Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 26 Sep 2017 02:31:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Joel the joule thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Joel-the-joule-thief/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2011 19:25:13 PDT
Vacuum Tube LED Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Tube-LED-Candle/
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:18:39 PDT
Door Activated LED Lighting using Hall Effect Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Door-Activated-LED-Lighting-using-Hall-Effect-Sens/
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Mon, 31 Aug 2009 15:21:07 PDT
Practical Guide to LEDs 3 - Switching & Dimming http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Guide-to-LEDs-3-Switching-Dimming/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 11:59:31 PDT
Arcade Button RGB LED Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Button-RGB-LED-Conversion/
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Tue, 8 Mar 2011 18:46:23 PST
Ambilight DFMirage [super fast screen capture and processing] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-DFMirage-super-Fast-Screen-Capture-and-P/
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Fri, 13 May 2016 04:37:44 PDT
Sync LEDs to music http://www.instructables.com/id/Sync-LEDs-to-music/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2009 10:23:08 PDT
Compare SK6822 WS2813 APA102 SK9822 LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Compare-SK6822-WS2813-APA102-SK9822/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 08:59:06 PDT
Rc Car Brake Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Car-Brake-Lights/
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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:54:47 PDT
How to remove waterproofing from LED strips http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-waterproofing-from-LED-strips/
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 22:54:10 PST
LED slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-slippers/
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Tue, 6 Dec 2011 15:34:35 PST
DIY Acrylic RGB LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Acrylic-RGB-LED-Sign/
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:45:46 PDT
How to make a led sign board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-led-sign-board/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:15:18 PDT
Knight Rider LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Nightrider-LED-Circuit/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 20:29:11 PDT
That's No Moon... It's a DEATH STAR Wall Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Thats-No-Moon-Its-a-DEATH-STAR-Wall-Light/
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Sat, 11 Feb 2017 03:15:31 PST
Rechargeable LED Flashlight Using PVC Pipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Rechargeable-LED-Flashlight-Using-PVC-Pipe/
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Tue, 8 Aug 2017 13:02:47 PDT
Android Controlled RGB LED Using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-RGB-LED-Using-Arduino/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:57:19 PDT
LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Grow-Light/
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 19:02:20 PST
LED Chaser http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chaser-2/
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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 23:02:05 PST
LED Lit Acrylic Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Lit-Acrylic-Sign/
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Sun, 30 Aug 2015 22:31:16 PDT
Reuse LED Strips in Fluorescent Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Reuse-LED-Strips-in-Fluorescent-Fixture/
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Wed, 5 Oct 2016 13:40:52 PDT
Scanner Light Hack v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Color-Scanner-Hack/
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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 12:31:39 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
DIY Wooden Stick Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Stick-Lights/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:33:49 PDT
Using AC with LEDs (Part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-AC-with-LEDs-Part-1/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2008 13:49:05 PDT
Make an awesome LED reading light http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-awesome-LED-reading-light/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 19:09:03 PDT
LED cube using 4020 Ic and 555 IC http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-cube-using-4020-Ic-and-555-IC/
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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 07:53:18 PST
LED Trunk Light Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Trunk-Light-Upgrade/
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Tue, 23 May 2017 13:55:27 PDT
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
Supercapacitor Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Supercapacitor-Flashlight/
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Mon, 29 May 2017 14:15:35 PDT
Universal High-Power LED Driver with 3D-printable Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-High-Power-LED-Driver-with-3D-printable-/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 16:08:30 PST
Heart by RGB LED 1.0 (LED Trái Tim RGB 1.0) http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-by-RGB-LED-LED-Tri-Tim-Full-Color-8051-M-1/
Heart by RGB LED 1.0 (LED Trái Tim RGB 1.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/ZX24/HFSHU1TD/FWUZX24HFSHU1TD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/ZX24/HFSHU1TD/FWUZX24HFSHU1TD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/ZX24/HFSHU1TD/FWUZX24HFSHU1TD.SMALL.jpg inc409 Simulator & Layout: http://www.4shared.com/rar/boiUbtQ3/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 10:41:11 PDT
Beyond Infinity Table - the Interactive Coffee Table for the Modern Age http://www.instructables.com/id/Beyond-Infinity-Table-the-Interactive-Coffee-Table/
Beyond Infinity Table - the Interactive Coffee Table for the Modern Age - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/Y0KX/J34POWEW/F6PY0KXJ34POWEW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/Y0KX/J34POWEW/F6PY0KXJ34POWEW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/Y0KX/J34POWEW/F6PY0KXJ34POWEW.SMALL.jpg bongoboy23 Beyond Infinity Table is a beautiful, interactive coffee table that will leave you amazed, bewildered, and maybe just a little dizzy! The sides are stained, clear coated, and engraved to give an excellent finished look. It features over 960 LEDs, each individually controlled with 24bit color. These ...
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Fri, 26 May 2017 08:42:15 PDT
DIY 10W LED flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-10W-LED-flashlight/
DIY 10W LED flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/9B1A/HYPNY8XD/FUY9B1AHYPNY8XD.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 All you need isa heatsink10W high power Led5W 1,5 Ohm resistorLM 350 regulatorthermal compoundwires3s Lipoa lipo connectoron/off switchsoldering tinsoldering ironmultitool Wire the regulator The LM350 regulator gives constant 1.2 volts between ADJ and Vout. Connect the two outputs with a resistor...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
Flickering LED Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-LED-Candle-1/
Flickering LED Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/Y00X/H1ERNBMU/FYTY00XH1ERNBMU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/Y00X/H1ERNBMU/FYTY00XH1ERNBMU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/Y00X/H1ERNBMU/FYTY00XH1ERNBMU.SMALL.jpg x2Jiggy Convert a standard wax candle into a realistic flickering LED candle. Candles are great for enhancing the ambiance of a room but they deteriorate when used and having a naked flame in your house can be dangerous. My goal was to preserve the look and smell of a traditional wax candle while overcoming...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 06:05:57 PDT
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/
LED NGÔI SAO (LED STAR - LAST CHRISTMAS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/KKQQ/HWK1MEQY/F01KKQQHWK1MEQY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/KKQQ/HWK1MEQY/F01KKQQHWK1MEQY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F01/KKQQ/HWK1MEQY/F01KKQQHWK1MEQY.SMALL.jpg inc409 Design & Circuit CAPTURE REAL IMAGE SIMULATOR & Hex file for MCU PCB LAYOUT
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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/
Modern Led Infinity Mirror Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/4QSO/J2QFF1TI/FF74QSOJ2QFF1TI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/4QSO/J2QFF1TI/FF74QSOJ2QFF1TI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/4QSO/J2QFF1TI/FF74QSOJ2QFF1TI.SMALL.jpg techydiy In this instructable I am going to describe how to make a modern styled infinity mirror, which also works really well as a table lamp and looks fantastic.The infinity mirror is powered by a low voltage dc power supply and employs led lights.This instructable is entered in the lights contest so if yo...
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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 ...
By: The Modern Inventor

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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/
Neopixel Running Water Faucet Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/GSUB/IT7KFG7S/FZTGSUBIT7KFG7S.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad NYC water is da best. Word. Well, maybe not if you live near the Gowanus.Make this cool freestanding lamp that simulates some glowing substance flowing into your cup or wessel. It will never runneth over so no need to worry about liquids and electrical shock. Plumber's crack... So I was changi...
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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...
By: CuriousInventor.com

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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/
I2C Controlled 7 Segment LED Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F5LA/G57040NB/FILF5LAG57040NB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F5LA/G57040NB/FILF5LAG57040NB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/F5LA/G57040NB/FILF5LAG57040NB.SMALL.jpg nolte919 Seven segment displays are great for displaying numbers.  They can can be seen in the dark and don't consume too much power especially if the brightness is throttled back with a resistor.  The biggest drawback is that each digit takes 8 output pins to control, 16 for a two digit version as shown her...
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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/
The "Reverse Joule Thief" Battery Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/B2ER/G8QJDXE4/FWBB2ERG8QJDXE4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/B2ER/G8QJDXE4/FWBB2ERG8QJDXE4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/B2ER/G8QJDXE4/FWBB2ERG8QJDXE4.SMALL.jpg qs . Here is a totally different take on the Joule Thief (JT) circuit commonly found in garden lights. Instead of charging a 1.2v battery directly from the solar cell and converting the power to run a 3-volt LED, we'll be using the JT to convert the output from the solar cell and charging a Lithium bat...
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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/
Blinking LED with Arduino Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/1W3B/IKVI2JHJ/FKC1W3BIKVI2JHJ.SMALL.jpg Gautam1807 Hello friends,Seeing a blinking LED is so much fun, but when you make one like that by yourself then the fun is even more. ^_^So, let the fun begin,In this instructable, i have shown about how to blink an LED with Arduino Nano.Note : I didn't used resistor in this instructable before, but one of our...
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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