Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Wed, 1 Apr 2015 06:42:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/F7OG/I7MXXUWR/FR3F7OGI7MXXUWR.SMALL.jpg simon.w.nordberg Build a really simple shotgun shell night light that turns on with a flip!WARNING!Do not try to do this with live ammunition! The shotgun shells used in this project were empty casings! Materials 1 paper shotgun shell1 transparent plastic shotgun shell1 tilt ball sensor/switch2 bright white LEDs...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
Ultimate Guide For Making a LED CUBE http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Guide-For-Making-a-LED-CUBE/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:18:12 PDT
Musical Visual Mania(Edited) http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Visual-Mania/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:01:52 PDT
Super simple glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-glowing-egg/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 06:13:03 PDT
Make a 1000w equiv. LED flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-1000w-equiv-LED-flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15:56 PDT
Binary Calendar with Digital Clock and Lunar Phase in a LED Matrix 8x8 http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Calendar-with-Digital-Clock-and-Lunar-Phase/
Binary Calendar with Digital Clock and Lunar Phase in a LED Matrix 8x8 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/J49R/I7LQLHR0/F48J49RI7LQLHR0.SMALL.jpg lagsilva Hello everybody !!Now I will show you this project more elaborate than my Binary Clock that you also can see here in Instructables.I had already released before a Portuguese version of this project to attend the Brazilian followers.This project was made to apply into a simple LED Matrix Display a lo...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:03:33 PDT
Animated LED Crystal Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-LED-Crystal-Shadow-Box/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:39:20 PDT
Illuminated switch with 5mm LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-switch-with-5mm-LED/
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
Light-Up Book with LEDs and a Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Book-with-LEDs-and-a-Switch/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 11:23:55 PDT
Lego Police truck with real lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Police-truck-with-real-lights/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:41:53 PDT
Rainbow Shuriken, the Disco Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Shuriken-the-Disco-Star/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:31:01 PDT
Ambient LED Floor Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambient-LED-Floor-Lighting/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:48:05 PDT
Daylight solar, why not? http://www.instructables.com/id/Daylight-solar-why-not/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:05:44 PDT
Light Sensing LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 09:39:08 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Design-w-DIY-LED-Lighting/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:36:07 PDT
Emergency flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-flashlight/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 11:52:04 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
Drink-ie, LED nite lite in a bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/Drink-ie-LED-nite-lite-in-a-bottle/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:46:26 PST
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-STRIP-COLOR-ORGAN-WITHOUT-MICROCONTROLLER/
RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN (WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLER) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/WWW1/I6W2Y4YF/F6IWWW1I6W2Y4YF.SMALL.jpg lsanjaysha its a RGB LED STRIP ORGAN and don't used any microcontroller. its based N-channel mosfet. Parts Hi,Its a RGB LED STRIP COLOR ORGAN WITHOUT MICROCONTROLLERand here is the part list .1) 3.5mm audio socket- 1ps2) 12V, 2AMP power adaptor- 1ps3) 5m of RGB LED Strip.- 1ps4) Prototyping board- 1ps5) N-c...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:36:23 PST
Chibitronics Buzzing and Light Up Monster Treat Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Chibitronics-Buzzing-and-Light-Up-Monster-Treat-Bo/
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:08:14 PST
Pinkie Pie Cake Topper http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinkie-Pie-Cake-Topper/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:00:27 PST
Shotgun Shell LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-LED-Candles/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:59:08 PST
Sound Reactive Neopixel Bangalore Torpedo http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Reactive-Neopixel-Bangalore-Torpedo/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:12:10 PST
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Poster-with-CONDUCTIVE-INK-LEDS/
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SMALL.jpg joanabernardo I came across conductive ink in my research and as a Design student I started to question its use on my projects.I envisioned a poster with LEDs and typography where light would be an illustration of the text. For this project I chose a Carl Sagan’s text where the LEDs evoke a galaxy.The complexity ...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:30:24 PST
SparkTruck's Simple Circuit Town! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Circuit-Town/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:27:13 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
LED Bookmark http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bookmark-1/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:23:56 PST
555 LED Flasher - START http://www.instructables.com/id/555-LED-Flasher/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 21:16:01 PST
LED T-Shirt with LCD and Bluetooth http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-T-Shirt-with-LCD-and-Bluetooth/
LED T-Shirt with LCD and Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EEBZ/I6EXF503/FFIEEBZI6EXF503.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EEBZ/I6EXF503/FFIEEBZI6EXF503.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/EEBZ/I6EXF503/FFIEEBZI6EXF503.SMALL.jpg jangelow Homemade LED T-Shirt with 324 addressable WS2812B LED's. Controlled with arduino micro linked to LCD touchscreen and Bluetooth to phone app. Everything made in house (Circuit board, shirt code, phone app, shirt layout, LED Ribbon strings). Display pictures saved to SD card, everything else fully c...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:37:18 PST
50W LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/50W-LED-Grow-Light/
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By: OKGrowin

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:23:05 PST
Led light project http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-light-project/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:42:37 PST
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-DRL-Daytime-Running-Light/
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Q9PA/I69D7K57/F1AQ9PAI69D7K57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Q9PA/I69D7K57/F1AQ9PAI69D7K57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Q9PA/I69D7K57/F1AQ9PAI69D7K57.SMALL.jpg arierep60 This is my first instructable and I'm from Portugal, so, please be kind with me and sorry for my english because it's not perfect.So, the idea here is to make a LED DRL but all by myself and, it's easy, cheap and the final result is awesome!I will try to explain all steps, one by one so you can unde...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:09:39 PST
Bring Your burnt LED back to life! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Your-burnt-LED-back-to-life/
Bring Your burnt LED back to life! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7UQ0/I66LNITZ/FY17UQ0I66LNITZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7UQ0/I66LNITZ/FY17UQ0I66LNITZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7UQ0/I66LNITZ/FY17UQ0I66LNITZ.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 When I am on a budget... I am able to ressurect my burnt LEDs to reuse them again ;) Recently my dad used 12V cordless drill battery to kill two of my 3W high power LEDs. Of course he bought me new ones, but without the heatsink... So I took my soldering iron and tried to desolder burnt LED to reuse...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:43:02 PST
USB rechargable LED Flashlight (also charges your phone) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-rechargable-LED-Flashlight-also-charges-your-p/
USB rechargable LED Flashlight (also charges your phone) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/VLWO/I600CFS8/FOGVLWOI600CFS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/VLWO/I600CFS8/FOGVLWOI600CFS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/VLWO/I600CFS8/FOGVLWOI600CFS8.SMALL.jpg Liquid Snakes I found an old Black and Decker Snake Light at a thrift store last year, I thought they were kind of cool when they came out in the 90's. I quickly modernized it with a 1w LED in it immediately which improved the battery life, but it still used plain old C batteries, still I passed on the later Vers...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:07:55 PST
Pocket Mini LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mini-LED-Flashlight/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:04:04 PST
DIY Light-up Birthday Card! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-up-Birthday-Card/
DIY Light-up Birthday Card! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/F1IF/I60051H1/F3IF1IFI60051H1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/F1IF/I60051H1/F3IF1IFI60051H1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3I/F1IF/I60051H1/F3IF1IFI60051H1.SMALL.jpg blinkblink Decorate your card for someone you love and find exactly the right place on the front of your card where you’d like your LED to light up!Craft Materials needed: PaperScissorsCard-stockCard decorating materials (whatever you want!)Creative Circuit Materials: Coin cell batteryLEDCopper tape Find pos...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:41:02 PST
Paper Circuit Valentines Day Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Circuit-Valentines-Day-Card/
Paper Circuit Valentines Day Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/QPQT/I5ZZXNH6/FMXQPQTI5ZZXNH6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/QPQT/I5ZZXNH6/FMXQPQTI5ZZXNH6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMX/QPQT/I5ZZXNH6/FMXQPQTI5ZZXNH6.SMALL.jpg kaitlyn1franz A while ago at work we used paper circuits at Lentil Festival in Pullman to teach young kids about electricity. I thought that this would make an excellent activity if applied to Valentine's Day. Homemade Valentines with leds is a great activity for kids or homemade gift for a friend, relative or si...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:37:18 PST
Simple LED Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-1/
Simple LED Backlit Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SMALL.jpg Electrospark In this Instructable, I will show you how to build a very simple but nice looking LED backlit sign. I built the project only with things i had lying around my electronic shop so the materials i am using are not the appropriate ones but the final product ended up pretty well. Things you'll need H...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:40:51 PST
LED House Number Plexiglass http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-House-Number-Plexiglass/
LED House Number Plexiglass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/D50F/I5ZZZPFQ/FSUD50FI5ZZZPFQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/D50F/I5ZZZPFQ/FSUD50FI5ZZZPFQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSU/D50F/I5ZZZPFQ/FSUD50FI5ZZZPFQ.SMALL.jpg KiteArmy My parents just relocated to an adult community and all the homes look alike. They asked me to create a house number that would stand out and in the event of an emergency and make the house easier to locate by emergency response personnel. So this is it. I have to say the project was simple and a...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 13:46:04 PST
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-LED-Display-Finger-Ring-w-Photo-transparan/
Backlit LED Display Finger Ring w/ Photo transparancy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/G31T/I5TI2MMB/FO3G31TI5TI2MMB.SMALL.jpg The Juliart Want to show off those pictures of yours in a cool way? Sure you do.I found these really nice LED, cool white modules from adafruit.com. I love photos, so one thing lead to another, and after researching to see if there were rings that showcased photos,using LED, I couldn't find any, just the key ch...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 07:24:50 PST
5 watts LED Table Light http://www.instructables.com/id/5-watts-LED-Table-Light/
5 watts LED Table Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0AMV/I5WCVBMG/F690AMVI5WCVBMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0AMV/I5WCVBMG/F690AMVI5WCVBMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/0AMV/I5WCVBMG/F690AMVI5WCVBMG.SMALL.jpg amorarun This one was made for my mom's sewing machine but can be adapted for any type of table. The measurements used in this was for the sewing machine table, thus you are required to adjust it according to your needs.A little background on this project, feel free to skip it, if you are bored. I had a 1W L...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 23:13:16 PST
Portable light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-light-table/
Portable light table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/SNLF/I5WCQVQ1/FQYSNLFI5WCQVQ1.SMALL.jpg silvertinkerer Have you ever wanted to trace something, but no tracing paper to be found? Need to be able to take your tools with you? There have been many times I have wanted a light table, many of those times in places that would not be able to take a big bulky item. I have created a lightweight, small but big e...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:19:31 PST
Some LED projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Some-LED-projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/CYQO/I5WCRIM1/FUSCYQOI5WCRIM1.SMALL.jpg hkerr Stacked Glass LED Light Persistence of Vision Bauble. POV Decoration. Easy to make with a nice finish. LED Lamp with Test Tube Nice looking lamps. (pictures a little fuzzy) Simple 3x3x3 LED Cube with Arduino LED Origami Airhockey LED LED Rollie Led Ladder Game (Attiny85...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 13:28:34 PST
DIY Homemade Spy Camera with Infrared LED CCTV Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Homemade-Spy-Camera-with-Infrared-LED-CCTV-Web/
DIY Homemade Spy Camera with Infrared LED CCTV Webcam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/6ZLM/I5Z7L1BJ/FN86ZLMI5Z7L1BJ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Homemade Spy Camera with CCTV Webcam and Black White Color Viewfinder take from old Camers Handcam Sony,Paper, Battery 18650, Old Webcam Infrared LED CCTV and few times weekend.....
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 12:15:21 PST
Frankenstein led magnifying glass http://www.instructables.com/id/Frankenstein-led-magnifying-glass/
Frankenstein led magnifying glass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/VDXC/I5THXBT4/F21VDXCI5THXBT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/VDXC/I5THXBT4/F21VDXCI5THXBT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/VDXC/I5THXBT4/F21VDXCI5THXBT4.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 My diy frankenstein magnifying glassI just made this because i thought...that would be cool. Lets try. parts for this frankenbuild i used the following parts.1x small magnifying glass 1x smd tactile button 1x button cell holder2x white smd leds. harvesting the smd leds You can buy your leds, b...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 10:16:49 PST
Easy DIY Robot Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Robot-Valentines/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 09:33:40 PST
Simple LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Light/
Simple LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/U8UL/I5WCOYBT/F0UU8ULI5WCOYBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/U8UL/I5WCOYBT/F0UU8ULI5WCOYBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/U8UL/I5WCOYBT/F0UU8ULI5WCOYBT.SMALL.jpg kamal das Now a days LED light is very popular, it is widely use in lighting system instated of ordinary filament bulb, florescent tube light and compact florescent lamp. The main advantage of the LED light is consume low power and long life. So it can be reduce your cost of electric charge. No...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:02:13 PST