Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - led http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Apr 2015 04:52:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
One Dozen Egg Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F66/VINT/I8LGKYNF/F66VINTI8LGKYNF.SMALL.jpg krivas Eat eggs. Save shells. Make egg lights. Materials EggsEgg CartonBalloon Lights Eggshells Gently tap the top of the egg against a hard surface until it has a small crack. Use your thumb to push in on the cracked part of the shell. The shell should break and leave you with a small hole. If you ...
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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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/
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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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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 03:09:13 PDT
Simple Electric Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Electric-Circuit/
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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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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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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:59:46 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
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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
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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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/
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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/
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5V/N42F/I71QI330/F5VN42FI71QI330.SMALL.jpg SynchronisticSavage Painting with Light or 'Light Painting' uses light where a traditional painter would use paint, so in light painting instead of a traditional brush the artist uses a light source. just about any light source can be used as a light painting tool, from a BIC lighter to a glow stick, to fireworks, to ...
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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/
Emergency flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0LRV/I70AZ73Q/FZS0LRVI70AZ73Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0LRV/I70AZ73Q/FZS0LRVI70AZ73Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0LRV/I70AZ73Q/FZS0LRVI70AZ73Q.SMALL.jpg alle_x_andy This is my first instructable and I don't have a good english knowledge, so sorry for my bad english!On this instructable I intend to show one of my creations, in other words the multifunctional flashlight, when I make it I don't took pictures and now everything are stuck with hot glue, but the sche...
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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/
Drink-ie, LED nite lite in a bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MHHE/I6WORFII/FPRMHHEI6WORFII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MHHE/I6WORFII/FPRMHHEI6WORFII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPR/MHHE/I6WORFII/FPRMHHEI6WORFII.SMALL.jpg scratchwerk My addition to "-ies" movement. While waiting for another project to dry, I looked around the shop and came up with a simple idea. I have two ways to make this, one is quick, with no on/off switch. The other takes a little longer, but is still easy. Any small bottle can be used. It depends on what s...
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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/
Chibitronics Buzzing and Light Up Monster Treat Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/MHHW/I6WDKIMG/F9CMHHWI6WDKIMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/MHHW/I6WDKIMG/F9CMHHWI6WDKIMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9C/MHHW/I6WDKIMG/F9CMHHWI6WDKIMG.SMALL.jpg Warriorlibrarian Items you will need: cardstock copper tape 30 gauge insulated wire Double Ended Alligator Clips Test Lead Jumper Wire (1) tweezers (1) buzzer (1) chibitronics (6) LEDs (2) double-sided foam tape electrical tape stir straws coin batteries (4) coin battery holders (2) plastic shot cups (3) color...
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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/
Pinkie Pie Cake Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/I7WO/I6RT1TCR/FZBI7WOI6RT1TCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/I7WO/I6RT1TCR/FZBI7WOI6RT1TCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/I7WO/I6RT1TCR/FZBI7WOI6RT1TCR.SMALL.jpg jedii72 My daughter loves My Little Pony and the offshoot Equestria Girls. She is six. For her seventh birthday she wanted an Equestria Girls birthday cake. So I used my laser cutter to engrave some acrylic with the image, 3D printed a base, soldered some LEDs, and attached a 3D printed battery holder. M...
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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/
Shotgun Shell LED Candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/72VT/I6RSL3LP/FUD72VTI6RSL3LP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/72VT/I6RSL3LP/FUD72VTI6RSL3LP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/72VT/I6RSL3LP/FUD72VTI6RSL3LP.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer Recently I went to my local gun range to pick-up some spent shotgun shells. I needed a few for a project but ended up taking a whole box home! I've been using these in a few projects, some of which can be found in previous 'Ibles. In amongst them I found a couple of clear shells which I thought w...
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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/
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/UGMI/I6MC3UJS/F0MUGMII6MC3UJS.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer To hack or not to hack - that is the question. There are so many useless (but beautiful) items out there that have no use anymore. It really is a shame to see them gathering dust on a shelf, or stuffed in a draw. Better me thinks to pull them apart, give them a new identity and revel in their je ...
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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 pro micro linked to LCD touchscreen and Bluetooth to Android phone app. Everything made in house (Circuit board, shirt code, phone app, shirt layout, LED Ribbon strings). Display pictures saved to SD card, everything e...
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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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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