Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:31:49 PST BLOX v1.01 400 Farad Super Capacitor Flashlight. Build This One. It's Easy. http://www.instructables.com/id/400-Farad-Super-Capacitor-Flashlight-Build-This-/
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 10:56:08 PDT
WIFI Enabled LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/WIFI-Enabled-LED-Matrix/
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Sun, 9 Jul 2017 05:52:45 PDT
Artnet LED Pixels With ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Artnet-LED-Pixels-With-ESP8266/
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Sat, 27 May 2017 21:00:28 PDT
Connect Common Anode RGB LED's to Common Ground RGB LED's http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Common-Anode-RGB-LEDs-to-Common-Ground-RG/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 14:56:19 PST
Magnetic Switch LED Closet Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Switch-LED-Closet-Light/
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Tue, 13 Oct 2009 11:16:44 PDT
How to build this amazing Spinning Rainbow Light Wheel!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-rainbow-light-wheel/
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Thu, 22 May 2008 15:34:18 PDT
LED multimedia projector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-multimedia-projector/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:34:58 PDT
Watch LED Backlight Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Watch-LED-Light-Mod/
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Sun, 20 Dec 2015 06:36:48 PST
Replacement of Defective Capacitor in E27 LED Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacement-of-Defective-Capacitor-in-E27-LED-Bulb/
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Mon, 14 May 2012 14:14:09 PDT
SCR Tester from a Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/SCR-Tester-from-a-Flashlight/
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Wed, 14 Oct 2009 08:18:59 PDT
This Is Your Brain On Music http://www.instructables.com/id/This-Is-Your-Brain-On-Music/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:36:43 PST
10W LED flashlight retrofit! http://www.instructables.com/id/10W-LED-flashlight-retrofit/
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 13:12:59 PST
IoT Ambient Light: Zerynth Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/IOT-Ambient-Light-VIPER-Lamp/
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 11:14:08 PST
Sound to Light Control Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-to-Light-Control-Circuit/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 12:08:06 PST
Simple LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-LED-Circuit-1/
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Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:20:44 PDT
LED Emergency light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Emergency-light/
LED Emergency light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/0LVO/HMKLUFOI/FKZ0LVOHMKLUFOI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/0LVO/HMKLUFOI/FKZ0LVOHMKLUFOI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/0LVO/HMKLUFOI/FKZ0LVOHMKLUFOI.SMALL.jpg mahadevrm Here is simple steps to convert your Rechargeable Emergency CFL light to LED  for  just 1 $ converting CFL to LED it can work up 8 to 10 Hrs. and you will be saving total energy of 75%. Step 1. Material Existing emergency light , I had is SUNCA rechargeable  cfl light with 6 volt 4.5 ah smf ba...
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Fri, 11 Oct 2013 01:41:57 PDT
Reclaimed Firewood Ambiance Light "Ardenne" http://www.instructables.com/id/Reclaimed-Firewood-Ambiance-Light-Ardenne/
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:58:55 PST
9v LED Light!!! First Instructable! http://www.instructables.com/id/9v-LED-Light!!!-First-Instructable!/
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Sun, 18 Mar 2007 21:05:43 PDT
Car Brake Light Repair (LED Conversion) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Brake-Light-Repair-LED-Conversion/
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Sun, 17 Sep 2017 03:36:15 PDT
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/
DIY Acrylic RGB LED Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/U8YZ/J6MG3BCZ/FJ5U8YZJ6MG3BCZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/U8YZ/J6MG3BCZ/FJ5U8YZJ6MG3BCZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/U8YZ/J6MG3BCZ/FJ5U8YZJ6MG3BCZ.SMALL.jpg deba168 In this instructable, I am going to show you how to make a multi colored LED edge lit sign.The sign is engraved on a clear acrylic sheet by using a Dremel rotary tool and flex shaft attachment.I have used an A5 sized 5mm thick sheet. This was my first time attempting to etch the acrylic sheet, but I...
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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/
How to make a led sign board - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/EEN9/H6738BEN/FQQEEN9H6738BEN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/EEN9/H6738BEN/FQQEEN9H6738BEN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/EEN9/H6738BEN/FQQEEN9H6738BEN.SMALL.jpg Pranavthegreat On sunday i was feeling bored so thought to make this its easy to make and just need few things Update  hey guys i hav added some new photos of this project and more cool things Things you need :- Parts:- acrylic sheet (i used a broken transparent writing pad for this project) bicolor led or any ...
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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/
That's No Moon... It's a DEATH STAR Wall Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/9YZP/IYYT498Q/F0J9YZPIYYT498Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/9YZP/IYYT498Q/F0J9YZPIYYT498Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/9YZP/IYYT498Q/F0J9YZPIYYT498Q.SMALL.jpg nickraw This is a REALLY SIMPLE, cheap way to make an awesome DEATH STAR wall light.This light is way better in reality than it is in pictures. Make the force be with you!@nick_rawstudio instagram What you'll need -An old bucket (the bigger the better)-foam core board (it need to be as big as the base o...
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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/
Android Controlled RGB LED Using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/R8B8/INJ6CP83/FQVR8B8INJ6CP83.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/R8B8/INJ6CP83/FQVR8B8INJ6CP83.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/R8B8/INJ6CP83/FQVR8B8INJ6CP83.SMALL.jpg hemaraj Hai to everyone in the post iam going show how to control the RGB LED using android with arduino and HC-05 Bluetooth module.I searched in web there is lot of techniques to control the RGB LED. But this is the method which is very simple and easy.In this method the color of LED is controlled by using...
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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/
Make an awesome LED reading light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/AKMF/FTK89X4X/F0CAKMFFTK89X4X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/AKMF/FTK89X4X/F0CAKMFFTK89X4X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/AKMF/FTK89X4X/F0CAKMFFTK89X4X.SMALL.jpg klee27x I just picked up a good book, but I had no way to read it in bed. My only lighting was the ceiling light, which would shine directly into my eyes. Rather than bear the effort of sitting up to read, I decided to hack together a reading light with parts I had on hand. Design principle - LED bookli...
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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/
Supercapacitor Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/39VJ/J3AF5FDN/FNY39VJJ3AF5FDN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/39VJ/J3AF5FDN/FNY39VJJ3AF5FDN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/39VJ/J3AF5FDN/FNY39VJJ3AF5FDN.SMALL.jpg MikeTheMaker Using a 5 watt MR16 led light, this (50 watt equivalent) flashlight (weighs less than one pound) really puts light in dark places. The capacitors can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times--so there's no worry about wearing them out.Using a 5 watt MR16 bulb, the light will shine for about six m...
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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