Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:52:47 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY Homemade Portable Arduino Coffee Temperature Monitor LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Hey-Im-ready-to-drink/
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:15:10 PST
Chibitronics Twinkle Fairy Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Twinkle-Fairy-Wings/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:27:21 PST
Lego Man Space Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Man-Space-Lamp/
Lego Man Space Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVJ/93UJ/I3THG98A/FVJ93UJI3THG98A.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Messing about with some Lego recently, I found an original Lego spaceman mixed in amongst the rest of blocks. For those old enough to remember, the spaceman was quite simple, featuring the classic smiling face and the famous Space logo. He was too good to put back into the mix so I decided to work ...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:13:47 PST
Circuit Center Entertainment System http://www.instructables.com/id/Ent3rta1nm3nt-C3nt3r-Prototype/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:06:28 PST
DIY Light-up Fairy Tassel Decorations! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-up-Fairy-Tassel-Decorations/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:09:49 PST
UGent lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Acrylic-glass-lamp/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:49:14 PST
BAT-RACE http://www.instructables.com/id/BAT-RACE/
BAT-RACE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/RYU2/I3PJM7YD/FIURYU2I3PJM7YD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/RYU2/I3PJM7YD/FIURYU2I3PJM7YD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/RYU2/I3PJM7YD/FIURYU2I3PJM7YD.SMALL.jpg TECHNITES “As a man I’m flesh and blood, I can be ignored, I can be destroyed,but as a symbol I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting”. When the city runs into anarchy, we need a symbol, a symbol that brings hope into the heart of the helpless and innocent, a symbol that creates fear in the hearts of th...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:05:45 PST
LED Bangle using CD4049 http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bangle-using-CD4049/
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:28:22 PST
Make an interactive iPad controlled LED Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-interactive-iPad-controlled-LED-Wall/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 18:49:46 PST
Tetrahedron LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrahedron-LED-Light/
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:05:28 PST
9 watt 1200 Lm LED BULB http://www.instructables.com/id/9-watt-1200-Lm-LED-BULB/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 09:00:32 PST
Wonderlamp - Cheshire Cat Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Wonderlamp-Cheshire-Cat-Light/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 01:35:13 PST
Building a simple circuit with the Spark Core! http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-simple-circuit-with-the-Spark-Core/
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:39:33 PST
Simple "LED Cube" lighting (not using microcontroller) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-lighting-not-using-microcontroller/
Simple "LED Cube" lighting (not using microcontroller) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/C6PF/I3KBSM2A/FBZC6PFI3KBSM2A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/C6PF/I3KBSM2A/FBZC6PFI3KBSM2A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/C6PF/I3KBSM2A/FBZC6PFI3KBSM2A.SMALL.jpg kokpat Before start reading, I would like to say this "LED cube" did not controlled by microcontroller, it just a "LED cube"-like lighting...This LED cube using 27 LED which is self changing color, they all solder in parallel and the power supply is 9V battery with a AMS1117-5.0V 5V regulator.I did this qu...
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Wed, 10 Dec 2014 11:20:11 PST
Cheap LED Flashlight to Headlamp Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-LED-Flashlight-to-Headlamp-Conversion/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 23:21:03 PST
Umbrella LED desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-LED-desk-lamp/
Umbrella LED desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/J65C/I3GX8JJQ/F9VJ65CI3GX8JJQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/J65C/I3GX8JJQ/F9VJ65CI3GX8JJQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/J65C/I3GX8JJQ/F9VJ65CI3GX8JJQ.SMALL.jpg shahrokhani Good day friends, in my second instructable, I am explaining about an umbrella desk lamp I have made for my desk, in this case again the parts are almost free and I have used the junks I had on my working desk the only part which may be cost money is LED strips and a switch the rest are junks any wa...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:44:02 PST
E-scrap LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/E-scrap-LED-Sign/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 10:07:34 PST
Tilt activated LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flippies/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 21:28:02 PST
Bird House With Night Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-House-With-Night-Lights/
Bird House With Night Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/37CE/I3DQ93CF/FQO37CEI3DQ93CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/37CE/I3DQ93CF/FQO37CEI3DQ93CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/37CE/I3DQ93CF/FQO37CEI3DQ93CF.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer I recently stumbled onto a really cool night-light by Instructable user boddhi15. This got me thinking about building my own outdoor one. I decided to hack a solar power light and add a couple of little lights out the front.The actual hack isn’t very hard, it does however need a voltage regulator ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:32:46 PST
Internet of Things Christmas Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Christmas-Tree/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 06:39:39 PST
LED lit crystal decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lit-crystal-decorations/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 23:42:28 PST
LED Zen Board http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Zen-Board/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:46:07 PST
Nine-Shine-Line: The LED Timing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Nine-Shine-Line-The-LED-Timing-Game/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 14:31:53 PST
How to add LED's to your 3D printer! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-your-3D-printer/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 07:54:27 PST
Pimp Your PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Pimp-Your-PC/
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:44:48 PST
Fabulous LED Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Fabulous-LED-Tree/
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 19:04:13 PST
LED Night lamp From recycled torch http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Night-lamp-From-recycled-torch/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 13:19:07 PST
Maine Lighthouse Shadowbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Maine-Lighthouse-Shadowbox/
Maine Lighthouse Shadowbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/FF4Z/I301LXRL/FEGFF4ZI301LXRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/FF4Z/I301LXRL/FEGFF4ZI301LXRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/FF4Z/I301LXRL/FEGFF4ZI301LXRL.SMALL.jpg paullauze things you need:some heavy white papersome tissue papera shadow box frame (about 2 inches deep)6 RBG LEDs2 -120 Ohm resisters (your project may require a slightly different value)12 volt power supplyfemale connector Exacto Bladeglue stickhot glue gunsmall piece of foam board (like you use for a sch...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:32:03 PST
Fishbowl with light http://www.instructables.com/id/Fishbowl-with-light/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:24:57 PST
LED lights for XBOX and games http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-lights-for-XBOX-and-games/
LED lights for XBOX and games - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/QWOB/I2XTVRG8/F25QWOBI2XTVRG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/QWOB/I2XTVRG8/F25QWOBI2XTVRG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/QWOB/I2XTVRG8/F25QWOBI2XTVRG8.SMALL.jpg EricKlimaMusic Here I will be mounting both a green and white LED for my xbox and game collection. Let's check out how I made it... Turning a Guitar Tuner into A Switch! Check out that badassery. Can you think of a better housing for a switch???The case used two AAA batteries which totals in 3v of power.Observe...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:02:13 PST
Ultimate Night Bike http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Night-Bike/
Ultimate Night Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/KHI7/I2XTQ194/FZJKHI7I2XTQ194.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura I am so grateful to live in the Bay Area where there are so many cool civic events focused around bicycles. Critical Mass, East Bay Bike Party, and I'm sure dozens of others I don't know about yet. Every time I had participated in one of these events, I was in total awe of some of the great night ...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:42:41 PST
Musical Neopixels (WS2812B) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Neopixels-WS2812B/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:21:54 PST
Under Dash Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Dash-Lighting/
Under Dash Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/J1MQ/I2XTSQI4/F37J1MQI2XTSQI4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/J1MQ/I2XTSQI4/F37J1MQI2XTSQI4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/J1MQ/I2XTSQI4/F37J1MQI2XTSQI4.SMALL.jpg kemp2 Create a unique feel to the inside of your vehicle with these simple and inexpensive steps. Gather Supplies What you will need:-Two or more LED light strips-5-10ft of red and black 16-18 gauge automotive wiring-Wire Strippers-Soldering Iron(Optional)-Solder(Optional)-Black electrical tape-10 amp ...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:35:43 PST
Homemade LED solar lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-solar-lamp/
Homemade LED solar lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2A/MFB3/I2VRA5CX/F2AMFB3I2VRA5CX.SMALL.jpg tm182 It's a LED lamp that use the sunlight to turn on, turn off and recharge a power supply (rechargable batteries Ni-Mh)Here is a little video on instagram with an 8LED Lamphttp://instagram.com/p/vRW9tCQbwW/?modal=trueAlso we're going to explain how to make your PCB circuits for this lamp.If you have an...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:33:32 PST
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-of-the-L3D-Cube-Idea-to-Product-in-Four-Mon/
Making of the L3D Cube: Idea to Product in 4 Months - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/1VDN/I2VLEEU7/F4X1VDNI2VLEEU7.SMALL.gif sfrayne Four months ago we were screwed.But that's putting the cart before the horse - which as we all know is a no no. First, a brief background: I'm part of a volumetric imaging company, Looking Glass. We invented volumetric printing the previous year as a way to seed the ground for our big dream of dyn...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:23:41 PST
Fluorescent Tonic Water Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluorescent-Tonic-Water-Lamp/
Fluorescent Tonic Water Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/A17X/I2UUUCCW/FURA17XI2UUUCCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/A17X/I2UUUCCW/FURA17XI2UUUCCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/A17X/I2UUUCCW/FURA17XI2UUUCCW.SMALL.jpg Will2MakesStuff This Instructable will show you how to make a lamp based on the fluorescent properties of quinine, the chemical which gives tonic water its bitter taste.Quinine is fluorescent which means it absorbs energy from light of one wavelength and then emits this energy as light of a longer wavelength. (In t...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:17:15 PST
Large Scrolling LED display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Scrolling-LED-display/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:31:27 PST
Edge lit name tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-lit-name-tags/
Edge lit name tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/P7LX/I2UUTS18/FALP7LXI2UUTS18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/P7LX/I2UUTS18/FALP7LXI2UUTS18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAL/P7LX/I2UUTS18/FALP7LXI2UUTS18.SMALL.jpg tobychan Not a step-by-step instructable, but the pictures give you an idea of what can be acheived with small scale LED edge lighting. This example Edge lit by a single multicolour changing LED and powered by 3x 1.5v watch batteries. The Chloe tag was engraved using a dremel and the Toby tag was engraved us...
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Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:44:44 PST
Kid's Maker project: Light bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Maker-project-Light-bulb/
Kid's Maker project: Light bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/PFE7/I2P3UBL6/FZ7PFE7I2P3UBL6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/PFE7/I2P3UBL6/FZ7PFE7I2P3UBL6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/PFE7/I2P3UBL6/FZ7PFE7I2P3UBL6.SMALL.jpg bing 2 minute maker project for teaching kids about light bulb, electricity and a bit about history. Components 1. Leviton 125 15 Amp, 660 Watt, 125 Volt, 2-Pole, 2-Wire, Socket To Outlet Adapter$2 on Amazon.2. Common USB Power Adapters ( You probably already have several laying around the house)3. So...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:05:59 PST
Easy IronMan Arc Reactor Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-IronMan-Arc-Reactor-Necklace/
Easy IronMan Arc Reactor Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/MKG9/I2P3TWDD/FQYMKG9I2P3TWDD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/MKG9/I2P3TWDD/FQYMKG9I2P3TWDD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/MKG9/I2P3TWDD/FQYMKG9I2P3TWDD.SMALL.jpg PavelT1 Today I will show you how to make a easy IronMan arc reactor necklace out of a DVD drive motor and a blue LED. Tools and Parts The tools and parts you need are:DVD motorLong piece of wireTo small Neodymium magnetsWire stripers PliersHot Glue gunDrillGrinder Removing your rotor with windings ...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:18:54 PST
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Led-Light-Night-Lamp-Less-than-5-USD/
Home Made Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USD - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/G4VA/I2QU8X6J/FWWG4VAI2QU8X6J.SMALL.jpg webagencys Hi Please Check My YouTube Video for Clear Steps To How To Make Led Light Night Lamp Less than 5$ USDMy English Writing Was Not Too Good So i Created Video For it
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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:00:28 PST
l.e.d super nintendo mod http://www.instructables.com/id/led-super-nintendo-mod/
l.e.d super nintendo mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/LQL5/I2N6PR1N/FSGLQL5I2N6PR1N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/LQL5/I2N6PR1N/FSGLQL5I2N6PR1N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/LQL5/I2N6PR1N/FSGLQL5I2N6PR1N.SMALL.jpg rottenzombie88 This tutorial will guide you on how to swap out that old dull red LED out of the SNES system for a bright more vibrant LED of your choice to better enjoy your gaming system. You will need a 5mm L.E.D of your color choice First you will need the following5mm LED color of your choice4.5mm security ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:33:41 PST
220v led driver circuit without using a tranformer http://www.instructables.com/id/220v-led-driver-circuit-without-using-a-tranformer/
220v led driver circuit without using a tranformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3ZQV/I2P3RE8R/F5Q3ZQVI2P3RE8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3ZQV/I2P3RE8R/F5Q3ZQVI2P3RE8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3ZQV/I2P3RE8R/F5Q3ZQVI2P3RE8R.SMALL.jpg khader sk This video is about making a simple 220v led bulb without using a transformer.the number of leds can be increased by connecting in series.to increase the output current, use a 1uf capacitor in place of 0.22uf capacitor
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:21:14 PST
A Charlieplexed Elf Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Charlieplexed-Elf-Hat/
A Charlieplexed Elf Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/9MZ4/I2LMG4QP/FYE9MZ4I2LMG4QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/9MZ4/I2LMG4QP/FYE9MZ4I2LMG4QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYE/9MZ4/I2LMG4QP/FYE9MZ4I2LMG4QP.SMALL.jpg farrelan Putting LEDs in things that didn't already have them for whatever reason is cool to any geek and non geek alike. My wife came home from work with a Christmas Elf hat, and told me that it is now a part of her uniform until after Christmas. There was nothing special about it, and we just felt it could...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:17:10 PST
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Super-Bright-LED-Laptop-Keyboard-Light-1W-high/
DIY Super Bright LED Laptop Keyboard Light (1W high Power) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/POQ8/I2KSIWMO/FECPOQ8I2KSIWMO.SMALL.jpg bhvm Eyes are Precious,Today we will Be Modifying a Cheap keyboard Light into the Ultimate,Brightest, High power Light to Protect them. As Some of you may Know, I have already Modified an Ebay/ Chinese Laptop Keyboard light with 7.62mm Superflux LEDs sometime Back. The guide for the same is here-http://w...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:20:50 PST
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Polymorph-Mushrooms/
Solar Polymorph Mushrooms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/0TQF/I2KS94IQ/F9F0TQFI2KS94IQ.SMALL.jpg Slime Eel My brother has always had a strange obsession with mushrooms (not eating them just looking at them) so I made this mushroom lamp thing. It is solar powered and made with polymorph plastic so you can always change the poses of the mushrooms later. It will charge during the day and turn on at night. ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 16:23:55 PST
Small color change Christmas tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-color-changing-Christmas-tree/
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:29:08 PST
LED project for RC dirtbike http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-project-for-RC-dirtbike/
LED project for RC dirtbike - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/IIMX/I2TG0TPD/F6DIIMXI2TG0TPD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/IIMX/I2TG0TPD/F6DIIMXI2TG0TPD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/IIMX/I2TG0TPD/F6DIIMXI2TG0TPD.SMALL.jpg EricKlimaMusic Here I will be mounting 3 LED's onto this awesome RC dirt bike I bought off craigslist a while back. I will be using white for a headlight but I'll be adding some color to the chassis and exhaust pipe! Check it out... Headlight Here I decided to mount a white LED under the front dirt guard. This ...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 04:06:35 PST
Lights for Notebook http://www.instructables.com/id/Lights-for-Notebook/
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:02:17 PST
DIY LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:04:24 PST