Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - lights - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 17:34:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Light It Up http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up/
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 02:06:15 PDT
LEDs for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-for-Beginners/
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Wed, 27 Dec 2006 20:12:48 PST
Add LED Daytime Running Lights on Scion XB http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LED-Daytime-Running-Lights-on-Scion-XB/
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Sun, 23 Aug 2015 17:27:22 PDT
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkle-Motion-An-LED-world-map-driven-by-global-T/
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SMALL.jpg Kinoma We built a Twitter light which changes its flicker behavior by monitoring global Twitter traffic. 50 LEDs are embedded behind a large, translucent white acrylic board and form a map of the world with the blue vinyl sticker attached on the board. This map becomes a low-res display for illustrating gl...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:59:33 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
LED Plexiglass Art http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Plexiglass-Art/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 13:22:21 PDT
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Xbox-Red-Ring-of-Death-Flying-Disc/
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad As an indication of general failure, Xbox gaming machines have the Red Ring of Death as shown by the red lights on the front panel. For Windows pc users, there is the BSOD, Blue Screen of Death. For Mac users, there is the...wait, you bas.....Use a small Adafruit Trinket Attiny85 based microcontroll...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:27 PDT
USB lights for keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-lights-for-keyboard/
USB lights for keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/RXFM/I9YBVEH4/FGCRXFMI9YBVEH4.SMALL.jpg khader sk This is a simple method of making a usb powered led lights to illuminate the laptop or PC keyboard while working in the dark. USB male pin you can get a male USB pin from an old usb cable or dead pendrives. you can even buy a new usb male pin for very cheap price at electronic store. Attach wi...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 02:30:20 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 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
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
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
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
Bird House With Night Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Bird-House-With-Night-Lights/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 15:32:46 PST
Interactive LED Puzzle Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Puzzle-Lamp/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:27:03 PDT
Remote controlled Colorful LED lights for Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-controlled-Colorful-LED-lights-for-Aquarium/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:31:04 PDT
Permanent Digital LED House Holiday Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Permanent-Digital-LED-House-Holiday-Lighting/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:49:55 PDT
Lego Octopus LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Octopus-LED-Light/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:40:10 PDT
A cute little LED jar (turn it on and off by turning it!) named draailampje http://www.instructables.com/id/A-cute-little-draailampje-light/
A cute little LED jar (turn it on and off by turning it!) named draailampje - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/6U6K/HNM4ADB8/F5C6U6KHNM4ADB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/6U6K/HNM4ADB8/F5C6U6KHNM4ADB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/6U6K/HNM4ADB8/F5C6U6KHNM4ADB8.SMALL.jpg David Bakker Turn it upside down and it switches off. Turn it right side up again and it switches on.  This is draailampje (Dutch, pronounce 'dry-lamp-yea', means something like turn-light), my 'invention' or better said, creation. You can make one for yourself in 10-30minutes, depending on your soldering skil...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 02:16:47 PST
Arduino RGB LED Christmas Wreath http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-Christmas-Wreath/
Arduino RGB LED Christmas Wreath - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/FRK5/HOUG24LP/F16FRK5HOUG24LP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/FRK5/HOUG24LP/F16FRK5HOUG24LP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F16/FRK5/HOUG24LP/F16FRK5HOUG24LP.SMALL.jpg amplex This is my first instructable.  Have been a long time lurker and tinkerer.  This year I decided to make a RGB LED Christmas wreath with some cool led patterns.  I decided to use an Arduino Uno microcontroller that I had laying around.  When looking at controlling the RGB LEDs, I found that I ne...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:57:26 PST
Functional Lit Costume Goggles for Mr Freeze http://www.instructables.com/id/Functional-Lit-Costume-Goggles-for-Mr-Freeze/
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By: orvis

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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 10:07:18 PST
PixelBrite http://www.instructables.com/id/PixelBrite/
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By: LeoneLabs

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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 23:47:49 PDT
18" Round LED Infinity Mirror Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/18-Round-Infinity-Mirror-Kit/
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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:06:23 PST
The Definitive Guide to LED Accent Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Definitive-Guide-to-LED-Accent-Lighting/
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Sat, 5 Jan 2013 00:46:42 PST
Control LEDs by Laptop or other Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/You-want-to-do-what-With-WHAT/
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 02:35:35 PST
El Wire/Led Light Wheelchair Step-By-Step Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/El-WireLed-Light-Wheelchair/
El Wire/Led Light Wheelchair Step-By-Step Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/Z92P/H3Q48PCO/F2HZ92PH3Q48PCO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/Z92P/H3Q48PCO/F2HZ92PH3Q48PCO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2H/Z92P/H3Q48PCO/F2HZ92PH3Q48PCO.SMALL.jpg ezelwire I always found that those safety lights for bicyclists on the market were never good enough when riding in the dark. That got me thinking about people who use wheelchairs and how unsafe the night could be when they want to go out. So here's what I came up with: I decked out this ordinary wheelchair...
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Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:20:49 PDT
Solar String Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-String-Lights/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 15:20:21 PDT
Extreme Color Organ http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Nightlight-Color-Organ/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2012 14:01:46 PST
DMX-512 LED Controller with LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/DMX-512-LED-Controller-w-LED-Display/
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 22:26:30 PST
high power LED grow lights M.k2 http://www.instructables.com/id/high-power-LED-grow-lights-M.k2/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 08:56:47 PST
Light-Up Shoes for Adults http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Shoes-for-Adults/
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By: ProfMuggs

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Wed, 15 Jun 2011 22:11:50 PDT
High Power 3-LED Bicycle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-3-LED-Bicycle-Light/
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By: fryingwoks

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Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:27:11 PST
Lighted Fan Light Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Lighted-Fan-Light-Switch/
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Sun, 1 Aug 2010 05:55:50 PDT
Ready, Set, Go! Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Ready-Set-Go-Light/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 11:39:09 PDT
Fast, Quick, Cheap, Good looking LED room lighting (for anyone) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Quick-Cheap-Good-looking-LED-room-lighting/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2009 14:38:17 PDT
How to Sew with Conductive Thread with Diana Eng http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Sew-with-Conductive-Thread-with-Diana-Eng/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2009 12:05:56 PDT
LED Frosties http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Frosties/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2008 11:28:38 PDT
The Ice Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ice-Bulb/
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By: mandrake

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Tue, 8 May 2007 04:08:58 PDT