Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - simple http://www.instructables.com Thu, 11 Feb 2016 05:35:49 PST BLOX v1.01 Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bathroom-Vacancy-Sign/
Simple (bathroom) Vacancy Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F81/LZZ7/IK7BN51R/F81LZZ7IK7BN51R.SMALL.jpg rikuzenith This is my first electrical project ever, so I'll also try to make this instructable nice for other beginners to follow.I live in a small house where the laundry machine couldn't fit into the bathroom so it had to stay in the hallway. The water pipes have to go from the bathroom door, therefore it c...
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Thu, 4 Feb 2016 12:00:40 PST
LED Flashing christmas tree (No programming!) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flashing-Christmas-Tree-No-Programming/
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 04:04:54 PST
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/GlowChips-a-Simple-and-Cheap-LED-Lamp-Unit/
GlowChips - A Simple and Cheap LED Lamp Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/CTX6/IJ0MF12N/FCDCTX6IJ0MF12N.SMALL.jpg Xyiro Have you always wanted to light up your desk in a futuristic/minimalistic manner?Fear no more, as the solution is finally here!GlowChips!This lamp unit can be easily made by almost anyone. The idea is incredibly simple and it's very easy to make. My desk has been lacking a light source for some time...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 09:29:30 PST
Make An LED Throwie Great Fun For Party's http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-LED-Throwie-Great-Fun-for-Partys/
Make An LED Throwie Great Fun For Party's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/XM6Y/II7P9RES/FMRXM6YII7P9RES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/XM6Y/II7P9RES/FMRXM6YII7P9RES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/XM6Y/II7P9RES/FMRXM6YII7P9RES.SMALL.jpg Bubbles211611 LED Throwies are an inexpensive way to add color to any ferromagnetic surface in your neighborhood. A Throwie consists of a lithium battery, a 10mm diffused LED and a rare-earth magnet taped together. Throw it up high and in quantity to impress your friends and city officials. Equipment That You ...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:40:05 PST
Super Bright USB Powered LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Bright-USB-Powered-LED-Lamp/
Super Bright USB Powered LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/PAL9/IHTEW7NA/FUXPAL9IHTEW7NA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/PAL9/IHTEW7NA/FUXPAL9IHTEW7NA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/PAL9/IHTEW7NA/FUXPAL9IHTEW7NA.SMALL.jpg lb_20 Hi everyone! After reading many instructables and making several projects of my own I have finally got around to making my very own first instructable. This project is the design and manufacture of a '3 link manipulator' type LED lamp. These lamps are really popular in stores these days but they com...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 07:30:27 PST
Make your own SIMPLE 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-SIMPLE-5x5x5-RGB-LED-Cube/
Make your own SIMPLE 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/U0O4/IGFEMN6M/FT0U0O4IGFEMN6M.SMALL.jpg GreatScottLab In this project I will show you how to build a simpler version of a 5x5x5 RGB LED Cube. The driver circuit only consists of an Arduino Nano and the programming is rather simple due to the FastLED library. Let's get started ! Watch the videos! The videos give you the mandatory information you need...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2015 07:56:58 PST
Micro LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-LED-flashlight-1/
Micro LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/LOFF/IGDZ4BBE/F5OLOFFIGDZ4BBE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/LOFF/IGDZ4BBE/F5OLOFFIGDZ4BBE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/LOFF/IGDZ4BBE/F5OLOFFIGDZ4BBE.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 This is a very simple build. All you need isthree LEDstwo 1.5 volt or a single 3 volt button cell batteryelectrical tapea few minutes time Prepare the LEDs Hold all three LEDs at their top.Wrap electrical tape around the three long wires (anode, +). Leave the ends blank.Wrap electrical tape aroun...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 03:00:36 PDT
Turn a Flashlight into a Lantern using a Balloon http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Flashlight-into-a-Lantern-using-a-Balloon/
Turn a Flashlight into a Lantern using a Balloon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/CDJ2/IBQCG787/FAKCDJ2IBQCG787.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/CDJ2/IBQCG787/FAKCDJ2IBQCG787.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/CDJ2/IBQCG787/FAKCDJ2IBQCG787.SMALL.jpg boonokian This is a very simple idea I came up with that allows you to turn a flashlight like my beloved Streamlight Stylus pro into a Lantern using a basic white birthday balloon. The video embedded will tell you everything you need to know.
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 20:12:41 PDT
How to make Simple LED USB light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Simple-LED-USB-light/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 02:20:53 PDT
How to make LED lamp from pegs http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-LED-lamp-from-pegs/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 12:54:19 PDT
Solar Powered Flashlight (gardenlight casemod) http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Flashlight-gardenlight-casemod/
Solar Powered Flashlight (gardenlight casemod) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/FTOQ/I9FH1657/FTBFTOQI9FH1657.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/FTOQ/I9FH1657/FTBFTOQI9FH1657.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTB/FTOQ/I9FH1657/FTBFTOQI9FH1657.SMALL.jpg quicksilv3rflash The concept of a solar powered flashlight seems very similar to the idea of putting a screen door on a submarine unless we add the qualifier that the flashlight is able to store energy. Then, the concept makes much more sense. Solar powered garden lights are available at my local dollar store (the U...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 00:57:57 PDT
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-led-flasher-simplepowerfull-and-effective/
Power led flasher-simple,powerfull and effective!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7R/R1AE/I8U15ONR/F7RR1AEI8U15ONR.SMALL.jpg Prabhat Tiwari hii guys,yesterday i was searching the internet for a flasher or strobe which i would use to slow motion photography or simply fun!!! ;) but i couldnt find any cheap and reliable alternative for those professional strobe light.then a thought struck in my mind that probably i could make one at home u...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:00:20 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
Light Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Printer/
Light Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/1Z5H/I3TID1F9/FXJ1Z5HI3TID1F9.SMALL.jpg HarrisonF First things first, we need to get a printer. Make sure this printer is expendable because we are going to do a couple of things to it. MaterialsLED of any color-"Light Emitting Diode"WireAA battery holder 2 spaces2 AA batteriesResistor 150ΩTools Alligator Clips Configure the Printer Ok now you s...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 13:32:28 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST
Floating Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Logo/
Floating Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/Y45J/I3U1U3HQ/F60Y45JI3U1U3HQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/Y45J/I3U1U3HQ/F60Y45JI3U1U3HQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/Y45J/I3U1U3HQ/F60Y45JI3U1U3HQ.SMALL.jpg Rajat Cool This is my first 'ible And i want to devote this to the site...This is about how to make your logo look interesting...I have used leds to make the water glow on which the logo will float...So I am going to start with some basic materials...Lets Begin Materials Required... Here's A list of materia...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:19:00 PST
220v led driver circuit without using a tranformer http://www.instructables.com/id/220v-led-driver-circuit-without-using-a-tranformer/
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:21:14 PST
Simple Decorative Batman Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Decorative-Batman-Light/
Simple Decorative Batman Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/38PG/I1QY7UR2/F5038PGI1QY7UR2.SMALL.jpg tkleinauskas Make Batman light of old things! It's perfect decoration for your room at night! Need! You need this things: Toilet paper roll x1 White paper sheet LED 3V battery ClipAnd this tools: Pencil Tape Scissors Knife Black marker Calipers Flow rate! Define roll Define higher circuit Mark bulging Dra...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 09:12:56 PDT
LED LAMPS OUT OF OLD LAMPS http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-LAMPS-OUT-OF-OLD-LAMPS/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:45:10 PDT
Simple LED Cube 4x with Arduino/328p http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Cube-4x-with-Arduino328p/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:48:35 PDT
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-seashell-LED-night-light-or-mood-lamp-wLED-/
Simple seashell LED night light or mood lamp (w/LED driver circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/KRKO/HZOKZVBW/F8ZKRKOHZOKZVBW.SMALL.jpg dudes So this is a two-part instructable, the first being the LED driver circuit, (don't worry, it's very simple) the second part being the physical lamp. This is an extremely flexible design, just about any LED can be used, and just about any, low power, power source, including USB. Also, I decided to us...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:18:43 PDT
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-controlled-4X4-led-matrix-using-a-SPLat-/
Bluetooth controlled 4X4 led matrix using a SPLat EC1 PLC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/XPY8/HZI90L68/FOXXPY8HZI90L68.SMALL.jpg kf7oor Parts:soldering iron and solderdrill bitsdrillsmall piece of woodA computer running SPLat/PC, the free SPLat programming environment (IDE)solid strand wireFemale header wires1 EC1 SPLat PLCJY-MCU Bluetooth Wireless Serial Port Module for Arduino16 LEDs of your choice (I used recycled 5mm leds from v...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 16:45:31 PDT
Minimalistic LED wall light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minimalistic-LED-wall-light/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 11:28:06 PDT
Kitchen Led Bar lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-improvement-Led-lights/
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 14:04:03 PDT
Beautiful tap-light night-light http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-tap-light-night-light/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:47:53 PDT
Worlds simplest LED light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-simplest-LED-light/
Worlds simplest LED light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8C/OIR4/HV0KYWXX/F8COIR4HV0KYWXX.SMALL.jpg john mosier This is my first instructable with a really bad camera so don't judge to hard. Thanks, hope this inspires you to make this and do more with what i showed. Matierials 1. LED's (bought 20 from radio shack)2. Watch batteries (2 from radio shack)3. Masking tape (I hope you know were to get tape) As...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 14:48:07 PDT
RECHARGEABLE LED CAR BONNET ASSISTANT! http://www.instructables.com/id/RECHARGEABLE-LED-CAR-BONNET-ASSISTANT/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:49:33 PDT
Building a Simple 9V LED Stoplight http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Simple-9V-LED-Stoplight/
Building a Simple 9V LED Stoplight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/UVEN/HSGFWFDR/FXFUVENHSGFWFDR.SMALL.jpg schulzecd These instructions will show you how to build your own LED stoplight powered by a 9 volt battery. This LED Stoplight is a fairly simple, cheap project that can teach you about some simple, but very useful electronic components including the 4017 Decade Counter, the 555 Timer IC, and diodes. You...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 14:48:54 PST
Simple Power LED Linear Current Regulator, Revised & Clarified http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Power-LED-Constant-Current-Power-Supply-Dri/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 09:24:53 PST
DIY USB Multi Mobile charger & LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USBMobile-charger-LED-light/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 04:02:09 PST
Paper Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Circuit-1/
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By: RobotRocketman

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:06:16 PDT
Simple Pocket Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pocket-Torch/
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 05:42:26 PDT
2 Minute Mini Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Minute-Mini-Flashlight/
2 Minute Mini Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/KBNO/HH2VFG8R/FOJKBNOHH2VFG8R.SMALL.jpg Atakan Atamert - Empty Lead Refill box - Wire - 3 LED's - 2032 Battery - Reset Button Connecting LED's, Switch and Battery First, I connected leds in parallels. Then open groove in the bottom of the container, next i run the wire through the container and make final connections.(Tape down everything) Test R...
By: Atakan Atamert

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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:00:37 PDT
Simple Circuit Quiet Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Circuit-Quiet-Book/
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Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:47:06 PDT
Simple USB Led light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-USB-Led-light/
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Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:26:12 PDT
Led Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Star/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:43:20 PDT
RGB Ambient Reactive LED lights V2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Ambient-Reactive-LED-lights-V20/
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Thu, 7 Mar 2013 12:24:55 PST
Iron Man - Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-4/
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Wed, 30 Jan 2013 16:41:13 PST
USB LED keyboard lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-LED-keyboard-lamp/
USB LED keyboard lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/0WUR/HC3QC3SW/FW00WURHC3QC3SW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/0WUR/HC3QC3SW/FW00WURHC3QC3SW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/0WUR/HC3QC3SW/FW00WURHC3QC3SW.SMALL.jpg rameezkoya007 Hi friends, im new in instructables and this is my first project in instructables The circuit is very simple. what all things you need are; 1. two cool white LEDs 2. One green LED 3. 120Ω resistor 4. some wires 5. a USB male pin   Circuits can be done as per the circuit diagram NOTE:   The wir...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 23:49:18 PST
Yet another Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-Arc-Reactor/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 20:19:29 PST
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboarding-The-Darlington-Pair/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:09:59 PDT
Simple Electric Skylight Made From Solar Lawn Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Electric-Skylight-Out-Of-A-Solar-Lawn-Ligh/
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 14:37:58 PDT
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Mini-RGB-Mood-Light/
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By: xBacon

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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
The simple Joule Thief. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-simple-Joule-Thief/
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By: xBacon

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Sat, 11 Aug 2012 10:38:44 PDT
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny854525-LED-dice-Super-simple-and-CHEAP/
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SMALL.jpg xBacon If you have looked at my 5 LED ATtiny85 POV display, we programmed the ATtiny with the Arduino. (If you haven't seen it, click here) We will be doing the same thing for this LED Dice project. The total parts cost for this project is about $5-$10. (Not including the Arduino board and the tools.) It...
By: xBacon

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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 09:05:15 PDT
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-ATtiny8545-POV-display-works-really-well/
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey guys! This is an Instructable for making your own ATtiny85/45 5 LED POV (Persistence Of Vision) display! This is my second Instructable, also for the Elemental LED contest, so drop a comment and vote it up! The total parts cost for this POV display is under $10! (If you get the parts from a wh...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:59:35 PDT
Make an Altoids Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Altoids-Flashlight/
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 13:18:06 PDT
RGB Skull Glowie (Gather the materials) http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Skull-Glowie-Gather-the-materials/
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 19:36:28 PDT
Sleek On/Off Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Sleek-OnOff-Indicator/
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By: Nickson Yap

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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 16:23:28 PDT
Very Simple LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Simple-LED-Light/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 16:11:01 PST