Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 15:20:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 4x4x4 LED cube upgrade with Shift Registers (74hc595) http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-cube-upgrade-with-Shift-Registers-74hc5/
4x4x4 LED cube upgrade with Shift Registers (74hc595) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/K0AJ/H7W4SM00/F4BK0AJH7W4SM00.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/K0AJ/H7W4SM00/F4BK0AJH7W4SM00.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/K0AJ/H7W4SM00/F4BK0AJH7W4SM00.SMALL.jpg HippyNerd This project started out with a bag of LEDs that I had removed from flashlights, to convert to UV flashlights. I knew I would find something fun to use them with, but It was months before I figured out what to do with them. When I saw an LED cube on youtube, I knew what to do. I had about 70 LEDs, ...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 13:41:02 PST
Creating An Audio-Reactive LED Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-An-Audio-Reactive-LED-Circuit/
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:58:06 PDT
The Ice Bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ice-Bulb/
The Ice Bulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/BF9P/F1A4XYG3/F7BBF9PF1A4XYG3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/BF9P/F1A4XYG3/F7BBF9PF1A4XYG3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7B/BF9P/F1A4XYG3/F7BBF9PF1A4XYG3.SMALL.jpg mandrake I got the idea for the Ice Bulb from the frozen water balloon instructable. My mind wants to put LEDs inside everything these days :) The Ice Bulb is very cheap and simple to make and the result looks amazing. This instructable will be to basic for a lot of people here, but surely someone will find...
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Tue, 8 May 2007 04:08:58 PDT
Articulating 70W Spectrum-Balanced LED Panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Articulating-70W-Spectrum-Balanced-LED-Panel-Doesn/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:42:47 PDT
DIY splash-proof LED camping lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Splash-proof-LED-Camping-Lantern/
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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:30:14 PDT
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lights-for-Tool-Chest/
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:30:10 PDT
IoT LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-LED-Matrix/
IoT LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZXDR/IP2UEYX1/FYLZXDRIP2UEYX1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZXDR/IP2UEYX1/FYLZXDRIP2UEYX1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYL/ZXDR/IP2UEYX1/FYLZXDRIP2UEYX1.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 Subsequent to the work done of previous instructables (IoT Development With Mobile Directly), This instructables show how to develop an IoT LED Matrix with your mobile and a MINTIA sweet box. Preparation an empty MINTIA sweet box 1 meter 144 units SK6812 3535 LED strip (only use 60 units) ESP...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2016 08:08:22 PDT
Convert $2 LED Lamp to $50 Smart Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-2-LED-Lamp-to-50-Smart-Lamp/
Convert $2 LED Lamp to $50 Smart Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/N77L/ITECUSUO/FY6N77LITECUSUO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/N77L/ITECUSUO/FY6N77LITECUSUO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/N77L/ITECUSUO/FY6N77LITECUSUO.SMALL.jpg taifur A smart bulb is an internet or Bluetooth-capable LED light bulb that allows lighting to be customized, scheduled and controlled remotely. Smart bulbs are among the most immediately successful offerings in the growing category of home automation and Internet of Things (IoT) products. In today's marke...
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:15:10 PDT
LED strip Synced MUSIC http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-strip-Synced-MUSIC/
LED strip Synced MUSIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/6TUR/I5KBCUD2/FJ46TURI5KBCUD2.SMALL.jpg anuragyadavkool Its very interesting and awesome to see lights dancing on music beats....So lets first check this out...such that not only LED's dance on music but we too... ;) What you will need 1) 5m LED strip (one or two as you wish)2) Adapter (one piece)3) Breadboard(one piece) with some wires for connectio...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:32:40 PST
Simple Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lightsaber-1/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:15:38 PDT
Practical Guide to LEDs 2 - Essential Circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Guide-to-LEDs-2-Essential-Circuits/
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 00:14:45 PDT
Control Arduino functions with a USB controller, no soldering required- I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Arduino-functions-with-a-USB-controller-n/
Control Arduino functions with a USB controller, no soldering required- I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/OBEW/HGZO2EPC/FE3OBEWHGZO2EPC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/OBEW/HGZO2EPC/FE3OBEWHGZO2EPC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/OBEW/HGZO2EPC/FE3OBEWHGZO2EPC.SMALL.jpg khietman Earlier this year I decided that it would be fun to use my wired Xbox 360 controller to control Arduino projects- in this case, an RGB LED. However, the most commonly used method to do so involves accessing the electronics inside the controller to directly interface it with the Arduino. I decided to...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 16:15:28 PDT
Light Up Rooms With Solar Power - DIY 10$ Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Rooms-With-Solar-Power-DIY-10-Project/
Light Up Rooms With Solar Power - DIY 10$ Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/6FJG/ISXKH9AY/FY96FJGISXKH9AY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/6FJG/ISXKH9AY/FY96FJGISXKH9AY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/6FJG/ISXKH9AY/FY96FJGISXKH9AY.SMALL.jpg RCLifeOn Solar power is amazing! You can power motors, lights or any electrical device, and they are available all over the world for a very reasonable prices. In this Instructable I will show you have to use solar panels to power LED lights. The estimated cost for this project is only 10$! Materials Yo...
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Sat, 10 Sep 2016 13:46:54 PDT
Practical Guide to LEDs 1 - Pick your LED! http://www.instructables.com/id/Practical-Guide-to-LEDs-1-Pick-Your-LED/
Practical Guide to LEDs 1 - Pick your LED! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XVAU/ISCBS392/FQLXVAUISCBS392.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XVAU/ISCBS392/FQLXVAUISCBS392.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XVAU/ISCBS392/FQLXVAUISCBS392.SMALL.jpg nqtronix You've heard about LEDs. Chances are you've already tinkered with them. But there are so much details you probably don't know about. Sadly the resources available are often incomplete or just unpractical. This guide takes you all the way from a beginner level to adept skills! This is chapter 1 of a...
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Mon, 5 Sep 2016 08:27:24 PDT
Led Light Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Light-Bar/
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 12:23:35 PDT
Light Up LED Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-LED-Card/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:26 PDT
How to make a string of LED's in parallel for arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-string-of-LEDs-in-parallel-for-ardu/
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Thu, 13 Oct 2011 09:32:06 PDT
ULTRA THIN LIGHT BOXES http://www.instructables.com/id/ULTRA-THIN-LIGHT-BOXES/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 15:01:00 PDT
Voice Controlled Mushroom http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Controlled-Mushroom/
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 06:02:54 PST
LED Cork Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cork-Light/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 20:33:34 PDT
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Vacuum-Tube-Light-Fixture/
Huge vacuum tube light fixture. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/BECC/IRXHMRXI/FN8BECCIRXHMRXI.SMALL.jpg j88k [IMPORTANT CREATOR'S NOTE] Many vacuum tubes contain toxic substances and gases (mercury, uranium, thoriated tungsten, etc.). You are well-advised to handle these valves with care, to ensure that they do not break, or react unsafely to the heat generated by the lighting. It is incumbent upon you t...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:58:39 PDT
Darth Maul LED light saber http://www.instructables.com/id/Darth-Maul-LED-light-saber/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2006 20:10:11 PST
LED Persistance of vision Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Persistance-of-Vision-Globe/
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Sat, 6 Aug 2016 20:25:24 PDT
Cheap homemade LED torch (full build) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-homemade-LED-torch-full-build/
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Sun, 13 May 2007 14:39:06 PDT
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Notification-Lamp/
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 06:33:37 PDT
Little Portable Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Portable-Desk-Lamp/
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 00:31:29 PDT
A Better Altoids Smalls LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Altoids-Smalls-LED-Flashlight/
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 20:45:52 PST
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN http://www.instructables.com/id/XMEN-LED-EDGE-LIT-MIRROR-SIGN/
XMEN LED EDGE LIT MIRROR SIGN - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5S/4B9C/IR810LWO/F5S4B9CIR810LWO.SMALL.jpg techydiy In this instructable I am going to describe how you can make an led edge lit mirror. I have used an XMEN theme because this sign was made for my daughter who is an XMEN film fan but the design can be anything you wish.The sign is engraved on an acrylic mirror sheet. I have used an A4 sized 3mm thic...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:46:06 PDT
LED bonding manually http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bonding-Manually/
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:35:29 PDT
Cree XM-L Maglite: 10 watts, 1000 lumens http://www.instructables.com/id/The-10-Watt-LED-Maglite-Cree-XM-L-Edition/
Cree XM-L Maglite: 10 watts, 1000 lumens - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SMALL.jpg OmniWrench8000 I drew inspiration from the sweet custom Mag builds made by members of CandlePowerForums.com and BudgetLightForum.com.  Some of the lights they build really make mine look workmanlike in comparison.  I encourage you head over to those forums and look around...heck, maybe even take your coat off, int...
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Tue, 29 May 2012 22:00:52 PDT
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Brightness-LED-Grow-Light/
High-Brightness LED Grow-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SMALL.jpg mr_man Note: This project page has morphed into a design discussion.  (Constructive suggestions and collaboration are still welcome.  See the comments section at the end.) **There are no recommended construction-plans here.** Instead, I recommend shopping around for a good deal on standard White LED Light-...
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Mon, 24 Jan 2011 01:24:19 PST
How to control the brightness of a LED http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-the-brightness-of-a-LED/
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Fri, 8 Jun 2012 11:16:13 PDT
60W 30€ Dimmable LED Grow Light http://www.instructables.com/id/60W-30-Dimmable-LED-Grow-Light/
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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 12:14:29 PDT
Automatic lighting box with a timer on battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Lighting-Box-With-a-Timer-on-Battery/
Automatic lighting box with a timer on battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/91J6/IQ5F7WNF/F0G91J6IQ5F7WNF.SMALL.jpg ILYANOV I propose a simple lighting scheme of the kitchen drawer to turn off the timer. The backlight is switched on for 15 seconds. (that's enough for me) You see a box with light and without HiI propose a simple lighting scheme of the kitchen drawer to turn off the timer. The backlight is switched on f...
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 19:47:59 PDT
Change your mouse LED color! http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-your-mouse-LED-color/
Change your mouse LED color! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SMALL.jpg astroboy907 Have an optical mouse? Tired of the humdrum regular red color emanating from the bottom? This is a super easy hack to change the color of your mouse! Parts needed To complete this project, you need A mouse (optical, not analog with a rubber ball in the bottom) An LED, must be very bright, and...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2011 20:40:52 PST
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Guide-for-Buying-LEDs-on-E-Bay-Part-TWO/
A Guide for Buying LED's on E Bay ---- Part TWO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SMALL.jpg Vyger I wrote "A guide for Buying LED's on E Bay" almost a year ago. At that time I thought that I might just add a few new things as I came across them and do an update of it now and then. But since then I have found so much new stuff, and finally some of it really good stuff, that I thought I should ju...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:43:43 PDT
Li-Ion Battery capacity tester (Lithium power tester) http://www.instructables.com/id/Li-Ion-Battery-capacity-tester-Lithium-power-test/
Li-Ion Battery capacity tester (Lithium power tester) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/K23Z/FVLOMC7U/FNQK23ZFVLOMC7U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/K23Z/FVLOMC7U/FNQK23ZFVLOMC7U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/K23Z/FVLOMC7U/FNQK23ZFVLOMC7U.SMALL.jpg moris_zen =========== WARNING & DISCLAIMER ==========Li-Ion batteries are very dangerous if not handled properly .DO NOT OVER CHARGE / BURN / OPEN Li-Ion BatsAnything you do with this information is your own risk===========================================Build a Li-Ion battery testerI have so many old lap-top...
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Thu, 14 May 2009 11:55:13 PDT
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light http://www.instructables.com/id/Touch-LED-Table-Retrogaming-and-Ambiant-Light/
Touch LED table - Retrogaming and ambiant light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SMALL.jpg arbalet_project Arbalet is an ARduino-BAsed LED Table, a flat surface filled with several hundreds of coloured square lights designed for Education, Geeks, and Pleasure. With its limited number of pixels and a DIY touch interface, Arbalet brings our old 80's arcad games back into fashion through a modern, classy,...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 03:56:59 PDT
3X3 LED Cube Programming tips (Arduino based) http://www.instructables.com/id/3X3-LED-Cube-Programming-tips-Arduino-based/
3X3 LED Cube Programming tips (Arduino based) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SMALL.jpg stringstretcher How to make that cube do what you want it to! I followed the instructable here and built a 3x3 LED cube run by an Arduino. I was delighted! But it could only do one routine. Again and again and again and again and again.... So I decided to try and program a different routine. I needed a change. Do ...
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 10:27:15 PDT
How to make LED Lights flash to music in a car. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-LED-Lights-flash-to-music-in-a-car/
How to make LED Lights flash to music in a car. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SMALL.jpg alexmang This Instructable will show you how to make a LED Controller that can be directly wired to a car sub woofer amplifier or standard speaker output. It is constructed entirely of recycled parts and may cost you nothing. I chose to make this Instructable as I was unable to find a device similar to this...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 00:20:22 PDT
Transformation of malfunctioning Power Tool into LED Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Transformation-of-Malfunctioning-Power-Tool-Into-L/
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 10:49:11 PST
4x4x4 LED Cube Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/4x4x4-LED-Cube-Arduino/
4x4x4 LED Cube Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/Y11J/H5ENQ8US/FGMY11JH5ENQ8US.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/Y11J/H5ENQ8US/FGMY11JH5ENQ8US.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/Y11J/H5ENQ8US/FGMY11JH5ENQ8US.SMALL.jpg jtmanders After seeing all the different instructables for Led cubes i was still left with a lot of unanswered questions. So after reading everything i could find this is what i got. I decided to make the instructable after building it...so ill try to recreate the process the best i can. This cube is differ...
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 18:41:59 PDT
3x3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-LED-Cube/
3x3x3 LED Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEV/OWCI/FHOI1Y9X/FEVOWCIFHOI1Y9X.SMALL.jpg portreathbeach Here is my 3x3x3 LED Cube project. It runs using a PIC16F690. Along with the brief explanation of how to make it, I have also included the .asm file for the PIC and a piece of software written in VB.NET that you can create your own LED patterns. These can be exported as .asm files and put into the ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2008 16:09:42 PDT
make your own Himalaya salt crystal lamp from a cellphone charger http://www.instructables.com/id/make-your-own-Himalaya-salt-crystal-lamp-from-a-ce/
make your own Himalaya salt crystal lamp from a cellphone charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IBKC/GCJ0YS8G/FCIIBKCGCJ0YS8G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IBKC/GCJ0YS8G/FCIIBKCGCJ0YS8G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IBKC/GCJ0YS8G/FCIIBKCGCJ0YS8G.SMALL.jpg andete This article shows how a nice Himalaya salt crystal lamp can be made from a few cheap parts and an old cellphone charger. You can always find the lastest version of this instructable on my site at http://8el.eu/2010/08/himalaya-salt-lamp/ . required parts This are the required parts. - Himalaya...
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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 03:32:00 PDT
DIY | Ambilight using Arduino Nano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ambilight-Using-Arduino-Nano/
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Tue, 24 May 2016 12:22:21 PDT
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Powerful-LED-Panel-Video-and-Work-Light/
DIY Powerful LED Panel - Video and Work Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/XH56/IP738YQG/F2SXH56IP738YQG.SMALL.jpg Sverd Industries Today I am going to show you how to make a bright and cheap LED panel. I wanted a bright light for my working area, this panel comes with over 200 LEDs and I used just about 10 bucks to make it.The panel is super bright and great to use as a video light, a grow light for plants, or whenever you need...
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 11:38:06 PDT
LED Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cloud-Light/
LED Cloud Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/WS8S/IOT2X62W/FZJWS8SIOT2X62W.SMALL.jpg KatyJessica16 This bright and versatile cloud light can be large or small, color changing or white, and hung from the ceiling or stand alone! Made mainly from paper lanterns and cotton batting, the cloud is easy to assemble and lightweight. Lights are small and battery operated so that the cloud may be hung from ...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 05:45:02 PDT
Breadboarding: The Darlington Pair http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboarding-The-Darlington-Pair/
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:09:59 PDT
Come costruire un led cube 8x8x8 (Italian version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Come-costruire-un-led-cube-8x8x8/
Come costruire un led cube 8x8x8 (Italian version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/AV4J/FXP6OSTR/FDXAV4JFXP6OSTR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/AV4J/FXP6OSTR/FDXAV4JFXP6OSTR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/AV4J/FXP6OSTR/FDXAV4JFXP6OSTR.SMALL.jpg agofi Probabilmente siete capitati in questa pagina perche' avete visto uno dei tanti video sui led cube che circolano per la rete ed avete deciso di costruirne uno tutto vostro.. Bene, sono felice di informarvi che siete arrivati nel posto giusto: qui troverete i miei appunti, le immagini per la costruzi...
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Thu, 6 Aug 2009 10:10:03 PDT
Aquarium Light LED Refit http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Light-LED-Refit/
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 12:43:08 PDT