Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Sun, 24 May 2015 22:38:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
★ LED RGB Hexagon Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/-LED-RGB-Hexagon-Lights/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 10:15:52 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
LED Graduation Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Graduation-Hat/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:29:20 PDT
3D Printed Rocket Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Rocket-Night-Light/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 19:00:40 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-3/
Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/4ZYY/I9RL91N5/FX44ZYYI9RL91N5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/4ZYY/I9RL91N5/FX44ZYYI9RL91N5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/4ZYY/I9RL91N5/FX44ZYYI9RL91N5.SMALL.jpg tamseel Night Light using an old charger. Parts and Tools 1W LED. USB Charger Film Can Solder iron and wire Take out USB port Open the charger and cut wires which are going to USB port Connect LED Connect the LED with the help of solder to the wires which were going to the USB port. Cover it. c...
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:53:00 PDT
Easy LED Lamp Shade For Desktop Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-LED-Lamp-Shade-For-Desktop-Monitor/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 16:34:00 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:21:54 PDT
DIY: Wired LEDs & RGB LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-LEDs-RGB-LEDs/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 01:05:30 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
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By: PerfectPixel

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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Solar Powered Flashlight (gardenlight casemod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Flashlight-gardenlight-casemod/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 00:57:57 PDT
The Digital Feel http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Digital-Feel/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 09:36:58 PDT
The Sneaky Light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sneaky-Light/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:39:18 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
How I added a Glove Box Light to my Truck http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-added-a-Glove-Box-Light-to-my-Truck/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 18:46:41 PDT
Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Light-2/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 13:08:30 PDT
dot animations http://www.instructables.com/id/dot-animations/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 12:24:31 PDT
Hot-O-Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-O-Ring/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 01:32:39 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
WIFI controlled LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-controlled-LED-Hat/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 13:43:01 PDT
Phone/selfie flashlight. http://www.instructables.com/id/Phoneselfie-flashlight/
Phone/selfie flashlight. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKV/ZJVC/I8UUVBOH/FKVZJVCI8UUVBOH.SMALL.jpg yolo7bear You probably make pictures with your phone, sometimes you need light to make pictures or videos in the dark that's why most of our phones have a flashlight, however some phones don't have a flashlight or your current flashlight isn't bright enough.That's why i came to this idea, it's very simple and...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:50 PDT
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-led-flasher-simplepowerfull-and-effective/
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:00:20 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
PEX Pipe Hexagons With RGB LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/PEX-Hexagons-With-RGB-LED-Strip/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:37:44 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 PDT
One Dozen Egg Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Lights-1/
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:39:37 PDT
Energy Efficient (DC) Voltage Lighting system using Solar Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-DC-Voltage-Lighting-system-using-/
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By: Electronicslovers

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:45:07 PDT
8x8x8 RGB LED-Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/8x8x8-RGB-LED-Cube-1/
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By: Michalsky

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:39:14 PDT
Swing-arm lamp LED conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Swing-arm-lamp-LED-conversion/
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By: geartechbrandon

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 08:34:59 PDT
The Modular PC PSU High Power LED Grow light http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Modular-PC-PSU-High-Power-LED-Grow-light/
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By: Jacks2High

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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 02:54:08 PDT
DIY Magnetic Algae Scrubber – The ‘Spiderman Scrubber’! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Algae-Scrubber-The-Spiderman-Scrubber/
DIY Magnetic Algae Scrubber – The ‘Spiderman Scrubber’! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/1NNA/I8BGGGDX/FIZ1NNAI8BGGGDX.SMALL.jpg Jacks2High Hello Everyone,After getting sick of cleaning algae from my tank having moved house to a high nitrate area, I decided to build an algae scrubber for my brackish setup. However as I don’t have a sump or room in my hood I decided to create a light that attached to the side of the tank. As I didn't rea...
By: Jacks2High

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:24:22 PDT
DIY Glowing LED Wi-Fi Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-LED-Wi-Fi-Indicator/
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By: kings_dash

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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 03:33:25 PDT
Color Change Halo Install 3" Pod http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Change-Halo-Install-3-Pod/
Color Change Halo Install 3" Pod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMW/GZN2/I86LQNN1/FMWGZN2I86LQNN1.SMALL.jpg SeaToughLED Please let us begin by thanking you for taking the time to view this instructable. We have created this to give you (the customer) the confidence and know how to make your vehicle a one of a kind light show.If you are viewing this you have either already purchased a set of our Color Change Halo Pod...
By: SeaToughLED

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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:32:19 PDT
Case Mod [RGB LED+Arduino Uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Case-Mod-RGB-LEDArduino-Uno/
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By: h0uri

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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:09:13 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
Simple Electric Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/WS4Z/I84BFTCC/FBGWS4ZI84BFTCC.SMALL.gif nilnate519 Hello! Thanks for choosing this intractable to start your DIY journey into electronics. In this intractable, we will be building a super simple electric circuit consisting of a battery, a resistor, and two LEDs. I will help to guide you through the process, but please feel free to comment if anythin...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 20:18:26 PDT
Switchless sensor based cheap flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Switchless-sensor-based-cheap-flashlight/
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By: Crazynventor

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Sat, 4 Apr 2015 05:14:25 PDT
LED Poster with ATtiny45 Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny45-LED-Poster/
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By: comsa42

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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 shell 1 transparent plastic shotgun shell 1 tilt ball sensor/switch 2 bright white ...
By: simon.w.nordberg

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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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By: amansinghaljpr

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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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By: Greenthorn

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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/
Super simple glowing egg - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/EDWQ/I7QFE7BD/FHFEDWQI7QFE7BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/EDWQ/I7QFE7BD/FHFEDWQI7QFE7BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHF/EDWQ/I7QFE7BD/FHFEDWQI7QFE7BD.SMALL.jpg uvvvvw This is an extremely simple way to make a glowing egg.No computer, no soldering ,....... Materials --- An egg shell with a hole a little bigger than the battery.--- A 3V battery. --- A slow color changing LED. A very special LED that can change the color slowly. The required voltag...
By: uvvvvw

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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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By: DIYPerks

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 07:15:56 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 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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By: Thorsten Singer

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 09:26:12 PDT
Lego Police truck with real lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Police-truck-with-real-lights/
Lego Police truck with real lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP2/EB4D/I7KB2JYU/FP2EB4DI7KB2JYU.SMALL.jpg Dfg11333 Legos are fun, but they miss real lights. Fortunately for us, Lego holes have nice dimensions, which fit nicely with standard LED dimensions (3mm or 5mm).Here is a guide on how to light a Lego police truck for less than $5. Hardware setup You will need LEDs (very cheap), an old IDE ribbon cable, ...
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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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By: Wired_Mist

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:31:01 PDT