Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:22:30 PST BLOX v1.01 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...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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
Lego Brick Sorter http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Brick-Sorter/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 07:32:14 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/
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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
Huge addressable RGB LED (ceiling) panel http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-Addressable-RGB-LED-ceiling-Panel/
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:07:41 PDT
500 LED-Pixel RGB-Brick http://www.instructables.com/id/500-LED-Pixel-RGB-Brick/
500 LED-Pixel RGB-Brick - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WYNN/IUKEOD0F/FJ0WYNNIUKEOD0F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WYNN/IUKEOD0F/FJ0WYNNIUKEOD0F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ0/WYNN/IUKEOD0F/FJ0WYNNIUKEOD0F.SMALL.jpg moekoe A while ago I build a 10x10 LED-Coffetable with some of these WS2812 LEDs, but even if it is possible to play the old-school game Snake with a smartphone connected to it, I want something more special. So I decided to put a few more leds to it, arranged as a cube in order to get more possibilities c...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:27:48 PDT
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/
DIY splash-proof LED camping lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/2XQ3/IQK3ODQ0/FPL2XQ3IQK3ODQ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/2XQ3/IQK3ODQ0/FPL2XQ3IQK3ODQ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/2XQ3/IQK3ODQ0/FPL2XQ3IQK3ODQ0.SMALL.jpg ycomet I though about this project just as I was getting ready for a camping trip. I reached out for the petromax and realised the net was rotten after a long time put away in the shed. Then I looked at the electronics cabinet and found some LED strip and LiPo batteries and immediately decided it was about...
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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/
Automatic Lights for Tool Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKM/AFIW/ITCH0BO9/FKMAFIWITCH0BO9.SMALL.jpg The Sam D You know how you open the fridge and the lights are just on? That's cool and I want that in a lot of other useful places - Like my tool chest. So now I have it and I'm going to show you how to do it too!This project covers adding LED lights to each drawer of a tool chest—so that it will automaticall...
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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/
Simple Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LKB/IT22NV8X/FRZ4LKBIT22NV8X.SMALL.jpg spaktashabit I've always wanted a custom lightsaber but haven't had the money. this is a relatively cheap way to make an awesome super bright extremely durable lightsaber. some of the parts It takes 3 leds end to end to make 1 inch. so if you have a 36 inch blade like the one I'm making you'll need about 110...
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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/
Led Light Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/UFF0/HSKFDIQW/FHCUFF0HSKFDIQW.SMALL.jpg arduinoledman This instructable will teach you how to make a LED light bar to use at home for cool effects!! Let's get started!     DISCLAIMER- DO NOT MAKE THIS PROJECT IF YOU HAVE PHOTOSENSITIVE EPILEPSY. Parts All of these parts could easily be found on amazon or even Maplins if you are willing to spend a ...
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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/
How to make a string of LED's in parallel for arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/VRMA/GTGCRBTU/FR8VRMAGTGCRBTU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/VRMA/GTGCRBTU/FR8VRMAGTGCRBTU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/VRMA/GTGCRBTU/FR8VRMAGTGCRBTU.SMALL.jpg Goalieguy This instructable will show you how to make your own string of LED's that are wired in parallel. The arduino board can't supply enough power to run a string of LED's in series without a relay or transistor, but it can run one that is wired in parallel. It takes a little more time and effort, but it ...
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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/
ULTRA THIN LIGHT BOXES - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/37LK/ISAUEPQP/FE337LKISAUEPQP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/37LK/ISAUEPQP/FE337LKISAUEPQP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/37LK/ISAUEPQP/FE337LKISAUEPQP.SMALL.jpg GabrielPulecio Here is a tutorial on how to create an ultra thin and very sleek light box, to display your art or favorite image. It's using some of the same techniques as I used in my constellation series here: http://www.gabrielpulecio.com/works#/lightframes/ The concept behind this frame is the simplicity of it...
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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/
LED Cork Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/7WJ3/IRO1FGO4/F5W7WJ3IRO1FGO4.SMALL.jpg licheness Here is a fun way to make some extra LED lighting that you can easily turn off by sliding the battery out when you don't need the light anymore! Materials and equipment pliers exacto knife drill and bit LED's Coin cell batterieswine bottle corks handsaw Cut cork to length and drill hole Usin...
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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/
Darth Maul LED light saber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/H266/2ISEP27V1TJ/FUIH2662ISEP27V1TJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/H266/2ISEP27V1TJ/FUIH2662ISEP27V1TJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/H266/2ISEP27V1TJ/FUIH2662ISEP27V1TJ.SMALL.jpg jmumby Create a cheap yet effective dual ended light saber for a sci-fi fancy dress party. Anyone that has seen Star Wars knows Mr Kickarse 'Darth Maul'. He was different, he had a light saber that had a blade on each end. He didn't say much but you knew he was trouble. Wih this guide you too can be the ...
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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/
LED Persistance of vision Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/4SFZ/IRHUOM6Z/F5C4SFZIRHUOM6Z.SMALL.jpg LukaK19 Hi! This is a project similar to the one already published, but upgraded. It consists of 64 LEDs and 90 columns, so the resolution is 5760 pixels. I also used the shift registers, but 8 of them, one for every 8 LEDs. To transfer power to the shaft I used slip ring from the alternator.The frequency i...
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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/
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionSo many gadgets for your smartphone, but it's not cheap for you buy it. So now i will show you how to make unique gadget for your smartphone for cheap and under 30 minutes to make it. I will make Smartphone notification lamp because its so useful when i have new notification or any new m...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 06:33:37 PDT