Instructables: exploring - technology - leds http://www.instructables.com Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:56:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 China Cabinet Lighting Upgrade With RGBW LEDs http://www.instructables.com/id/China-Cabinet-Lighting-Upgrade-With-RGBW-LEDs/
China Cabinet Lighting Upgrade With RGBW LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/OHTQ/ISCAOA32/FU9OHTQISCAOA32.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/OHTQ/ISCAOA32/FU9OHTQISCAOA32.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/OHTQ/ISCAOA32/FU9OHTQISCAOA32.SMALL.jpg NLED-Projects A simple project to improve a cabinet/hutch that was saved from the trash and restored. Its going to store fancy things, so why not add some fancy lights. Both for display of the items and for ambient lighting. This project is quite basic, each shelf has a length of RGB+W 12 volt LED strip, all 3 st...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 23:39:45 PDT
Laser pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-4/
Laser pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SMALL.jpg Chris Project Hello,today I’m gonna show you how to make a really simple laser pointer. Watch the video The video is in my youtube channel Chris' Project. Link: Buy all of the components the components for this project are:1pc 18650 lithium ion battery1pc 18650 lithium ion battery case1pc laser diode1pc sw...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:28:02 PDT
Build Extendable LED Lights to Make a Great Storage System http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Extendable-LED-Lights-to-Make-a-Great-Storag/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:36:57 PDT
LED Box Room Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Box-Room-Lamp/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:53:15 PDT
Jay Rechargable Bright Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Jay-Rechargable-Bright-Lamp/
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 07:39:23 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
The Flower Power Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flower-Power-Lamp/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:44:39 PDT
Psychedelic Art Piece http://www.instructables.com/id/Psychedelic-Art-Piece/
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Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:06:12 PDT
DIY wireless floodlights for a lit skateboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Floodlights/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:52:14 PDT
Twitter Mood Lamps with ESP8266 http://www.instructables.com/id/Twitter-Mood-Lamps-With-ESP8266/
Twitter Mood Lamps with ESP8266 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9G/MQKB/IRXTNXOV/F9GMQKBIRXTNXOV.SMALL.jpg The Screwed Scientists One day I was browsing through Thingverse and came across these awesome looking lamps made by Markellov.I decided I wanted to make something out of them and settled on a Twitter Mood Lamp. The idea was to parse tweets and assert the general mood of the tweets which then gets translated to a color di...
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:16:37 PDT
Universal sound reactive lights for drums / guitar http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-Sound-Reactive-Lights-for-Drums-Guitar/
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:15:58 PDT
VU Meter With LED Strip http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter-With-LED-Strip/
VU Meter With LED Strip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/6MAN/IRXTH6CD/F1X6MANIRXTH6CD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/6MAN/IRXTH6CD/F1X6MANIRXTH6CD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/6MAN/IRXTH6CD/F1X6MANIRXTH6CD.SMALL.jpg Ghild.Zero Hi all,For Christmas this year, I made simple decoration using LED Strip.Hope this can inspired you .Require parts : LED Strips Some Cables IC lm3915 PNP Transistor, w/ rated current depend on your LED Strips Variable Resistor to adjust level and brightness some resistor The Basic circuit Before...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:35:54 PDT
Skateboard Shelf With LED's! http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelf-With-LEDs/
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 03:34:45 PDT
how to make led's pulse on bass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Leds-Pulse-on-Bass/
how to make led's pulse on bass - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/KYZ5/IRXTF1HJ/F9VKYZ5IRXTF1HJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/KYZ5/IRXTF1HJ/F9VKYZ5IRXTF1HJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/KYZ5/IRXTF1HJ/F9VKYZ5IRXTF1HJ.SMALL.jpg caisa16 In this tutorial i am going to show you how to easily make a cool light setup that would be music sensitive.We are going to build a small circuit in order to drive those led's. The way i deed it was using an atx power supply witch some time ago i converted into a lab power supply ( http://www.instru...
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:27:51 PDT
Repair/ Reuse Dead LED Bulbs for USB Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Reuse-Dead-LED-Bulbs-for-USB-Power/
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Sun, 21 Aug 2016 08:24:37 PDT
Hand Light (Iron Man Repulsor) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Light-Iron-Man-Repulsor/
Hand Light (Iron Man Repulsor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/H7GZ/IRXT9DBX/FC0H7GZIRXT9DBX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/H7GZ/IRXT9DBX/FC0H7GZIRXT9DBX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/H7GZ/IRXT9DBX/FC0H7GZIRXT9DBX.SMALL.jpg JustARobotDude Have you ever wanted to fly like Iron Man? Strength Like Hulk? Agility like Deadpool? Well, you still cant do those yet but, this is another step closer to finishing that Iron Man suit that we all have(you know what Im talking about). I will show you how to make an Iron Man repulsor hand light. Thi...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:28:17 PDT
LED Scrolling Display without an IC http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Scrolling-Display-Without-an-IC/
LED Scrolling Display without an IC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/PU5P/IRXT4KIG/FHEPU5PIRXT4KIG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/PU5P/IRXT4KIG/FHEPU5PIRXT4KIG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/PU5P/IRXT4KIG/FHEPU5PIRXT4KIG.SMALL.jpg Mukesh Prabha This is an 5x5 Led matrix display, Here very simple logic is used here to scroll a word in led display. Project Discription Hello Friends, This is the Simplest method to make Scrolling Text on LED Matrix using only Arduino . You can make 5X5 matrix by your ...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 05:17:10 PDT
Dslr Panel Light for UNDER $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/Dslr-Panel-Light-for-UNDER-10/
Dslr Panel Light for UNDER $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/7O53/IRXT5DO6/FFM7O53IRXT5DO6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/7O53/IRXT5DO6/FFM7O53IRXT5DO6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/7O53/IRXT5DO6/FFM7O53IRXT5DO6.SMALL.jpg AleemA1 PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO AS IT TOOK HOURS TO CREATE. ALSO SUBSCRIBE To My YouTube ChannelWhether you’re a filmmaker, or a photographer, you’ve probably been in the situation where you need some more light. This happens to me a lot, so i decided i needed a Portable DSLR Light. A good one can cost betwe...
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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:40:21 PDT
RGB LED VUMeter Python Library http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-LED-VUMeter-Python-Library/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:51:31 PDT
Electro-Flare ...from X-COM: UFO Defense http://www.instructables.com/id/Electro-Flare-from-X-COM-UFO-Defense/
Electro-Flare ...from X-COM: UFO Defense - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR0/LN6R/IRXT8ZSN/FR0LN6RIRXT8ZSN.SMALL.jpg Troublemakers Before we start. An explanation of what this thing is, and why we built it, is in order. It starts back in the early 90’s… 1993 to be exact. A video game was released called… X-COM: Enemy Unknown. In 1994 the game was released in the North America as X-COM: UFO Defense.The by-line read "Extrem...
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:18:14 PDT
Make Your Subwoofer Rave! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Subwoofer-Rave/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 12:02:53 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
A Powerful Rechargeable Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Powerful-Rechargeable-Flashlight/
A Powerful Rechargeable Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/8N4H/IRPPOAZF/FR48N4HIRPPOAZF.SMALL.jpg shahrokhani Hi co - intructable friends... in my previous instructable, I explained a cheap and powerful flashlight, but later I thought it was better to make one rechargeable and while I was keeping it and crossing a dark street I realized adding a red flashing light would help you to be recognized by passing ...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 06:36:01 PDT
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
How to Make Light Up Acrylic Stands http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Light-Up-Acrylic-Stands/
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Tue, 9 Aug 2016 13:42:29 PDT
LEDS http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDS-3/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/SL6I/IRKFUETF/FZYSL6IIRKFUETF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/SL6I/IRKFUETF/FZYSL6IIRKFUETF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/SL6I/IRKFUETF/FZYSL6IIRKFUETF.SMALL.jpg jk247 Describe your collection here... null null null Twinkling Christmas Tree Card LED pendant LED Buildings LED Bracelet How to Make Your First Simple Led Blink Project in Raspberry Pi2 10 Breadboard Projects For Beginners How To Make Light Sensor - DIY Automatic S...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 21:12:00 PDT
LED Heart With a Vibrating Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Heart-With-a-Vibrating-Motor/
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 08:34:02 PDT
Night Vision on a Budget http://www.instructables.com/id/Night-Vision-on-a-Budget/
Night Vision on a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4L6L/IRKFPK5E/FXO4L6LIRKFPK5E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4L6L/IRKFPK5E/FXO4L6LIRKFPK5E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXO/4L6L/IRKFPK5E/FXO4L6LIRKFPK5E.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs Have you ever looked into your mobile at night, maybe on a walk or outside enjoying the stars and gone instantly blind? You have just lost your night vision temporarily. But how does night vision work and is it possible to look upon, let’s say a printed star chart, without losing all of that preciou...
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Sun, 7 Aug 2016 05:32:35 PDT
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
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
Flashlight 50W 3V http://www.instructables.com/id/Flashlight-50W-3V/
Flashlight 50W 3V - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QW1G/IRG4LBEB/FY6QW1GIRG4LBEB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QW1G/IRG4LBEB/FY6QW1GIRG4LBEB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/QW1G/IRG4LBEB/FY6QW1GIRG4LBEB.SMALL.jpg HoracioP3 In this case I built a flashlight with a 50W 3V LEDI get the LED recicling a damaged LED 50W 36V. To convert the LED from 36V to 3V is here. Mounting the LED First get parts: An aluminum heat sink, dissipating cream and an old flashlight.I installed the LED by drilling holes on the heat sink, put...
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 15:37:19 PDT
Little Portable Desk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Portable-Desk-Lamp/
Little Portable Desk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/RP3B/IRDUW635/F03RP3BIRDUW635.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/RP3B/IRDUW635/F03RP3BIRDUW635.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F03/RP3B/IRDUW635/F03RP3BIRDUW635.SMALL.jpg lonesoulsurfer The little desk lamp was born after I discovered these bamboo sunglass cases on eBay. I wanted to create a lamp that you could put away after use and I knew that the bamboo case would be perfect for the job.The ible’ isn’t difficult and only needs a minimal of tools and parts. I wanted to keep it ...
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Wed, 3 Aug 2016 00:31:29 PDT
Iron Man Hand Repulsor http://www.instructables.com/id/Iron-Man-Hand-Repulsor/
Iron Man Hand Repulsor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/2IHK/IRC5V344/FQ72IHKIRC5V344.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/2IHK/IRC5V344/FQ72IHKIRC5V344.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ7/2IHK/IRC5V344/FQ72IHKIRC5V344.SMALL.jpg Hardik Longakshi Iron Man has always been my favorite. As a superhero he is the one who knows how to make money, satisfy the ladies and save the world. The story of Iron Man begins when Tony Stark, a weapons manufacturer, is kidnapped and forced to build weapons for enemies . Instead of making missiles, Stark uses t...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 13:00:02 PDT
Solar Outdoor Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Outdoor-Lamp/
Solar Outdoor Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9ZZE/IRC5U0K1/FOA9ZZEIRC5U0K1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9ZZE/IRC5U0K1/FOA9ZZEIRC5U0K1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/9ZZE/IRC5U0K1/FOA9ZZEIRC5U0K1.SMALL.jpg miroslavus In this tutorial i want to show you how I built solar powered lamp. This lamp is placed in gazebo outside and since there is no power it is completely depended on solar power. It’s using lithium batteries to store the energy during the day which can be used at night. It’s great to have this since we...
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Tue, 2 Aug 2016 08:04:04 PDT
Illuminated Star Chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Star-Chart/
Illuminated Star Chart - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/OTBV/IR9EHYIG/FZXOTBVIR9EHYIG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/OTBV/IR9EHYIG/FZXOTBVIR9EHYIG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/OTBV/IR9EHYIG/FZXOTBVIR9EHYIG.SMALL.jpg Chanandler Bong In this instructable I show how to make an illuminated star chart. This is for all the fellow star gazers out there! What You Need Materials:Chart:-Mdf wood panel-Optical Fiber (0.75 mm)-Star chart image -Spray Paint-Permanent Marker-Crafting glue (wood)-Sand paper-Jigsaw-Press Drill (or Hand Dr...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 20:43:38 PDT
AC Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Detector/
AC Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/6IBU/IR9E9VWG/FUJ6IBUIR9E9VWG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/6IBU/IR9E9VWG/FUJ6IBUIR9E9VWG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/6IBU/IR9E9VWG/FUJ6IBUIR9E9VWG.SMALL.jpg Chris Project Hello,today I’m gonna show you how to make a really simple ac voltage detector. Watch the video The video is in my youtube channel Chris' Project The Schematic Buy all of the components The components for this project are: 3 pcs BC547 transistor, 1 pc 1M ohm resistor, 1 pc 100k ohm resisto...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 23:07:04 PDT
Portable Beer Bottle Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Beer-Bottle-Light/
Portable Beer Bottle Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5O2M/IR9EB4GD/FQQ5O2MIR9EB4GD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5O2M/IR9EB4GD/FQQ5O2MIR9EB4GD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/5O2M/IR9EB4GD/FQQ5O2MIR9EB4GD.SMALL.jpg jbighaus This is my first instructable. My goal with this project came down to a few simple points. Beer is good and good beer comes in cool bottles. And cool beer bottles are even cooler when they have lights in them. That being said, I wanted to take one of those cool beer bottles and turn it into a li...
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 19:18:03 PDT
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
Recycling a Damaged LED 50W http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycling-a-Damaged-LED-50W/
Recycling a Damaged LED 50W - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/D0AH/IR80Z8BL/FBAD0AHIR80Z8BL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/D0AH/IR80Z8BL/FBAD0AHIR80Z8BL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/D0AH/IR80Z8BL/FBAD0AHIR80Z8BL.SMALL.jpg HoracioP3 I have a damaged LED 36V 50W, I was thinking about throwing it to scrap. But I decided to turn it into one of 3V 50W.It has 50 LED 1W each one, in series of 10. The microwire bonding are fused in all cases. Removing the phosphorous resin To do this work is necessary to remove phosphorus resin to ...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:17:24 PDT
Very Easy DIY Camping Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Easy-DIY-Camping-Led-Light/
Very Easy DIY Camping Led Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/5M9K/IR6ITRW9/F6M5M9KIR6ITRW9.SMALL.jpg giorgos.arapoglou This is about a very easy and ver very bright led strip lamp for camping and is made for use with very easy to build 9000mah power bank and not only.
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:54:19 PDT
Ikea Worklight (Portable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Worklight-Portable/
Ikea Worklight (Portable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/A5ZG/IR5MWLI0/FTRA5ZGIR5MWLI0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/A5ZG/IR5MWLI0/FTRA5ZGIR5MWLI0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTR/A5ZG/IR5MWLI0/FTRA5ZGIR5MWLI0.SMALL.jpg neo_xnitro How make this aportable Ikea work light and at the same time a PowerBank to charge mobile device:I built this working light to help me to take photo anywhere where the ac power socket are not availableCharacteristics of this work light:Original Ikea working light (LED: 2.8 Volts to 4.0 Volts 400 mA ...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:25:39 PDT
1$ LED Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/1-LED-Torch/
1$ LED Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/HPXP/IR5MVFR4/FQ8HPXPIR5MVFR4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/HPXP/IR5MVFR4/FQ8HPXPIR5MVFR4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ8/HPXP/IR5MVFR4/FQ8HPXPIR5MVFR4.SMALL.jpg sohailmohammed I am Mohammed Sohail from ProjectDEFY - Mangalore Makerspace. I hereby present you a simple 1$ LED torch. Collect your materials You will need:1. 9V battery - 12. LEDs - As per requirement (I have used two) - preferable white3. ON/OFF switch - 14. Resistors ...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:05:07 PDT
AC Detector Schematic http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-Detector-Schematic/
AC Detector Schematic - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/MUAV/IR85H8R7/FDKMUAVIR85H8R7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/MUAV/IR85H8R7/FDKMUAVIR85H8R7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDK/MUAV/IR85H8R7/FDKMUAVIR85H8R7.SMALL.jpg Chris Project Hello, todayI’m gonna show you how to make a really simple ac voltage detector. So let’s have a look at how I made this.The components for this project are: 3 pcs BC547 transistor, 1 pc 1M ohm resistor, 1 pc 100k ohm resistor, 1 pc 220 ohm resistor, an led, a 9V battery clip, and a 9V battery. Now l...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:52:32 PDT
DIY Glass Etched Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Glass-Etched-Night-Lamp/
DIY Glass Etched Night Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/OUKF/IR5MUZDA/FCQOUKFIR5MUZDA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/OUKF/IR5MUZDA/FCQOUKFIR5MUZDA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCQ/OUKF/IR5MUZDA/FCQOUKFIR5MUZDA.SMALL.jpg aucancer98 Hello, this is a simple night lamp that i built using two LEDs, some wood, glass and a Dremel. It is very easy and simple to make and you can make one too just by following these steps below. Materials DremelFlexible shaft extension for dremelSheet of glass (you can use any size you want)Safety ...
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Thu, 28 Jul 2016 03:12:29 PDT
Electromagnetic induction : Wireless LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Electromagnetic-Induction-Wireless-LED/
Electromagnetic induction : Wireless LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/I5XZ/IR5MUCK1/FQGI5XZIR5MUCK1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/I5XZ/IR5MUCK1/FQGI5XZIR5MUCK1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/I5XZ/IR5MUCK1/FQGI5XZIR5MUCK1.SMALL.jpg Tom Cruise 321 Hello Everyone,In this instructable we will be glowing a LED using induced current in coil.How current is induced in coil?When magnetic flux linking the coil changes an emf is induced in the coil whose magnitude is given by Laws of electromagnetic induction. Parts For this instructable we will ne...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 23:07:20 PDT
LED bonding manually http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Bonding-Manually/
LED bonding manually - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/VI7D/IR3ZSVV5/F2LVI7DIR3ZSVV5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/VI7D/IR3ZSVV5/F2LVI7DIR3ZSVV5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/VI7D/IR3ZSVV5/F2LVI7DIR3ZSVV5.SMALL.jpg HoracioP3 I will show you how to bonding a LED diode manually, soldering an LED directly. Get the LED In this case I used a white LED SMD. Inside it has a blue LED diode covered with a yellow resin, It contains elements that make the blue light to appear white. Getting the LED (part 1) For this work we ...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:35:29 PDT
Beautiful LED Decoration Lamp (RGB Color Changing) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beautiful-LED-Decoration-Lamp/
Beautiful LED Decoration Lamp (RGB Color Changing) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/49A1/IRO1GR88/FHB49A1IRO1GR88.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/49A1/IRO1GR88/FHB49A1IRO1GR88.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHB/49A1/IRO1GR88/FHB49A1IRO1GR88.SMALL.jpg Natural Nerd Made this sassy edge lit LED lamp / light, we used it for decoration in our living room until it was given away as a gift. It was also very good for practicing some Arduino light programming. We first made a video about it for our YouTube channel, but I've wanted to start using Instructables more. T...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:45:10 PDT
handpowered soda can torch http://www.instructables.com/id/Handpowered-Soda-Can-Torch/
handpowered soda can torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/EXTB/IR2BE2LO/FAYEXTBIR2BE2LO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/EXTB/IR2BE2LO/FAYEXTBIR2BE2LO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/EXTB/IR2BE2LO/FAYEXTBIR2BE2LO.SMALL.jpg ROBO HUB torch that don't need batteries! Materials required soda can2 ledsgeared dc motoraluminium wire to use as a shaftplastic bottle top Make a hole on bottom side of soda can Cut the top surface Using hot glue stick dc motor to bottom side Connect two terminals of dc motor to led T...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:12:59 PDT
Squeezing (seemingly) More Light From an LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Squeezing-seemingly-More-Light-From-an-LED/
Squeezing (seemingly) More Light From an LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/UJB1/IQYT2PLS/F33UJB1IQYT2PLS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/UJB1/IQYT2PLS/F33UJB1IQYT2PLS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/UJB1/IQYT2PLS/F33UJB1IQYT2PLS.SMALL.jpg hasenbaby This project started as simple enough an idea, turned into a monster build over months and - yeah! - is finally finished. But that is a story for a blog (possibly to appear soon on www.hase.net/blog).Here is Instructables, so let's see what I can pass on of the stuff I tried and learned here.The ba...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:54:35 PDT
No more Fear http://www.instructables.com/id/No-More-Fear/
No more Fear - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QK0Z/IQYT2KQM/F3BQK0ZIQYT2KQM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QK0Z/IQYT2KQM/F3BQK0ZIQYT2KQM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/QK0Z/IQYT2KQM/F3BQK0ZIQYT2KQM.SMALL.jpg leomiranda My son (6 years) does not like to sleep completely in the dark and always asks me to leave some lights on. When I was a child I suffered from the same problem. But this is normal! Children who are aged 4 – 6 years old have the most fear of the dark and this only tapers off by age 9. To help my s...
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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:33:40 PDT