Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:56:08 PST BLOX v1.01 diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-micro-LIGHT-for-SJCAM-M10/
diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SMALL.jpg frapedia Action cameras have become very popular in our days, but when there is not enough ambient light they suffer even at sort distances. There for, it is always handy to carry in your pocket a micro-light which will help your camera and save the day!This one can be used as a pocket flashlight too. Intr...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:38:16 PST
Make Your Underwater Aquarium Light With Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Underwater-Aquarium-Light-With-Hot-Glue/
Make Your Underwater Aquarium Light With Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/4J1N/I5DT1AN3/FUU4J1NI5DT1AN3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/4J1N/I5DT1AN3/FUU4J1NI5DT1AN3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/4J1N/I5DT1AN3/FUU4J1NI5DT1AN3.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hello Friends,Today We will be Making An Underwater Led Light With Hot Glue!!Who Ever Thought we could use Hot Glue to Make a underwater Light?It uses 6-3Watt Leds ,1 (100Ohm)Resistor [Not Necessary] , Only Half Hot Glue Stick ! I am Participating in Budget Contest too as It uses Minimal Parts to ma...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:10:02 PST
Glass Engraved Birthday Card With LED Reflection http://www.instructables.com/id/Glass-Engraved-Birthday-Card-With-LED-reflection/
Glass Engraved Birthday Card With LED Reflection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/O00T/I5GN44M3/FJ0O00TI5GN44M3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/O00T/I5GN44M3/FJ0O00TI5GN44M3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/O00T/I5GN44M3/FJ0O00TI5GN44M3.SMALL.jpg Honey Sharma 1st of all i would like to say that it's my first instructable, so i am sorry for lack of images and its missing materials!Well, my friend's birthday was approaching and i was very exited to present her a personalised gift. After scrolling through a bunch of instructables, i was very much moved by t...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:09:22 PST
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-for-non-addressable-RGB-leds-Using-Ardui/
Ambilight for non addressable RGB leds [Using Arduino] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSM/JAX5/I5DSUUV7/FSMJAX5I5DSUUV7.SMALL.jpg h0uri first of all .. if you don't know what Ambilgiht is Check Ambilgiht Phillipscheck out my other tutorial if you don't have an arduino TUTsince it's the same rgb led and same 3 transistors i used before why put arduino to work ?the answer is because with arduino you can control the colors for whatever...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:34:08 PST
Ambilight without Arduino for non addressable RGB leds http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-without-Arduino-for-non-addressable-RGB-/
Ambilight without Arduino for non addressable RGB leds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KCP1/I5DSTNLN/FWDKCP1I5DSTNLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KCP1/I5DSTNLN/FWDKCP1I5DSTNLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWD/KCP1/I5DSTNLN/FWDKCP1I5DSTNLN.SMALL.jpg h0uri If u Don't know What Ambilight is you must check youtube videos on Philips AmbilightNow a days there's many way to do a replica or even a better looking reflections ..the easiest way to do such a thing is with a cheap RGB led that isn't digital .. all the led will glow the same color ..and without a...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:56:23 PST
Illuminating namecard http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminating-namecard/
Illuminating namecard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/K3A8/I5F7H2B0/FW6K3A8I5F7H2B0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/K3A8/I5F7H2B0/FW6K3A8I5F7H2B0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/K3A8/I5F7H2B0/FW6K3A8I5F7H2B0.SMALL.jpg kakenman A name card that lights up with USB power.Circuits are drawn on the card with a circuit marker.Materials:AgIC circuit marker setSurface mount LED Printing guidelines Print guidelines on AgIC special paperhttp://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OWJ1M66/The data to be printed is attached “illuminating_namecard...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:07:07 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
LED Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 Here I have a shadow box with chibitronics LEDs in the back that light up when you plug it in. Not the most professional looking, but if you know what you're doing and put the time into it, you guys can make it look much nicer. And bonus points to you guys who know what city this skyline is based ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
emergency battery light http://www.instructables.com/id/emergency-battery-light/
emergency battery light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EBZG/I5B38OZ0/FIKEBZGI5B38OZ0.SMALL.jpg ccpro14 in this instructable i will show you how to make a emergency light with parts easily found in the house powered by a 9v battery helps in power faliure a lot Find the items u will need:a 3 led bulb (can be found any where broken can be used)a 9v battery 2x wiresa switcha 9v connector Open it u...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:34:07 PST
LED Neon Rope Light Applications http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Neon-Rope-Light-Applications/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:28:32 PST
Large Led Bar Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Led-Bar-Display/
Large Led Bar Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/EUOF/I4ZHMFJO/FVYEUOFI4ZHMFJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/EUOF/I4ZHMFJO/FVYEUOFI4ZHMFJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVY/EUOF/I4ZHMFJO/FVYEUOFI4ZHMFJO.SMALL.jpg dirkandterra I decided to do this build because I have wanted to make a large 10 segment LED bar display for a while. Having come across a 5050 SMD LED light strip, I wondered if I could cut a length of it up to use for such a display. I already had a couple of LM3914 LED bar/dot driver IC chips on hand, so I ...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:04:59 PST
Wii led stand mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Wii-led-stand-mod/
Wii led stand mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/3HTJ/I55MYSKB/FJX3HTJI55MYSKB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/3HTJ/I55MYSKB/FJX3HTJI55MYSKB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJX/3HTJ/I55MYSKB/FJX3HTJI55MYSKB.SMALL.jpg nicholasd2 impress friends with your very own Wii led stand collect components 1.LEDs (you'll only need one)2.an old USB cable3.led tester (I got mine from an old led glow stick in a party in Trinidad called fantastic Friday)4.100ohm resistor test led and select with color you can find these in toys, fla...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 19:21:28 PST
Miniature LED City http://www.instructables.com/id/Miniature-LED-City/
Miniature LED City - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/UKQB/I53I9D6W/FJTUKQBI53I9D6W.SMALL.jpg Ittyblox This miniature city is made using the ready made full color 3D printed buildings, printed and shipped by Shapeways. They are called Ittyblox. You can find them in this webshop. They are designed in such a way that when you light them from underneath, some windows will light up. This instructable als...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:51:34 PST
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Uber-Cool-Ultimate-DJ-Party-Lamp/
The Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Party Lamp... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/QIV1/I50X5MCZ/F2PQIV1I50X5MCZ.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello friends please Vote us In the Let's Party Challenge and On a budget Contest...Hello Dear Partymakers,A few days ago we were wondering what to do with a old glass rod that our father had in his old room heater and gave it to us...After a few hours we made a plan for a Uber Cool Ultimate DJ Part...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:29:17 PST
Music blinking LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-blinking-LED/
Music blinking LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/146M/I504XBBB/F32146MI504XBBB.SMALL.jpg ibenkos This is an easy step by step guide to make cheap sound reacting LEDs that is blinking to the bass of the music you play. The music blinker is powered by an 9v battery which makes it portable and small. Parts and tools PARTS:TIP 31 CPCB Male AUX cable3x LEDs9v battery9v battery clipJumper wiresTOO...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:01:06 PST
Restoring a vintage flash with a modern twist. http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-vintage-flash-with-a-modern-twist/
Restoring a vintage flash with a modern twist. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/BD7E/I504RV3T/FVTBD7EI504RV3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/BD7E/I504RV3T/FVTBD7EI504RV3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVT/BD7E/I504RV3T/FVTBD7EI504RV3T.SMALL.jpg TheKingsOfWing Hey all, its me again with another project!Little bit about the project before we go on. I collect old film camera's from time to time, never paying out too much, normally just waiting until I see them about a car boot sale or at a market. I was buying a few pieces off one fellow when he said if I b...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:27:47 PST
DIY LED Lamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Lamps/
DIY LED Lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/CJYX/I504X1CC/FO1CJYXI504X1CC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/CJYX/I504X1CC/FO1CJYXI504X1CC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/CJYX/I504X1CC/FO1CJYXI504X1CC.SMALL.jpg dan95 Build low power (10W) LED lamps for general illumination. Parts and tools Components2200uF 200v electrolytic capacitor108 BT30WCS LEDsSwitchHeat sinksPlastic boxInsulated copper wire2x 5VAC transformer or similar to achieve 1:1 ratio2x 10 ohm resistor1x 2.2 kilo ohm resistor1x 100 kilo ohm resist...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:36:47 PST
LED Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Letters/
LED Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KERR/I504SUPP/FDVKERRI504SUPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KERR/I504SUPP/FDVKERRI504SUPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/KERR/I504SUPP/FDVKERRI504SUPP.SMALL.jpg siddharthakarkhana Hello everyone today Basil and Siddhartha are making led letters it is the material which is made by leds and also contains wires and Forex board it is very easy to make. Materials required The materials needed to make the led letters are :(1) 20 Leds(2) 2 Forex boards (3) wires (4) scissor (5) p...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 10:07:15 PST
Video mapped LED Christmas trees http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-spatially-mapped-Christmas-trees/
Video mapped LED Christmas trees - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3VIA/I4VQHDRZ/FI83VIAI4VQHDRZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3VIA/I4VQHDRZ/FI83VIAI4VQHDRZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI8/3VIA/I4VQHDRZ/FI83VIAI4VQHDRZ.SMALL.jpg joejoetheclown For our DJ crew's annual Brass Tax Xmas Episode I constructed two spatially mapped LED christmas trees. Consisting of about 230 RGB pixels each and standing around 7 feet tall these trees were fully video capable and ran Modul8 content syphon-d into MadMapper. Here's how I went about it! Cut som...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:46:18 PST
Glowing Kids Table IKEA http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Kids-IKEA-Table/
Glowing Kids Table IKEA - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GXN8/I4UNS0S5/FMTGXN8I4UNS0S5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GXN8/I4UNS0S5/FMTGXN8I4UNS0S5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GXN8/I4UNS0S5/FMTGXN8I4UNS0S5.SMALL.jpg AlexX1 Hello, this is my first intractable and a just simple one. But actually I wanted to show what I have done with the kids and I think this is a good and nice idea to start other more advanced projects. materials I use:an old Akku I had lying aroundan old Mammut table from IKEA which was very dirty (an...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:38:12 PST
Advanced Charlicube and Modifications http://www.instructables.com/id/Advanced-Charlicube-and-Modifications/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 14:35:56 PST
Make a 8 x 8 LED Matrix Cheap and Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-8-x-8-LED-Matrix-Cheap-and-Simple/
Make a 8 x 8 LED Matrix Cheap and Simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/GNVU/I4PHKYY1/F42GNVUI4PHKYY1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/GNVU/I4PHKYY1/F42GNVUI4PHKYY1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F42/GNVU/I4PHKYY1/F42GNVUI4PHKYY1.SMALL.jpg djsadeepa Hello Friends, I'm going to show you how to make a 8 x 8 LED Matrix Cheap and Simple. You will need,64 LEDs, Any color you like 8 x 470 ohm Resistors Wire Solder Soldering Iron Dot Board ora piece of Cardboard (in my case 10cm x 10cm9v battery or a power source less than 12V (Optional for testing)Ar...
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:03:54 PST
WS2812B LED Cube 96 for arduino magic colorful http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812B-LED-Cube-96-for-arduino-magic-colorful/
WS2812B LED Cube 96 for arduino magic colorful - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCR/EVXY/I4MMVGOR/FCREVXYI4MMVGOR.SMALL.jpg Alex_chu Hey,guys,this is the Fourth time we(smart prototyping) post an instructable here, thanks for watching! We will keep on posting funny instructables. This is a LED magic cube,we hope it be helpful for you and we'd love to communicate with you guys!Before making the Cube,let's have a overview:This Cub...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 02:47:20 PST
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Cards-with-Chibitronics-Blinking-LED-Circu/
Holiday Cards with Chibitronics - Blinking LED Circuit Stickers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F49/5ZR0/I4MMSMFI/F495ZR0I4MMSMFI.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Christmas tree and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, battery)2. Colored Mark...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 13:27:23 PST
Fake Crookes tube. http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-Crookes-tube/
Fake Crookes tube. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/AS6R/I4PHH9RT/FFQAS6RI4PHH9RT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/AS6R/I4PHH9RT/FFQAS6RI4PHH9RT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/AS6R/I4PHH9RT/FFQAS6RI4PHH9RT.SMALL.jpg dvigatel I wanted a decorative device that looks like a working Crookes tube, but does not emit harmful x-rays. Theory. If you use photons instead of electrons, but replicate Crookes tube geometry, the generated image will be similar to original. See the diagram.Even though it is fake, it is not digital. ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:54:40 PST
LED Lights Synced with the Frequency of Music http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-Synced-with-the-Frequency-of-Music/
LED Lights Synced with the Frequency of Music - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/VN47/I4J7IW1L/FLFVN47I4J7IW1L.SMALL.jpg joshleiph This is the circuit that will control an RGB LED light system to be synced up with your favorite music. Each color light (red, green, blue) represent a different frequency spectrum. For example, the blue light flashes when the bass is played in a song. More of the setup to how I made this and what I...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:32:29 PST
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Glowing Rudolph Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Card-with-Chibitronics-Glowing-Rudolph-Car/
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Glowing Rudolph Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/9VZQ/I4MMUQFQ/FG69VZQI4MMUQFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/9VZQ/I4MMUQFQ/FG69VZQI4MMUQFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/9VZQ/I4MMUQFQ/FG69VZQI4MMUQFQ.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker. List of materials 1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking LED control sticker, copper tape, batter...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:29:39 PST
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Push Button Light Up Rudolph Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Holiday-Card-with-Chibitronics-Push-Button-Light-U/
Holiday Card with Chibitronics - Push Button Light Up Rudolph Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L51F/I4MMUQLK/F1QL51FI4MMUQLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L51F/I4MMUQLK/F1QL51FI4MMUQLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/L51F/I4MMUQLK/F1QL51FI4MMUQLK.SMALL.jpg cathychen Light up your holidays with custom-made Chibitronics holiday cards. This card features a hand-drawn Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer that lights up with the push of a button and Chibitronics LED stickers and blinking LED control panel sticker.List of materials 1. Chibitronics Kit (White LED, blinking ...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 08:29:38 PST
Circular LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Circular-LED-Display/
Circular LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/548A/I4LKHQDO/FJT548AI4LKHQDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/548A/I4LKHQDO/FJT548AI4LKHQDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJT/548A/I4LKHQDO/FJT548AI4LKHQDO.SMALL.jpg ArthurGuy This was a simple project to create a cheap circular LED display.It uses 16 LED matrix displays with driver chips, these are available as a kit from places such as eBay for about £1 each. Just search for the driver chip MAX7219. Solder and connect the displays The displays normally come as a kit ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:47:34 PST
heatsinking leds by recycling old transformers http://www.instructables.com/id/heatsinking-leds-wit-old-transformers/
heatsinking leds by recycling old transformers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/JTN6/I4IWP0JU/F7NJTN6I4IWP0JU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/JTN6/I4IWP0JU/F7NJTN6I4IWP0JU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/JTN6/I4IWP0JU/F7NJTN6I4IWP0JU.SMALL.jpg HAMZAMG1999 hi in this tutorial i will show you how to recycle old transformers into led coolerfirst :why cooling an led ,if you worked with power led before there is something you must know ,unlike normal small led which doesn't produce any heat (warm)power led (1watt or more) produce's alot of heat if it ran ...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 08:58:32 PST
Heartbeat Pulsing LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Heartbeat-Pulsing-LED/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:36:28 PST
Hacking the CharlieCube http://www.instructables.com/id/Hacking-the-CharlieCube/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 20:13:07 PST
LED Snowflake Decoration from cheap effect light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Snowflake-Decoration-from-cheap-effect-light/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 15:38:02 PST
TinyLight- The Micro Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/TinyLight-The-Micro-Flashlight/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:21:29 PST
50W RGB LED Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/50W-RGB-LED-Inflatable-Pumpkin/
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 08:03:54 PST
Cardboard Reindeer Head Light Show http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Reindeer-Head-Light-Show/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:20:44 PST
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Electronic-Bookmark-Booklight/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
Makeshift flashlight from tuner http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeshift-flashlight-from-tuner/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:57:44 PST
A Better LED Growlight - 10000lm for $15. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-LED-Growlight/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:59:19 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
EZ LED Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-LED-Glasses/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:34:07 PST
LED Running safety belt http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Running-safety-belt/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:19 PST
Name sign with Chibitronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-sign-with-Chibitronics/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:24:40 PST
How to make a diffusor for your LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-diffusor-for-your-LED-Matrix/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:31:27 PST
DIY floor lamp from pallets and LED strip. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-floor-lamp-from-pallets-and-LED-strip/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 06:52:20 PST
Tony: a Connected, Voice-Enabled Light Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Tony-a-Connected-Voice-Enabled-Light-Bulb/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 01:34:59 PST
DIY Slayer wall lamp everyone can make.... http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Slayer-wall-lamp-everyone-can-make/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 23:21:34 PST
Laser Pointer Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Fun/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:56:40 PST
Sparkcore MetLamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkcore-MetLamp/
Sparkcore MetLamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/UMHR/I49RQBED/FZWUMHRI49RQBED.SMALL.jpg ChisDick This project is a SparkCore based mood lamp which uses weather data from the UK Met Office to choose the colour of the lamp. It's main parts are the SparkCore and their internet button shield, which includes a NEOPixel ring! The Parts Components:1x SparkCore1x Internet Button shield1x phone cha...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 05:46:34 PST
powerful 1 watt portable led flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/power-led-ultra-bright-pocket-flashlight/
powerful 1 watt portable led flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/H9DK/I48C8MMM/FARH9DKI48C8MMM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/H9DK/I48C8MMM/FARH9DKI48C8MMM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/H9DK/I48C8MMM/FARH9DKI48C8MMM.SMALL.jpg HAMZAMG1999 the following steps will help to make a bright led flashlightfor more:www.twitter.com/hamza_elgendywww.instagram.com/hamza_m.gfollow = follow back what you'll need you will need 1.a 1watt power led2.a 2 AA battery holder 3. 2 AA batteries4.a hot glue gun connecting the led now you have to conn...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 15:07:21 PST
LED video softbox http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-video-softbox/
LED video softbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/A00A/I48H7FX9/F05A00AI48H7FX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/A00A/I48H7FX9/F05A00AI48H7FX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/A00A/I48H7FX9/F05A00AI48H7FX9.SMALL.jpg philippoMC Hi, my name is Philipp, i am 15 years old and from germany. I built six softboxes for shooting photos or for making videos. They operate at 12v DC and can be mounted on tripods. On the bottom I used someting like these for mounting the lights on a tripod: http://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B000LWCB...
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 12:02:32 PST