Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:48:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Shake-A-Can Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-A-Can-Generator/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 20:26:34 PDT
Light of the Lost Triangles http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-of-the-Lost-Triangles/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:13:05 PDT
Enerjar 1: green power jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Enerjar-1-green-power-jar/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 11:14:31 PDT
Glow in the Dark LED Ping Pong Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-LED-Ping-Pong-Ball/
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 11:13:13 PDT
Child's Toy Light Switch Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-Toy-Light-Switch-Box/
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Sat, 5 Jul 2014 12:08:37 PDT
Mini LED Volume Towers (VU meters) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-LED-Volume-Towers-VU-meters/
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:14:16 PDT
Making a great LED triangle http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-great-LED-triangle/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 21:22:48 PDT
LED Robot Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Robot-Sign/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 08:44:23 PDT
IKEA Samtid reading light upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/IKEA-Samtid-reading-light-upgrade/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:59:46 PDT
Diffused Glue Stick Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Diffused-Glue-Stick-Lamp/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:51:32 PDT
Color changing box shelves with LED-strips and Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-changing-box-shelves-with-LED-strips-and-Ard/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:10:18 PDT
Troubleshooting a cheap imported LED fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Troubleshooting-a-cheap-imported-LED-fixture/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 19:10:58 PDT
Cree Flashlight Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Cree-Flashlight-Upgrade/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 19:56:43 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
MOTORISED LED CRYSTAL LIGHT SHOW WITH VIDEO http://www.instructables.com/id/MOTORISED-LED-CRYSTAL-LIGHT-SHOW/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2009 00:54:52 PDT
Invisible Signally Beacon (Infrared LED Throwie) http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-Signally-Beacon-Infrared-LED-Throwie/
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:01:21 PDT
Using WS2812 LEDs with chipKIT Max32 http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-WS2812-LEDs-with-Digilent-chi/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 19:00:24 PDT
Illuminated Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Sign/
Illuminated Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OC48/HVNFKL0H/FIAOC48HVNFKL0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OC48/HVNFKL0H/FIAOC48HVNFKL0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/OC48/HVNFKL0H/FIAOC48HVNFKL0H.SMALL.jpg HeWhoMakesStuff After building a sign which used strip LEDs (link) I still had a few feet of them left. I decided to try to build a different kind of sign. I am overall happy with the design and build of it, Though I would suggest buying the best quality of plywood your budget allows. The edges show in this project...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 12:50:16 PDT
LightBuddy: A Superbright LED Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/LightBuddy/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 08:55:02 PDT
Programmable LED Firefly Jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-LED-Firefly-Jar/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 10:54:46 PDT
StarryNight: Paper Circuits and Astronomy for Kids! http://www.instructables.com/id/StarryNight-Paper-Circuits-and-Astronomy-for-Kids/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 13:27:58 PDT
EASY BATMAN SPOTLIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-BATMAN-SPOTLIGHT/
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Wed, 19 Oct 2011 09:01:28 PDT
LED on AC Mains http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-on-AC-Mains/
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 06:09:25 PDT
Interactive LED Beer Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-LED-Beer-Pong-Table/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:30:41 PDT
LED Aqua Bead Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Aqua-Bead-Nightlight/
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:13:17 PDT
How to make a rechargeable led flashlight with an old mobile battery http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-rechargeable-led-flashlight-with-an-/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:08:27 PDT
Periodic Table Glowing Radioactive Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Glowing-Radioactive-Eggs/
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:17:00 PDT
LED Lights For Liquor Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lights-For-Liquor-Bar/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 02:29:36 PDT
RGB LED Speaker Ring Install Wetsounds xs-65 xs-650 http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-Speaker-Ring-Install/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 07:45:00 PDT
LED Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Scarf/
LED Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/BCXE/HT3DZJVD/FD5BCXEHT3DZJVD.SMALL.jpg Liana_B Wearable technology is an emerging fashion that takes both a mind for electronics and an eye for fashion. Luckily, it's becoming more and more maker-friendly with cheap batteries, power-efficient LEDs, and readily available embedded computers. This is an introduction on how put together these pa...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:19:17 PDT
DIY led video light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-led-video-light/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:01:56 PDT
Making an RGB LED Colour Slider using Bare Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-RGB-LED-Colour-Slider-using-Bare-Paint/
Making an RGB LED Colour Slider using Bare Paint - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/6GIM/H8CVL1Z7/FG96GIMH8CVL1Z7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/6GIM/H8CVL1Z7/FG96GIMH8CVL1Z7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/6GIM/H8CVL1Z7/FG96GIMH8CVL1Z7.SMALL.gif BareConductive                       In this tutorial we will build a physical RGB (red, green, blue) LED (light emitting diode) colour mixer using Bare Conductive Paint. Each RGB LED has three internal light emitting diodes (LEDs) for each of the colours - red, green and blue. Further there is a lead to ...
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 04:41:56 PDT
Build Your Own 3120 Lumen LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-3120-Lumen-LED-Grow-Light/
Build Your Own 3120 Lumen LED Grow Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/ZDYT/HSE93887/FT6ZDYTHSE93887.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/ZDYT/HSE93887/FT6ZDYTHSE93887.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT6/ZDYT/HSE93887/FT6ZDYTHSE93887.SMALL.jpg Tom Hargrave I started this journey after after testing several of the low cost grow lights being imported from China. Every one I tested was over hyped, low powered junk. By the time I got tired of fooling with the Chinese junk 3 watt LEDs had come out and I realized that with the right cooling a lot of these c...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 00:09:39 PST
Building the TARDIS - (Pulsating LED Circuit) http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-TARDIS-Pulsating-LED-Circuit/
Building the TARDIS - (Pulsating LED Circuit) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/IVFE/HS5Q9GCS/FLLIVFEHS5Q9GCS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/IVFE/HS5Q9GCS/FLLIVFEHS5Q9GCS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/IVFE/HS5Q9GCS/FLLIVFEHS5Q9GCS.SMALL.jpg Sam Naughton B Hello readers! In this Instructable, I am going to be detailing how to make your very own pulsating LED, just like the light on the top of the TARDIS! I am going to do my very best to explain this process, and why certain aspects of this circuit are designed in that particular way, as well as hope...
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Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:45:56 PST
Make a Massive 4096 LED Display for Retro Pixel Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Massive-4096-LED-Display-for-Retro-Pixel-Ar/
Make a Massive 4096 LED Display for Retro Pixel Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/IG6G/HRPT26G7/F33IG6GHRPT26G7.SMALL.jpg alinke There are a couple ways you can go on this project, build everything from scratch or leverage a kit version. I'll cover both methods in this Instructable. Getting the Materials Materials 4 sets of 32x32 RGB LED Matrix panels (Dimensions 7.5" x 7.5") IOIO board or custom PIXEL IOIO bo...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 19:34:56 PST
10W led security light hack http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-led-security-light-hack/
10W led security light hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXN/9TF0/HRN4GMTJ/FXN9TF0HRN4GMTJ.SMALL.jpg dtidbeaux Well i guess I'll start by saying that this is my first able, so be gentle (; lol. I always seemed to have a problem with my halogen security lights burning out. I wanted a simple, cheap, permanent solution. Led's seemed to be the way to go. Im fairly new to 120V electronics and am learning quickly,...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:59:35 PST
Simple tilt switch LED project http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-tilt-switch-LED-project/
Simple tilt switch LED project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/OEOV/HRKR1BPH/FXJOEOVHRKR1BPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/OEOV/HRKR1BPH/FXJOEOVHRKR1BPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/OEOV/HRKR1BPH/FXJOEOVHRKR1BPH.SMALL.jpg Borjesson A rather simple project featuring an LED turned on by a tilt switch. I got the idea from seeing similar instructables but i felt like i wanted to make my own improved version. Since valentines was coming up a decided to shape my project like a heart made of plexiglass and have it turn on/off dependi...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:41:42 PST
Vase of ice and fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Vase-of-ice-and-fire/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:29:41 PST
Positivity Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Positivity-Plant/
Positivity Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/LUT3/HRCK4Z9D/FZHLUT3HRCK4Z9D.SMALL.jpg oachavez Positivity Plant, 2014 The Positivity Plant explores the relationship between humans and plants by using wind to light LED’s in order to send a positive message. Materials Materials needed: Plant, copper tape, battery, 2 LED's, 1 resistor, conductive wire, and a soldering iron (hot glue gun ...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 14:23:55 PST
2.5D Edge Lighting Pixel LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/25D-Edge-Lighting-Pixel-LED-Cube/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 21:17:11 PST
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Side-lit-Acrylic-Sign-at-TechShop/
Design and build a side-lit LED sign at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/K4BS/HR0ARDPZ/FFMK4BSHR0ARDPZ.SMALL.jpg babylonfive This Instructable shows you how to build a Side-lit Acrylic Sign, illuminated by an LED light fixture. For this project we'll use a laser cutter to cut wood and acrylic. We use multiple layers of laser-cut wood glued together to achieve a complex shape easily, and a laser-cut acrylic cutout provi...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:30:07 PST
8000 lumen led flashlite http://www.instructables.com/id/8000-lumen-led-flashlite/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/4O2L/HQQLL41W/FC94O2LHQQLL41W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/4O2L/HQQLL41W/FC94O2LHQQLL41W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/4O2L/HQQLL41W/FC94O2LHQQLL41W.SMALL.jpg jayandersons Making a very bright led flash light. use's lithium 18650 battery's . parts list. LED http://dx.com/p/prime-100w-8000lm-led-emitter-metal-plate-pure-white-42806~r.87047508 10,000 led dx.com/p/diy-100w-10000lm-6500k-white-light-9-led-module-silver-dc-32-34v-156290#.UuWJ8WfnaUk~r.87047508 Batt...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 13:26:19 PST
Upgrading Smart RGB LEDs: WS2812B vs. WS2812 http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrading-Smart-RGB-LEDs-WS2812B-vs-WS2812/
Upgrading Smart RGB LEDs: WS2812B vs. WS2812 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/5953/HQHHWFJ8/FB25953HQHHWFJ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/5953/HQHHWFJ8/FB25953HQHHWFJ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB2/5953/HQHHWFJ8/FB25953HQHHWFJ8.SMALL.jpg acrobotic The sheer number of projects we've seen making use of Smart RGB LEDs—whether it be strips, modules, or custom PCBs—over the past 3 years is quite astonishing.  This outbreak of RGB LED usage has gone hand-in-hand with a significant drop in pricing and an increased ease of use of these electronic d...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:29:46 PST
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/tilt-switch-activated-glowing-paper-model-LED-ligh/
tilt switch activated, glowing paper model, LED light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPV/1T0H/HQMKWPV9/FPV1T0HHQMKWPV9.SMALL.jpg StijnID This instructable shows how to create paper models, that glow when you turn them around. The only thing you need is some simple electronics! For this project i used a paper template of a diamond, you can find them here: http://www.minieco.co.uk/paper-gems-new-templates/ Of course you can also creat...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 13:27:42 PST
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-24-Hour-Greenhouse/
Solar Powered 24 Hour Greenhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHV/W25R/HQOJJEM2/FHVW25RHQOJJEM2.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman You're probably thinking to yourself "Hey, isn't EVERY greenhouse solar powered?" To which you'd be correct. The greenhouse I've created is in fact a DOUBLE solar powered greenhouse in that it uses sunlight both day and night to help plants grow. I live in Wisconsin, which is usually rather nice....
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 22:32:19 PST
Under Cabinet LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Cabinet-LED-Lights/
Under Cabinet LED Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/8SN5/HQ03BUG7/FBN8SN5HQ03BUG7.SMALL.jpg connorv I started with a large LED strip, custom cut it to the size, ran the power, installed a switch, and neatly hid wires. This project can easily be adapter to anywhere you need some lighting under something. (eg. kitchen cabinets, work spaces, shelving, display cases, etc.) It is also a good guide on h...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 20:39:52 PST
UV LED Exposure Box http://www.instructables.com/id/UV-LED-Exposure-Box/
UV LED Exposure Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/8UTG/FTO53T1G/FVV8UTGFTO53T1G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/8UTG/FTO53T1G/FVV8UTGFTO53T1G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/8UTG/FTO53T1G/FVV8UTGFTO53T1G.SMALL.jpg djhamer How to build an Ultra Violet Exposure box using LED's.Your last Veroboard project!A UV exposure box is an extremely useful piece of kit. It can be used to make proper PCB's. It can also be used to make other things such as intricate photo etched parts (a subject for another instructable). The troubl...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 14:54:23 PDT
LED skateboard version 3! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-skateboard-version-3/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 14:36:00 PST
Full color LED cyber suit! (additional instructables for NES Powerglove control, Live Audio EQ,etc.. to follow!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-like-the-sun-with-this-sound-reactive-LED-cyb/
Full color LED cyber suit! (additional instructables for NES Powerglove control, Live Audio EQ,etc.. to follow!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDT/X1KQ/HQ45C7W8/FDTX1KQHQ45C7W8.SMALL.jpg jon0tron ** Credit to LVL1 Hackerspace for starting me down the path of LED obsession and providing connections to some people who have been amazing resources over the years  www.lvl1.org **  I just couldn't resist creating an instructable for a "Make it Glow" contest. And if your gonna make something glow,...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 11:32:01 PST
Build the Ultimate Larson Scanner! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-the-Ultimate-Larson-Scanner/
Build the Ultimate Larson Scanner! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQP/NNB4/HQ4QH67J/FQPNNB4HQ4QH67J.SMALL.jpg DJJules I have watched the availability of high power (10W) LED's jump over the past year or so and... drop in price.  I came across some very inexpensive 10W white LED's from Deal Extreme that were in the $3 dollar range and put out 900lumens, which is more than a 60W incandescent bulb. I immediately thoug...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 22:58:47 PST