Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Aug 2015 03:23:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Control RGB lights from Android with Arduino & Bluetooth LE (BLE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-RGB-lights-from-Android-with-Arduino-Bluet/
Control RGB lights from Android with Arduino & Bluetooth LE (BLE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/CGKB/HVJ3AFP9/FUPCGKBHVJ3AFP9.SMALL.jpg danasf I've seen a lot of Kickstarter projects featuring the new Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy standard and a number of Bluetooth LE (BLE) enabled Arduino clones coming to market, but many of these projects still seem to be somewhere in the production process and I couldn't find a lot of practical information a...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 12:42:25 PST
Infinity Mirror Clock with Patterns, Date and Chime http://www.instructables.com/id/Infinity-Mirror-Clock-with-Patterns-Date-and-Chime/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 07:41:22 PDT
Minion Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Light/
Minion Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB0/7DJL/IC8X3TYW/FB07DJLIC8X3TYW.SMALL.jpg jim_2000 Just in time for the Minion Movie, your very own Minion light Instructable! Gather the Parts The Minion Light is based off of the FrogLeggs Tumbler flashlight that is sold at Lowes and other fine retailers. I really like this light as it has a nice glow and really shines brightly. FrogLeggs did...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:46:17 PDT
A Guide for buying LED's on E Bay http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-for-buying-LEDs-on-E-Bay/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 00:01:02 PDT
An Awesome LED PVC Pipe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Awesome-LED-PVC-Pipe-Light/
An Awesome LED PVC Pipe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/LQRL/IBYX0MS4/FEYLQRLIBYX0MS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/LQRL/IBYX0MS4/FEYLQRLIBYX0MS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEY/LQRL/IBYX0MS4/FEYLQRLIBYX0MS4.SMALL.jpg Vyger It is a simple idea. An Awesome idea actually. Take a piece of PVC pipe and turn it into an LED light. Since the LED's run on only 12 volts and are already waterproof it would make a great all purpose light. It would be waterproof and since it uses low voltage even if its damaged it would not be a t...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:09:44 PDT
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! http://www.instructables.com/id/NEW-DAD-TAKES-A-STAR-CEILING-TO-A-NEW-LEVEL/
NEW DAD TAKES A STAR CEILING TO A NEW LEVEL! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFJ/V0MV/IBRRWGVO/FFJV0MVIBRRWGVO.SMALL.jpg MikeM61 I was inspired to build a star ceiling after seeing many people post DIY articles online. I knew it would be a fun treat for my newborn son, but I wanted to kick it up a notch.I have listed these instructions in a Youtube video as well!I wanted to find a way to make the ceiling fun and artistic for ...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 19:46:37 PDT
LED Illuminated Safety Glasses http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Illuminated-Safety-Glasses/
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:19:43 PDT
Under bed LED lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-LED-lights/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:51:15 PDT
Make your own solar powered led string lights. ($5 bucks max) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-solar-powered-led-string-lights-/
Make your own solar powered led string lights. ($5 bucks max) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/TIIM/GFA45PLY/F5OTIIMGFA45PLY.SMALL.jpg rcisneros   Making a basic solar powered string of led lights isn't too difficult.  This instructable will require no electronics knowledge and no programing.    What were will be doing is upgrading some old battery powered mini lights to LEDs and then using some basic components, charging the batteries with...
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 03:37:23 PDT
Replacing Old Flashlight Bulb With LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Old-Flashlight-Bulb-With-LED/
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Sat, 13 Jun 2015 02:10:14 PDT
Monster 10,000 Lumens 1000w equiv.LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-10000-Lumens-1000w-equivLED-Flashlight/
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:24:14 PDT
Color Invaders http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Invaders/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 12:54:37 PDT
Light your scarf up with LED fairy wire! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-your-scarf-up-with-LED-fairy-wire/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:29:27 PDT
Instamorph LED Mood Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Instamorph-LED-Mood-Light/
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Sun, 31 May 2015 15:31:13 PDT
Magic Instamorph Mushrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Instamorph-Mushrooms/
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Sat, 30 May 2015 11:38:11 PDT
Controlling An LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-An-LED-Matrix/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 11:02:59 PDT
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Neopixel-Xbox-Red-Ring-of-Death-Flying-Disc/
Neopixel Xbox Red Ring of Death Flying Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/W2QP/IA81NCVU/FAVW2QPIA81NCVU.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad As an indication of general failure, Xbox gaming machines have the Red Ring of Death as shown by the red lights on the front panel. For Windows pc users, there is the BSOD, Blue Screen of Death. For Mac users, there is the...wait, you bas.....Use a small Adafruit Trinket Attiny85 based microcontroll...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:57:27 PDT
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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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/
US-Baymax Nightlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/NBHW/I8763VRQ/FLHNBHWI8763VRQ.SMALL.jpg dragonator My sister had a baby, my UP! finally works again after being broken for 6 months and I (and them) like animation movies. Putting 1 and 1 and 1 and 1 together, lets make something as a present. A 3D printed Baymax (from Big Hero 6) USB nightlight seems like something fun.In this instructable I will s...
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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/
Fake TV - Burglar Deterrent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/YAAX/I7MX4O03/FCCYAAXI7MX4O03.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/YAAX/I7MX4O03/FCCYAAXI7MX4O03.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCC/YAAX/I7MX4O03/FCCYAAXI7MX4O03.SMALL.jpg JonBush I was shopping around on Amazon the other day and came across a product that I thought was genius. It is called Fake TV and it acts as a burglar deterrent while you are away from the house. At night, the Fake TV turns on and uses a series of LEDs to project random colors that looks as though someo...
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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/
Make Your Own Design w/ DIY LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/VPRL/I6YY0D67/F4LVPRLI6YY0D67.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar Make your own design with DIY Lighting LED bulbs using basic parts from the home improvement store! This is an inexpensive and flexible way to create bright lighting that fits your space, no matter whether you design it for your shop or your home.Please ask a professional before attempting any elect...
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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/
DIY rigid LED strip aquarium light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/BPIB/I6YXSHVJ/F6TBPIBI6YXSHVJ.SMALL.jpg Unboxingexperience7 I was looking for a cheap LED light for my shrimp tank (54 liter/15 gallons). I decided to start a very simple DIY project to save money and to share it on instructables.Stuff you need:1 or more waterproof rigid LED strips; you'll find them all over the internet. I bought 2 of them at banggood (9$)....
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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/
Your own galaxy on a paper... Poster with CONDUCTIVE INK + LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/OKAO/I6NI4SB9/FU8OKAOI6NI4SB9.SMALL.jpg joanabernardo I came across conductive ink in my research and as a Design student I started to question its use on my projects.I envisioned a poster with LEDs and typography where light would be an illustration of the text. For this project I chose a Carl Sagan’s text where the LEDs evoke a galaxy.The complexity ...
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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/
Homemade LED DRL (Daytime Running Light) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Q9PA/I69D7K57/F1AQ9PAI69D7K57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Q9PA/I69D7K57/F1AQ9PAI69D7K57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Q9PA/I69D7K57/F1AQ9PAI69D7K57.SMALL.jpg arierep60 This is my first instructable and I'm from Portugal, so, please be kind with me and sorry for my english because it's not perfect.So, the idea here is to make a LED DRL but all by myself and, it's easy, cheap and the final result is awesome!I will try to explain all steps, one by one so you can unde...
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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/
Make Your Own Desktop LED Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/MIGE/I65HK8EY/FT1MIGEI65HK8EY.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Desktop lamps are very useful and present in every person's house. People use them for reading and studying. CFL lamps are the most commonly used table lamps but the problem with them is that they take too much power and they need to be plugged to an external power supply. LED lamps are much cheaper...
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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