Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 26 May 2017 05:14:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 Back to the Future : Flux Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-the-Future-Flux-Capacitor/
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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 06:23:28 PDT
LED NGÔI SAO (LED STAR - LAST CHRISTMAS) http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-NGÔI-SAO-LED-STAR-LAST-CHRISTMAS/
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:45:08 PDT
Modern Led Infinity Mirror Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Led-Infinity-Mirror-Table-Lamp/
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Wed, 17 May 2017 17:11:45 PDT
Moon Phase Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Moon-Phase-Lamp/
Moon Phase Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/RJ76/J1WW9NA3/FNBRJ76J1WW9NA3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/RJ76/J1WW9NA3/FNBRJ76J1WW9NA3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/RJ76/J1WW9NA3/FNBRJ76J1WW9NA3.SMALL.jpg The Modern Inventor Whether you are learning about astronomy, or you just like to keep track of the next werewolf cycle, this moon phase lamp is for you!Here is what you will need for this build:A spare USB cable that you can use to power your lampAdafruit Gemma microcontroller 12 Neopixel LED ring Generous amounts of ...
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Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:35:57 PDT
DIY Portable LED Lighting Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-LED-Lighting-Panel/
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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:47:20 PDT
Sync LED to Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Sync-LED-to-Music/
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Wed, 29 Sep 2010 09:08:37 PDT
Growing Crystals on LEDs and ETextiles http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Crystals-on-LEDs-and-ETextiles/
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Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:21:27 PDT
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Running-Water-Faucet-Lamp/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2016 14:35:36 PDT
Control Ikea Dioder LED Strip with Arduino + 16X PWM LED Fader Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Ikea-Dioder-LED-Strip-with-Arduino-16X-P/
Control Ikea Dioder LED Strip with Arduino + 16X PWM LED Fader Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2U3M/GU4HW8BO/FYM2U3MGU4HW8BO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2U3M/GU4HW8BO/FYM2U3MGU4HW8BO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/2U3M/GU4HW8BO/FYM2U3MGU4HW8BO.SMALL.jpg CuriousInventor.com We're going to show how to wire up and control an Ikea DIODER LED strip with an arduino, using a 16X PWM LED Fader board as an intermediary. The 16X PWM board is basically a bunch of mosfets under PWM control (switches that turn on and off really fast) that can be used to mix different levels of th...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2011 21:19:48 PDT
I2C Controlled 7 Segment LED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/I2C-Controlled-7-Segment-LED-Display/
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Thu, 4 Feb 2010 23:29:51 PST
The "Reverse Joule Thief" Battery Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Reverse-Joule-Thief-Battery-Charger/
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Mon, 3 May 2010 17:15:31 PDT
Blinking LED with Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-LED-With-Arduino-Nano/
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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:39:58 PST
Make A Mini LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Mini-LED-Light/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2009 13:33:21 PST
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
Arduino-based High Powered Switching LED Drivers http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-High-Powered-Switching-LED-Drivers/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:54:53 PDT
Repair Dead COB LED Light Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Dead-COB-LED-Light-Bulbs/
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:31:58 PDT
Build a LED Cube 4x4x4 in less than 3 hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-LED-Cube-4x4x4-in-less-than-3-hours/
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 05:31:08 PST
24 x 10 LED Matrix (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/24-x-10-LED-Matrix-Arduino-based/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:43 PDT
Make An L.E.D Illusion Mirror! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Illusion-Mirror/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 08:01:30 PDT
Extremely Simple 5V Ultrabright LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Simple-5V-Ultrabright-LED-Light/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:36:36 PDT
LED Mod Your Gameboy Color http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mod-Your-Gameboy-Color/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 09:18:03 PST
LED FIDGET SPINNER http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-FIDGET-SPINNER/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:28:31 PST
how to make a simple iron man hand repulsor http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-simple-iron-man-hand-repulsor/
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Tue, 1 May 2012 08:48:07 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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg https://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
DIY - Save ~$200 and replace Dash Cluster bulbs w/LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Save-200-by-replacing-Dash-Cluster-bulbs-w/
DIY - Save ~$200 and replace Dash Cluster bulbs w/LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/AVC2/FROAGE9R/F4VAVC2FROAGE9R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/AVC2/FROAGE9R/F4VAVC2FROAGE9R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/AVC2/FROAGE9R/F4VAVC2FROAGE9R.SMALL.jpg fireballxl5 The car dealer wanted over $200.00 (Parts and Labor - most of it labor) to replace the light bulbs in the instrument cluster of our 2001 Voyager. If you follow these instructions, you can do it yourself for about 20 minutes of your time and ~$22.90 in parts. Also, once you replace the bulbs with LE...
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Sat, 28 Feb 2009 17:01:15 PST
Mega Torch - the ultimate guide http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Torch-the-Ultimate-Guide/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 06:16:17 PST
The endless possibilities of RGB LED strips !! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-endless-possibilities-of-RGB-LED-strips-/
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 17:08:38 PDT
Upcycled Glass Lamps With Mason Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Glass-Lamps-With-Mason-Jar/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:45:22 PST
Concrete LED Light Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Concrete-LED-Light-Cube/
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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 14:06:53 PST
WS2812 LED Implementation http://www.instructables.com/id/WS2812-LED-Implementation/
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Tue, 20 Oct 2015 09:57:42 PDT
LED RGB Light Painting Light Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-RGB-Light-Painting-Light-Spinner/
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:11:58 PST
LED Cube Pendant - Worlds Smallest LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cube-Pendant/
LED Cube Pendant - Worlds Smallest LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/53H7/IY4QLWHO/FBA53H7IY4QLWHO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/53H7/IY4QLWHO/FBA53H7IY4QLWHO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/53H7/IY4QLWHO/FBA53H7IY4QLWHO.SMALL.jpg nqtronix It all started when I stumbled across Harifun's tiny LED cube almost 10 month ago. He has done a great work on miniaturizing Ashler Glick's innovative charliecube, which uses charlieplexing to control a 4x4x4 RGB LED cube with nothing but 16 IOs - no driver circuitry needed. Despite being the smalle...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 18:40:51 PST
Controlling simple LED Bar Graph with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-simple-LED-Bar-Graph-with-Arduino/
Controlling simple LED Bar Graph with Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/KKPE/HRKR3F7S/FK3KKPEHRKR3F7S.SMALL.jpg bratan In this tutorial I'll show you how to control simple 10 LED Bar Graph array w/ Arduino or Arduino clone MCU and MAX7219 (also works with MAX7221) LED controller chip. Here's video of finished product in action About LED Bar Graph arrays LED Bar graphs is basically just several LEDs arrang...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 08:15:57 PST
AuraCube 8x8x8 Complete Assembly Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/AuraCube-8x8x8-Compelete-Assembly-Guide/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2016 20:36:33 PDT
Super Awesome Altoids MINI Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Altoids-LED-Flashlight/
Super Awesome Altoids MINI Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YVLC/FDSE96BM/FVIYVLCFDSE96BM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YVLC/FDSE96BM/FVIYVLCFDSE96BM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/YVLC/FDSE96BM/FVIYVLCFDSE96BM.SMALL.jpg Brennn10 Don't you just hate it when the power goes out, and you have to lug that huge flashlight around your house. No worries my friends, you can make a flashlight that fits right in your pocket! Lets get started! Materials Here is what you will need:Altoids "Smalls" Mints tin (I got mine at a drug s...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 11:18:12 PDT
Vinyl Record Wall Clock - Iron Man http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Record-Wall-Clock/
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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:12:58 PST
Interactive LED Table - The Simple Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Table-The-Simple-Way/
Interactive LED Table - The Simple Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q4I7/GLHRZ394/FL3Q4I7GLHRZ394.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q4I7/GLHRZ394/FL3Q4I7GLHRZ394.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL3/Q4I7/GLHRZ394/FL3Q4I7GLHRZ394.SMALL.jpg scottrevoman333 Ok so how many of you have seen the interactive tables that can sell for over $150 a square foot? So you look around try to put together some figures on it then realize its just too expensive. If only there was a cheap simple way...  say something with 1000 LEDs maybe like a 24 x 48 table, yeah now ...
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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 20:59:37 PDT
Build your own Compact 3D printed 100w flashlight! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Compact-3D-Printed-100w-Flashlight/
Build your own Compact 3D printed 100w flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/GBHD/IXGG0JCJ/F99GBHDIXGG0JCJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/GBHD/IXGG0JCJ/F99GBHDIXGG0JCJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F99/GBHD/IXGG0JCJ/F99GBHDIXGG0JCJ.SMALL.jpg HasseB So after watching diy perks video on his 100w flashlight i got inspired to build my own. In the effort to spend less i decided to salvage or print most of the parts for the build. My version is based around a circular fan/heatsink salvaged from an old computer, these should be fairly common so you c...
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Wed, 4 Jan 2017 06:58:09 PST
Shake Activated Water Bottle Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Activated-Water-Bottle-Night-Light/
Shake Activated Water Bottle Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCK/QQV8/ISCBUZJY/FCKQQV8ISCBUZJY.SMALL.jpg Troublemakers This project turns your bedside bottle of water into a lantern with just a shake. That's right, we added a light...to the bottle. This project isn't just cool because it makes your water bottle look like a video game power-up, it is also super practical. No more ping-ponging down a dark hallway to t...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 19:20:24 PDT
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
Low Cost LED light Using old mobile battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-LED-light-Using-old-mobile-battery/
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Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:31:06 PDT
Under Dash Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Dash-Lighting/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:35:43 PST
Automatic IoT staircase glowing lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-IoT-Staircase-Glowing-Lighting/
Automatic IoT staircase glowing lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/5RJI/IWWFTQ4P/FK45RJIIWWFTQ4P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/5RJI/IWWFTQ4P/FK45RJIIWWFTQ4P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/5RJI/IWWFTQ4P/FK45RJIIWWFTQ4P.SMALL.jpg berlingozzo Hi all,This is my first Instructable, hope you like it. It is based on ideas and animations taken by another old project of mine: From the above first version of that lamp (dating back one year ago), I took general concept and ideas, and part of the mobile app code. For this project, I have changed...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:46:04 PST
9v LED flashlight - teh best evarrr! http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-LED-flashlight---teh-best-evarrr!/
9v LED flashlight - teh best evarrr! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/W538/K29ERIE2N7C/FJ5W538K29ERIE2N7C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/W538/K29ERIE2N7C/FJ5W538K29ERIE2N7C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/W538/K29ERIE2N7C/FJ5W538K29ERIE2N7C.SMALL.jpg Brian Henderson I know this project's been done a few times here on instructables, but as with many projects there are several ways one can get the same result. I personally think that this setup is the best and easiest for beginnners. Also, it's reusable! I whipped up this little project from scratch as a means...
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Tue, 5 Sep 2006 10:28:28 PDT
Quick and Cheap Led Light Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Cheap-Led-Light-Strips/
Quick and Cheap Led Light Strips - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/8BUO/H2WESAFD/FZ98BUOH2WESAFD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/8BUO/H2WESAFD/FZ98BUOH2WESAFD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ9/8BUO/H2WESAFD/FZ98BUOH2WESAFD.SMALL.jpg Ian.TSSJ This is a quick guide setting up an LED light strip for a multitude of uses in home. Add cool lighting anywhere in your home or office!!! Even people without electronic experience can set up their own LED light strip in a few minutes. If you don't have the tools to do this instructable, come by Te...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 21:31:01 PDT
7-Segment-Display http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Segment-Display/
7-Segment-Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/FYX8/GFRWQ713/F8QFYX8GFRWQ713.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/FYX8/GFRWQ713/F8QFYX8GFRWQ713.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/FYX8/GFRWQ713/F8QFYX8GFRWQ713.SMALL.jpg mertaxoy I want to show you in this "Instructable" how to control 7-Segment-Display What you need:   *Arduino Duemilanove   *a lot of 7-Segment-Display   *a lot of push Button   *a potentiometer   *8 x 120 Ohm resistor   *4 x 1k2 Ohm resistor   *2 x 1k Ohm resistor   *4 x BC547 Transistor   *1 x 74HC595   *...
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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 13:44:01 PDT
Sound Activated LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Activated-LEDs/
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Wed, 1 Sep 2010 19:45:55 PDT
STAR WARS LED EDGE LIT SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/STAR-WARS-LED-EDGE-LIT-SIGN/
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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 10:35:24 PST
9v battery status indicator circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-battery-status-indicator-circuit/
9v battery status indicator circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/C4LF/H8TTNZXH/FPPC4LFH8TTNZXH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/C4LF/H8TTNZXH/FPPC4LFH8TTNZXH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/C4LF/H8TTNZXH/FPPC4LFH8TTNZXH.SMALL.jpg victordas This is a 9v battery status indicator circuit.One of my friend asked me to build this as he wants a 9v transistor radio battery status indicator. Thats why i build this circuit it works great and another thing about this circuit by changing the 'ZENER diode" you can rebuild this circuit for other lo...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 08:26:37 PDT
WiFi Controlled RGB LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/WiFi-Controlled-RGB-LED-Strip/
WiFi Controlled RGB LED Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/EIHP/IIGC38K4/FNZEIHPIIGC38K4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/EIHP/IIGC38K4/FNZEIHPIIGC38K4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/EIHP/IIGC38K4/FNZEIHPIIGC38K4.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Those IR remotes used to control RGB LED strips can sometimes become irritating due to their limited range and hunting for the remote when you can't find it. This simple, yet effective project can solve a problem by controlling your strips via your smartphone over WiFi. Controlling over a web server...
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 13:57:59 PST