Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Feb 2017 01:30:21 PST BLOX v1.01 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-/
The endless possibilities of RGB LED strips !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/86IP/HIW8L77F/F1886IPHIW8L77F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/86IP/HIW8L77F/F1886IPHIW8L77F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F18/86IP/HIW8L77F/F1886IPHIW8L77F.SMALL.jpg bobyo134 This is my first Inscrutable, and it's on how to add some RGB (Red Green Blue) light strips and a controller to your car, or anything. I put mine under my dash, however you can put them anywhere you like, that's the beauty of it ! *Beware ! there are 2 type's of LED strips, Common Anode and Common ...
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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/
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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/
Low Cost LED light Using old mobile battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/RWDJ/FY3KH8OZ/FH4RWDJFY3KH8OZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/RWDJ/FY3KH8OZ/FH4RWDJFY3KH8OZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/RWDJ/FY3KH8OZ/FH4RWDJFY3KH8OZ.SMALL.jpg deepv84 This is very low cost and efficient LED light System ,using waste material .This is better than HOME LIGHT product from evereadybecause u can recharge it from your nokia mobile charger .it contains 22 LEDs so it is very bright.and you can use more than 24 hrs on every charging. requrements All s...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:31:06 PDT
Under Dash Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-Dash-Lighting/
Under Dash Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/J1MQ/I2XTSQI4/F37J1MQI2XTSQI4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/J1MQ/I2XTSQI4/F37J1MQI2XTSQI4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F37/J1MQ/I2XTSQI4/F37J1MQI2XTSQI4.SMALL.jpg kemp2 Create a unique feel to the inside of your vehicle with these simple and inexpensive steps. Gather Supplies What you will need:-Two or more LED light strips-5-10ft of red and black 16-18 gauge automotive wiring-Wire Strippers-Soldering Iron(Optional)-Solder(Optional)-Black electrical tape-10 amp ...
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 31 May 2012 21:31:01 PDT
7-Segment-Display http://www.instructables.com/id/7-Segment-Display/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 21 Dec 2015 13:57:59 PST
EASIEST WAY TO MAKE A COMPACT LIGHT!! 3 SIMPLE STEPS!! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-easy-steps-to-make-a-lightflashlight/
EASIEST WAY TO MAKE A COMPACT LIGHT!! 3 SIMPLE STEPS!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/HUDI/FXETS5OG/F6QHUDIFXETS5OG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/HUDI/FXETS5OG/F6QHUDIFXETS5OG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/HUDI/FXETS5OG/F6QHUDIFXETS5OG.SMALL.jpg vandamfan1234 What You Will Need - Tin foil 1 AA battery ( some AAA batteries will work ) 1 Mini Lightbulb ( light bulbs used for most flashlights; refer to picture) Ruler ( if needed ) Measure Tin Foil First, you will need atleast about 4 inches of tin foil. Try to make it as neat as possible. It should loo...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2009 11:09:34 PDT
How To Make A Bright LED Panel For 20$ http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Bright-LED-Panel-for-20/
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 08:25:35 PST
How To Extract LEDs From LED Christmas Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Extract-LEDs-Form-LED-Christmas-Lights/
How To Extract LEDs From LED Christmas Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/YK2V/FALOLEMN/FXLYK2VFALOLEMN.SMALL.jpg kelor90 This Instructable will cover the extraction of LEDs from molded LED Christmas lights Items Needed. The Following items are needed: *Led Light Strand *Pliers Purchase LED light set. Purchase a set of LED Christmas lights. I purchased mine from Walgreens but you can get them fomr ACE, Home Depo...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2007 23:13:20 PST
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stair-Lighting/
LED NeoPixel Motion Sensor Stair Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/1EHY/IJ1PLNTM/FSW1EHYIJ1PLNTM.SMALL.jpg snikogos Hello Everyone!This is my first Instructable so please bare with me. Any comments and suggestions will be greatly appreciated! I wanted to share my project in the hopes it can simplify your research, planning, design and execution. Like with any project, it's always a good idea to research anything ...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:42:13 PST
Making a "warm" white LED spotlight appear warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-colour-of-LED-spotlights/
Making a "warm" white LED spotlight appear warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/5YJQ/HWJNWRG0/F085YJQHWJNWRG0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/5YJQ/HWJNWRG0/F085YJQHWJNWRG0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/5YJQ/HWJNWRG0/F085YJQHWJNWRG0.SMALL.jpg The Freak I bought some warm white gu10 LED spotlights from ebay for just over 2 dollars each. Although warm white I wasn't satisfied with the light colour, it was a bit to blue ('cold') to my liking. Therefore I decided to try and change the colour a bit by colouring the LEDs. When comparing to an incandesce...
By: The Freak

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:15:58 PDT
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Circuit-Board-Lamp/
Glowing Circuit Board Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/PQB4/IWH3C1P3/FIOPQB4IWH3C1P3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/PQB4/IWH3C1P3/FIOPQB4IWH3C1P3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/PQB4/IWH3C1P3/FIOPQB4IWH3C1P3.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Seems like these types of edge-lit LED lamps have become increasingly popular, and I really wanted to make one. So, this is what I came up with! Here are the things we'll need for this build.Supply list:Acrylic glassPiece of woodRGB LED-stripArduino NanoPower supplyTools used:HacksawSoldering ironHo...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 15:48:10 PST
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Dot-Matrix-Sign/
Wifi Dot Matrix Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/ZH3Z/IVO3HGAD/FQ4ZH3ZIVO3HGAD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/ZH3Z/IVO3HGAD/FQ4ZH3ZIVO3HGAD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/ZH3Z/IVO3HGAD/FQ4ZH3ZIVO3HGAD.SMALL.jpg Mixed Output What is a wifi RGB LED matrix sign and why?A wifi matrix sign is a low resolution screen with a web-server that anyone can access from anywhere in the world and send messages to. That's right YOU can send me a message straight to my living room without having to even get up, know my email address or...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 20:08:58 PST
LED Appliance Bulb Replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Appliance-Bulb-Replacement/
LED Appliance Bulb Replacement - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/47WA/GEW2TG5A/FLB47WAGEW2TG5A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/47WA/GEW2TG5A/FLB47WAGEW2TG5A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/47WA/GEW2TG5A/FLB47WAGEW2TG5A.SMALL.jpg jmengel If your microwave or other appliance has a built in light, chances are you have been wondering how to replace the anemic, inefficient bulb in it with a high power LED.  Your time is at hand, as in this Instructable I will show you how to replace a 40W incandescent appliance bulb with a 3W white LED...
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Mon, 4 Oct 2010 21:20:31 PDT
World First! DIY Real 4k (UHD) Beam Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/World-First-DIY-Real-4k-UHD-Beam-Projector/
World First! DIY Real 4k (UHD) Beam Projector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/GM1D/IVO3A1IC/FRPGM1DIVO3A1IC.SMALL.jpg bumhee34 Hi all.I want to share my newest build: A DIY "real 4k" Beamer. The original post is in my Korean blog : go to my Korean blog, and in my English blog : go to my English blogHere, the 4k means "3840x2160" resolution (called 2160p) upto 60Hz.Why did I make this little 4k beamer? In the current m...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:18:34 PST
How to Install LED Under Cabinet Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-LED-Under-Cabinet-Lighting-How-to-I/
How to Install LED Under Cabinet Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/0G2T/H0OIZO3A/FQH0G2TH0OIZO3A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/0G2T/H0OIZO3A/FQH0G2TH0OIZO3A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/0G2T/H0OIZO3A/FQH0G2TH0OIZO3A.SMALL.jpg Elemental LED Your Kitchen! Is it shrouded in shadows and drab lighting? Is it lacking the brilliance of culinary inspiration? Fear not, my friend. Watch this video to learn how to install bright, energy-efficient LED under cabinet lighting in 5 easy DIY steps. This animation from Elemental LED give an i...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2012 13:03:20 PST
Arduino 1-12 blinking led array http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-1-12-blinking-led-array/
Arduino 1-12 blinking led array - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/TMHA/H4AG5JOZ/F2ZTMHAH4AG5JOZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/TMHA/H4AG5JOZ/F2ZTMHAH4AG5JOZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/TMHA/H4AG5JOZ/F2ZTMHAH4AG5JOZ.SMALL.jpg pato5 In this tutorial I will show you how to blink 1-12 leds. I have designed the code so that you can insert 1-12 leds but you can edit it so that you can insert 13 or more. Materials For this project you will need: Wires Arduino board 1-12 leds (im using 10) usb adapter solderless breadboard ins...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 23:30:16 PDT
Convert 3-AAA Flashlite to Lithium http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-3-AAA-Flashlite-to-Lithium/
Convert 3-AAA Flashlite to Lithium - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FOS0/IV0ASM85/F0IFOS0IV0ASM85.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FOS0/IV0ASM85/F0IFOS0IV0ASM85.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0I/FOS0/IV0ASM85/F0IFOS0IV0ASM85.SMALL.jpg botronics I like having a small flashlight with me when working. Especially one with a nice pocket clip, but don't like those with 3 AAA cells. After noticing a 14500 lithium cell is very close in length to those 3 AAA cell holders, It got me to think if can I make work with it. A 14500 cell is close in volt...
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Sat, 5 Nov 2016 10:20:15 PDT
Build a low cost, scrolling LED display for your Arduino microprocessor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-low-cost-scrolling-LED-display-for-your-A/
Build a low cost, scrolling LED display for your Arduino microprocessor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/25T5/FT18176G/FWI25T5FT18176G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/25T5/FT18176G/FWI25T5FT18176G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/25T5/FT18176G/FWI25T5FT18176G.SMALL.jpg qs The Arduino Microcomputer system is an affordable platform to learn about microprocessing and programming. Yet Arduinos can be used for instrumentation, robotics and many automated processes. In this series we will go through some of the basics of software and hardware interfacing and I will show y...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2009 16:24:22 PDT
Cutting and reconnecting Hue Light strip Plus segments http://www.instructables.com/id/Cutting-and-Reconnecting-Hue-Light-Strip-Plus-Segm/
Cutting and reconnecting Hue Light strip Plus segments - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/5TVI/IOKNBEQG/FSF5TVIIOKNBEQG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/5TVI/IOKNBEQG/FSF5TVIIOKNBEQG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/5TVI/IOKNBEQG/FSF5TVIIOKNBEQG.SMALL.jpg ruedli In the shop they told me it couldn't be done: I wanted to use a Hue Light Strip and cut it in pieces in order to reconnect it according to my own wishes.In this case I wanted to replace two TL-Tubes that were end-of-life with up-to-date (color able) Hue Light strips plus. These would nicely blend in...
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:26:15 PDT
Warping infinity mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Warping-Infinity-Mirror/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:26:52 PDT
DIY UV LED Light - See The World In A New Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-UV-LED-Light-See-The-World-In-A-New-Light/
DIY UV LED Light - See The World In A New Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/WPDZ/HERLZTVL/F7PWPDZHERLZTVL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/WPDZ/HERLZTVL/F7PWPDZHERLZTVL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/WPDZ/HERLZTVL/F7PWPDZHERLZTVL.SMALL.jpg XOIIO I've always liked experimenting with things, and seeing things in new ways or from different perspectives, so I got interested in UV Lights, however I don't like tube technology, it offers easier use and us much cheaper but an LED version is a neat project, if rechargeable and doesn't generate heat,...
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 14:41:23 PDT
Neo Pixel Arduino Vu Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Neo-Pixel-Arduino-Vu-Meter/
Neo Pixel Arduino Vu Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/JU69/HP0CRIEJ/F4IJU69HP0CRIEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/JU69/HP0CRIEJ/F4IJU69HP0CRIEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4I/JU69/HP0CRIEJ/F4IJU69HP0CRIEJ.SMALL.jpg erin_cuneo Hi! This is a project that I created for a Digital Multi Media class that I'm taking. I did it in hopes to notify my dad when he is being too loud. He's been a musician all of his life and due to this he can no longer hear as good as he used to. So hopefully now he can see how loud he is!  PS: CLI...
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:04:39 PST
24 Watt LED Grow Light with Brightness Control http://www.instructables.com/id/24-Watt-LED-Grow-Light-with-Brightness-Control/
24 Watt LED Grow Light with Brightness Control - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/NVJC/GZPZF0WF/FIZNVJCGZPZF0WF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/NVJC/GZPZF0WF/FIZNVJCGZPZF0WF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/NVJC/GZPZF0WF/FIZNVJCGZPZF0WF.SMALL.jpg hanlin_y Food growing is one of my favorite hobbies because I am a big fan of organic foods and healthy eating. This Instructable will show you how to build an LED grow light with red/blue brightness controls to suit your growing needs and allow you to experiment. LED grow lights are a fairly new method of ...
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 01:10:03 PDT
LED "Vacuum" Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Vacuum-Tubes/
LED "Vacuum" Tubes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/IIRR/IU6XOVJ5/FLWIIRRIU6XOVJ5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/IIRR/IU6XOVJ5/FLWIIRRIU6XOVJ5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/IIRR/IU6XOVJ5/FLWIIRRIU6XOVJ5.SMALL.jpg TheCutlassKid Vacuum tubes are cool to look at and hot to touch. A nice addition to a steampunk or lighting project, but require a lot of power and break easily. This project provides a close facsimile that is low voltage, no heat, and more durable. Plus they look cool. Wear your safety googles and have fun!Parts...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:26:37 PDT
27 Led Light Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/27-Led-Light-Mod/
27 Led Light Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0FUX/IU059ZLY/FR00FUXIU059ZLY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0FUX/IU059ZLY/FR00FUXIU059ZLY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/0FUX/IU059ZLY/FR00FUXIU059ZLY.SMALL.jpg bwayne64 And yes, It's yet another Harbor Freight 27 Led light mod ! I get these free from HF, and thought I might make one a little more useful. These lights are quite bright, even with the cheap batteries provided. I would recommend, even if you don't mod them, that you take a look inside. These batteries ...
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Fri, 7 Oct 2016 13:10:51 PDT
LED Indirect Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Indirect-Lighting/
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 11:56:51 PDT
LED Tape - Under Cabinet Lighting - No soldering! http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Tape-Under-Cabinet-Lighting-No-Soldering/
LED Tape - Under Cabinet Lighting - No soldering! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/YCTB/ITW4C6ME/FUWYCTBITW4C6ME.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/YCTB/ITW4C6ME/FUWYCTBITW4C6ME.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUW/YCTB/ITW4C6ME/FUWYCTBITW4C6ME.SMALL.jpg chadovision This Instructable will give you the building blocks to install your under cabinet LED tape without soldering any wires.Every cabinet is different. Be creative and the results can be amazing.Please vote.Please feel free to ask questions.Disclaimer: This project is 100% low voltage (12 volts DC). I...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:56:07 PDT
How to make a LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-LED-Flashlight/
How to make a LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/Z119/ITW32W5Z/FJ8Z119ITW32W5Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/Z119/ITW32W5Z/FJ8Z119ITW32W5Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/Z119/ITW32W5Z/FJ8Z119ITW32W5Z.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz A flashlight ("torch" outside North America) is a portable hand-held electric light. Usually, the source of the light is an incandescent light bulb or light-emitting diode (LED).Now I am going to instruct how to make a LED flashlight with less number of components.Get Started.. Components Required...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 04:51:16 PDT
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny854525-LED-dice-Super-simple-and-CHEAP/
ATtiny85/45/25 LED dice (Super simple and CHEAP!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/MJXP/H5ENPRXE/FE9MJXPH5ENPRXE.SMALL.jpg xBacon If you have looked at my 5 LED ATtiny85 POV display, we programmed the ATtiny with the Arduino. (If you haven't seen it, click here) We will be doing the same thing for this LED Dice project. The total parts cost for this project is about $5-$10. (Not including the Arduino board and the tools.) It...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 09:05:15 PDT