:58:34 PST
LED Night Lamp in a Juice Carton http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-Lamp-in-a-Juice-Carton/
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 06:47:19 PST
100W LED in PVC Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/100W-LED-in-PVC-Flashlight/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 11:05:00 PST
LED EAR RINGS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-EAR-RINGS/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 09:29:17 PST
DIY LED Light Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Light-Panel/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:46:38 PST
Light up notebook that turns off when book is put down http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Notebook-That-Turns-Off-When-Book-Is-Put-/
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:44:42 PST