Instructables: exploring - technology - leds - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:02:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/X2X7/H2WESEMW/F8MX2X7H2WESEMW.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/OMG5/HS0D95LQ/FMAOMG5HS0D95LQ.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/1MXU/GKS0SCGX/F9T1MXUGKS0SCGX.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/SXCM/IQ2KEGZ3/FYXSXCMIQ2KEGZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/K23Z/FVLOMC7U/FNQK23ZFVLOMC7U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/K23Z/FVLOMC7U/FNQK23ZFVLOMC7U.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F22/9VMW/IPQM99NS/F229VMWIPQM99NS.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/A071/GZKGLWXS/FYFA071GZKGLWXS.SQUARE.jpg http://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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/2M7A/GTIEWV74/F8Q2M7AGTIEWV74.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Sun, 5 Aug 2012 18:41:59 PDT
3x3x3 LED Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/3x3x3-LED-Cube/
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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]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IBKC/GCJ0YS8G/FCIIBKCGCJ0YS8G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/IBKC/GCJ0YS8G/FCIIBKCGCJ0YS8G.SQUARE.jpg http://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/
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Thu, 9 Jun 2016 11:38:06 PDT
LED Cloud Light http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Cloud-Light/
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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/
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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
How to make a LED Light Rope without soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-Light-Rope-without-soldering/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 20:56:51 PDT
DIY Under Water Fishing Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Under-Water-Fishing-Lights/
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 02:05:03 PDT
DIY solar rechargeable automatic night light (outside use) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-solar-rechareable-automatic-night-light-outsi/
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 21:52:31 PDT
EMERGRNCY LIGHT With mobile phone battery http://www.instructables.com/id/EMERGRNCY-LIGHT-With-mobile-phone-battery/
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Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:13:47 PDT
Desktop Gardening, Plantbot Beta http://www.instructables.com/id/Plantbot-Beta/
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 08:43:02 PDT
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Ambilight-System-using-DotStars-Led-ws2801/
Extreme Ambilight System using [ws2801 + arduino uno] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMT/GI9F/IDLI19S8/FMTGI9FIDLI19S8.SMALL.jpg h0uri the colors in reality are 99% true , the whites in this video were more purple since im recording using my iphone :Dso, here it's guys, the ultimate ambilight clone you can make.what are we trying to accomplish is scanning the edges of a screen and determining the average color of those spots, then ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:16:25 PDT
Make your own LED bulb replacement for regular torchlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-LED-bulb-replacement-for-regular-tor/
Make your own LED bulb replacement for regular torchlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TC0O/4P9EWZMIO7Q/FX4TC0O4P9EWZMIO7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TC0O/4P9EWZMIO7Q/FX4TC0O4P9EWZMIO7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/TC0O/4P9EWZMIO7Q/FX4TC0O4P9EWZMIO7Q.SMALL.jpg Corrugator Supercilii LED torchlight are pretty common these days, but if you happen to have an incandescent filament light bulb based on 100 years old technology, here's your chance to have it updated with LED that last 8000 years! (if incandescent has a human lifespan)What this instructable does:Take a regular PR 2 bul...
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Sat, 20 Jan 2007 17:22:20 PST
Add LED's To Your Computer Fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-LCDs-To-Your-Computer-Fans/
Add LED's To Your Computer Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/K316/GC4GD8VW/F6AK316GC4GD8VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/K316/GC4GD8VW/F6AK316GC4GD8VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/K316/GC4GD8VW/F6AK316GC4GD8VW.SMALL.jpg ContraptionMaker Like those fans with lights in them? Today I'm going to show you how simple it is to add LED lighting to your fans.  This will be short because it is a really easy project.  Take a look at your fan.  You may be surprised to find that there are already holes for LED's.  That's because the manufacture...
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 12:13:07 PDT
Spider-man web shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Spider-man-web-shooter/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:41:39 PDT
Easy Joule Thief Soldering Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Joule-Thief-Soldering-Project-1/
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Sun, 1 May 2016 16:17:11 PDT
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-an-8x8-LED-matrix-to-a-Small-Breadboard/
Connect an 8x8 LED matrix to a Small Breadboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/189P/HSM5103X/FXG189PHSM5103X.SMALL.jpg RedKingTinkerer These matrices are fun to play around with, but their size makes them difficult to use on most breadboards. Here's one way to mount it on a small breadboard in a (relatively) neat way. You'll need: 1 breadboard 1 8x8 LED matrix (this one is 1588BS) Standard yellow, blue, grey, and brown jumper wires...
By: RedKingTinkerer

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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:17:43 PDT
LED Dance Room http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dance-Room/
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Fri, 15 May 2009 13:53:49 PDT
How to make an infinity mirror box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Infinity-Mirror-Box/
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:30:13 PDT
Making an LED Night Light W/ Star Pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-LED-Night-Light-W-Star-Pattern/
Making an LED Night Light W/ Star Pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/35PF/IN94354K/F3N35PFIN94354K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/35PF/IN94354K/F3N35PFIN94354K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3N/35PF/IN94354K/F3N35PFIN94354K.SMALL.jpg darbinorvar This LED nightlight features a star pattern and it lights up a dark room in a magical way. I used ipe for the wood, however any dark wood, or painted MDF for example would work well. This is a really fun project and would be great as an accent light in a room, in the middle of a table, or as a night...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:28:07 PDT
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
how to solder wires onto a common LED strip http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-solder-wires-onto-a-common-LED-strip/
how to solder wires onto a common LED strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/TWOV/GZ38JPGH/FOMTWOVGZ38JPGH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/TWOV/GZ38JPGH/FOMTWOVGZ38JPGH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/TWOV/GZ38JPGH/FOMTWOVGZ38JPGH.SMALL.jpg techshopzack This is a very quick and simple primer on how to solder wires onto a common LED strip. You will need: Scissors or wire cutters (available for use at TechShop) Wire strippers (available for use at TechShop) Soldering Iron (available for use at TechShop) Solder "Helping hands" or clamps (available fo...
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 14:18:55 PST
Charlieplexing LEDs- The theory http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlieplexing-LEDs--The-theory/
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Tue, 22 May 2007 04:00:24 PDT
DIY Maglite LED upgrade conversion 5,000 lumen http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Maglite-LED-Upgrade-Conversion-5000-Lumen/
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Thu, 7 Apr 2016 12:05:44 PDT
The Red/Green LED Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/The-RedGreen-LED-Guide/
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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:47:57 PDT
Vacuum powered fluidic ink "LEDs" and circuits http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Powered-Fluidic-Ink-LEDs-and-Circuits/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 11:38:25 PDT
Chroma - Light in a Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Chroma-Light-in-a-Box/
Chroma - Light in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXJ/5AX6/IMI0UT1A/FXJ5AX6IMI0UT1A.SMALL.jpg PerfectPixel chroma.light in a box.chroma is a simple box. It lights up when you want it to. Whatever color you want, whenever you want.chroma is an app controlled dual edge lit box; made possible by the edge lighting abilities of acrylic. chroma costs under $25 and weighs just over 200g.features:2 types of rain...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 14:46:12 PDT
DIY 130 inch edgeless screen with Ambilight by Teensy 3.2+WS2801 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-130-Inch-Edgeless-Screen-With-Ambilight-by-Tee/
DIY 130 inch edgeless screen with Ambilight by Teensy 3.2+WS2801 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/KOON/IMDZEZIX/F8YKOONIMDZEZIX.SMALL.jpg bumhee34 Many people have made "ambilight" with Arduino, Teensy, Raspberry Pi, and so on.I have never seen someone who applied ambilight to a big screen like 130 inch.Moving to new house, I made 130 inch edgeless (bezeless) screen with ambilight function.This work could be done thanks to many people who shar...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2016 07:06:07 PDT
Convert a battery powered LED lamp to USB power. http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-battery-powered-LED-lamp-to-USB-power/
Convert a battery powered LED lamp to USB power. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/VV3W/H0OJ28IT/F3SVV3WH0OJ28IT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/VV3W/H0OJ28IT/F3SVV3WH0OJ28IT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/VV3W/H0OJ28IT/F3SVV3WH0OJ28IT.SMALL.jpg persolus Greetings, My desk at work has a hutch on it with a window opposite, and after a phone system change we lost the backlit LCD panels on our phones.  Since my phone is positioned under my hutch and I didn't care to rearrange my desk, I put a cheap battery LED lamp above the phone to illuminate it so ...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 23:34:48 PDT
LED Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Water-Purifier/
LED Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ANVG/FV4LSMQA/F9TANVGFV4LSMQA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ANVG/FV4LSMQA/F9TANVGFV4LSMQA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/ANVG/FV4LSMQA/F9TANVGFV4LSMQA.SMALL.jpg nrepak I was walking through my local camping supply store the other day when I came across this water purifier that cost $50 (I know outrageous) Being the DIYer I am I took a closer look at it to find that it was simply Some UV lights. Then it hit me, I can make this way cheaper. So I did. HINT: start yo...
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Thu, 28 May 2009 18:59:03 PDT
How to Make an Individually Addressable LED Matrix Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Individually-Addressable-LED-Matrix/
How to Make an Individually Addressable LED Matrix Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/LX6D/HJ5ZIEG4/FMQLX6DHJ5ZIEG4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/LX6D/HJ5ZIEG4/FMQLX6DHJ5ZIEG4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMQ/LX6D/HJ5ZIEG4/FMQLX6DHJ5ZIEG4.SMALL.jpg solderface A few days ago, Adafruit posted a blog about their new NeoMatrix library. They don't have any tutorials up, but linked to their github for anyone who just can't wait can go ahead and have a hack at it. So last night I pulled their code, soldered together some 60-LED density individually addressa...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 14:03:30 PDT
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) http://www.instructables.com/id/500W-Halogen-Work-Light-to-100W-LED-Work-Light-DIY/
500W Halogen Work Light to 100W LED Work Light DIY Conversion (9000 lumens) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/RB5I/HTQN5K5D/FMSRB5IHTQN5K5D.SMALL.jpg Gregory0 Have you ever burned yourself with a blazing hot halogen work light? Or melted things that came in contact with the light? Have you damaged the fragile halogen bulb by accidentally knocking it over? If so, you will definitely like having an LED work light! It is shock proof, cool to the touch, neve...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 11:11:02 PDT
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/ATtiny85-Mini-RGB-Mood-Light/
ATtiny85 Mini RGB Mood Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/JRE2/H5EDUZVI/F0JJRE2H5EDUZVI.SMALL.jpg xBacon I have seen RGB mood lights using Arduino, PIC, and larger AVR chips, but never one with the ATtiny85. That's why I decided to make one. This mood light is super simple to make and all the parts can be purchased online for about $5.00 total (not including the Arduino used to program the chip). Thi...
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Thu, 16 Aug 2012 15:37:20 PDT
Testing LEDs with a Multimeter http://www.instructables.com/id/Testing-LEDs-with-a-Multimeter/
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Fri, 10 Aug 2012 12:03:22 PDT
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Ambilight-System-for-Every-Input-Connected-to-Your/
Ambilight system for every input connected to your TV. WS2812B Arduino UNO Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/DLPT/IJYV2OMK/F1DDLPTIJYV2OMK.SMALL.jpg pfoglietta I have always wanted to add ambilight to my TV. It looks so cool! I finally did and I was not disappointed!I have seen many videos and many tutorials on creating an Ambilight system for your TV but I have never found a full tutorial for my exact needs.It is whether the system is only made for 1 sing...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 03:54:53 PST