Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 27 May 2015 01:30:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 LED-matrix on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-matrix-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 23 May 2015 15:50:24 PDT
Soldering LED Strips to Make Shapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-LED-Strips-to-Make-Shapes/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 11:30:23 PDT
Illuminated Rocker Switch Voltage Conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Rocker-Switch-Voltage-Conversion/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 16:52:34 PDT
SmartMatrix - Dynamic LED Art Display http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartMatrix-Dynamic-LED-Art-Display/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:19:46 PDT
LED Polarity Checker http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Polarity-Checker/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:27:12 PDT
RGB 4x4x4 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-4x4x4-LED-Cube/
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Thu, 14 May 2015 11:21:54 PDT
BeamBox - A tower that glows to your commands http://www.instructables.com/id/BeamBox-A-tower-that-glows-to-your-commands/
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By: PerfectPixel

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Tue, 12 May 2015 02:56:33 PDT
Simple Miniature Joule Thief http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Miniature-Joufe-Thief/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 12:27:35 PDT
Joule Thief 10x10 LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Joule-Thief-10x10-LED-Lamp/
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 03:49:42 PDT
Smart LED Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-LED-Lights/
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Sat, 2 May 2015 17:16:47 PDT
Intro to LED Strips http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-to-LED-Strips/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:55:09 PDT
10x5 RGB LED Matrix with only 5 IO pins http://www.instructables.com/id/10x5-RGB-LED-Matrix-with-only-5-IO-pins/
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:14:21 PDT
Programmable Wearable Arc Reactor http://www.instructables.com/id/Programmable-Wearable-Arc-Reactor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:40:59 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
US-Baymax Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/US-Baymax-Nightlight/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 08:44:00 PDT
Tilt Shotgun Shell Night Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/Tilt-Shotgun-Shell-Night-Light/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:50:39 PDT
the glowing egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-only-one-color/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:49:12 PDT
Fake TV - Burglar Deterrent http://www.instructables.com/id/Fake-TV-Burglar-Deterrent/
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:50:38 PDT
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Anti-Night-Vision-Device-CAUTION-NOT-SAFE-FOR-EPLI/
Anti-Night Vision Device ¡¡¡CAUTION, NOT SAFE FOR EPILEPTIC OR SEIZURE PRONE INDIVIDUALS!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH1/AMES/I760REDR/FH1AMESI760REDR.SMALL.jpg kinasmith Have you ever been concerned about how many Instructables about making DIY Night Vision there are, and yet there are no Anti-Night Vision Instructables? How many DIY Drone tutorials are there, but no anti-Drones? How do we protect ourselves and our privacy from the proliferation of these new tools t...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:59:27 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
Light Show on Music http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Show-on-Music/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 16:53:49 PDT
10W RGB LED Light Painting Multi-Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-RGB-LED-Light-Painting-Multi-Tool/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 07:47:56 PDT
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-rigid-LED-strip-aquarium-light/
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:47:23 PDT
Shotgun Shell LED Candles http://www.instructables.com/id/Shotgun-Shell-LED-Candles/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:59:08 PST
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/Poster-with-CONDUCTIVE-INK-LEDS/
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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:30:24 PST
Up-Cycle a Vintage Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Up-Cycle-a-Vintage-Flashlight/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:34:20 PST
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-LED-DRL-Daytime-Running-Light/
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:09:39 PST
Led light project http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-light-project/
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:42:37 PST
BLUE LED RING http://www.instructables.com/id/BLUE-LED-RING/
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 10:41:30 PST
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Desktop-LED-Lamp/
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:09:50 PST
Simple LED Backlit Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Backlit-Sign-1/
Simple LED Backlit Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/5P2S/I5YAZRDZ/F135P2SI5YAZRDZ.SMALL.jpg Electrospark In this Instructable, I will show you how to build a very simple but nice looking LED backlit sign. I built the project only with things i had lying around my electronic shop so the materials i am using are not the appropriate ones but the final product ended up pretty well. Things you'll need H...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 17:40:51 PST
Flashing L.E.D. using 555 Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashing-LED-using-555-Timer/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 05:25:07 PDT
Portable light table http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-light-table/
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 16:19:31 PST
diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 http://www.instructables.com/id/diy-micro-LIGHT-for-SJCAM-M10/
diy micro-LIGHT for SJCAM M10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/QNQC/I5DT767U/FOQQNQCI5DT767U.SMALL.jpg frapedia Action cameras have become very popular in our days, but when there is not enough ambient light they suffer even at sort distances. There for, it is always handy to carry in your pocket a micro-light which will help your camera and save the day!This one can be used as a pocket flashlight too. Intr...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:38:16 PST
LED Shadow Box http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Shadow-Box/
LED Shadow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/XUHM/I5BRKY4V/FMVXUHMI5BRKY4V.SMALL.jpg alienldr1 Here I have a shadow box with chibitronics LEDs in the back that light up when you plug it in. Not the most professional looking, but if you know what you're doing and put the time into it, you guys can make it look much nicer. And bonus points to you guys who know what city this skyline is based ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:48:26 PST
Charliecube -- Charlieplexed 4x4x4 RGB LED cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Charliecube-Charlieplexed-4x4x4-RGB-LED-cube/
Charliecube -- Charlieplexed 4x4x4 RGB LED cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/2UW0/I4MMUEOJ/F2J2UW0I4MMUEOJ.SMALL.jpg HippyNerd This is a Charlieplexed 64 RGB LED 3D Cube. The CharlieCube has a total of 192 LEDs and is controlled by 16 arduino pins wired through 16 spires of 4 LEDs and 4 connections. The 64 connections that 16 spires of 4 leads are wired in such a way that they only need 16 micro-controller (arduio) con...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 16:58:19 PST
LED Snowflake Decoration from cheap effect light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Snowflake-Decoration-from-cheap-effect-light/
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By: joejoetheclown

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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 15:38:02 PST
LED Running safety belt http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Running-safety-belt/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:25:19 PST
1W LED Lantern Using 2 AA Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/1W-LED-Lantern-Using-2-AA-Batteries/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:26 PST
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight http://www.instructables.com/id/Foldable-Electronic-Bookmark-Booklight/
Foldable Electronic Bookmark / Booklight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/M0C7/I48CRNPR/FEMM0C7I48CRNPR.SMALL.jpg MaeBerry This project is not only really, really fun to build, but also fun to use. If you love books or know someone who does, this is an awesome project to make. It is extremely light and literally paper-thin. It is also really easy to personalize and the battery pack design can be used for any small proje...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:17:51 PST
How to make a diffusor for your LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-diffusor-for-your-LED-Matrix/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:31:27 PST
Infinity Mirror Table - the easy version http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Table-the-easy-version/
Infinity Mirror Table - the easy version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/7RT4/I4C2RYTW/FDI7RT4I4C2RYTW.SMALL.jpg dushu I've been fascinated by infinity mirrors ever since I built my infinity mirror clock. But this time I wanted to make something simpler - so I decided to convert my center table into an infinity mirror table. You can use this instructable to convert nearly any surface into an infinity mirror. The ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:03:57 PST
Build The Ultimate LED Lamp (Li-ion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-The-Ultimate-LED-Lamp-Li-ion/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 12:08:59 PST
Light Box Photo Studio http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Light-Box/
Light Box Photo Studio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4WOA/I49RVSM7/F7D4WOAI49RVSM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4WOA/I49RVSM7/F7D4WOAI49RVSM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7D/4WOA/I49RVSM7/F7D4WOAI49RVSM7.SMALL.jpg Spaceman Spiff Someone told me 1/3 of success is based solely on how something looks. I don't know how accurate that is, or even how one would even measure that, but it's true that good image accounts at least partially to effective marketing. Many things go into making that perfect image. Quality photography e...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:48:11 PST
Laser Pointer Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Pointer-Fun/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:56:40 PST
DIY Glowing Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glowing-Bracelet/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:29:23 PST
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-oil-lantern-in-to-an-led-lantern/
How to turn your oil lantern in to an led lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/AI3U/I3VI57SN/FX9AI3UI3VI57SN.SMALL.jpg Sleutel13 So here is my first instructable. So be soft on me. Here is me showing you how to transform your oil lantern in to a led lantern the easy way. And you are still able to change it back just by removing the non original parts. Tools needed:wire cuttersWire12v power supply 3 5mm leds (any color you wan...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 16:14:25 PST
$4 LED car headlight upgrade (Trail Blazer - Envoy example) http://www.instructables.com/id/4-LED-car-headlight-upgrade-Trail-Blazer-Envoy-exa/
$4 LED car headlight upgrade (Trail Blazer - Envoy example) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/R32I/I42MHYM0/FHRR32II42MHYM0.SMALL.jpg matthew.b.lynch Are you tired of changing light bulbs in cars, but your car 'only' takes incandescent bulbs. Well now you don't have worry about that, because companies are making bulbs that fit your car, you just need to know how to install them properly.Things you'll need:Car head lights (9006 led model for the d...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 18:33:39 PST
Romantic Glow of the Electron Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/Romantic-Glow-of-the-Electron-Valve/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:29:33 PST
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Arc-Reactor-Bang-Bang-Tag/
Iron Man Arc Reactor Bang Bang Tag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/72N6/I6DYTIZ2/FO172N6I6DYTIZ2.SMALL.jpg Mr AbAk Hello Guys....We Are Back....Everyone Wants To be Iron Man One Time in his own life.....So here we present you IRON MAN ARC REACTOR BANG BANG TAG....We Got this idea from our native place where children play games like, Police-Thief in which One Becomes A hero (Police Inspector) And The other become...
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:46:04 PST