Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:01:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:30:17 PDT
Flickering LED Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Flickering-LED-Candle-1/
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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/
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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 ...
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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/
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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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Repair Dead COB LED Light Bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Dead-COB-LED-Light-Bulbs/
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 21:31:58 PDT
Build a LED Cube 4x4x4 in less than 3 hours http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-LED-Cube-4x4x4-in-less-than-3-hours/
Build a LED Cube 4x4x4 in less than 3 hours - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDQ5/IGJAQXWG/F05NDQ5IGJAQXWG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDQ5/IGJAQXWG/F05NDQ5IGJAQXWG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F05/NDQ5/IGJAQXWG/F05NDQ5IGJAQXWG.SMALL.jpg tallht I was always wanting to build a LED cube for my wife (as I promised her to). I've been watching a lot of tutorials/instructables about building a LED cube and frankly speaking, all of them have the same method to build the cube. That is: bending a LED leg and soldering it to the other LED. That work...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 05:31:08 PST
24 x 10 LED Matrix (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/24-x-10-LED-Matrix-Arduino-based/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 19:30:43 PDT
Make An L.E.D Illusion Mirror! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-LED-Illusion-Mirror/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 08:01:30 PDT
Extremely Simple 5V Ultrabright LED Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Extremely-Simple-5V-Ultrabright-LED-Light/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2011 15:36:36 PDT
LED Mod Your Gameboy Color http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mod-Your-Gameboy-Color/
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 09:18:03 PST
LED FIDGET SPINNER http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-FIDGET-SPINNER/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:28:31 PST
how to make a simple iron man hand repulsor http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-simple-iron-man-hand-repulsor/
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Tue, 1 May 2012 08:48:07 PDT
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) http://www.instructables.com/id/10-ATtiny8545-POV-display-works-really-well/
$10 ATtiny85/45 POV display!! (works really well) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/AOV5/H5ECMR1R/FSEAOV5H5ECMR1R.SMALL.jpg xBacon Hey guys! This is an Instructable for making your own ATtiny85/45 5 LED POV (Persistence Of Vision) display! This is my second Instructable, also for the Elemental LED contest, so drop a comment and vote it up! The total parts cost for this POV display is under $10! (If you get the parts from a wh...
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 06:59:35 PDT
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-/
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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/
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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/
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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